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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
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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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May 25, 2017
Western Wisconsin lawmaker eyes gubernatorial bid
The state budget is slowly taking shape in Madison as lawmakers enter the session's home stretch. But not for Kathleen Vinehout. She's already...
May 25, 2017 - 8:32am
May 15, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Former GOP candidate gearing up to challenge Baldwin?; 9 more state news stories
MADISON — A big stock sale raises speculation that Republican Eric Hovde might pay for his own U.S. Senate campaign for a second time. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel says the Madison investor has sold $14 million of stock in the technology firm of ePlus, for which Hovde has been...
May 15, 2017 - 8:36am
May 12, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Panel wants legislative oversight of veterans fund transfers; bill to punish campus speech disruptions gets public hearing; and 11 more state news stories
MADISON -- State lawmakers want more of a say in a trust fund for veterans' benefits, after $55 million were transferred to that fund from the King Veterans Home. The Joint Finance Committee voted unanimously Thursday to make the veterans' agency notify the panel about proposed fund...
May 12, 2017 - 9:12am
May 10, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Lawmakers speak up in response to Comey firing; 9 more state news stories
WASHINGTON — A Republican congressman from Wisconsin joined a chorus of voices raising concerns about the timing of President Donald Trump's...
May 10, 2017 - 10:16am
May 9, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Baldwin introduces bill to prevent large pension benefit cuts; more state news stories
WASHINGTON — U.S. Senate Democrat Tammy Baldwin of Wisconsin is joining a new effort to preserve retirement benefits for those in retirement plans with more than one employer.
May 9, 2017 - 4:32pm
April 26, 2017
After cheesy intro, serious issues reign in state panel's Ellsworth stop
ELLSWORTH — Ginny Ballantine and Vicki Datt were among dozens of Wisconsinites who signed up to speak last week to members of a key legislative...
April 26, 2017 - 7:57am
April 21, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: State unemployment lowest since 2000; Ohio dairy files suit against Wisconsin's butter grading law; and 10 more state news stories
MADISON -- Wisconsin's unemployment rate has dropped to 3.4 percent, the lowest in 17 years. The seasonally adjusted rate for March dropped by 3 tenths-of-one-percent from February. A survey of almost 1,000 households estimates that total employment for the month grew by 16,000 --...
April 21, 2017 - 7:31am
April 19, 2017
Joint Finance Committee hearing underway in Ellsworth
ELLSWORTH — Hundreds of area residents, activists and community leaders packed the stands Wednesday at Ellsworth High School’s gym, where...
April 19, 2017 - 11:46am
April 12, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Trooper killed in crash might have been pursuing offender; 11 more state news stories
MADISON — The state trooper killed in a traffic crash near Wisconsin Dells might have been trying to catch up to an offending driver when his...
April 12, 2017 - 10:43am
April 4, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Gamesmanship ramps up in 2018 U.S. Senate race; polls open for races around the state; 9 more state news stories
MILWAUKEE — The political dirty tricks have started for a Wisconsin U.S. Senate election that's 19 months away. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel says the conservative American Majority has put out an anonymous document accusing Green Bay's Nicole Schneider of deleting old social...
April 4, 2017 - 8:59am
March 31, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Top Dems out of picture, Walker rallies donors; New Richmond sanctuary spares fallen pig from slaughter; 9 more state news briefs
MADISON — After two top Democrats say no to running for governor, GOP incumbent Scott Walker went on the offensive.
March 31, 2017 - 12:38pm
March 23, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Officer among 4 slain in 'horrific act of violence'; Trump polling at 41 percent in first major state poll; 9 more state news stories
ROTHSCHILD — An Everest Metro police officer is one of four people shot to death at three different locations in the Wausau area Wednesday...
March 23, 2017 - 9:56am
March 14, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Man allegedly used nails as political retribution; poll worker training promised to keep 17-year-olds from voting; 7 more state news stories
Man arrested for throwing nails in political opponents' driveways LA CROSSE — Polarized politics turns into criminal damage in La Crosse, where a man faces charges for tossing roofing nails into the driveways of Republican supporters.
March 14, 2017 - 4:04pm
March 10, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Wisconsin still lags in its pace of job creation; semi plows into travel mart; and 10 more state news stories
MADISON -- Wisconsin continues to lag behind two thirds of the states in its pace of job creation. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics says Wisconsin had a year-to-year private sector job growth of 1 percent as of last September, with 25,600 jobs created during that 12-month period....
March 10, 2017 - 7:53am
February 28, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Renewed push to stall Capitol's 'revolving door'; police union responds to trooper nametag issue; 8 more state news stories
MADISON — Another Wisconsin lawmaker is proposing a one year waiting period on lawmakers becoming lobbyists after they leave the Legislature. But unlike past attempts, Assembly Democrat Dana Wachs of Eau Claire says his measure has a chance to succeed since colleagues of both parties...
February 28, 2017 - 9:59am