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Minnesota man charged in St. Croix River-side stabbing death
Bird flu outbreak prompts ban on some area poultry transport; UW-RF ice cream, Ellsworth curds touted by trade group in China; 9 more Wisconsin stories
Student injured after pickup rear-ends school bus
Death at scene of Somerset house fire ruled a suicide
Update: Body found in Apple River identified as St. Paul man
crime and courts
New Richmond baseball team finds out that opposition gets tougher
New Richmond softball team notches first win of season
Somerset soccer loads up early schedule with difficulty
Somerset edges New Richmond in opening Middle Border Conference golf match
New Richmond girls soccer earns first win at D.C. Everest tournament
S.A.F.E. Youth hopes to make prom safer
Students, community members prepare plants and seeds
Hermundson ready to turn onto the next page of her life
Donkey basketball fun time for all
SHS students can earn University of Minnesota credits
Helping others through a painful loss
Eighth annual Empty Bowls brings in big crowd
Girl Scout works to donate bench to dog park
Fifth-grader to sell homemade bracelets at Empty Bowls event
NRF&R holds annual chili feed event
arts and entertainment
Ordinance #475 - Fees of the City of New Richmond
Town of Somerset Special Meeting Minutes - April 9, 2015
Advertisement for Bids - Crack Filling - City of New Richmond
Town of Somerset - Board of Reivew May 11 Notice
Advertisement for Bids - Boiler System Replacement - City of New Richmond
Milan "Mike" Berg, 82
George C. Hop, 102
Nona Mae Sullwold, 70
Catherine Felland, 96
Alfred W. Perrin, 94
My Point Is: I know what Charlie Brown feels like
Letters to the Editor: April 16, 2015
Our View: Do you know what to do if a tornado strikes?
Our View: Develop a shared vision for the future
Letters to the Editor: April 9, 2015
Get Out! Deals
April 23, 2010
Local family among model search finalists
Brian and Meagan Blietz of New Richmond are the finalists in the 2010 International Charity Model Search to select North America's Cutest Family and to raise funds for the nonprofit "Now I Lay Me Down To Sleep Foundation." The Blietzes are clients of participating photographer Stacey...
April 23, 2010 - 7:52am
January 28, 2010
Fires destroy buildings in rural New Richmond, Somerset
Early morning fires kept local fire departments busy each of the past two mornings. On Wednesday morning, four fire departments were called out to a fire at a building which housed the Aqua Mates swimming pool business and shop. Many of the resident's vehicles and recreational vehicles...
January 28, 2010 - 2:42pm
Lenzner, Schnitzler honored by Chamber; 3 businesses lauded
Some 200 New Richmond Chamber members and guests gathered Wednesday evening over dinner at Suzanna's Restaurant to reflect on the year past,...
business / news
January 28, 2010 - 11:00am
September 11, 2009
NR emergency crews assist trapped woman
The New Richmond Fire Department and the New Richmond Ambulance and Rescue Service were called out for a rescue at around 3:15 p.m. Friday. An unidentified woman fell down a steep embankment near the dam in downtown New Richmond and couldn't climb back up. Several employees from...
September 11, 2009 - 3:25pm
June 26, 2009
New Richmond American Legion team starts out 6-0
Having a young varsity team has proved to be a benefit for the New Richmond American Legion baseball program. Nearly the entire varsity team moved on to play with the Legion team and it showed with New Richmond getting out to a 6-0 start in the summer season. The best challenge...
June 26, 2009 - 1:32pm
June 25, 2009
A cross to bear: Carrying a burden for others
As thermometers crept toward 95 degrees on Monday, most people were praising their air conditioning. One man, however, was walking along Highway...
June 25, 2009 - 10:01am
May 14, 2009
NR vs. Borst, Day 2: police chief pressed to define 'junk'
Define "junk." That was part of the task for the New Richmond Chief of Police Mark Samelstad Thursday morning, while giving testimony in the case of the City of New Richmond versus Vernon Borst. Borst is having his days in court after receiving 40 citations from the city in 2007,...
May 14, 2009 - 3:58pm
May 13, 2009
Opening arguments heard Wednesday in New Richmond vs. Borst
For the second time this year, the city of New Richmond vs. Vernon Borst commenced in a St. Croix County court room Wednesday morning, after a mistrial was declared in the case in January. The case pits the city against a couple who claim they are simply making a living selling used...
May 13, 2009 - 1:45pm
May 8, 2009
Tiger boys win title at Ellsworth
Chalk up another championship for the New Richmond boys track team. The Tigers went to Ellsworth on Friday and captured the championship in the 2009 Ellsworth Invitational. This one was not even close. The Tigers finished the meet with 169 points. Ellsworth and Osceola tied for...
May 8, 2009 - 7:34am
April 24, 2009
Proud to be a Peacock
New Richmond High School senior Ashley Peterson signed a national letter of intent last Friday to accept a tennis scholarship to attend Upper...
April 24, 2009 - 7:21am
New Richmond businesses ask for a first shot at area shoppers
New Richmond area businesses want you to give them a try. The New Richmond Area Chamber of Commerce has launched a new shop local campaign, titled New Richmond First.
April 24, 2009 - 7:21am
City seeks funding to hire possible school resource officer
The New Richmond City Council conducted their regular meeting April 13. Among the business items: Patrol Sergeant Craig Yehlik of the New Richmond Police Department was temporarily promoted to lieutenant for a three-month period. Lieutenant Jerry Cody is recovering from open heart...
April 24, 2009 - 7:18am
Letter: New shelves help out non-profit
To the Editor: Recently Econofoods gave "like-new" shelving to the Five Loaves Food & Clothing Center. Their crew installed the shelving, which holds more items, thereby reducing the amount of time volunteers need to spend restocking the shelves. We sincerely appreciate this gift...
April 24, 2009 - 7:12am
Rail park being considered for New Richmond
Two prospective industries for New Richmond have expressed an interest in having railroad service to their proposed new buildings. The only trouble is that constructing a railroad spur to service new businesses is an expensive proposition and city officials don't know where the money...
April 24, 2009 - 7:06am
NRHS forensics team enjoys state success
The New Richmond High School forensics team performed well on Friday, April 17, at the state competition held at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. With a full team of 25 entries, the maximum a team can take, NRHS earned eight Critic's Choice Awards, nine All-State Awards and six...
April 24, 2009 - 7:00am