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Wisconsin roundup: Lawsuit filed in death that sparked Tomah VA controversy; alleged Dells freeway murderer pleads insanity to reduced charges; and 10 more state news stories
New Richmond, Wis., man charged with kidnapping two women in Afton
Gregory’s Gift of Hope on ‘hold and non-movement’ order until further notice
Wisconsin roundup: GOP lawmaker joins request for audit of veterans home's surplus; Catholic mass planned to recognize nuns killed in Mississippi; and 10 more state news stories
Area schools continue to see growth, improvement on AP tests
crime and courts
Friday's Results: New Richmond football loses battle of big plays, 52-40
Thursday's Results: SCC football tops Mondovi, 21-0
Somerset football aims for first victory of season at Menomonie on Friday
New Richmond football renews rivalry with Rice Lake on Friday
St. Croix Central football plays Thursday at Mondovi
Area schools continue to see growth, improvement on AP tests
New Richmond Board of Education approves new course as part of healthcare pathway
Bezek looks to hold the line on spending in Somerset School District
Bobbie Guyette is the new NR Supervisor of School Nutrition
St. Croix Central: Tax levy, mill rate approved at annual meeting
New Richmond VFW Post wins fourth straight national award
Russells named grand marshals for Ox Cart Days parade
Prairies are the focus of Saturday program
Summertime fun in New Richmond
Photo slide show: Kruschke family hosts Farm City Day in New Richmond
arts and entertainment
16PR65 In the matter of the estate of Frederick Charles Parnell
16SC854 Notice in Replevin - Dennis R Offerman & Dawn M Phillips
Somerset School District - Notice of Budget Hearing
School District of Somerset - Notice of Annual Meeting
2016CV324 In the matter of the name change of Lydia Lawranne Peterson
Terrence W. Hartigan, 90
Gerald A. Boucher, 64
Mary Ellen Fagnan, 83
Eleanor N. Johnson, 88
Roy Hillestad, 82
Today’s political scene filled with snake oil salesmen
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
August 21, 2015
As Trump tries to woo Wisconsin voters, poll indicates Walker leads GOP field here; Edgar school board lays out anti-bullying plan; 12 more Wisconsin news stories
DUBUQUE, Iowa -- Republican presidential front runner Donald Trump’s campaign hopes a speech this Tuesday near the state border lures Wisconsin voters to become supporters. Trump will speak in Dubuque Tuesday evening, and his Iowa campaign director is hoping Wisconsin voters will...
August 21, 2015 - 9:25am
July 17, 2015
Faculty group upset by colleague's irreverent tweet; deputies lead 42 dogs from woman's home; 8 more Wisconsin stories
MADISON -- UW Madison's faculty governance group is the latest to criticize a professor who warned incoming freshmen about changes in shared governance and faculty tenure rights on campus. Sara Goldrick-Rab said students were not being told about the changes, so she tweeted them...
July 17, 2015 - 8:53am
April 27, 2015
Lawmaker again presses for tougher first-time OWI penalties; field work in high-gear this week; 10 more Wisconsin stories
MADISON -- A Wisconsin lawmaker will try again to approve a major crackdown on drunk driving. Assembly Republican Jim Ott of Mequon says he'll introduce seven bills -- including one that forces first-time Operating While Intoxicated offenders to appear in court. Other lawmakers...
April 27, 2015 - 9:20am
Walker says Act 10 fallout steeled him for global threats; Congress may fast-track carp control efforts; 8 more Wisconsin stories
WASHINGTON D.C. -- Gov. Scott Walker said the way he handled the Madison union protesters in 2011 helped prepare him for dealing with world terrorists. Walker, a potential GOP presidential hopeful, made the remark Thursday at the annual Conservative Political Action Conference...
