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Passing down a soldier' story
Authorities respond to 2-car crash in town of Troy
Wisconsin roundup: DNR warns hunters of emerald ash borer-weakened trees; more state news stories
Standing room only audience pays tribute to veterans
NR elementaries hold annual Art Fair and Carnival
crime and courts
St. Croix Central football team beaten in overtime in WIAA state championship game
St. Croix Central's Tony DiSalvo will coach state all-star team
Knudtson is new Tiger softball coach
Panthers ready to defend state championship
Visitors put game out of reach early against Falcons
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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NOTICE OF SPECIAL ELECTION - State Senator, 10th District
PUBLIC NOTICE: Proposed Telecommunications Tower - County Rd. G
CITY OF NEW RICHMOND: 12/4/17 Plan Comm. Public Hearing
VILLAGE OF SOMERSET: 12/7/17 Hearing - Rezoning & Permits
SUMMONS: Marine Credit Union v. Megan A. Brophy; Dunn Co. Case 17-SC-751
Elaine G. Boardman
Viewpoint: 'Faces of Addiction and Recovery' came to the Capitol
Panther Pause: Standards Based Assessing and Reporting: Part 2
Column: How about those Panthers?
Letters to the Editor: How is this happening?; Tax cut and Jobs Act
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May 20, 2009
New effort seeks to allow openly carrying guns near schools
There's a new effort to expand the number of places in Wisconsin where you can openly carry a gun. A group called Operation CarryLand has an online petition urging the Legislature to repeal the law against open weapons near schools. Right now, it's a felony to openly carry a weapon...
May 20, 2009 - 9:22am
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