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WisDOT presents plan for I-94 and Hwy. 35 lane additions
St. Croix Co. abruptly pulls back plan for worker health assessments
Western Wisconsinites sound off against Walker budget
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Fall’s care for New Richmond athletes draws major honor
Johnny (Blood) McNally featured on Green Bay Packers website
Ten local youth wrestlers qualify for state tournament
Five local players get all-state hockey honors; Hallmark named to first team
Five local players selected for 2015 WFCA state football all-star game
NRHS culinary students get taste of running a restaurant
SCC band performs at Walt Disney World
Somerset School Board candidate forum scheduled for March 30
NRHS Academic Decathlon team grabs D2 state title
Somerset students perform ‘The Princess Bride’
Roberts woman joins national effort to help caregivers of ill or wounded veterans
Motorcycle safety class being offered at WITC
Horse of a lifetime: Local horse earns national honor
Area restaurants ready for second annual Burger Battle
Register for the New Richmond Community Garage Sale
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Village of Somerset - Environmental Assessment for Arnold Street Water Extension
Petition for Detachment of Land from the Village of Somerset
Town of Somerset - Advertisement for Bids - 2015 TRI-D Town Road
Village of Somerset - Public Hearing Notice April 2
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Our View: Cost estimates put Commons, library projects in question
Editor's Notebook: It's time to hit the trails
Letters to the Editor: March 26, 2015
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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