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Child porn charges filed against 3 more in St. Croix County
SCC School Board approves petition, official newspaper
Wisconsin roundup: Anti-crime package of bills approved by Assembly, heads to Walker; more state news stories
Charges: Cross-state Walmart scam involved employee impersonation
Area students get chance to diagnose Steve the dog at Argosy University
crime and courts
St. Croix Central girls basketball completes perfect MBC season
MBC, BRC well represented at WIAA state wrestling championships
St. Croix Central boys basketball grinds out pair of victories
Somerset boys basketball will open WIAA playoffs at Barron
Somerset hockey seniors have memorable home finale
Love Baskets starting holiday season
NR Chamber introduces new holiday event
Veterans Day ceremonies and events
Annual Veteran's Roundtable to be held Nov. 9
NRACF holding silent auction at local businesses
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Escape Salon offers space rentals in Hudson
Somerset Chamber awards members at gala evening
Hudson Physicians is pleased to welcome Amy Antonich, Family Nurse Practitioner
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March 15, 2013
COLUMN: Signs of spring: Bridge work begins
By Roger Humphrey President, St. Croix Economic Development Corporation Residents of the St. Croix Valley are sure to enjoy this overdue sign of spring -- at long last, construction contracts are in place to allow work to begin on the new St. Croix Crossing bridge. The first evidence...
March 15, 2013 - 9:01am
EDITORIAL: Let the sunshine in
March 10-16 is "Sunshine Week," but this designated week doesn't have anything to do with the spring sun that we're all craving (although we wouldn't mind seeing a bit more of that). The week, instead, has to do with our elected officials and public employees and their willingness...
March 15, 2013 - 8:57am
March 14, 2013
LETTER: Owners says thanks for found family dog
To the Editor: A big thank you to the lady who found my dog Sunday afternoon about 5:15 p.m. in the Super America gas station parking lot on the north side of New Richmond. She had been missing about two hours. I was so relieved to find her that I don't feel I thanked you enough. I...
March 14, 2013 - 8:58am
March 10, 2013
LETTER: Republicans need better grasp of reality
To the Editor: After President O-BA-MA gave his annual State of the Union speech, the Republicans followed with two rebuttals. Both Republican rebuttals were given by TEA Party darlings. Kentucky Senator Rand Paul gave the Republican TEA Party view from the crazy uncle side of the...
March 10, 2013 - 7:51am
March 9, 2013
LETTER: Community support was amazing
To the Editor: Many times I have started this letter ... just never sure of how or where to begin. So I will lead where my heart takes me and let my fingers do the walking. If you've not seen our story in the New Richmond News, our daughter has epilepsy. Her seizures are one grand...
March 9, 2013 - 7:48am
March 8, 2013
LETTER: School board should televise meetings
To the Editor: While relaxing and watching a broadcast of the New Richmond City Council and observing the fine way Mayor Fred Horne runs those meetings; it occurred to me that the New Richmond School Board meetings are not televised. My thoughts, like a reflection in the cow pond,...
March 8, 2013 - 11:49am
EDITORIAL: When it comes to state budget, no bulls in china shop
Mike Huebsch, secretary of Wisconsin's Department of Administration, stopped by the New Richmond News office on Tuesday morning. He'd driven from Wausau during the height of a powerful snowstorm to deliver a message to western Wisconsin residents. He could have stopped short of his...
March 8, 2013 - 10:45am
March 7, 2013
LETTER: Theater troupe thanks audience members
To the Editor: Willow River Players would like to thank the community for participating in "Ole and Lena's Wedding" for the last two weekends. We are excited to report we were able to raise $500 for the Carla S. Kelley Scholarship Fund from the dollar dance. We would also like...
March 7, 2013 - 9:47am
March 3, 2013
LETTER: Walker promotes contentious issues
To the Editor: Our Republican Governor, Scott Walker, apparently has a very short memory. After two years in office in which everything pertaining to his program was filled with controversy, he now wants all to forget the past and be friends. Since being elected governor, more than...
March 3, 2013 - 8:05am
March 2, 2013
LETTER: Administrator's contract should be nixed
To the Editor: On March 5, 2013 the St. Croix County Board of Supervisors will consider a five-year contract for St. Croix County Administrator Patrick Thompson. The contract has been revised removing the deferred compensation and Exceptional Performance Incentive Compensation (EPIC)...
March 2, 2013 - 8:04am
March 1, 2013
LETTER: Labeling people is poor policy
To the Editor: I disagree with Ingrid Kizen's letter to the editor of Feb. 21, "Gun control needed across nation." Labeling people as mentally ill, and creating a national list of those labeled, is an abuse of human rights and dignity. Allowing a group of professionals (or is it...
March 1, 2013 - 10:02am
EDITORIAL: At this year's parade, look for family-friendly zones
Many of the downtown bars and eating establishments will be allowing alcoholic beverages in front of their buildings on March 17. For one hour prior to the annual St. Patrick's Day Parade in New Richmond until one hour after the parade, the city will allow people to drink in front...
March 1, 2013 - 8:59am
February 28, 2013
LETTER: County offices should remain in NR
To the Editor: With the recent auction of county land in New Richmond, there have been veiled references in the local papers to razing the St. Croix County Health and Human Services buildings in New Richmond and moving this department to Hudson. Why the secrecy? Why the hurry? Has...
February 28, 2013 - 11:01am
LETTER: Labels help our local schools
To the Editor: Thank you to the anonymous person that dropped off a large bag of Our Family and Campbell's labels at my doorstep. These labels, plus milk tops/bag milk strips and box tops help our schools immensely. Box tops are 10 cents each, milk 5 cents each, Family Fresh 5 cents...
February 28, 2013 - 10:00am
February 23, 2013
LETTER: County should reject contract proposal
To the Editor: From 1975 to 1987, U.S. Senator William Proxmire from Wisconsin awarded a monthly Golden Fleece Award targeting wasteful government spending. The time has come to bring the Golden Fleece Award back. For failing to pursue with due diligence and research a beneficial...
February 23, 2013 - 9:48am