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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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James E. Stewart, 62
John William Stephens, 87
Sister Irene LeMire, CSJ, 93
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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
July 7, 2016
29th Assembly District race: Ard, Knaack to face off on WPR
Democratic candidates running for the 29th District Assembly Seat will be featured on Wisconsin Public Radio’s The West Side Monday, July 18,...
July 7, 2016 - 1:31pm
June 22, 2015
Woman killed, man injured when vintage camping rig crashes
MENOMONIE -- An elderly Baraboo woman died Sunday afternoon after a vintage Studebaker pickup and camper she was traveling in ran off I-94 and...
June 22, 2015 - 8:45am
September 18, 2009
Algae in lakes near Menomonie causes health concerns
Folks in western Wisconsin have health concerns, as two lakes near Menomonie have their worst blue-green algae in years. The state's health agency says people have mostly complained about sore throats and watery eyes from the stench on lakes Tainter and Menomin. Carol Hake, who...
September 18, 2009 - 9:00am
Accused shooter of three brothers dies in Eau Claire hospital
The death toll has risen to four in western Wisconsin. Menomonie police report the man accused of killing three brothers at a birthday party has died. Geu Tou Vang died Monday morning at Luther Midelfort Hospital in Eau Claire. Investigators say the 23-year-old man from St. Paul...
August 18, 2009 - 9:00am
February 19, 2009
Busy weekend gets Tigers ready for playoffs
Three road games in three days should have the New Richmond boys hockey team prepared for anything it sees in the WIAA tournament season. The Tigers begin 2009 tournament play this Thursday when they play at 7 p.m. in Menomonie. The Tigers are the fifth seed in this sectional bracket...
February 19, 2009 - 9:43pm
Forensics team grabs second at tournament
On Saturday, Feb. 14, the New Richmond High School forensic team placed second in its first big test of the season in a competitive 11-team tournament held at Menomonie High School, being edged out by only the tournament host, Menonomonie. Twenty-four students participated for the...
February 19, 2009 - 9:02pm
December 24, 2008
Work finally pays off for Tiger skaters in 4-1 victory
It is the opinion of the New Richmond coaches that the Tigers boys hockey team can still have a successful season. The coaches believe the lessons...
December 24, 2008 - 12:00am
December 19, 2008
Girls skaters battle back, win at Menomonie
A brutally tough schedule with very few home games and a low number of players on the roster will make every game for the New Richmond girls hockey team a test to overcome adversity. With every game, the Tigers are showing they can stand up to those tests. On Saturday the Tigers...
December 19, 2008 - 12:00am
December 17, 2008
Smoking materials may be cause of Menomonie fire that killed one
Menomonie's fire chief said a fatal house fire was an accident and it was probably caused by smoking materials. John Vancil, 53, died from smoke inhalation and his dog was also killed. The blaze occurred on Monday and officials said it might have burned for some time before a...
December 17, 2008 - 12:00am
October 20, 2008
Menomonie man dies in accident
On Oct. 17, St. Croix County recorded its seventh traffic fatality for 2008. The accident happened on Friday, Oct. 10 at 6 p.m. Robert B. Golden, 66 of Menomonie, was traveling west into St. Croix County on County Road N near 325th Street in Cady Township in his 1986 Dodge van. He...
October 20, 2008 - 12:00am
August 6, 2008
Anheuser-Busch Clydesdales coming to Menomonie
The world-famous Budweiser Clydesdales will be making an appearance at Menomonie's Great Community Cook-out on Aug. 14. The famous team is in town as part of the promotion of the opening of the new Bill's Distributing facility in the Menomonie Industrial Park. The eight-horse...
August 6, 2008 - 12:00am
July 11, 2008
Woll moves on to Menomonie
St. Croix Central's almost former superintendent Dan Woll has been offered a position in the School District of the Menomonie Area as interim superintendent. Hiring is not official yet. Woll needs approval from the SCC School Board to leave his contract early, his last day is currently...
July 11, 2008 - 12:00am
April 24, 2008
Pro-life law firm to appeal Menomonie's pharmacist's case to state Supreme Court
A pro-life law firm has asked the Wisconsin Supreme Court to consider reversing the state's disciplinary action against a pharmacist who refused to give out birth control. The Third District Appeals' Court recently upheld the punishment given to Neil Noesen. A state board reprimanded...
April 24, 2008 - 12:00am
April 7, 2008
Officials await report on tragic Menomonie fire
Fire officials in Menomonie are waiting for a ruling from the state fire marshal, before saying what caused Saturday's blaze that killed three University of Wisconsin-Stout students. However, Menomonie Police Chief Dennis Beety says it was, "a horrific and tragic accident." The...
April 7, 2008 - 12:00am
January 18, 2008
Boys continue to win close non-conference games
If you attend one of the New Richmond boys basketball team's non-conference games, you are almost guaranteed to see a wild game that isn't decided until the final seconds. And so far, the Tigers have been able to win every one of them. The Tigers ran their season record to 11-0 with...
January 18, 2008 - 12:00am