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19 arrested at rural cockfight
UW forecasts layoffs, reduced services if Walker's proposals are adopted; meth use rising again in the north; 12 more Wisconsin stories
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crime and courts
Mercurial Lynch accepted in Seattle - Part 1
SB XLIX: Belichick impressed with Seahawks' model
Somerset hockey upends New Richmond, delays Tigers' hopes for MBC title
Passionate Patriots owner Kraft speaks about 'Deflategate'
Seahawks' setup favored by Carroll
Celebrating Catholic Schools Week
Special needs open enrollment space availability set to zero for NR School District
SHS concert choir receives high honor from WCDA
SCC District’s AA credit rating helps save taxpayers $1.2 million
Open enrollment chart causes confusion, debate in Somerset
PHOTOS: Collin's Community Hero Day 2015
Minding your business: Wastewater treatment plant turns sewage into safe water
Somerset to host upcoming robotics competition
New events highlight sixth annual Fire & Ice Celebration
Community Hero Day enters third year
arts and entertainment
14CV507 Wells Fargo Bank vs Alex H Stringer, Lona M Stringer aka Johnston
St. Croix County Hwy Dept. Public Informational Meeting - CTH A
15PR1 In the matter of the estate of Thomas R. Shipley
13CV738 Nationstar Mortgage vs. Elizabeth A Ziemer aka Sells and Jeremy Ziemer
Town of Cylon - Ordinance 2014-01
Gladys A. Cole, 95
Frances (McNamara) Cohler, 62
Monica L. Roy, 73
Grace Bentley, 97
Rachel V. Shay, 83
Sarah Sez: Everyone needs a Derek in their lives
Our View: Good Samaritans selflessly doing good
Letters to the Editor: Jan. 22, 2015
Speed of Life: Embracing your 15 seconds
Letters to the Editor: Jan. 15, 2015
Get Out! Deals
May 24, 2013
EDITORIAL: Grace Place move makes perfect sense
The proposed move of Grace Place into a larger facility in New Richmond appears to be progressing forward. At a New Richmond Plan Commission meeting May 7, city officials determined that the former Deerfield Gables nursing home building is zoned properly if the transitional housing...
opinion / editorials
May 24, 2013 - 12:27pm
LETTER: Student volunteers accomplish a bunch
To the Editor: Wow! What a difference a class of 22 motivated New Richmond High School students can make on the Paperjack Greenway. Brad Malpert's homeroom class, along with graduating seniors Heather Halvorsen and Rose Smith, and adult volunteers from First National Bank, orchestrated...
May 24, 2013 - 8:29am
May 23, 2013
LETTER: Nursing home losses continue
To the Editor: What can I say? Intentional or otherwise, the article written by Jeff Holmquist for the New Richmond News is such an example of journalistic deception for the voting public. See the "Nursing home finances turning around" article. Slow down and read that article carefully....
May 23, 2013 - 8:28am
May 18, 2013
LETTER: Benghazi: Where's the press?
To the Editor: Forty years ago I took a journalism class in college during the height of the Watergate scandal. Naturally, the scandal dominated class time. Daily we observed and analyzed the story developments and were amazed by the press's dogged determination to bring the truth...
May 18, 2013 - 9:38am
May 17, 2013
LETTER: Information needed on SCI transfer plan
To the Editor: Re: May 6, 2013 story, "Board votes to transfer disabled program" My, that was quick and seemingly easy, one vote and it appears St. Croix Industries is history. Yes, I know it has to be voted on by the county board. In reality can St. Croix Industries be replaced...
May 17, 2013 - 11:37am
LETTER: Investigations best left to professionals
To the Editor: Well, it appears that spring is finally here and more than the grass has been uncovered, or has it? The May 5, 2013, New Richmond News headline story caused the cows to give sour milk, the chickens to stop laying eggs and pigs to start losing weight.
May 17, 2013 - 11:35am
EDITORIAL: County office search may have better solutions
After proposals were sought from the private sector, St. Croix County is no closer to finding a home for soon-to-be-displaced employees at the Health and Human Services building in New Richmond. Because only one lease offer was received, for the old County Market building in New...
opinion / editorials
May 17, 2013 - 11:34am
May 16, 2013
LETTERS: Stanton-NR boundary debate begins
To the Editor: I attended the first meeting of the New Richmond, Stanton boundary discussion along with about 20 other concerned residents Tuesday night. Local officials numbered at about nine which included a representative of Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources. I must first...
May 16, 2013 - 11:36am
May 11, 2013
LETTER: Proposed sand mine a real threat
To the Editor: People in western Dunn County and eastern St.
May 11, 2013 - 9:32am
May 10, 2013
LETTER: Then and now, mother and me...
To the Editor: About four years ago, when my brother was at the St. Croix Health Center Nursing Home, I would go almost daily to visit him and wonder what I might be able to do as a volunteer at the home. I watched the residents interact with the various staff, volunteers and family...
May 10, 2013 - 11:31am
EDITORIAL: WeTEC sale is big win
When it came to decision time, the New Richmond City Council did the right thing and decided to sell the city-owned WeTEC building. Carrying a price tag of $225,000, the 43,000-square-foot building that Wisconsin Lighting is getting is a pretty good deal. But the city is getting...
opinion / editorials
May 10, 2013 - 9:29am
May 9, 2013
LETTER: Bees just doing what comes naturally
To the Editor: If spring-time should finally arrive, honey bee colonies start to build-up their numbers and if they run out of space in their hive, they swarm. The public should not be alarmed if they see or come across a swarm of honey bees. They are doing what honey bees do and...
May 9, 2013 - 9:30am
May 4, 2013
LETTER: City warning system clarified
To the Editor: For those people raised during the 1950s, 60s and into the 70s, a community siren may have had several interpretations, some of which were confusing and varied with each community. The standard Civil Defense notification of an impending enemy air attack was a three-...
May 4, 2013 - 7:27am
May 3, 2013
EDITORIAL: Breathe easier!
May is "Clean Air Month" and what better time could there be to celebrate this important resource that we all need for our health and survival. In conjunction with this month's celebration of clean air, American Lung Association's State of the Air 2013 report was released last week. Here...
opinion / editorials
May 3, 2013 - 10:07am
May 2, 2013
LETTER: Gregory's needs your support
To the Editor: I was happy to see the recent letter regarding Gregory's Gift of Hope. Gregory's is an important asset to the communities of St. Croix County. Currently Gregory's is the only facility helping the stray and, unfortunately too often, the no longer wanted cats and dogs. I...
May 2, 2013 - 10:26am