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Area schools close in advance of predicted Monday snow storm
NR school board reviews enrollment study
SCC Elementary students show acceptance
Flynn says he'll get 'aggressive' in governor's bid
Wisconsin roundup: Walker calls special session to pass welfare reform; more state news stories
crime and courts
Cichy readying for NFL draft
Thursday's Results: New Richmond, Somerset wrestlers score MBC wins
Making the most of their minutes: Tigers nearly upset one of MBC's top teams
Basketball: Matchups dictating Spartans' success
Stars align for the future
Love Baskets starting holiday season
NR Chamber introduces new holiday event
Veterans Day ceremonies and events
Annual Veteran's Roundtable to be held Nov. 9
NRACF holding silent auction at local businesses
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VILLAGE OF SOMERSET: 12/21/17 Meeting Minutes
NEW RICHMOND SCHOOL DISTRICT: School Board Vacancy Notice
VILLAGE OF SOMERSET: Ordinance A-644 (Amend Sewer Rates)
WITC: Public Notice - Environmental Assessment - NR Campus Addition
NAME CHANGE HEARING: Case No. 17-CV-533
River Point Family Acupuncture Celebrates Completion of Doctorate Program
Croix Chordsmen want to serenade your Valentine
Faust honored by Somerset Community Foundation
Indoor baseball/softball complex opens in Somerset
Jean Lundgren joins Keller Williams
Place a Business Announcement
Richard "Rick" Wichelman
Robert E. "Bob" McDaniel
Sarah Nigbor column: The circle of life
Letters to the Editor
Editorial: By all indications, we're good and could be better
Viewpoint: How haste empowers the 'Shadow Legislature'
Pastor column: Direction comes from many sources
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April 3, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Spring drivers urged to be aware of work zones; state's economy outpacing neighbors; 9 more state news stories
MADISON — Now that spring is here, state officials are urging drivers to stay alert in the inevitable construction zones that have started...
April 3, 2017 - 8:39am
December 7, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: St. Croix County recount appears accurate despite broken seals; changes coming to license plates; 13 more state news stories
MADISON -- The state Elections Commission says it's confident the presidential recount in St. Croix County is accurate, despite broken warranty...
December 7, 2016 - 8:56am
November 28, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Presidential recount expected to start Thursday; Assembly speaker bemoans transportation funding issue; 9 more state news stories
MADISON -- The Wisconsin Elections Commission will set a timeline Monday morning for a statewide presidential recount that's expected to begin Thursday.
November 28, 2016 - 8:27am
August 12, 2016
Road Construction update
The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) provides a weekly update on road construction in the northwest region, which includes the counties of Ashland, Barron, Bayfield, Buffalo, Burnett, Chippewa, Clark, Douglas, Dunn, Eau Claire, Jackson, Pepin, Pierce, Polk, Rusk, Sawyer,...
August 12, 2016 - 3:23pm
October 22, 2015
Roads not closed: Construction season continues year-round
Just because we are inching closer to late fall doesn’t mean that other Wisconsin season – the road construction season – isn’t going...
October 22, 2015 - 1:42pm
July 17, 2009
Local governments brace for a 70 percent price hike for road salt
The price of driving on clear roads could get a lot higher this winter. Local officials in northeast Wisconsin say they're facing a 70 percent increase in the cost of road salt. They say the price is now almost $57 a ton, up from just more than $33 last year. Most communities...
July 17, 2009 - 9:02am
March 23, 2009
Bids: Star Prairie Gravel Roads
request for bids town of star prairie The Town Board of the Town of Star Prairie, St. Croix County, request bids for grading Township gravel roads. Bids must be submitted to Doug Rivard, Town Chairman at 2118 Cook Drive, Somerset, WI 54025 by April 2, 2009. Bids will be opened...
March 23, 2009 - 3:11pm
February 19, 2009
Updated: Doyle says he's open to tolls on Wisconsin highways
Are Wisconsinites getting more open to charging tolls on some of our highways? The answer is yes, according to the head of a state road-building group. Craig Thompson of the Transportation Development Association says the people's long-standing opposition to tolls is melting away...
February 19, 2009 - 9:00am
January 13, 2009
Frigidly cold temperatures could lead to slick roads
If you'll be doing any traveling over the next several days, slow down. The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) reminds motorists that normal driving conditions will be difficult to achieve with the single-digit and sub-zero temperatures forecast for the next several...
January 13, 2009 - 12:00am
January 5, 2009
Icy roads claim three lives over weekend
Icy roads caused by freezing rain killed at least three people in the southern half of Wisconsin this past weekend. In Grant County, the Wisconsin State Patrol said Sandra Paulson, 54 and Albee Paulson, 62, both of Monroe, died after their car collided with an oncoming semi-truck. It...
January 5, 2009 - 9:00am
October 3, 2008
September was safest on state roads since World War II
Wisconsin just finished its safest September for traffic deaths since World War II. Fifty people were killed in crashes throughout the state last month. That's down from 82 last September. The Department of Transportation says drivers have been slowing down and driving less due...
October 3, 2008 - 12:00am
July 18, 2008
Debate could heat up over plan to close roads in state's only national forest
You may soon hear more debate over a plan close 55 percent of the roads in Wisconsin's only national forest. Starting Saturday, the U.S. Forest Service will give people 30 more days to comment on closing vehicle access to 2,500 miles of roads in the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest...
July 18, 2008 - 9:00am
July 1, 2008
Most Wisconsin highways open for July 4th weekend
Most major Wisconsin highways, including Interstates, that were closed during the recent floods are now open for Fourth of July holiday travelers. An up-to-date list and map of road closures on major Wisconsin highways are available on the WisDOT Web site at www.dot.wisconsin.gov...
July 1, 2008 - 12:00am