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New Richmond, Wis., man charged with kidnapping two women in Afton
Gregory’s Gift of Hope on ‘hold and non-movement’ order until further notice
Wisconsin roundup: GOP lawmaker joins request for audit of veterans home's surplus; Catholic mass planned to recognize nuns killed in Mississippi; and 10 more state news stories
Area schools continue to see growth, improvement on AP tests
UPDATE: Cooking oil spread along Hwy. 65
crime and courts
Friday's Results: New Richmond football loses battle of big plays, 52-40
Thursday's Results: SCC football tops Mondovi, 21-0
Somerset football aims for first victory of season at Menomonie on Friday
New Richmond football renews rivalry with Rice Lake on Friday
St. Croix Central football plays Thursday at Mondovi
Area schools continue to see growth, improvement on AP tests
New Richmond Board of Education approves new course as part of healthcare pathway
Bezek looks to hold the line on spending in Somerset School District
Bobbie Guyette is the new NR Supervisor of School Nutrition
St. Croix Central: Tax levy, mill rate approved at annual meeting
New Richmond VFW Post wins fourth straight national award
Russells named grand marshals for Ox Cart Days parade
Prairies are the focus of Saturday program
Summertime fun in New Richmond
Photo slide show: Kruschke family hosts Farm City Day in New Richmond
arts and entertainment
16PR65 In the matter of the estate of Frederick Charles Parnell
16SC854 Notice in Replevin - Dennis R Offerman & Dawn M Phillips
Somerset School District - Notice of Budget Hearing
School District of Somerset - Notice of Annual Meeting
2016CV324 In the matter of the name change of Lydia Lawranne Peterson
Roy Hillestad, 82
Dwayne M. Krohn, 67
Evelyn "Evie Jo" Sumner, 86
Walter Bice, 74
Joel E. Branjord, 52
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
April 24, 2014
Paddleboats will offer good view of bridge construction; Statewide tornado drill starts at 1 p.m. today; 10 more state news briefs
Paddleboat tours will take place on the St. Croix River near Hudson so folks can see the construction progress of the new four-lane bridge upstream. Project manager Jon Chiglo said there are no good places on the shore for the public to safely view the work. So paddleboats were...
April 24, 2014 - 9:11am
April 23, 2014
Appeals court affirms new Buffalo Co. frac mine; cow abuse case settled; 9 more state briefs
WAUSAU -- A proposed frac-sand mine appears to have the green light in far western Wisconsin, after a state appeals court upheld Buffalo County's approval of the project. A three-judge panel in Wausau Tuesday affirmed a circuit judge's refusal to overturn a conditional use permit...
April 23, 2014 - 8:06am
April 22, 2014
Assemblyman announces he'll challenge Mary Burke; walleye bag limit for most ceded lakes is 2; more state news
MADISON -- Assembly Democrat Brett Hulsey of Madison said Monday he would challenge former Trek Bicycle executive Mary Burke in the August primary. Hulsey was elected to represent the 77th District in 2010, replacing Spencer Black, who retired. Hulsey told Madison's WIBA Radio...
April 22, 2014 - 9:15am
April 18, 2014
High-risk behavior on decline with high schoolers; Move Over' law expanded; more 10 more state stories
MADISON -- Today's Wisconsin high school students smoke less, drink less, and have less sex than teens did 20 years ago, according to the new Youth Risk Behavior Survey from the state Department of Public Instruction. One of every three high school youngsters surveyed in 2013 said...
April 18, 2014 - 8:40am
April 17, 2014
Candidate for attorney general visits area
State Rep. Jon Richards (D-Milwaukee) was in St. Croix County last week campaigning for a new job — that of state attorney general. He pledged to be “the people’s attorney general.” The two other Democrats in the race are district attorneys: Ismael Ozanne in Dane County and...
