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County to raze portions of Health Center campus
New Richmond Council discusses major project funding
crime and courts
Somerset's Praschak loses close match in semifinals
Somerset girls basketball defeated in regional final
Dowd finishes fifth at state wrestling meet
Somerset girls basketball holds off St. Croix Central; advances to Saturday's regional final
New Richmond's Dowd to place at state wrestling tournament
Bullseye! Archery Club takes off at SCC
NRHS students on pace to read 5,000 books this year
NRHS student named National Merit Scholarship finalist
Somerset’s got talent
Inaugural NRHS STEM Night a success
Farm, Feral & Stray works with Scout to care for local free roaming cats
Local author publishes first book
Somerset Community Food Pantry seeks volunteers
Crowd flocks to Bass Lake for annual ice fishing contest
Scouts visit newspaper office
arts and entertainment
Crown Castle Proposal to Add Antennas - 283 Hwy 35/64 Somerset
Village of Somerset Feb. 26 Special Meeting Minutes
Village of Somerset Feb. 17, 2015 Reg. Meeting Minutes
St. Croix County Weight Restrictions
City of New Richmond - Official Notice - NR Softball Association Class B License
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Letters to the Editor: Feb. 26, 2015
Editor's Notebook: When bad fortune turns good
Sarah Sez: News reporter delivers difficult goodbye
Letters to the Editor: Feb. 19, 2015
Get Out! Deals
June 15, 2013
Has skatepark found a home?
After evaluating three different potential sites for a new skatepark, New Richmond may have found the perfect location. At Monday's regular City Council meeting, Parks, Recreation and Forestry Director Joe Kerlin said the city's Park Board has recommended land on the southern end...
June 15, 2013 - 10:08am
June 14, 2013
New Richmond officials rally to pick up litter
Call them the Java & Trash Squad. New Richmond Mayor Fred Horne and City Administrator Mike Darrow gathered at 6:45 a.m. Thursday at Jet's Coffee...
June 14, 2013 - 9:37am
June 10, 2013
Star Prairie flushes hydrants
The Village of Star Prairie will begin fire hydrant flushing on Monday, June 10, and Tuesday, June 11. Customers should be aware that the flushing may cause mineral particles in their water that can affect laundry operations. If mineral particles are detected, cold water should be...
June 10, 2013 - 8:38am
June 8, 2013
New 911 center construction set for summer
The expansion and upgrade of a new 911 center at the St. Croix County Government Center is underway with the selection of an architectural firm to draw up plans. "Wold Architects and Engineers of St. Paul has been selected to draw up the plans," said Casey Swetlik, Emergency Support...
June 8, 2013 - 10:03am
June 7, 2013
Detective retires from New Richmond Police Department
Detective Bruce Borgen's goal was to reach 30 years with the New Richmond Police Department before retiring. But life has a way of changing one's priorities, he said during an interview Friday on his last day on the job. A cancer diagnosis in January, and the treatment that followed,...
June 7, 2013 - 9:23am
New Richmond offers housing rehabilitation grants
The City of New Richmond has Community Development Block Grant funds available to assist low- to moderate-income persons with housing rehabilitation. These funds are distributed as interest-free deferred loans and there are no payments required. Repayment of these loans is due when...
June 7, 2013 - 9:22am
May 31, 2013
New Richmond's library conversation begins
New Richmond area residents have seen a glimpse into the possible future of the community's public library. The Friday Memorial Library hosted...
May 31, 2013 - 11:34am
May 30, 2013
St. Croix Industries employees find more than just a job
Tracy Green became visibly agitated when talk of the possible closing of St. Croix Industries filled the room. A 28-year-old woman with developmental...
May 30, 2013 - 11:41am
May 17, 2013
Downtown efforts kicking off in New Richmond
Mayor Fred Horne and City Administrator Mike Darrow will be sharing coffee and trash detail every Thursday morning this summer. As part of the implementation stage of the Small Area Plan for the downtown district, the two city officials have committed to trash collection detail at...
news / business
May 17, 2013 - 8:39am
May 16, 2013
Public works director accepts new post
New Richmond's director of public works, Dan Koski, will be leaving his position at the end of the month. Koski was hired by the City of Manitowoc, Wis., on the shores of Lake Michigan, as that community's director of public infrastructure. The Manitowoc City Council approved his...
May 16, 2013 - 4:46pm
May 11, 2013
Health and Human Services Board votes to transfer program
St. Croix County apparently will be getting out of the pre-vocational service business. For almost 40 years, St. Croix Industries has been training and employing adults with disabilities. The program, funded mostly by the state and company contracts, has provided job opportunities...
news / business
May 11, 2013 - 9:23am
May 10, 2013
City of New Richmond all a Twitter
The City of New Richmond has kicked off its new social media strategy by establishing a new Twitter account. City Administrator and Utilities Manager Mike Darrow admits the Twitter effort is off to a slow start. There were just 26 followers of the city's Twitter feed as of Friday. But...
May 10, 2013 - 9:19am
May 9, 2013
Park Board seeks new member
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May 9, 2013 - 8:53am
May 2, 2013
New Richmond librarians to retire after 60 years of service
When one chapter ends, another begins - that's how Bev Jacobs is viewing her retirement from New Richmond's Friday Memorial Library. Jacobs,...
May 2, 2013 - 10:43am