February 27, 2015 - 7:39am
February 25, 2015
Contractor says right-to-work may jeopardize his business; hearing ends abruptly after unionists threaten disruption; 8 more Wisconsin stories
MADISON -- The owner of a Black River Falls construction firm said Tuesday that the Wisconsin right-to-work bill that's up for a Senate vote Wednesday could devastate his business. James Hoffman of Hoffman Construction said he relies on the Operating Engineers' union to train employees...
February 25, 2015 - 9:30am
January 30, 2015
Collin's Community Hero Day 2015
Hundreds of children and adults attended the third annual Collin's Community Hero Day held at the New Richmond Fire Hall on Saturday, Jan. 24....
January 30, 2015 - 3:53pm
January 27, 2015
Walker plan for UW System would bring big cuts, more independence; V.A. chief orders Tomah probe; 10 more Wisconsin stories
MADISON -- The University of Wisconsin system would get something it has wanted for years -- more freedom from state rules -- under Gov. Scott Walker's next budget. In exchange, the UW would have its state funding slashed by 13 percent over the next two years. Walker outlined his...
January 27, 2015 - 10:12am
December 18, 2014
At the Speed of Life: Wedding shares shine with holiday season
Val and I made a mad dash down to Waukesha over the weekend for the wedding of my best friend’s only daughter Carly. When you attach such an important moment to a big holiday season it has advantages and disadvantages. It becomes easier to remember, but it also risks sharing some...
December 18, 2014 - 11:56am
October 16, 2014
Send-off for soldiers: Unit based in Superior heads to Afghanistan
There were smiles as well as tears at Wednesday’s sendoff ceremony for the 950th Engineer Company. The unit, which is headquartered in Superior...
October 16, 2014 - 9:00am
May 13, 2014
Torrential rains swamp Jefferson County; spring planting running late; 7 more state stories
SULLIVAN -- Officials now say almost five inches of rain fell in parts of southeast Wisconsin Monday and the most fell right outside the doorstep of the National Weather Service office. The state headquarters near Sullivan, south of Oconomowoc in Jefferson County, reported 4.93 inches...
May 13, 2014 - 8:50am
April 9, 2014
‘I’m sorry’ bill, drone restrictions among 62 new laws enacted; WWII crew reunites to fly again; Fleeing suspect caught when car gets stuck in snow; More state news
MADISON -- Gov. Scott Walker signed 62 bills into law Tuesday, including some of the most notable measures that just recently passed the Legislature. One new law ends the longtime practice of letting families harbor relatives who commit major felony crimes and throw off police...
April 9, 2014 - 8:05am
March 12, 2014
Two Wisconsin National Guard units deploying to Afghanistan
Two units from the Wisconsin Army National Guard will deploy to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom this spring, according to a press release issued Wednesday afternoon, March 12. Sussex-based Battery A of the 1st Battalion, 121st Field Artillery Regiment and the...
March 12, 2014 - 2:35pm
November 11, 2013
High court hearing Act 10 arguments Monday; Assembly mulls 'revenge porn' ban; more state news
MADISON -- The Wisconsin Supreme Court was to hear arguments Monday on whether the Act 10 public union bargaining law should apply to local governments and public schools. The justices will hear arguments about a circuit court ruling 14 months ago. Dane County Circuit Judge Juan...
November 11, 2013 - 9:00am
October 18, 2013
Oneidas embrace Kenosha casino; 'tax-relief' bill further dissected; more state news
Green Bay's Oneida Indian tribe has come out in favor of the proposed Menominee off-reservation casino and resort in Kenosha. That leaves the Potawatomi and Ho-Chunk as the only tribes opposed to the project, only a few days before Gov. Scott Walker announces whether he'll approve...
October 18, 2013 - 9:12am
August 29, 2013
Guard units not scheduled for deployment
Wisconsin National Guardsmen who are members of the 32nd Infantry Brigade, including River Falls and New Richmond-based units, were notified last fall that they may be called up to another overseas deployment during the fall of 2013. The news had the soldiers assigned to Company B,...
August 29, 2013 - 9:05am