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Polk County woman killed, St. Croix County teen injured in crash
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Village of Star Prairie receives no bids for hail damage repair work
2017 SCC Homecoming
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WIAA soccer: New Richmond boys are top seed, Somerset to open at home
A reminder to hunters regarding deer and turkey tagging changes
SCC football will start playoffs at home, New Richmond will start on the road
Friday football: Osceola edges New Richmond in wild finish; SCC tops Somerset
Tiger youth teams qualify for state
2017 SCC Homecoming
SHS invites community members to become mentors
Fifth annual conservation day collects record milkweed seed
Local firefighters train at new CVTC facility
NRMS September Students of the Month announced
CVTC clinic offers free dental care for veterans
Crowning Achievements pageant is Nov. 4
Mosaic workshop with Riana de Raad Oct. 21-22 at The Phipps
Seven seniors present BFA thesis exhibitions at UW-River Falls
New Friday Library concept revealed
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CITY OF NEW RICHMOND: 10/2/17 Special Council Meeting Minutes
TOWN OF SOMERSET: Oct. 4, 2017 Board Meeting Minutes
TOWN OF STAR PRAIRIE: Intent to Award Contract - Town Hall Roof Repair
ST. CROIX COUNTY: 10/26/17 Public Hearing -Dove permit
ST. CROIX COUNTY: 11/16/17 Public Hearing- Future Land Use Plan Amendments
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Esther Scott Wentz
Rozella T. (Starzl) Davidson
Dolores Yvette Baum Strohbeen
Marlin R. Warner
A view from an economist: Trump UN speech on trade and jobs
Viewpoint: The Second Amendment is archaic
Wild Side column: Sweetness attracts stingers
Editorial: Expect that school bus to stop
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June 30, 2017
Hillside Elementary announces Million, 2 Million Word Club students
Hillside Elementary is pleased to announce their new "One Million Word Club" and "Two Million Work Club" inductees for the 2016-2017 school year....
June 30, 2017 - 5:00pm
June 28, 2017
Elementary schools welcome author and illustrator James Burks
On Monday, May 22, New Richmond elementary students and staff enthusiastically welcomed author and illustrator James Burks.
June 28, 2017 - 5:00am
June 7, 2017
Chat & Chew: Getting kids interested in talking about books
Starting on June 9, the Friday Memorial Library will host a new, unconventional book club twice a month for two different age groups. The group is called Chat & Chew and will be held at the library over lunch.
June 7, 2017 - 5:00pm
March 27, 2017
NRMS students read Dr. Seuss to elementary students
New Richmond Middle School student volunteers sported "Cat-in-the-Hat" hats while reading Dr. Seuss books to Starr Elementary Students in grades...
March 27, 2017 - 5:00am
November 17, 2016
Friday Memorial Library: Websites for readers
I love books and I love browsing online, so quite often I find myself clicking on links to different lists and browsing sites to find my next favorite book. Chances are, if you are reading this, you are the same way. Here are some websites we recommend to readers at the library to...
November 17, 2016 - 10:00am
November 11, 2016
Read to Succeed: Foundation group brings literacy front and center
Reading is something many take for granted. But because there are so many who struggle with reading and understanding, the New Richmond Area Community Foundation is working to bring people and local resources together to address those needs. You may have a friend who struggles reading...
November 11, 2016 - 5:00pm
June 19, 2015
Children have fun during Friday Library Summer Reading Kickoff
The Friday Memorial Library held its Summer Reading Program kickoff on June 10.
June 19, 2015 - 9:18am
February 26, 2015
NRHS students on pace to read 5,000 books this year
After setting a goal of reading 3,465 books over the school year for the 2014-2015 Tiger Reading Challenge, the New Richmond High School is currently on pace to read nearly 5,000 books, according to principal Tom Wissink. “Due to the efforts of our students, teachers and staff,...
February 26, 2015 - 12:56pm
January 10, 2014
The reading challenge is on
With the second semester at New Richmond High School getting underway, the students and faculty have less than a semester to beat the Great Tiger...
January 10, 2014 - 8:48am
January 9, 2014
NR Reads program hopes to boost literacy
If New Richmond Superintendent Jeff Moberg was to make a New Year’s resolution, one of the top things he would set forth to do this year would be to communicate to the community how important literacy is to succeed in school and life as a whole. In an effort to increase the...
January 9, 2014 - 10:46am
November 27, 2013
Parents, children join to build a love of reading
Once every fall, kindergarten students at Paperjack, Hillside and Starr elementary schools are able to invite their parents, aunts, uncles, grandparents...
November 27, 2013 - 4:49pm
October 24, 2013
Local award-winning author speaking at Roberts library
Although local author Christine Hunt has made about a dozen public appearances with her book The Orchid Murder: Untangling a Web of Unsolved Murders and Legal Malpractice since May 1, Thursday, Oct. 24, will be her first appearance at a library.
October 24, 2013 - 11:28am
October 30, 2009
New federal report criticizes Wisconsin's school reading standards
A new federal report says Wisconsin's school reading standards are so low, students are shown to be achieving at grade levels without mastering the subject. But state officials say that will change, because they're creating new standardized tests. The U.S. Education Department compared...
October 30, 2009 - 9:07am
July 18, 2008
District's summer program promotes reading
On a sunny Wednesday morning in July, Makenzi Mattson sits in front of a computer at Paperjack Elementary. She is taking a test based on a book she just finished reading as part of the Accelerated Reading (AR) Incentive Program. With her dad and Title I Reading Teacher Jan Strandemo...
July 18, 2008 - 12:00am
May 30, 2008
Reading scores about the same for Wisconsin students
Wisconsin school students had about the same scores on their statewide reading tests as they did a year ago. That's according to figures being released today on the Knowledge and Concepts Exams taken by 434,000 youngsters. In math, third-graders increased their scores by 1 percentage...
May 30, 2008 - 9:00am