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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
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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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TOWN OF RICHMOND: 2017 Liquor License Applications
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Editorial: Honor WWII vets as nation salutes WWI
Editorial: Senate, help those suffering from mental illness
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February 26, 2014
CWD spread continues in Iowa, Dane counties; off-color e-mail costs DOT lawyer his job; 9 more state stories
MADISON -- Chronic wasting disease continues to get more prevalent in southern Wisconsin's deer population. The DNR said Tuesday that almost one of every four adult male deer in Iowa County and western Dane County are thought to have the fatal brain disorder. The 25 percent prevalence...
February 26, 2014 - 8:44am
February 24, 2014
CO from grill suspected in poisoning 13 people; Walker calls e-mail flub 'old news'; more state briefs
ARCADIA -- Thirteen people were taken to a hospital with carbon monoxide poisoning from a home near Arcadia in western Wisconsin. Trempealeau County authorities responded to a house where seven adults and five children fell ill late Sunday afternoon. A responding officer also succumbed,...
February 24, 2014 - 9:18am
February 20, 2014
Legislative outreach: Building relationships, getting on the radar
MADISON — As if they’d planned fireworks over Madison to highlight the fact western Wisconsin is on the move, 30 representatives from four...
February 20, 2014 - 10:15am
Tax relief fairly certain, says Harsdorf
Wisconsin senators are committed to providing tax relief so while the Legislature’s finance committee hasn’t yet analyzed bills adopted last week by the Assembly, relief will come, promised Sen. Sheila Harsdorf. “There’s just minor tweaks that have to be made,” said Harsdorf...
February 20, 2014 - 10:10am
February 19, 2014
UPDATE: Region braces for next round of snow; Ellsworth voters reject referendums; 6 state stories
No good day goes unpunished -- not in Wisconsin this winter. After the two mildest days of 2014 this week, up to a foot of snow is predicted for Thursday and into Friday as an intense low-pressure system builds steam from the Great Plains. The Eau Claire and Black River Falls regions...
February 19, 2014 - 7:55am
February 18, 2014
RESULTS: St. Croix County Supervisor primary
DISTRICT 6 (Town of Hudson, Ward 2; City of Hudson, Wards 5, 8, 11 & 12) Stephen Nielsen: 110* Clarence Buck Malick: 68* Nicholas Vanden Heuvel: 15 DISTRICT 11 (Town of Stanton, Ward 1; Town of Star Prairie, Wards 1-5; Village of Star Prairie, Ward 1) Roger...
February 18, 2014 - 9:22pm
'Call to Caucus' for GOP March 1
The Republican Party of St Croix County will have a "Call to Caucus" Saturday, March 1. The caucus will begin at 10 a.m. at the New Richmond...
February 18, 2014 - 10:03am
Propane prices slide as loan program takes shape; Assembly voting on doctor-apology bill; more state news
Propane fuel prices continue to drop in Wisconsin but they're still higher than six weeks ago. The state energy office said Monday that a gallon of propane has dropped to $3.43 -- down from the $5-plus range in mid-January. Federal officials said Wisconsin's average price as of...
February 18, 2014 - 9:32am
February 14, 2014
Democrats facing uphill fight on nixing gay marriage ban; elusive leak leaves Neillsville dry; 10 more state stories
MADISON -- An effort by Democrats to throw out Wisconsin's ban on gay marriage appears to be going nowhere. Sen. Tim Carpenter and Rep. JoCasta Zamarripa, both of Milwaukee, introduced a constitutional amendment Thursday to reverse the 2006 ban on gay marriage and civil unions. Later,...
February 14, 2014 - 8:55am
February 10, 2014
Wisconsinites invited to sound-off on tax reform; fresh effort afoot to nix State Treasurer's post; more state news
MADISON -- Wisconsin residents are getting their chance to sound off on tax reform. Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch and state Revenue Secretary Rick Chandler has posted a Web site where folks can learn more about the issue, and give their ideas. Gov. Scott Walker promised the Web site...
February 10, 2014 - 9:11am
February 7, 2014
Doctor acquitted of 14 sex charges; DNR taking to the sky to spot CWD deer; 9 more state stories
SUPERIOR -- A Douglas County jury on Thursday acquitted an Eau Claire pediatrician of 14 sexual assault-related felonies but failed to agree on two other charges. The partial verdict came after more than 21 hours of deliberation over three days. Jurors unanimously agreed to verdicts...
February 7, 2014 - 9:08am
February 6, 2014
Frigid weather means spike in heating costs across state; Governor candidate supports allowing gay marriage; More state news
The cold winter has Wisconsinites red hot about their utility bills. The state's largest natural gas utility, We Energies, said a typical customer paid in the neighborhood of $160 to heat a home last month. That's up from $118 the previous January. We Energies' customers used...
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February 6, 2014 - 9:53am
February 5, 2014
UPDATED: Appeals court rules former Walker aide's e-mail be made public; bill would sting trophy poachers hard; 9 more state stories
MILWAUKEE -- A state appeals court judge says a former Milwaukee County Walker aide cannot keep evidence of her crimes secret, while she appeals her conviction. Kelly Rindfleisch, 45, pleaded guilty in 2012 to doing campaign work for Republicans on taxpayer time while working for...
February 5, 2014 - 8:35am
February 3, 2014
Bill would exempt young drinkers from prosecution if helping friends; fire kills 300,000 hens; more state news
MADISON -- A Wisconsin Senate committee will hold a public hearing Wednesday on a bill that would not punish underage drinkers if they seek help for their intoxicated friends. The bill ran into opposition at an earlier Assembly hearing, when police officials expressed concerns about...
February 3, 2014 - 9:16am
January 31, 2014
UPDATE: Propane 'crisis' prompts $14 million more to fuel assistance; Polk records heaviest snowfall; 9 more state stories
Low-income Wisconsinites who use propane to heat their homes will get an extra $14 million under the federal fuel assistance program. U.S. Senate Democrat Tammy Baldwin announced the allocation Thursday as state residents continue to struggle with a propane shortage that has raised...
January 31, 2014 - 9:14am