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Gov. Scott Walker appoints Judge Rebecca Bradley to the Wisconsin Supreme Court.
Potential passenger train service connecting major metro areas being considered
All river bridge crossbeam construction complete this week
Wis. congressman rejects speaker bid; gender-neutral homecoming in Madison; state costs vary under Obamacare; six more state news stories
Groundbreaking on municipal solar project Oct. 12
crime and courts
New Richmond football team burns Somerset with its speed, 46-0
St. Croix Central football loses MBC showdown with Osceola, 21-14
McCann, Veenendall just missed qualifying for WIAA Division 1 state golf
New Richmond sweeps singles titles at MBC tournament, wins overall title
New Richmond soccer adds four more wins
St. Croix Central Homecoming 2015
Three-time USA Olympian speaks with students
Salaries for school administration listed
New Richmond School District celebrates Homecoming 2015
Area schools ready to participate in International Walk to School Day
Suicide: Difficult to broach and understand
“One Night Stand” at Foster Hall
New Richmond teen continues to impress in Off Road competitions
Skate Park Groundbreaking Ceremony October 14 at Hatfield Park
Post commander builds on lessons learned from Vietnam
arts and entertainment
October 22 St. Croix Board of Adjustment Public Hearing
Request for Bids - Snowplowing Services for County Facilities
Bids for Snow Removal - Housing Authority of New Richmond
Fall Clean Up - City of New Richmond
Village of Somerset Special Meeting Minutes Sep. 28, 2015
Eugene Sempf, 73
Daniel Vance, 67
Lyle 'Big Red' Gibson, 88
Terri L. Johannsen, 49
Kevin G. Murphy, 58
Columnist Mary Sather pens final entry for New Richmond News
Up one minute, down the next
Letters from the Editor: October 1, 2015
Letters to the Editor: September 24, 2015
Reflections in the wall
June 19, 2013
Republicans add last-minute school choice measures, mine-area restrictions; Shell Lake man mauled by bear, more state news
MADISON -- A debate over the new state budget lasted only 15 minutes in the Assembly Tuesday, as majority Republicans spent most of their time behind closed doors adding some last-minute items. The debate was scheduled to resume at 9:30 a.m., Wednesday and a vote was set for 5:30...
News / outdoors / politics
June 19, 2013 - 8:43am
June 18, 2013
Summer gets off to cold start; Mom suspected of trying to asphyxiate four kids; Woman accuses John Menard of extortion, demanding sex; more state news
Summer officially begins this week, and yet, it was one degree above freezing in Superior this morning. Most of Wisconsin was in the 40's and 50's, but a couple spots in the north cooled down to the 30's after a boisterous cold front went through. Northwest Wisconsin had heavy thunderstorms...
News / business
June 18, 2013 - 9:21am
June 17, 2013
Jet ski operator injured in accident
A Minnesota man was seriously injured in a boating incident on East Balsam Lake on Sunday, June 16. The accident, which occurred around 12:30 p.m., involved Mark Daniel Mann, 25, of Maple Grove, Minn., and the operator of a boat, Andrew James Iverson, 23, of Minneapolis. Mann was...
News / accidents
June 17, 2013 - 3:31pm
Northern St. Croix County hammered by hail, rain
The warning sirens blew in New Richmond, but storm clouds stayed to the north and east Monday afternoon around 2 p.m. Local farmer Jeff Croes...
June 17, 2013 - 3:02pm
Thunderstorms predicted for today; 700 state Guard members will lose 11 days of pay; Proposed budget goes to full Legislature; More state news
More showers and thunderstorms are in the forecast for Wisconsin today as another cold front pushes through. Much of the state was dry for Father's Day, but parts of far northern Wisconsin have been hit with storms for two days in a row. Small hail was reported early last evening...
News / government
June 17, 2013 - 9:05am
June 16, 2013
REGIONAL BRIEFS: Siblings of baby who died in van put in foster care
Credit Forum News Service North Dakota Lightning causes fire at oil facility KEENE, N.D. -- A lightning strike at a saltwater disposal facility near here caused an explosion and a fire Friday morning but did not cause any injuries. Jerry Samuelson, emergency manager for McKenzie...
June 16, 2013 - 7:49pm
June 14, 2013
REGIONAL BRIEFS: Man faces 24 years in motel hostage standoff
From the Forum News Service Minnesota Man faces 24 years in motel hostage standoff STILLWATER, Minn. -- A man accused of holding a group of people hostage last year during a deadly night at Woodbury's Red Roof Inn will spend at least 24 years in prison under a plea agreement reached...
June 14, 2013 - 8:33am
Spectators disrupt abortion reform debate but measures OK'd, sent to Walker; Clear Lake teen named state FFA leader, more state news
MADISON -- State Assembly members shared impassioned family stories before approving three bills to restrict abortion rights. All Republicans voted yes and all Democrats voted no Thursday, as the house sent Gov. Scott Walker a bill to make abortion candidates get ultrasounds so they...
News / politics / outdoors
June 14, 2013 - 7:50am
June 13, 2013
REGIONAL BRIEFS: Moorhead infant's death remains under investigation
Credit Forum News Service Minnesota Moorhead infant's death remains under investigation MOORHEAD, Minn. -- The father of a 5-month-old girl who died Tuesday night after being left in a van was taking care of five other children under the age of 7, police said. Andrew Sandstrom...
June 13, 2013 - 7:26am
Wisconsin's population is aging; big storm drops rain, damages Wal-Mart roof; more state news
If you think you're seeing fewer young people in Wisconsin, you're right. The U.S. Census Bureau said Thursday that 14.4 percent of the state's population was 65 or older as of last July. That's just less than one percent more than in the 2010 Census. Wisconsin had an estimated...
News / politics / outdoors
June 13, 2013 - 6:57am
June 12, 2013
Funktion Junktion opens doors to ideas, vendors
A new shop on Main St. hopes to be featuring local vendors when it opens this October. Funktion Junktion will be moving into the space 2nd Chances...
News / business
June 12, 2013 - 2:26pm
REGIONAL BRIEFS: Officers shoot, kill man after confrontation
Credit: Forum News Service North Dakota Teen dies in farm accident DICKINSON, N.D. -- A 19-year-old Mott man died Monday afternoon from injuries he sustained in a farming accident. Mike Wehri was reportedly spraying a field approximately 2 miles north of Mott when he "hit something...
June 12, 2013 - 9:31am
Charges: Hudson man 'couldn't resist' stealing golf equipment from Woodbury store
Washington County prosecutors allege a Hudson man helped himself to more than $1,000 worth of golf equipment at a Woodbury store. The suspect, 66-year-old Donald Voorhees, "stated that security at Golf Galaxy was pretty lax and that he could not resist the opportunity," according...
crime and courts / News
June 12, 2013 - 9:07am
Democrats temporarily delay abortion reforms; giant storm system will narrowly miss Wisconsin; more state news
Democrats in the Wisconsin Senate blocked approval yesterday of a Republican bill to require women to get ultrasounds before getting abortions. The hold-up won't be long, as G-O-P Senate leaders said the bill would come up again first thing Wednesday. New Berlin Republican Mary Lazich...
News / politics / business
June 12, 2013 - 7:38am
June 11, 2013
REGIONAL BRIEFS: 'Ax Men' company facing foreclosure
Credit: Forum News Service Local food resource website launched ST.
News / business
June 11, 2013 - 2:02pm