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Wisconsin roundup: Report alleges conflicting info given to voter-ID seekers; Assembly Dems seek DA probe into Walker John Doe leaks, 9 more state news stories
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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Tom Forrest, 85
James E. Stewart, 62
John William Stephens, 87
Sister Irene LeMire, CSJ, 93
Today’s political scene filled with snake oil salesmen
Letters to the Editor: Aug. 18, 2016
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
January 3, 2013
Croes retires after 20 years with Planning and Zoning
Sharleen Croes said she dragged her feet on retirement until she was over 70, but has finally made the choice. Jan. 3 marked her last day as...
January 3, 2013 - 9:44am
Christmas tree pick-up offered in New Richmond
The City of New Richmond is again offering a Christmas tree pick-up service. The Street Department will be picking up Christmas trees. If you wish to participate, have your trees on the curb by Monday, Jan. 7.
January 3, 2013 - 9:43am
December 28, 2012
Borst building finally comes down
The final chapter for a dilapidated commercial building in New Richmond has finally been written. Demolition crews with Invision Services of...
December 28, 2012 - 9:03am
December 20, 2012
Roberts trains for emergency management
What would happen if a large water main broke and drained Roberts's water tower to dangerously low levels? Village of Roberts Public Works...
December 20, 2012 - 7:07am
December 15, 2012
New Richmond welcomes chickens
Why did the chicken move to New Richmond? Because at Monday's regular City Council meeting, elected officials voted in favor of allowing residents to own and house up to three chickens. And that's no joke. Chicken ownership is on the rise across the region, partly due to people's...
December 15, 2012 - 9:01am
December 14, 2012
Taxes scheduled to drop for New Richmond residents
The New Richmond City Council approved an early Christmas present for taxpayers at its regular meeting Monday. The 2013 budget, which included a 2 percent cut in operational expenses, was unanimously approved.
December 14, 2012 - 8:46am
Search is on for next Roberts municipal judge
The Village of Roberts is seeking a new municipal judge, after current Judge Peter Close announced he is not running for re-election. Roberts Village Clerk Doreen Kruschke said there are currently no candidates for the position. Kruschke said anyone interested in the position needs...
December 14, 2012 - 7:07am
December 13, 2012
New Richmond water rates set to rise
On December 4, 2012, the Utility Commission approved a 3.2 percent increase in water rates effective February 1, 2013. This will mean an increase of approximately .71 cents on an average monthly residential water bill. Water rates were last increased July 2009. The reason for this...
December 13, 2012 - 8:45am
Sale of county land is postponed
An attempt sell vacant county-owned land and shift the proceeds for capital improvements to the 911 call center and Health and Human Services facilities revamping was postponed after significant discussion by the St. Croix County Board of Supervisors' meeting Dec.
December 13, 2012 - 8:42am
December 8, 2012
Condemned property lives on in New Richmond
The owner of a condemned commercial building in New Richmond has been given 21 extra days to move his personal property. A St. Croix County judge ruled that Vernon Borst would be given extra time to remove items from his business located at 648 W. Fourth St. The building has housed...
December 8, 2012 - 8:58am
December 7, 2012
Kubesh resigns following investigation
Sonia Kubesh has resigned from the Roberts Police Department following an internal investigation which was presented to the Roberts Village Board...
December 7, 2012 - 7:00am
December 6, 2012
New Richmond's budget ax falls gently
As the 2013 budget process began, New Richmond city officials had a few goals in mind. The most significant goal was to decrease the city's overall tax levy by 2 percent when compared to 2012. Through a series of cuts, new ideas and wage freezes for all city employees, city employees...
December 6, 2012 - 11:19am
November 30, 2012
FutureWalk session planned
The New Richmond Area Community Foundation went through a strategic visioning process in 2011 and one of their three strategic initiatives is to create a community vision. As part of the process, the Leadership Trust Initiative will host a FutureWalk presentation at 5:30 p.m. Monday,...
November 30, 2012 - 10:42am
November 29, 2012
Several local, state elections set for April 2
Some county judges, the position of Wisconsin superintendent of public instruction and a seat on the state Supreme Court are up for election this spring. The General Election will be Tuesday, April 2. Primaries if needed will be Feb. 19. Candidates who file for open positions can...
November 29, 2012 - 9:30am
November 24, 2012
Citizens help cast a vision for New Richmond's future
What will New Richmond's downtown look like and feel like in the future? That's the question city officials are trying to answer, with the help...
November 24, 2012 - 9:57am