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NRHS students, staff help out around the community
WisDOT puts the brakes on construction for holiday travel
UPDATE: Inmate apprehended in Minneapolis after prison van taken over
Complaint: Meth, scale among items seized in raid
Wisconsin roundup: Lawmakers continue UW tuition freeze, drop 2018 tuition cut; 10 more state news stories
crime and courts
NRHS students planted trout ahead of fishing opener
Thursday Sports: Track teams all qualify athletes for WIAA state meet
New Richmond girls soccer proves it deserves to be called champions
Monday Sports: MBC baseball champions crowned, track regionals held
Teamwork drove St. Croix Central girls to MBC track title
NRHS students, staff help out around the community
Somerset High School graduates Class of 2017
Broken back can't stop Viebrock from racing
Nelson brothers: Through tragedy they have triumphed
Learning to run a business
The Busby brothers of River Falls
A cure for procrastination: Surgeon combines diverse background in decision-making framework
Second Pea Soup Medallion Hunt clue announced
Health briefs: Biking for health in New Richmond; blood donation opportunities
St. Croix Valley communities powered up for a week of fun
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PUBLISHED NOTICE: Acuity v. Justin L. Smith; Case No. 17-SC-882
TOWN OF RICHMOND: 2017 Liquor License Applications
TOWN OF ERIN PRAIRIE: 2017 Board of Review and Open Book
CITY OF NEW RICHMOND: Ad For Bids- 2017 Crack Filling
PROBATE NOTICE: Jean T. Roach Estate; Case No. 17PR31
Claire "Judy" E. Arand, 84
Mary Wolf-McFarlin, 71
Lee B. Branjord, 57
Mabel M. Graese, 97
Sharon Oswald, 74
Editorial: Honor WWII vets as nation salutes WWI
Editorial: Senate, help those suffering from mental illness
Letters to the Editor -- May 18 Edition
Harsdorf Column: Building drug abuse prevention alternatives
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September 11, 2009
Taking a tour of southern Wisconsin includes stop at wildlife area
Every few months Sal and I drive down to northern Illinois to visit our twin grandsons, Garrin and Brady. My son Matt, his wife Angela and the...
September 11, 2009 - 9:00am
August 1, 2009
Wisconsin Dells springs back to life
Reports of the death of Wisconsin Dells' tourism industry are greatly exaggerated. Last year's draining of Lake Delton and the subsequent impact...
August 1, 2009 - 2:54pm
June 17, 2009
New Web site lists water quality tests for Wisconsin beaches
If you want to know if a beach is safe in parts of Wisconsin, there's a Web site where you can check it out. Counties test dozens of beaches up to four times a week for E-coli bacteria in the water and the results are posted at a Web address we'll give you in a moment. The site...
June 17, 2009 - 9:09am
May 1, 2009
Plant a tree, help the world
New Richmond fourth-graders spent April 22 at Hatfield Park as an early celebration of Arbor Day. Fourth-graders learned about pruning, identifying...
May 1, 2009 - 6:32am
April 28, 2009
NR fire ban lifted Tuesday
A burning ban, which has been in place for more than a week in the New Richmond area, has been lifted. According to New Richmond Fire Chief Jim VanderWyst, the recent rain the area has received has helped to lessen the wild fire danger in the region. More rain is expected over the...
April 28, 2009 - 12:19pm
April 27, 2009
Boaters rejoice; Lake Michigan 9 inches higher
Lake Michigan has been rising for about the last year. The Army Corps of Engineers says the big lake is 9 inches higher than a year ago, but it's still 9 inches below its long term average for April. Lake Michigan's water levels fell deeply for about a decade, until Wisconsin...
April 27, 2009 - 9:24am
April 23, 2009
ALERT: Weather Service issues fire warning
The National Weather Service in Twin Cities/Chanhassen has issued a red flag warning (fire weather warning) for St. Croix County, which is in effect until 7 p.m. this evening (Thursday). The warning includes much of western Wisconsin and Minnesota. Southerly winds will continue...
April 23, 2009 - 9:56am
April 16, 2009
Burning ban announced for New Richmond area
A burning ban was put into place Thursday April 16, for people in the New Richmond Fire District. The ban is in effect until further notice. According to Fire Chief Jim Vander Wyst, the low humidity, wind and lack of rain has left the countryside extremely dry. "The dry grass could...
April 16, 2009 - 4:33pm
April 10, 2009
DNR grounds its planes and pilots after crash kills a fire-fighting monitor
Wisconsin's natural resource agency is temporarily grounding its 10 airplanes and 11 pilots, after a crash killed a pilot who was tracking a wildfire. Gov. Jim Doyle called Heath Van Handel, 36, of Appleton a courageous, experienced pilot. Witnesses said his plane was circling...
April 10, 2009 - 9:00am
March 13, 2009
Mountain lion spotted last week hasn't been seen again
A mountain lion that ran away after it was almost captured last week in northwest Wisconsin was never seen again. Jim Bishop of the Wisconsin...
March 13, 2009 - 9:00am
November 6, 2008
Brule River State Forest expands
The Brule River State Forest is on track to expand by 80 acres after a land acquisition was approved at the Natural Resources Board meeting Oct. 22. Gov. Jim Doyle must now approve the proposed purchase before the state forest can act. Dave Schulz, superintendent of the Brule River...
November 6, 2008 - 12:00am
July 22, 2008
River trip features Red Cedar, Chippewa and Mississippi
The City of Durand will host the Great River Rumble on Monday, July 28. The Rumble involves more than 100 canoeists and kayakers who will arrive in Durand during the late afternoon and spend the night before continuing their watery journey to LaCrosse. Area residents are invited...
July 22, 2008 - 12:00am
June 26, 2008
DNR Board approves purchase that will double size of Buckhorn State Park
A state park between Mauston and Necedah will soon double in size. The Natural Resources Board voted Wednesday to buy 923 acres next to Buckhorn State Park. The land is owned by the Wisconsin River Power Co., and part of it borders the popular Castle Rock Flowage. It will cost...
June 26, 2008 - 12:00am
June 2, 2008
Harsdorf wants DNR to find out about lake tax
A state senator wants the Department of Natural Resources to find out how many lakeside landowners are taxed on part of the water. Nobody's supposed to be taxed that way because the public owns all lake beds. Wayne Anderson of Frederic in Polk County found out he was being taxed...
June 2, 2008 - 12:00am
November 21, 2007
State trail network named for noted conservationist
Wisconsin's network of 42 state trails has been renamed in honor of the legendary conservationist Aldo Leopold. Gov. Jim Doyle signed a bill which puts the new name on all 1,728 miles of the trail system. Leopold's daughter, Nina Leopold Bradley, was on hand Tuesday at a dedication...
November 21, 2007 - 12:00am