April 17, 2014 - 10:55am
April 16, 2014
Weather-weary north may get up to 16 inches; Motor-trolling may become legal statewide, more state news
Folks in far northern Wisconsin are bracing for up to 16 inches of snow in a late winter storm that's just getting started Wednesday morning. The National Weather Service has issued warnings and watches that stretch until 10 a.m., Thursday. The most snow could fall along a line from...
April 16, 2014 - 8:40am
April 15, 2014
Ryan, Kind team on Medicare data release bill; whitefish shortage may affect some Passover meals; more state news
Americans can now see how many federal tax dollars are given to doctors who treat Medicare patients, but information remains limited on how good...
April 15, 2014 - 9:53am
April 14, 2014
Sudden ice-out spurs river rescue; high winds damage Manitowoc school; 7 more state stories
MARINETTE -- Ten people were rescued in northeast Wisconsin last night, after four small fishing boats got stranded in the rising Menominee River at Marinette. Three children and two dogs were among those pulled in. None were hurt. Rescuers were called about 6:30 p-m. Marinette fire...
April 14, 2014 - 9:17am
April 11, 2014
Gov. Walker to visit New Richmond Friday; bat disease now confirmed here; 8 more state stories
MADISON – Gov. Scott Walker will tour the Cancer Center of Western Wisconsin at 2 p.m., Friday in New Richmond, his office announced Thursday. There no indication of Walker's agenda or why he was making the visit. He also has appearances planned Friday at Green Bay and Milwaukee...
April 11, 2014 - 4:20pm
April 10, 2014
Mississippi not expected to flood, but smaller rivers may; Democrats call for special session to address ‘the people’s agenda’; More state news
The National Weather Service does not expect major flooding on the Mississippi River this spring. But smaller rivers could get the liquid leftovers from the 12.5 inches of snow that fell in far northern Wisconsin a week ago. The Wisconsin Valley Improvement Company of Wausau says...
April 10, 2014 - 9:51am
April 9, 2014
‘I’m sorry’ bill, drone restrictions among 62 new laws enacted; WWII crew reunites to fly again; Fleeing suspect caught when car gets stuck in snow; More state news
MADISON -- Gov. Scott Walker signed 62 bills into law Tuesday, including some of the most notable measures that just recently passed the Legislature. One new law ends the longtime practice of letting families harbor relatives who commit major felony crimes and throw off police...
April 9, 2014 - 8:05am
April 4, 2014
Spring interrupted; Lawmaker calls for investigation of ‘homeless’ man’s vote; 12 more state news briefs
Spring is interrupted by winter again this morning in northern Wisconsin. Mason in Bayfield County had nine inches of snow and counting as of 1:30 a.m. Hawthorne in Douglas had 8.5 inches. Ashland and Solon Springs had seven inches as of midnight. Other parts of the north, away...
News/crime and courts
April 4, 2014 - 9:01am
April 3, 2014
ELECTION RESULTS: April 1, 2014
Election Night results are unofficial. Results are subject to change due to manual entries from the touch screen voting equipment. --- NEW RICHMOND SCHOOL DISTRICT Board member (three seats) Chris Skoglund - 541 Marilyn Duerst - 500 Paula Kolbeck - 479 Stacy...
April 3, 2014 - 9:55am
April 2, 2014
Voters toss mayor who shunned Obama; retiring state senators urge compromise; more state briefs
WAUKESHA -- A mayor who refused to greet President Obama when he came to town in January lost his re-election bid Tuesday. First-term Waukesha Mayor Jeff Scrima was overwhelmingly defeated by challenger Shawn Reilly, 62- to 38 percent. The opponent criticized Scrima for management...
April 2, 2014 - 8:08am
April 1, 2014
St. Croix County Board candidates respond to questions
All 19 seats on the St. Croix County Board of Supervisors are up for election April 1, and there are contests in 16 of those districts. Candidates in those 16 districts were sent questionnaires. Printed below are their responses.
April 1, 2014 - 6:01am