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Man, woman accused of sexually assaulting child
State law stipulates when headlights must be turned on
Painting the town orange and black
Wonder why the flags are at half staff?
crime and courts
New Richmond football wins Homecoming battle; St. Croix Central returns to win column
New Richmond football ready for Homecoming clash with Somerset
New Richmond runners ready to put on a show in Saturday's home invitational
New Richmond girls tennis went undefeated through MBC dual season
Somerset football team looking to keep its playoff hopes alive
Painting the town orange and black
NRHS Homecoming court announced
Pair of area students publish novels
Taxes to decrease: New Richmond School District sets levy, mill rate at annual meeting
District adopts work sessions: Better communication, more transparency are the goals
WATDA Foundation donates to county fairgrounds friends
VIDEO: Heritage Weekend at the Heritage Center
The Spirit of Homecoming
Walk raises spirits and funds to battle Alzheimer’s
St. Croix Valley Orchestra seeks musicians
arts and entertainment
City of NR - Request for Proposals - Qualified Multidisciplinary Consultant
City of New Richmond - Ordinance #486
Request for Proposals - WITC Snow Removal
Village of Somerset - Sept. 8 Special Meeting Minutes
Village of Star Prairie - Oct. 5, 2016 Public Hearing Notice
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Our View: Both presidential candidates ducking the press
A fine line: November's election is important
Primary is over, election gets rolling
Real Estate Showcase
March 26, 2015
Hearing set for complaint against Hammond police chief
After much debate and discussion, some of it heated, the Hammond Police Review Board approved by a 4-1 vote during its meeting Thursday, March 19, to set a hearing of 5 p.m., Tuesday, March 31, to hear the complaint brought by resident Tony Endres against Police Chief Rick Coltrain....
News/crime and courts
March 26, 2015 - 10:13am
Hammond Board hears Davis Street funding estimates
Monday’s Hammond Village Board meeting revolved around funding for the Davis Street project.
February 26, 2015 - 12:46pm
October 17, 2013
Walking the Doughboy Trail
Members of the community joined Mayor Fred Horne, City Administrator Mike Darrow and Domain Inc. owner Bill Buell on the morning of Friday, Oct....
October 17, 2013 - 9:43am
October 10, 2013
City set to break ground on Doughboy Trail
The City of New Richmond may soon have a new trail linking the city’s north and south sides, thanks to lease agreement and grants from the Department of Natural Resources. A city parks crew has already cleared brush and cut a path for the Doughboy Trail, which will link the city’s...
October 10, 2013 - 10:05am
October 3, 2013
New Richmond Fire & Rescue shows off remodeled fire hall
The New Richmond Fire Department moved into its newly renovated space in its fire hall late this summer, and now the firefighters are ready to...
October 3, 2013 - 10:14am
September 26, 2013
Glenwood City mayor, council members face recalls
Glenwood City Mayor John Larson, and city council members Nancy Hover and Dave Graese, are the focus of an effort to recall city politicians amid a frac sand mining controversy. On Friday, Sept. 20, the Glenwood City Citizens for Legal and Ethical Representation filed statements...
September 26, 2013 - 9:21am
Wastewater engineer hired as Public Works director
An experienced wastewater engineer will take the helm of the City of New Richmond’s Public Works Department. At its Sept. 18 special session,...
September 26, 2013 - 9:12am
August 22, 2013
Cat control confounds Roberts Board
Feral cats are running roughshod through the Village of Roberts, according to one resident who waited her turn to speak until the end of Monday night's board meeting. "We've had a cat living in the engine of our Yukon. We've had cats defecating in our vegetable garden and all over...
August 22, 2013 - 1:35pm
August 20, 2013
Taxes could go down as school board OKs under levy
Taxes could go down a bit for residents in the New Richmond School District, but don't get too excited -- the tax dip will likely only last one year. The New Richmond School District Board of Education voted Monday to approve a preliminary budget with a $1 million "under levy" while...
August 20, 2013 - 10:29am
August 16, 2013
ATV route idea gaining traction
The Apple River Riders ATV Club is working hard to establish a route so all-terrain vehicles can legally operate on some roads in St Croix and Polk counties. Barry Kunze, a member of the club, stopped by the Star Prairie Village Board meeting Aug. 7 to request that the community consider...
August 16, 2013 - 11:27am
August 15, 2013
Ceiling falls; concerns rise
A small section of ceiling in the basement of the New Richmond Civic Center collapsed recently. While the damage appeared minor, the incident could lead to a major headache for city officials. Turns out the ceiling tiles and plaster in the conference room adjacent to the kitchen contains...
August 15, 2013 - 9:57am
Developer presents rough land use plan
Developer Ed Forliti presented a preliminary land use plan to the Hammond Village Board of Trustees Monday night. Forliti brought a large map...
August 15, 2013 - 9:00am
August 14, 2013
Glenwood to consider annexation referendum
Despite the growing interest by residents and media in Glenwood City's debate over whether or not to permit Vista Sand to mine and process silica sand within the city's limits, last night's council meeting lacked enough chairs to accommodate a standing room only audience. "How can...
August 14, 2013 - 3:11pm
August 8, 2013
County moves ahead with purchase of NR County Market
The Health and Humans Services department staff will have some new digs since the St. Croix County Board of Supervisors approved $3 million to purchase the vacant County Market building in New Richmond and convert it. Without much discussion and no amendments, the resolution passed...
August 8, 2013 - 9:40am
St. Croix County approves St. Croix Industries privatization
St. Croix County will begin the process of converting St. Croix Industries (SCI) to a private nonprofit organization following action by the board of supervisors Tuesday morning. The SCI issue has been before the board for months since Health and Human Services moved for the recommendation...
August 8, 2013 - 9:31am