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End of an era: Greaton’s Jewelers going out of business
Speech-writer revelation prompts new criticism of UW spending; early Thanksgiving house fire kills rural Superior man; 11 more Wisconsin news stories
City Council considering 2.5% levy increase
Half of WEAC -- all AFT unions vote to remain intact; collision near Holman claims 3 lives; 11 more Wisconsin stories
Fountain City man dies in pickup vs. freight train accident; Gasoline prices dropping here but dropping faster in Minnesota; Nine more state news briefs
crime and courts
Perfection! Somerset earns third state football title
Strong values, sense of community are behind Somerset football success
Fehrman steps down as New Richmond varsity baseball coach
Western Wisconsin Stars align as a U19 girls hockey team
Short-handed St. Croix Central girls lose basketball season opener
Middle School MathCounts team hosts competition
Academic Decathlon team takes first at local meet, second overall in state
Students looking to get most out of new culinary courses
Teachers/staff of the year announced
Drama department puts on three shows of fall production
Historical Society's Victorian Christmas Night on Dec. 5
Volunteers serve up more than 400 Thanksgiving dinners
Shopping around for the best medicine
Join our coloring contest
Immaculate Conception Church to host annual Thanksgiving dinner
arts and entertainment
St. Croix County Board of Adjustment Public Hearing Notice - Dec. 10
St. Croix County Hwy. Dept - Prohibit of pushing snow across highways
14PR64 In the matter of the estate of Richard W Newman
14PR80 In the matter of the estate of Lillian A. Shemon
Town of Somerset Notice of Special Meeting
Ralph R. Giese, 89
Sylvia Gee, 96
Pierre P. Haustein, 75
Eugene L'Allier, 80
Michael Kelley, 70
Letters to the Editor: Nov. 27, 2014
Our View: Give thanks for freedom of religion, prosperity
At the Speed of Life: A legacy of sacrifice
Letters to the Editor: Nov. 20, 2014
Our View: Move over and slow down; it's the law
Get Out! Deals
UPDATE: Baldwin man dies in Wednesday accident
On Wednesday, Sept. 28, at approximately 8:30 a.m., the Wisconsin State Patrol received a report of a one vehicle crash on I-94 westbound near Milepost 4. Officers located a single vehicle that left the roadway and struck a group of trees. The driver, and lone occupant, was pronounced...
news / accidents
September 28, 2011 - 11:11am
Somerset man arrested after police chase
A Somerset man is in custody after leading local law enforcement officers on a chase that spanned between Amery and Chisago County, Minn. At approximately 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 27, Clear Lake officer received a complaint of "threats and stalking." After clearing from this call,...
crime and courts / news
September 28, 2011 - 11:07am
January 21, 2011
Getting to The Centre of parking issues
The options for solving parking issues near the New Richmond Sports Center, New Richmond Area Centre and middle school have been whittled down. A public informational meeting on the topic was conducted Jan.
January 21, 2011 - 8:13am
New Richmond graduate grieves the death of her boss in wake of Tucson tragedy
When New Richmond graduate Katy (Cody) Higgins heard the news that U.S Rep. Gabrielle Giffords had been shot on Jan. 8, she immediately tried calling her boss to tell him to turn on the television. She couldn't get through to him. It turns out that United States District Court Chief...
news / politics
January 21, 2011 - 8:09am
St. Croix EDC joins county board in support of new bridge
St. Croix Economic Development Corp. unanimously reaffirmed support for the St. Croix River Crossing project at its January 2011 board meeting. In related action, the St. Croix County Board of Supervisors approved a resolution supporting the new bridge on Jan. 4.
January 21, 2011 - 8:00am
January 20, 2011
County board seeks to fill vacant seat
Due to the death of Gene Ruetz, St. Croix County Supervisory District 7 no longer has representation on the county board. County Board Chairman Daryl Standafer is seeking a replacement for the position. He will gather the names of potential candidates for the District 7 seat through...
news / politics
January 20, 2011 - 9:20am
December 2, 2010
Break in reported at Ava's Restaurant
Police responded to reports of a break in at Ava's Restaurant, 850 N. Knowles Ave., Wednesday morning. During the night, someone had gained entry to the restaurant by forcing open the back door, said Police Chief Mark Samelstad. Once inside, thieves took the safe, digital video...
crime and courts / news
December 2, 2010 - 11:28am
November 16, 2010
Local law enforcement search New Richmond, Somerset for thieves in possession of federal weapons
Local law enforcement officers are looking for suspects thought to be in possession of a federal agent's gun and body armor. As of Tuesday afternoon, those suspects were thought to possibly be in the Somerset or New Richmond area. The equipment, a .223-caliber rifle and body armor,...
November 16, 2010 - 2:19pm
September 17, 2010
Woman dead after being pinned by mower
A Balsam Lake woman is dead after becoming pinned under a riding lawn mower. Delores I Cran, 75, was mowing her lawn on Sept. 15 when it appeared the mower became stuck. Cran had shut off and dismounted the mower when it rolled forward pinning her left leg under the mower deck. Cran...
September 17, 2010 - 8:52am
August 25, 2010
Richmond Way behind schedule
Abnormal amounts of rain this summer have thrown a major wrench in road construction plans -- that means Richmond Way will not be open for the start of the school year. The new road, which will extend east to to 140th Street, was scheduled to be completed by Aug. 15. "And we even...
news / education
August 25, 2010 - 2:02pm
July 28, 2010
Storms light up evening, bring damaging winds
Storms rolled through the area Tuesday night, bringing damaging winds. A tornado watch was issued in late afternoon, continuing until mid-evening. The tornado watch was issued because weather conditions were conducive for spawning tornadoes. Heat during the day combined with an approaching...
July 28, 2010 - 8:40am
July 14, 2010
Tornado Warning set for St. Croix County
The National Weather Service in the Twin Cities has issued a tornado warning for southern St. Croix county. The warning will expire at 3:30 p.m. At 241 pm cdt, radar indicated a storm capable of producing a tornado. Officials reported a possible funnel cloud near New Richmond. The...
July 14, 2010 - 3:01pm
Another round of storms headed this way
The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for St. Croix County, effective from 2:30 p.m.
July 14, 2010 - 2:36pm
Storms hits Hammond area hard
Shortly after 11 a.m. on Wednesday, July 14, a storm hit and caused substantial damage to a newer housing development about a mile northwest...
July 14, 2010 - 12:34pm
Tornado watch issued for St. Croix County
The National Weather Service has Issued tornado watch for St. Croix County and the surrounding area until 4 p.m. today (Wednesday, July 14). The watch Includes nine In western Wisconsin: Barron, Polk, Rusk, Chippewa, Dunn, Eau Claire, Pepin, Pierce and St. Croix. The watch means...
July 14, 2010 - 9:05am