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Area schools continue to see growth, improvement on AP tests
UPDATE: Cooking oil spread along Hwy. 65
Wisconsin statewide news roundup - Aug. 26
Wisconsin statewide news roundup - Aug. 25
Wisconsin statewide news roundup - Aug. 24
crime and courts
Friday's Results: New Richmond football loses battle of big plays, 52-40
Thursday's Results: SCC football tops Mondovi, 21-0
Somerset football aims for first victory of season at Menomonie on Friday
New Richmond football renews rivalry with Rice Lake on Friday
St. Croix Central football plays Thursday at Mondovi
Area schools continue to see growth, improvement on AP tests
New Richmond Board of Education approves new course as part of healthcare pathway
Bezek looks to hold the line on spending in Somerset School District
Bobbie Guyette is the new NR Supervisor of School Nutrition
St. Croix Central: Tax levy, mill rate approved at annual meeting
New Richmond VFW Post wins fourth straight national award
Russells named grand marshals for Ox Cart Days parade
Prairies are the focus of Saturday program
Summertime fun in New Richmond
Photo slide show: Kruschke family hosts Farm City Day in New Richmond
arts and entertainment
Village of Somerset - Ordinance A-634
Village of Somrset - Ordinance A-635
Squaw Lake Rehabilitation & Mgmt District Annual Meeting Notice
Village of Somerset - Ordinance A-633Z
16PR63 In the matter of the estate of Bruce L Johnson
Dwayne M. Krohn, 67
Walter Bice, 74
Joel E. Branjord, 52
Jennell Bond, 30
Greg H. Brinkman, 69
Today’s political scene filled with snake oil salesmen
Letters to the Editor: Aug. 18, 2016
Our View: Both presidential candidates ducking the press
A fine line: November's election is important
Primary is over, election gets rolling
Real Estate Showcase
April 3, 2015
2015 Election: Candidate profiles in contested races
The New Richmond News sent questionnaires to candidates in contested races in the area, and their responses can be found by following these links: NEW...
April 3, 2015 - 11:16am
March 19, 2015
Medical Examiner solicits Somerset School District’s help with addiction and suicide prevention
Patty Schachtner, Chief Medical Examiner for St. Croix County, in conjunction with the St. Croix County Suicide Prevention Task Force and the Drug Abuse Task Force solicited support from the Somerset Board of Education for a project targeting addiction issues and suicide prevention...
March 19, 2015 - 10:00am
January 22, 2015
SHS concert choir receives high honor from WCDA
The Somerset High School Concert Choir had the honor of performing at the Wisconsin Choral Director's Association Convention in Appleton on Friday,...
January 22, 2015 - 9:17am
Open enrollment chart causes confusion, debate in Somerset
After more than an hour of debate, the Somerset School District Board of Education voted 4-3 (board members Kelly Ott, Tom Walters and Tammie Wishard dissenting) to approve the 2015-2016 open enrollment chart as recommended by the administration. The approval came after a motion...
January 22, 2015 - 9:13am
December 18, 2014
Somerset School Board tables health care hire
At its Dec. 15 meeting, the Somerset School District Board of Education voted down a motion to hire a new high school health care provider to replace Patty Schachtner, who is stepping down to take on full-time duties with the St. Croix County Medical Examiner’s Office. Originally,...
December 18, 2014 - 11:49am
December 4, 2014
A long way from home:Exchange student hails from Kyrgyzstan
The enthusiasm of Datka Mimbaeva as she talked about experiencing life as a typical American teenager was contagious. It was refreshing to see...
December 4, 2014 - 11:24am
Charlie Brown hits the stage starting Friday
See the Peanuts gang in “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown,” performed live by Somerset High School. The must-see show features many of...
December 4, 2014 - 11:22am
November 20, 2014
Teachers/staff of the year announced
Five teachers and staff were honored at Monday night’s Somerset Board of Education meeting for being selected teachers and staff of the year. Somerset Elementary art instructor Amy Stevens was chosen as this year’s Elementary School Teacher of the Year recipient. “It...
November 20, 2014 - 12:40pm
November 13, 2014
High honors for choral students
Seven students from Somerset Middle and High School recently participated in the Wisconsin School Music Association State Honors Project. Eli...
November 13, 2014 - 11:00am
November 6, 2014
A powerful message; Rachel’s Challenge urges students to change the world
“Close your eyes and picture the people you love most in the world. Go to them in the next three days and tell them how much you love and care...
November 6, 2014 - 10:35am
October 30, 2014
Public, students invited to Rachel’s Challenge
Rachel’s Challenge, a national, nonprofit organization based on the life and writings of a student killed at Columbine in 1999 who was dedicated to showing compassion to others, will present four programs at the Somerset schools on Thursday, Oct. 30. The program is based on...
October 30, 2014 - 10:34am
Reading and etiquette, hand in hand
Amber Vrieze's third-grade class participated in its first book club of the year on Friday, Oct. 24, at Somerset Elementary School. Together,...
October 30, 2014 - 10:33am
October 23, 2014
A chain reaction of kindness, compassion
Everyone’s life has meaning and purpose. What if people replaced acts of violence, bullying and negativity with acts of respect, kindness and compassion? Somerset Middle School Principal Sara Eichten is certain Rachel’s Challenge will inspire students, staff and the community...
October 23, 2014 - 11:10am
October 9, 2014
Homecoming: Spartan Style
Somerset High School celebrated Homecoming week Sept. 29 through Oct. 4. Despite miserable weather, the Spartans football team crushed the Amery...
October 9, 2014 - 12:12pm
October 2, 2014
Eight couples named to Spartan Homecoming Court
Somerset High School announced its Homecoming Court candidates last week. Eight couples will vie for Homecoming King and Queen, with the coronation...
October 2, 2014 - 12:33pm