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Wisconsin roundup: Trump campaigning Wednesday in Badger State; Walker backs student loan refinance effort; 10 more state news stories
Fender bender on South Knowles
Wisconsin roundup: State clamping down on cellphones in work zones; right to work law upheld;
Clinton, Trump debate gets personal
crime and courts
New Richmond girls tennis wins MBC; New Richmond girls golf reaches sectional
A couple of shotgun experts find out what they've been missing in mourning dove hunting
New Richmond football rolls, Somerset wins squeaker, Central gets knocked off
New Richmond football players learn about tackling cancer
New Richmond football puts it all together against St. Croix Central
NRHS Homecoming court announced
Pair of area students publish novels
Taxes to decrease: New Richmond School District sets levy, mill rate at annual meeting
District adopts work sessions: Better communication, more transparency are the goals
VIDEO: Gov. Walker pays a visit to SCC’s Fab Lab
Walk raises spirits and funds to battle Alzheimer’s
St. Croix Valley Orchestra seeks musicians
Gregory's Gift of Hope will host microchip clinic Saturday
Remembering the past: Heritage Weekend starts tonight
New playground open to everyone
arts and entertainment
City of NR - Request for Proposals - Qualified Multidisciplinary Consultant
City of New Richmond - Ordinance #486
Request for Proposals - WITC Snow Removal
Village of Somerset - Sept. 8 Special Meeting Minutes
Village of Star Prairie - Oct. 5, 2016 Public Hearing Notice
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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
Somerset Village Board
February 5, 2015
Candidates identified for spring elections
Election season is upon us. Ballots are set for the April 7 election in many area municipalities, and at least one municipality will have a primary on Feb. 17. Municipalities that use a caucus process to nominate candidates have until Jan. 27 to complete that process. The...
February 5, 2015 - 10:06am
December 23, 2014
Dollar General store hopes to open by mid-summer
Somerset village officials have been working for weeks with DGI-Somerset LLC to bring a Dollar General store to town. At the Dec. 18 Somerset...
December 23, 2014 - 11:00am
November 26, 2014
Village, county waiting for Summer Set payment
Somerstar Entertainment has failed to make its payment to the St. Croix County Sheriff’s Department, Somerset Police Department and Somerset Fire/Rescue for services rendered during the Summer Set Music Festival, held Aug. 15-18. According to Somerset village deputy clerk/treasurer...
November 26, 2014 - 11:19am
October 30, 2014
Employee placed on paid leave; Chief Briggs set to retire
The Somerset Village Board meeting began on Tuesday, Oct. 21, with a nearly hour-long closed session to consider the discipline of a public employee. Village President Jeff Johnson said it was necessary to convene immediately into closed session due to the urgent nature of the matter....
October 30, 2014 - 11:13am
September 25, 2014
Transfer of roadways to village considered
Discussions at the Somerset Village Board meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 16, highlighted the possible jurisdictional transfer of roadways between...
September 25, 2014 - 11:07am
July 24, 2014
Traffic lights get the green light
The Somerset Village Board unanimously voted to take part in a highway safety improvement program at its July 15 meeting that will install traffic lights at the Highway 35/County Road C intersection. Village Trustee Ryan Sicard said the village was approached by Wisconsin Department...
July 24, 2014 - 2:27pm
La Grandeur expansion funding approved
The La Grandeur Road expansion project and funding were given the green light at the Somerset Village Board meeting Tuesday, July 15, to the tune of $1.095 million. Bids opened June 20 for the project, which will expand La Grandeur Road northward through the industrial park to...
July 24, 2014 - 2:25pm
June 26, 2014
Planning for future growth
With the new St. Croix River Crossing due to be complete in a couple of years, the Somerset area and the Apple River watershed are poised for growth. Chuck Schwartz, a senior project engineer with MSA Professional Services and the coalition engineer of the newly formed Highway...
June 26, 2014 - 10:52am
May 30, 2014
Potential village annexation draws neighbors’ ire
The potential annexation of a 37-acre agricultural parcel at the corner of County Road I and 60th Street into the Village of Somerset drew so...
May 30, 2014 - 6:02pm
Village applies for grant to rehab Arnold Street
The Somerset Village Board unanimously voted to apply for a Community Development Block Grant at its Tuesday, May 20, meeting, which would be...
May 30, 2014 - 6:01pm
April 25, 2014
Donohoe leaving Somerset village
For nearly 19 years, Pam Donohoe has been the person who has managed the day-to-day operations of the Village of Somerset. Donohoe is leaving...
April 25, 2014 - 7:47am
Lagrandeur Road will expand northward
The Somerset Village Board hopes to begin letting bids by June for the Lagrandeur Road expansion project. The new segment of Lagrandeur Road,...
April 25, 2014 - 7:40am
March 27, 2014
Village water rates to rise; Event requirements change
Village of Somerset residents may soon see an increase in charges on their water bills. According to Village Trustee and Public Works Committee member Bartt Palmer, the Public Service Commission is requesting the village raise its water rates at least 5 percent, or up to 6.5 percent....
March 27, 2014 - 5:21pm
Village annexes three acres; will apply for trail grant
The Somerset Village Board at its Nov. 19 regular board meeting agreed to annex a three-acre parcel that Matt Mithun of the Somerset Amphitheater is in the process of buying. The owners of the amphitheater are buying what is known as the Scott Knutson property, located currently...
November 27, 2013 - 2:28pm
November 13, 2009
Village trustee position still vacant
There is still a seat open on the Somerset Village Board. Ryan Halverson, who won a seat on the board in the spring election, had moved out of the Somerset area with his family earlier this fall. His term was to be up in April 2011. At the October board meeting, Pam Donohoe, village...
November 13, 2009 - 8:00am