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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
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Village of Somerset Feb. 26 Special Meeting Minutes
Village of Somerset Feb. 17, 2015 Reg. Meeting Minutes
Crown Castle Proposal to Add Antennas - 283 Hwy 35/64 Somerset
City of New Richmond - Official Notice - NR Softball Association Class B License
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Our View: Don't let fear of extremists control you
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
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October 8, 2009
Group wants deputy's memorial moved from courthouse
The Madison-based Freedom From Religion Foundation wants a granite memorial to a fallen sheriff's deputy moved. Jason Zunker was killed last year while he was directing traffic. A black granite marker in his memory is located outside the Chippewa County courthouse. Words Zunker...
October 8, 2009 - 9:00am
September 4, 2009
Chippewa County panel keeps religious inscription on deputy's memorial
A committee in northwest Wisconsin has changed its mind about sandblasting a religious inscription from a courthouse memorial to a fallen sheriff's deputy. The Chippewa County Buildings and Grounds panel did an about-face Thursday, after getting complaints from throughout the country...
September 4, 2009 - 9:00am
September 19, 2008
Fallen hero honored with memorial bench
A simple bench now sits along the edge of New Richmond's Veterans Park, serving as a resting place for visitors of the Armed Services Memorial nearby. Etched in the black stone is a message of remembrance to a fallen hero who once called this city home. "In loving memory of AW1...
September 19, 2008 - 12:00am
July 3, 2008
Memorial pavers installed at Old Town Hall
"We didn't want to leave anyone out." Helene Houle, of St. Paul, said that was the reason there are 11 bricks engraved with her L'Allier family member names in the garden at Old Town Hall. Volunteers worked hard on Tuesday, June 24, to install the first 46 memorial pavers in the...
July 3, 2008 - 12:00am
June 20, 2008
Statue, time capsule plans inch forward
A five-foot statue of a tornado may soon be a permanent fixture in Glover Park in New Richmond. Talk of a special memorial began to swirl during last year's 150th anniversary of the establishment of New Richmond. Many suggested an eventual statue should somehow commemorate the event...
June 20, 2008 - 12:00am
June 10, 2008
Eau Claire Memorial still alive as state baseball tournament resumes
There will be at least one new champion as the state high school baseball tournament opens today near Appleton. Three of last year's four divisional champions are back. The only one who's not is Johnson Creek in Division 4. Six games are on the docket today (Tuesday) -- all in...
June 10, 2008 - 12:00am
June 6, 2008
Crandon families upset over anonymous letter
Families of the Crandon shooting victims are upset after getting an anonymous letter that criticized plans to put a memorial at the crime scene. The letter was signed by City of Crandon Taxpayers. It said it's great that the house where Tyler Peterson shot and killed six people...
June 6, 2008 - 12:00am
Safest May since World War II on state highways
Last month was the safest May on Wisconsin highways since World War II. The state Department of Transportation said 47 people were killed in traffic accidents last month, the fewest for May since 33 lost their lives in 1945. It was also 16 fewer than the same month a year ago. Officials...
June 6, 2008 - 12:00am
May 27, 2008
Officials say weekend storms could have been worse
It could have been a lot worse. That's what state officials say about the severe thunderstorms that hit Wisconsin over the holiday weekend. St. Croix County had golf-ball-sized hail. But a half-hour to the west in Hugo, Minn., a tornado killed a two-year-old and damaged more than...
May 27, 2008 - 12:00am
May 23, 2008
Gas prices jump 20 cents in one day in some parts of state
Gas prices rose 20 cents a gallon in parts of Wisconsin Thursday, just as folks were getting ready to drive off for the Memorial Day Weekend. Four-dollar fuel, which had been limited to the Milwaukee area, spread into northeast Wisconsin. Marinette had last night's high of $4.17...
May 23, 2008 - 12:00am
Our View: Sacrifice for the greater good continues
"I pray that our Heavenly Father may assuage the anguish of your bereavement and leave you only the cherished memory of the loved and lost, and the solemn pride that must be yours to have laid so costly a sacrifice upon the altar of freedom." Abraham Lincoln in a letter to Mrs....
May 23, 2008 - 12:00am