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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 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
Somerset volleyball shows its smarts in win over Ellsworth
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
Lawrence M. Halvorson, 85
Tom Forrest, 85
James E. Stewart, 62
John William Stephens, 87
Sister Irene LeMire, CSJ, 93
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
November 25, 2015
Letters to the Editor: November 26, 2015
Stop smoking … To the Editor:Have you noticed that more and more people are smoking? It’s unhealthy for you. For example, smoking can cause cancer and it is also bad for your lungs. Smoking is bad for the environment. For an example, smoking pollutes the earth when people smoke...
November 25, 2015 - 9:52am
November 19, 2015
Letters to the Editor: November 19, 2015
Honor thy brother To the Editor: Yesterday I had the privilege of attending a ceremony honoring my Brother-in-law, John T. Snoeyenbos, for his service in the US Army. My sister, Arlene, was presented the plaque of gratitude. As I sat there in this humbling atmosphere I thought...
November 19, 2015 - 9:23am
November 12, 2015
Students learning to be part of the community
I’ve been snapping all-conference sports photos for more than 30 years. There have been cute photos, rushed photos and the standard, stand-against-the-wall photos. On Friday, I got to take the most unique all-conference photo I’ve ever shot. And after I thought about it,...
November 12, 2015 - 10:18am
Letters to the Editor: November 12, 2015
Shouldn’t this have been done long ago? To the Editor: In 2009, our school superintendent wrote to the Department of Public Instruction applying to participate in Wisconsin’s allocation of the Qualified School Construction Bond program authorized by the American Recovery...
November 12, 2015 - 10:15am
November 5, 2015
Birthdays: To me, they are just another day
I dislike my birthday … not because of the attention or the gifts or even the cake. Birthdays, to me, have always been just another day. Most of the time I end up working anyway, so what kind of special day is that? Well, today is my birthday … so you can probably...
November 5, 2015 - 9:48am
October 29, 2015
Letters to the Editor: October 29, 2015
Don’t drive if it’s going to be recklessly To the Editor: During the first six months of 2015, nearly 19,000 people were killed and 2.3 million were "seriously" injured on our nation’s highways. This is an increase of 30 percent as compared to the same time period...
October 29, 2015 - 9:30am
October 22, 2015
Letters to the Editor: Oct. 22, 2015
Explanation of crop insurance hidden benefits To the Editor: During the last farm bill debate we heard congressional leaders say farmers...
October 22, 2015 - 12:54pm
October 15, 2015
Speeding through life: slow down for the safety of others
For the last few months, I have been driving back and forth from my new home in the Glenwood City area using Hwy. 64 as my main road to get to New Richmond for work. And for the last few months, I have continued to be shocked by how many people are in such a hurry that they will...
October 15, 2015 - 10:57am
Letters to the Editor: October 15, 2015
An exceptional presentation To the Editor: ARTICLE 9 SECTION 3 of the St. Croix County Handbook states: "Expenses incurred while on County business outside of the St. Croix County border are reimbursable ..." One way that certain employees can avoid “out of pocket”...
October 15, 2015 - 10:45am
October 1, 2015
Up one minute, down the next
I’ve seen and experienced a lot in this job that makes it entertaining one minute and downright frustrating the next.
October 1, 2015 - 9:37am
Letters from the Editor: October 1, 2015
A good way to produce electricity To the Editor: We were coming home from Arizona this spring, I believe in Kansas, but lost the name of the town. We saw and checked on wind turbines and they were used to supply electricity to the city hospital that was right there. Apparently...
October 1, 2015 - 9:24am
September 24, 2015
Letters to the Editor: September 24, 2015
Forest Voice looks forward to future hearings on wind farm To the Editor: The Forest Voice is pleased with St. Croix County circuit court Judge Vlack’s Aug. 27 decision regarding the Town of Forest in Town of Forest v. Public Service Commissionof Wisconsin (PSC). The...
September 24, 2015 - 9:38am
Reflections in the wall
The sky is distinctly different in the fall. As the air cools and the winds sweep in from the west, the blue deepens and the clouds billow and...
September 24, 2015 - 9:28am
September 17, 2015
Letters to the Editor: September 17, 2015
Town of Forest officials respond To the Editor: Town Board of Forest has announced that on Aug. 27, 2015, the St. Croix Circuit Court ordered the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin to hold further hearings before approving the construction of the Highland Wind Farm project....
September 17, 2015 - 10:08am
Writing a story: it's harder than it looks
Ever since I finished reading Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone when I was in grade school, I have wanted to create a story of my own. If you asked me why, I don’t know that I could give you a straight answer, but have I always felt drawn to storytelling and giving people a...
September 17, 2015 - 9:57am