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Wisconsin roundup: Lambeau leap in prices for stadium-area homes; 8 more state news stories
Mavrx, Inc. takes flight at the New Richmond Airport
Wisconsin roundup: Walker to sign $3B incentive package for Foxconn; 9 more state news stories
City of New Richmond to hold public open houses to discuss future parks
Beauty and function: Wisconsin garden club puts its touch on Loop Trail project
crime and courts
Tiger runners sweep titles at Prescott Invite
Tennis: Tigers can't get past Menomonie
Football: Spartans have no more room for errors
Moll is champion at Prescott Invite
Witzmann carries the pride of Somerset
Bohatta is new director of pupil services
PHOTOS: First day of school
New Richmond school district, St. Mary's welcomes new staff
S.A.C. summer program views the eclipse
St. Croix Central School district welcomes new staff
United Way kicks off 2017 'We Fight for Strong Communities' campaign
Spirit of the St. Croix Art Festival set for Sept. 23-24
Evans leaves Faith Community Church
Mondloch family named Alzheimer's Walk honorary chairs
Dam Days honors volunteers and 50 years
arts and entertainment
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Steven J. Wickenhauser Estate; Case No. 17PR88
CITY OF NEW RICHMOND: 9/15/17 Special Council Meeting Minutes
ST. CROIX COUNTY: Request For Proposals- Crossing Trail Head- Well Construction
SOMERSET SCHOOL DISTRICT: 7/17/17 Regular Board Meeting Minutes
FORECLOSURE: Wells Fargo v. Meshya M. Grove, et al.; Case No. 17-CV-43
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March 27, 2009
Letter: Education most abused word
To the Editor: Unbelievable! When is enough, enough! I am referring to Brad Nemec begging for more money for the Somerset soccer fields. The school is getting 54 percent of our tax dollars already. In addition they have begged another $15,000 from Somerset Township and God only knows...
March 27, 2009 - 10:25am
March 20, 2009
NR district studies charter school idea
New Richmond school officials believe they need to start catering to a different type of learner. A charter school focusing on math, science, engineering and technology might be the answer. The state is in the process of changing the regulations in dealing with charter schools,...
March 20, 2009 - 8:00am
February 27, 2009
Letter: New Richmond schools are BMI testing our kids
To the Editor: Recently we, like many other parents, received a letter from the New Richmond School District indicating that our child was measured and weighed at the beginning of the school year as part of a health assessment. With this data a BMI (Body Mass Index) was calculated...
February 27, 2009 - 12:59am
February 25, 2009
Committee to hold public hearing on banning Indian mascots and names
The state Assembly's Education Committee will hold a public hearing March 17 on the bill that would ban Indian team names and mascots in Wisconsin public schools. Dozens of names and logos have vanished in recent years, but there are still about 40 of them out there. Under the...
February 25, 2009 - 9:25am
February 6, 2009
Second driveway for school property to be built
By the start of the 2009-10 school year, there should be a second driveway to access the Somerset School District grounds. The Somerset Board of Education has begun the process to have a second driveway constructed on school district property. This driveway would come in from the...
February 6, 2009 - 12:00am
January 23, 2009
Editorial: Cooperation could lead to tax dollars savings
When Wisconsin's governor and Minnesota's governor got together last week and announced that the two states would cooperate more in an effort to save taxpayer money, it was big news. States tend to enjoy operating independently and the thought of such joint-operating ideas makes...
January 23, 2009 - 12:00am
January 15, 2009
Extreme cold closes schools
The extreme cold has forced the cancellation of schools throughout the western Wisconsin area on Thursday. Among the school districts closing for the day are New Richmond, Somerset and St. Croix Central. Temperatures were near 20 below zero, with windchills around 41 below at 6...
January 15, 2009 - 12:00am
November 14, 2008
Survey shows division in community's opinions on schools
It seems that everyone in Somerset has an opinion on whether the Somerset School District should be asking for more money to build a new school or add onto the existing school buildings. Results were announced last week (from a survey of Somerset School District taxpayers.) They...
November 14, 2008 - 12:00am
October 13, 2008
Cash-strapped Milwaukee school district spending high in fringe benefits
Milwaukee school teachers get 61.5 cents in fringe benefits for every dollar in wages. That's much higher than a group of 33 similar school districts and public employers, both in Wisconsin and elsewhere. The Segal consultants of New York unveiled the figures, just as Mayor Tom...
October 13, 2008 - 12:00am
September 19, 2008
Milwaukee school district to consider dissolving
Could you imagine Wisconsin's largest school system going under? It's being talked about in Milwaukee, after the School Board voted 6-3 last night to look into dissolving the district. The surprise vote came after Superintendent Bill Andrekopolous and several board members gave...
September 19, 2008 - 12:00am
August 22, 2008
Kern makes quick return to Somerset Schools
Darren Kern is replacing himself as the Director of Pupil Services for the Somerset School District. Kern resigned his position in Somerset a few weeks ago to take a similar position at the Osseo (Minn.) School District. Kern said he had second thoughts on the decision to leave...
August 22, 2008 - 12:00am
July 11, 2008
Schools reimbursed $27,000
The Somerset School District received a $27,819 reimbursement from the state last week as part of the Department of Public Instruction's 'Keeping The Promise' aid plan. Funds totalling $5.4 million went out to 127 school districts around the state.
July 11, 2008 - 12:00am
May 23, 2008
District selects co-op over City utility
Dennis Horner, City of New Richmond administrator and utility manager, presented his case for providing power to the new schools before the New Richmond School Board Monday night. Horner and his colleagues suggested that the City utility company had exclusive rights to provide the...
May 23, 2008 - 12:00am
May 2, 2008
Meet St. Croix Central's new superintendent
The St. Croix Central School Board made an offer to David Bradley, current administrator at Charles City School District in Iowa, for the superintendent position in the SCC district. The decision came following a day featuring a round of interviews that began at about 9 a.m. on April...
May 2, 2008 - 12:00am
April 18, 2008
Letter: Day of silence not good for kids
To the Editor: If your child's school observes the homosexual sponsored "Day of Silence" on April 25, parents should consider keeping their children at home. This is a nationwide push to promote the homosexual lifestyle in public schools. By remaining silent, the intent of the pro-homosexual...
April 18, 2008 - 12:00am