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UPDATE: Cooking oil spread along Hwy. 65
Wisconsin statewide news roundup - Aug. 26
Wisconsin statewide news roundup - Aug. 25
Wisconsin statewide news roundup - Aug. 24
Fire destroys town of St. Joseph trailer home
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
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
Phillips-Medisize partners with college students and new graduates
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
Village of Somerset - Ordinance A-634
Village of Somrset - Ordinance A-635
Squaw Lake Rehabilitation & Mgmt District Annual Meeting Notice
Village of Somerset - Ordinance A-633Z
16PR63 In the matter of the estate of Bruce L Johnson
Dwayne M. Krohn, 67
Walter Bice, 74
Joel E. Branjord, 52
Jennell Bond, 30
Greg H. Brinkman, 69
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
April 28, 2013
LETTER: Voting for abortion is deadly
To the Editor: Yes Dave, guns are dangerous weapons in the hands of those who were not brought up in the nurture and admonition of the Lord, fearing to do anything that would grieve or offend God, or our neighbors. Many have never read, "They who shed the blood of man, shall by...
April 28, 2013 - 8:56am
April 27, 2013
LETTERS: Boston tragedy hits home for dad
To the Editor: I know we're supposed to move on. We're supposed to rally together and stand united. But I can't. I can't get past the thought of that poor 8-year-old boy who never knew what hit him or his sister who will be physically and emotionally scarred the rest of her life....
April 27, 2013 - 8:52am
April 26, 2013
LETTER: Task force tackles suicide rates
To the Editor: Suicide rates continue to be on the rise in the United States. Averages and statistics: 38,000 people die by suicide each year, or one person every 14 minutes; it's the 10th leading cause of death in the U.S.; it's the fourth leading cause of death for adults between...
April 26, 2013 - 8:54am
EDITORIAL: Message clear: Many schools in need of funding flexibility
Last Thursday's budget hearing in front of the Joint Committee on Finance in Baldwin was an eye opener for many in attendance. The requests related to the budget were wide ranging - everything from funding for courts, tobacco education programs, education and land conservation efforts. Those...
April 26, 2013 - 8:48am
April 20, 2013
LETTER: Politically correct words run amok
To the Editor: Recently one of the big dailies out East decided to change their word usage bible. All papers and magazines have them. They are called different things at different papers but essentially they are phrases and words that can be used by writers to make up a story. In...
April 20, 2013 - 8:54am
April 19, 2013
EDITORIAL: St. Croix County's sirens will sing much less often
Thanks to a new notification system being implemented by St. Croix County, the warning sirens in our communities will sound less often in the future. That's a good thing, as too often the sirens sound a warning that turns out to be nothing in most of the county. With the county's...
April 19, 2013 - 11:51am
LETTER: Adjustments should be shared by all
To the Editor: I was appalled to read that the president's budget proposes to use the chained CPI instead of the consumer Price Index to calculate the cost-of-living adjustments for Social Security. We are told that the chained CPI is a more accurate way for measuring inflation because,...
April 19, 2013 - 8:52am
April 12, 2013
EDITORIAL: Chamber effort should draw some attention
The New Richmond Area Chamber of Commerce is about to embark on a new "shop local" effort. Under the direction of a newly established Promotions Committee, the local chamber and its membership will try to better support existing businesses in the community. The group also seeks...
April 12, 2013 - 8:25am
April 11, 2013
LETTER: Parents help to stop underage drinking issue
To the Editor: The Substance Abuse Committee together with local law enforcement agencies would like to remind everyone that "Parents Who Host Lose the Most: Don't Be a Party to Teenage Drinking." The committee is working with police and community groups to provide parents with...
April 11, 2013 - 11:26am
April 6, 2013
LETTER: Bill of Rights should not be amended
To the Editor: I was a paperboy who delivered the news of JFK's assassination. If memory serves me, I delivered the newspaper the day Democrat Gov. George Wallace, later a contender for the Democrat nomination for president, stood in the doorway in Selma, Ala. to block the entrance...
April 6, 2013 - 8:15am
April 5, 2013
LETTER: Driftless area needed for trout fishing
To the Editor: Over the past 20 years the Wisconsin Driftless Area in western Wisconsin has evolved into one of the best trout fishing areas in America. This occurred as a result of changing land use, which improved water quality, habitat projects and wild trout stocking. The trout...
April 5, 2013 - 10:13am
April 4, 2013
LETTER: Is boundary agreement good or bad?
To the Editor: If you live or own land in Stanton Township, you better start paying attention to what the City of New Richmond has in mind for you. The City of New Richmond is starting negotiations for an extra territorial agreement with Stanton Township. Please research what we...
April 4, 2013 - 10:14am
EDITORIAL: Should facility be free of levy support?
New St. Croix Health Center Nursing Home Administrator Jack Williams seems to be on the right track. In his report before the St. Croix County Health and Human Services Board Monday, Williams said it's his aim to keep the New Richmond-based facility operating well into the future....
April 4, 2013 - 10:12am
March 30, 2013
EDITORIAL: Cast your ballot!
State elections officials are expecting light voter turnout for local elections Tuesday, April 2. Approximately 20 percent of eligible voters are expected to cast a ballot in the spring elections, which decide races for town and village boards, school boards and city councils. There's...
March 30, 2013 - 7:23am
March 29, 2013
LETTER: County government working as it should
To the Editor: St. Croix County is lucky to have a government which works the way a democracy is supposed to work. The structure of the democracy is simple. We elect county board supervisors in each of 19 districts. Those county board supervisors then elect the board chairman who...
March 29, 2013 - 11:30am