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Late-night fire damages Woodville oil-recycling firm; volatility of materials prompts large emergency call out
Casino backers rally at old Dairyland dog track; Walker will activate Natl. Guard if needed in Milwaukee; 13 more Wisconsin stories
Walker championing tax relief while WTA says we're now 12th highest; budget crunch could cost jobs at UW-EC; 9 more Wisconsin stories
Firefighters train for ice rescues
Most of tobacco lawsuit dollars used to prop up state budget; Baraboo adopts policy for transgender athletes; 10 more Wisconsin stories
crime and courts
New Richmond wrestlers manhandle Durand in MBC opener
New Richmond girls improve to 2-0 in MBC basketball
New Richmond boys basketball structuring its season around defense
New Richmond boys hockey finds its offense, scores 17 goals at Amery
U19 Western Wisconsin Stars take third place at Rapids
Have a holly, jolly Christmas
SCC school board approves move to Middle Border Conference
Students compete in fifth annual Buck Contest
Something fishy is going on
A long way from home:Exchange student hails from Kyrgyzstan
A Day in the Life of a Tree Grower: O Christmas Tree, O Christmas Tree
Santa spotted all over town
Father, daughter bond over girl’s first deer
Charlie Brown hits the stage starting Friday
Inaugural Holiday Helpings to benefit Five Loaves Food Shelf
arts and entertainment
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Ronald Lynn Dorn Sr. Estate; 14-PR-85
Village of Star Prairie - Resolution #2014-03
14CV68 Ocwen Loan Servicing vs Michael W Horner, et al
Ordinance 472 - City of New Richmond
Installment Assessment Notice - CTH M Improvement Project
Hugh Ring McDermott, 78
Raymond Gehrke, 60
William Ramquist, age 87
Bernice Krueger, 87
Elvis Kevin Kobs, 63
Our View: Freedom Park project too big for city alone
Letters to the Editor: Dec. 11, 2014
Willi Nilli: To double-space or not to double-space
Letters to the Editor: Dec. 4, 2014
Our View: Community can take pride in local athletes
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