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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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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
Middle Border Conference boys golf battle came down to the final shot
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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January 30, 2014
Obama's Waukesha remarks to focus on job training; beer truck robber shot and killed; more state news
MILWAUKEE -- Gov. Scott Walker and his main election challenger were both in contact with President Obama before his speech in Wisconsin Thursday. Neither the Republican Walker nor Democrat Mary Burke was planning to be on hand when Obama speaks about job training and his economic...
January 30, 2014 - 8:34am
January 29, 2014
As classes resume, officials ponder make-up days; rare 'Strad' snatched in strong-arm robbery; 11 more state briefs
None of Wisconsin's 424 school districts were closed Wednesday, even though students had to trudge through wind-chill factors in the minus-teens-and-20's. Schools in Algoma, Kewaunee, Luxemburg-Casco, and the Menominee Tribal district had two-hour delays -- but other schools around...
January 29, 2014 - 9:06am
January 28, 2014
Majority favor taxing rich if they'd get a break; 'State of the Tribes' speech set; more state briefs
MILWAUKEE -- A majority of voters favor higher income taxes on the rich, if it means lower property taxes for everyone, according to the new Marquette Law School poll released Monday. Sixty-four percent of the 802 registered voters surveyed last week said they would support higher...
January 28, 2014 - 8:23am
January 27, 2014
UPDATE: Xcel urges conservation as crippled pipeline is restored; trooper hurt in rear-end collision; more state news
Xcel Energy now expects one of three natural gas pipelines shut down by a weekend explosion to be back at full capacity by this afternoon. But the utility is still asking its customers in northwest Wisconsin, Minnesota, and North Dakota to conserve as much as they can. Xcel receives...
January 27, 2014 - 9:12am
January 24, 2014
Walker 'frustrated' that felon was invited onto dais; delivery rules relaxed to ease propane shortage; 10 more Wisconsin stories
Gov. Scott Walker says he's frustrated that a convicted felon and sex offender stood nearby while he lauded him as an example of the state's economic recovery. Christopher Barber, 32, of Two Rivers was among 13 workers the Republican governor brought in for his State-of-the-State...
January 24, 2014 - 9:19am
January 23, 2014
E-registration will be among changes to 2015 gun deer hunt; post-mortem on State of the State speech; more Wisconsin news
State DNR Secretary Cathy Stepp screamed "Yes," just seconds after the Natural Resources Board revamped Wisconsin's deer hunting rules. After four hours of discussion Wednesday, the board unanimously approved a host of suggestions made by Texas researcher James Kroll in 2011. Stepp...
January 23, 2014 - 9:11am
January 22, 2014
Walker's plans for surplus would yield about $150 per homeowner; bill would curb Facebook creeping; 10 more state stories
MADISON -- Wisconsin homeowners would get their property and income taxes cut by an average of $150 a year, under a plan Gov. Scott Walker is expected to spell out Wednesday evening. Walker told Milwaukee and Madison newspaper reporters Tuesday that he'll devote just over half of...
January 22, 2014 - 8:53am
January 21, 2014
Rep. Knudson co-author of latest school voucher initiative; report says hospital care is improving; more state news
MADISON -- Republican state lawmakers will try again to let youngsters with special needs go to private schools using tax-funded vouchers. Four Republicans were expected to introduce a new bill in both houses on Tuesday. Sponsors are Senators Leah Vukmir and Alberta Darling, and...
January 21, 2014 - 9:29am
January 16, 2014
Races set for spring election
The filing period has passed for elections throughout the area, with many of the local races being contested heading toward Election Day on April 1. Primaries will take place on Feb. 18 for some races. Area voters will get the chance to vote on a wide variety of races on the April...
January 16, 2014 - 10:15am
Walker hints at tax cuts on the way; J.C.Penny closing 5 Wisconsin stores; 10 more state stories
MADISON -- The state has not told us how much more it expects to receive in tax revenues during the current two-year budget period but Gov. Scott Walker says it's "much more than expected" -- hundreds of millions more, according to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. On Wednesday, Walker...
January 16, 2014 - 9:03am
January 15, 2014
Bills passed to help curb heroin abuse, boost some state workers' pay; 10-inch snow raises highway havoc; more state news
MADISON -- The Wisconsin Assembly has unanimously approved four bills aimed at curbing the growth in heroin abuse and overdoses. The package was sent to the Senate Tuesday. Assembly Republican John Nygren of Marinette proposed the measures last year, as part of Attorney General...
January 15, 2014 - 8:31am
January 13, 2014
Polk authorities need public's help to solve fatal hit and run; majority mulls labor law change; 10 more state stories
The Polk County Sheriff's Department is seeking help from the public, hoping that someone can provide information to help find the driver responsible for the deaths of two men, struck and killed on CTH E near Big Round Lake, southwest of Cumberland on Saturday night. Authorities...
January 13, 2014 - 9:10am
January 10, 2014
Extension veteran named to lead UW System; Wisconsinites have become 'weather whimps' say seasoned observers; more state news
MADISON -- After a national search, the University of Wisconsin System found its new president in its back yard. Ray Cross -- who's been the chancellor of the UW Extension and two-year colleges since 2011 -- was named Thursday to replace Kevin Reilly. It's the third straight time...
January 10, 2014 - 8:48am
January 8, 2014
St. Croix Co. Board: 16 races, 4 primaries
As the filing deadline passed at 5 p.m. Tuesday, races had developed for 16 of the 19 seats on the St. Croix County Board of Supervisors. Since three candidates have filed in each of four districts, all four will hold primaries in February. Primaries will be held in: District 6,...
January 8, 2014 - 8:25am
January 7, 2014
Cold snap unlikely to prompt waiver of DPI's 180-day rule; fines ordered in mining run-off that soiled the St. Croix; more state news
MADISON -- State law requires public schools to be in session for 180 days a year but some school officials say the mandate should be waived due to Wisconsin's coldest weather since 1996. State officials say there's almost no chance of that happening. Most Wisconsin schools closed...
January 7, 2014 - 8:34am