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19 arrested at rural cockfight
UW forecasts layoffs, reduced services if Walker's proposals are adopted; meth use rising again in the north; 12 more Wisconsin stories
Walker plan for UW System would bring big cuts, more independence; V.A. chief orders Tomah probe; 10 more Wisconsin stories
Kind hints he might support repeal of med device tax; band rails on Walker for using their song; 10 more Wisconsin stories
Voters will decide whether justices can choose Supreme Court leader; Walker's 'walk-on' plan for new teachers criticized; 10 more Wisconsin stories
crime and courts
Mercurial Lynch accepted in Seattle - Part 1
SB XLIX: Belichick impressed with Seahawks' model
Somerset hockey upends New Richmond, delays Tigers' hopes for MBC title
Passionate Patriots owner Kraft speaks about 'Deflategate'
Seahawks' setup favored by Carroll
Celebrating Catholic Schools Week
Special needs open enrollment space availability set to zero for NR School District
SHS concert choir receives high honor from WCDA
SCC District’s AA credit rating helps save taxpayers $1.2 million
Open enrollment chart causes confusion, debate in Somerset
PHOTOS: Collin's Community Hero Day 2015
Minding your business: Wastewater treatment plant turns sewage into safe water
Somerset to host upcoming robotics competition
New events highlight sixth annual Fire & Ice Celebration
Community Hero Day enters third year
arts and entertainment
14CV507 Wells Fargo Bank vs Alex H Stringer, Lona M Stringer aka Johnston
St. Croix County Hwy Dept. Public Informational Meeting - CTH A
15PR1 In the matter of the estate of Thomas R. Shipley
13CV738 Nationstar Mortgage vs. Elizabeth A Ziemer aka Sells and Jeremy Ziemer
Town of Cylon - Ordinance 2014-01
Gladys A. Cole, 95
Frances (McNamara) Cohler, 62
Monica L. Roy, 73
Grace Bentley, 97
Rachel V. Shay, 83
Sarah Sez: Everyone needs a Derek in their lives
Our View: Good Samaritans selflessly doing good
Letters to the Editor: Jan. 22, 2015
Speed of Life: Embracing your 15 seconds
Letters to the Editor: Jan. 15, 2015
Get Out! Deals
February 24, 2014
Drug forum rescheduled for Wednesday, Feb. 26
The New Richmond Police Department, the New Richmond School District and the New Richmond Area Community Foundation are sponsoring a public forum in an effort to address the issue of illegal drugs and prescription drug abuse. The event, which was originally scheduled for Feb....
February 24, 2014 - 10:59am
February 19, 2014
Armed robber strikes again at New Richmond Cash Store
For the second time in less than a month, an armed robber has struck a New Richmond business. According to a New Richmond Police Department...
news / crime and courts
February 19, 2014 - 10:29am
February 13, 2014
Two charged with possession of heroin, intent to distribute
At least two people arrested in New Richmond have been formally charged with possession of heroin with intent to deliver. Robert J. Heininger,...
news / crime and courts
February 13, 2014 - 7:57am
Forum to take on heroin, other drugs
With multiple recent overdose deaths in the Twin Cities area, including at least a dozen in the Hudson area over the past few years, New Richmond Police Chief Mark Samelstad is mobilizing forces in his fight against the deadly drug. Though the New Richmond Police Department coordinates...
February 13, 2014 - 7:54am
February 6, 2014
Drug Court: A chance to change
Any way you look at it, the St. Croix County Drug Court is a good deal and offers a real chance for those looking to break the cycle of substance abuse and criminal behavior. The court has been in place since 2006. It provides individuals, male or female, who have been convicted...
news / crime and courts
February 6, 2014 - 9:47am
January 30, 2014
Drug task force battling heroin
When New Richmond Police Department first came into contact with heroin last fall, Police Chief Mark Samelstad was already aware that St. Croix County, and the City of Hudson in particular, was in the throes of a heroin crisis, with multiple overdose deaths and several known addicts. NRPD’s...
January 30, 2014 - 10:05am
Collin's Community Hero Day a success
More than 400 people attended Collin’s Community Hero Day at the New Richmond Area Ambulance Service station on Saturday, Jan. 25, to meet community service workers and see their vehicles and equipment. On display were a New Richmond Fire & Rescue fire engine, a New Richmond...
January 30, 2014 - 9:59am
January 23, 2014
Helping heroes heal
New Richmond area children will have a chance to meet firefighters, police officers, soldiers and paramedics this weekend during the second annual Collin’s Community Hero Day. While it is set up to be fun for kids, with community service workers and emergency vehicle displays,...
January 23, 2014 - 9:00am
Drug overdose treatment common at Westfields emergency room
New Richmond Police Chief Mark Samelstad says his department encountered heroin for the first time within city limits in fall 2013. The emergency room at New Richmond’s Westfields Hospital, on the other hand, began dealing with the drug several months earlier. According to statistics...
January 23, 2014 - 8:55am
UPDATE: Police release surveillance photos of armed robbery suspect
The New Richmond Police Department has released surveillance photos on Friday afternoon of an armed robbery suspect who allegedly held a woman at gunpoint at a New Richmond business on Wednesday evening. According to a New Richmond Police Department press release, the Cash Store...
news / crime and courts
January 23, 2014 - 7:30am
January 16, 2014
Heroin makes its way to New Richmond
The heroin problem that struck Hudson over the past two years has made its way to New Richmond. New Richmond Police Department officers encountered heroin for the first time within city limits this fall, according to New Richmond Police Chief Mark Samelstad. And it wasn’t an isolated...
January 16, 2014 - 9:59am
NRPD vehicles get new look
New Richmond Police Department officers are now patrolling the city in two new squad cars with newly designed graphics. The black-and-white Dodge Durango SUVs sport a blue stripe on each side with the department patch, New Richmond Police in all capital letters and the phrase “Serving...
January 16, 2014 - 9:57am
December 17, 2013
UPDATE: Body of Roberts man found at railroad bridge in New Richmond
The body of a white 26-year-old man was found hanging from beneath the railroad bridge over the Willow River in New Richmond on Tuesday morning, according to New Richmond Police Chief Mark Samelstad. The man was identified as Kyle Edward Mara of Roberts, according to a police...
December 17, 2013 - 8:35am
November 27, 2013
NRPD completes first Citizens Police Academy
The New Richmond Police Department Citizens Academy — a nine-week class designed to offer residents a behind-the-scenes peek at daily police work — graduated its class on Wednesday, Nov. 20. The 10-member class was scheduled to meet every Wednesday from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. beginning...
November 27, 2013 - 4:49pm
November 14, 2013
Teen remembered for kindness, faith
To those who knew Gregory J. Kaiser best — his mother Marnie Johnson and his best friend Meghan Brathol — the New Richmond High School freshman will be fondly remembered as a smart, funny, positive, kind and deeply spiritual young man. READ GREGORY KAISER'S FULL OBITUARY Kaiser...
November 14, 2013 - 11:00am