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School begins for NR school district on Sept. 2
New school year brings new excitement at St. Mary
Ex-con who allegedly burgled RF businesses, still on the run; Burke attacks Walker over state's revenue woes; 9 more Wisconsin stories
Vista Sand CEO in prison
Annexation, camping CUP approved in Somerset
crime and courts
New Richmond football team opens season with a gem, beats River Falls 38-17
Somerset football team shows it means business
St. Croix Central football team inflicts some pain on Blackhawks
New Richmond girls tennis takes third at Altoona tournament
New Richmond soccer sees extremes in competition
Vets reunited at Nike base
Heritage Court plans classic car show
Trigger Happy closes out Heritage Hillside Series
The ultimate summer treat
Day in the Life: Pastor serves community, congregation with help from above
arts and entertainment
Bert Frey, 84
Ida Ziemer, 90
Richard Newman, 76
Lester Martell, 92
Rick E. Johnson, 55
14CV373 In the matter of the name change of Samuel Aaron Thompson
14CV372 In the matter of the name change of Nina Abigail Thompson
Somerset School District Notice of Annual Meeting
12CV530 USA/Rural Housing vs Margaret T Wilson aka Margaret T Garcia
School District of New Richmond Notice of Annual District Meeting
Telling my own story
Our View: In case of emergency, we're in good hands
Letters to the Editor: Aug. 28, 2014
Our View: Commons rehab project has potential
Letters to the Editor: Aug. 21, 2014
March 29, 2013
LETTER: Easter season shows God's love
To the Editor: The love of God is amazing, beyond our comprehension.
March 29, 2013 - 9:31am
March 28, 2013
LETTER: Banking regulations make little sense
To the Editor: Recently a scare was sent through everyone's life who owns a bank account. In Cyprus last week the government was going to vote on a one time regulation that would let the government illegally take 10 percent of everyone's cash to pay down the bank's debt, or the...
March 28, 2013 - 9:28am
LETTER: City should follow recommendation
To the Editor: I think it would be great if our new library would be built at the location of the current one. We could have a beautiful new building in a park setting that the city could be proud of. I think most library patrons, myself included, would be willing to contribute...
March 28, 2013 - 9:26am
March 23, 2013
LETTER: Shine headlights during storms
To the Editor: I don't think Wisconsin has a law about headlights being on when it's raining or snowing, but wouldn't it be a good idea? During our recent snowfall I noticed many cars with their lights off. I know it might be an infringement on someone's rights, like wearing a...
March 23, 2013 - 10:09am
March 22, 2013
LETTER: St. Croix land sale was a steal
To the Editor: I read in this paper, the buyer of most of the county farm didn't expect to get it, thinking it would go for more. Investors paid a low $5,000 to $7,600 farm acreage price for land zoned commercial industrial already in the city. Both indicators, this property sold...
March 22, 2013 - 1:07pm
LETTER: Keystone proposal is disturbing
To the Editor: Among the many gifts left to us by the very wise Chief Seattle is his total respect for the earth and his recognition that we have an obligation to protect and to preserve this precious legacy left to us by those who came before. To that end, he wrote in his memoirs: "We...
March 22, 2013 - 12:10pm
EDITORIAL: Library site decision a challenging one
The city's consultant working to identify a preferred site for the new or expanded public library got it right when they determined that the present location is the best one. With its high visibility, pretty location and close proximity to the heart of New Richmond, few could argue...
opinion / editorials
March 22, 2013 - 10:05am
March 21, 2013
LETTER: Restore democracy to St. Croix County
To the Editor: Both Republicans and Democrats need to share a constant vigilance and sense of urgency to protect democracy for future generations. Democracy by people for people means decision-making by majority vote, with a system of checks and balances. Corporate structures are...
March 21, 2013 - 1:11pm
LETTER: Ard's help makes a big difference
To the Editor: The managers and members of the Forest Voice, a group of neighbors for responsible renewable energy from the Town of Forest, wish to thank Scottie Ard for her support and assistance during the last two-and-a-half years. As we fought to defend our homes and families...
March 21, 2013 - 10:08am
March 16, 2013
LETTER: Case is all about student safety
To the Editor: The March 7, 2013 edition of the New Richmond News article "DWD denies claim against school district." The case of Pam O'Reilly, a former New Richmond special education teacher, vs. the New Richmond School District has been dismissed by the Department of Workforce...
March 16, 2013 - 8:00am
March 15, 2013
LETTER: Financial decisions make no sense
To the Editor: County Administrator Pat Thompson received a $30,000 per year raise to $165,000 per year plus bonuses while significantly cutting wages of employees and giving the following performance: He convinced board supervisors that $10,000 per acre or $5 million from sale...
March 15, 2013 - 9:59am
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...
opinion / columns
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...
opinion / editorials
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