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Wisconsin roundup: Trump credits Tommy Thompson for returning to Wisconsin; DNR advances funding cut; 9 more state news stories
Credit card skimming: Ways to beat the bad guys
Wisconsin roundup: Trump campaigning Wednesday in Badger State; Walker backs student loan refinance effort; 10 more state news stories
Fender bender on South Knowles
crime and courts
New Richmond soccer seeing its efforts pay off
New Richmond girls golf headed to sectionals after perfect MBC season
New Richmond volleyball learns from painful defeat
St. Croix Central volleyball remains unbeaten in MBC
St. Croix Central runners benefit from running at Roy Griak Invitational
NRHS Homecoming court announced
Pair of area students publish novels
Taxes to decrease: New Richmond School District sets levy, mill rate at annual meeting
District adopts work sessions: Better communication, more transparency are the goals
VIDEO: Gov. Walker pays a visit to SCC’s Fab Lab
VIDEO: Heritage Weekend at the Heritage Center
The Spirit of Homecoming
Walk raises spirits and funds to battle Alzheimer’s
St. Croix Valley Orchestra seeks musicians
Gregory's Gift of Hope will host microchip clinic Saturday
arts and entertainment
City of NR - Request for Proposals - Qualified Multidisciplinary Consultant
City of New Richmond - Ordinance #486
Request for Proposals - WITC Snow Removal
Village of Somerset - Sept. 8 Special Meeting Minutes
Village of Star Prairie - Oct. 5, 2016 Public Hearing Notice
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John William Stephens, 87
Sister Irene LeMire, CSJ, 93
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
January 7, 2016
New DNR program gives groups opportunity for hands-on management
If you have a state fisheries or wildlife area you are particularly fond of and were wondering how you might contribute to maintenance or improvement...
January 7, 2016 - 1:23pm
January 6, 2016
Ballot cemented for April 5 primaries; Walker won't pardon Avery; Sheboygan insurer wins OK to use drones for inspections; 11 more Wisconsin news stories
MADISON -- All three candidates for the Wisconsin Supreme Court have filed their required nomination papers by Tuesday's deadline. A state report shows that Justice Rebecca Bradley, Appeals Judge Joanne Kloppenburg, and Milwaukee Judge Joe Donald all have well more than the 2,000...
January 6, 2016 - 9:21am
January 5, 2016
UPDATED: Officials can't link 70 mph limit to rise in traffic deaths; Ryan slams Obama on gun control measures; 10 more Wisconsin news stories
MADISON -- Wisconsin traffic deaths rose 13 percent last year, but the Wisconsin Department of Transportation says it's still too early to tell if the increase in freeway speeds is a factor. The agency said 556 people died in state crashes in 2015, up from 494 the previous year --...
January 5, 2016 - 9:13am
January 4, 2016
Lawmaker wants OWI penalties broadened; 4 drowned in late-night canoe excursion; 15 more brief news stories from across Wisconsin
MADISON -- A state lawmaker wants all types of operating while intoxicated offenses to be used against a person when setting penalties. Assembly Republican Andre Jacque of De Pere is preparing a bill to let drunk driving arrests for motor vehicles, boats, and snowmobiles be considered...
January 4, 2016 - 9:26am
December 31, 2015
Taxpayers foot bill for Governor's security team; Records Board will revisit 'transitory' ruling next month; 12 more Wisconsin news stories
MADISON -- Taxpayers had to pay out hundreds of thousands of dollars in overtime pay for the Wisconsin governor's security staff and others. More than $577,000 went out to cover overtime pay that had been wrongly withheld for the security team that protects Gov. Scott Walker, Lieutenant...
December 31, 2015 - 9:21am
December 23, 2015
State: replace -- don't repair -- Little Falls Lake dam
The Little Falls Lake dam should be torn out and replaced with a new structure, according to a recommendation outlined in a new state report. The Department of Natural Resources released the 37-page document Dec. 14, which concluded that in spite of other alternatives, a rebuilt dam...
December 23, 2015 - 8:48am
December 17, 2015
UPDATED: Bid to bring back wolf management back to states axed from budget bill; clash between guard, juvenile fueled Lincoln Hills investigation; 9 more Wisconsin news stories
WASHINGTON D.C. -- Those who want Wisconsin to manage its own grey wolves will figure out what to do next, after the proposal was left out of the congressional year-end spending-and-tax bill. Sherwood Republican Reid Ribble co-sponsored an amendment to the budget package, but it did...
December 17, 2015 - 11:39am
December 15, 2015
Public comment now invited on whether to replace Willow River dam
EAU CLAIRE -- The public has an opportunity through Jan. 15, 2016 to review and comment on alternatives for addressing the Little Falls dam at Willow River State Park. Early in 2015, the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources began the process of draining Little Falls Lake within...
December 15, 2015 - 3:39pm
December 11, 2015
FBI joins state probe into Lincoln Hills juvenile facility; Kiel wrestling coach ousted for alleged 'sexting'; 12 more Wisconsin news stories
MILWAUKEE -- The Federal Bureau of Investigation has joined state officials in investigating alleged abuses by staffers at the Lincoln Hills School for juvenile offenders in northern Wisconsin. Spokesman Leonard Peace of the FBI's Milwaukee office would not say how his agency is...
December 11, 2015 - 9:18am
December 10, 2015
Committee OKs end to Wisconsin nuclear plant moratorium; kerfuffle over 'Kermit' story rejected by school committee; 11 more Wisconsin news stories
MADISON -- A Wisconsin Assembly committee has given its unanimous endorsement to ending the state's 32-year-old moratorium on new nuclear power plants. The Energy and Utilities Committee voted 13-0 on Wednesday to recommend the proposal to the full house. The bill would end requirements...
December 10, 2015 - 8:41am
December 9, 2015
Wisconsin Republicans denounce Trump ban on new Muslims; lawmakers mull whether to do-away with hunting backtags; 11 more Wisconsin news stories
Wisconsin Republican leaders have distanced themselves from Donald Trump's idea of banning Muslims from entering the United States. In Washington, House Speaker Paul Ryan of Janesville said it's not what the party or the country stand for. House Republican Reid Ribble of Sherwood...
December 9, 2015 - 9:38am
December 7, 2015
Sen. Johnson critical of Obama's absence of 'winning strategy' against ISIS; CWD-infected buck found in Oneida Co.; 9 more Wisconsin news stories
WASHINGTON D.C. -- President Obama said the United States will overcome terrorist threats that seek to "poison the minds" of Americans and others. But a pair of Wisconsin GOP leaders criticize the Democratic president for not laying out a strategy. In only his third prime-time address...
December 7, 2015 - 9:04am
December 4, 2015
Area deer harvest surpasses 11K
Though the numbers released earlier this week by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources are unofficial and only include the first eight...
December 4, 2015 - 10:10am
WDNR releases preliminary gun-deer totals; some duplication found with new e-registration
Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources officials have released county-by-county harvest totals from the recent nine-day gun deer season. In Pierce County, hunters registered 1,204 bucks (compared with 1,226 in 2014) and 2,130 does (2,107 last year). St. Croix recorded 966 bucks...
December 4, 2015 - 9:28am
Congress passes transportation funding, Obama expected to sign; cheesemakers widen state's production lead; 10 more Wisconsin news stories
WASHINGTON D.C. -- Wisconsin House Republicans Sean Duffy and Glenn Grothman were among a small minority who voted against a five-year federal transportation package. The House passed the $305 billion compromise 359- to 65 on Thursday, and the Senate later voted 83- to 16 to send...
December 4, 2015 - 9:25am