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Grand Opening for Dollar General in Roberts Saturday
New owners excited about future of Rustlers
Hammond board takes action on beer and snakes
Area communities set to celebrate National Night Out with food and fun
It's official: Culver's is coming to New Richmond
crime and courts
High school football season begins next Monday
New Richmond 10U softball team wins national championship
New Richmond Senior American Legion baseball team ends season in playoffs
Students reap big benefits from USFWS summer programs
Flater hired as Somerset girls golf coach
St. Croix Central's Construction update
Summer school spectacular
St. Croix Central Board gives approval to start scoreboard fundraising
New Richmond School Board seeking to fill vacant board member position
Somerset staff survey results confirm school district succeeding but has work to do
Houdek feels blessed to be at First Lutheran
Plans for benefit progress as Jim Leverty grows antsy to leave hospital
Three looking to be named Miss Hammond
Skramstad, 58, was 'rising star' in tech galaxy
Fair-goers brave dampness, humidity at annual GC get-together
arts and entertainment
14CV556 AnchorBank vs Kathleen C Wert, Estate of Carole J Schwan
Highway 65 Storage Fees Due - Locker Auction
Village of Somerset Plan Commission - August 6 Public Hearing Notice
Invitation to Bid - Snow Removal - School District of New Richmond
14CV268 Lakeview Loan Servicing vs Richard E Stanley, Jennifer M Stanley
Suzanne P. Garske, 76
Robert G. Eder, 89
Lillian Christianson, 100
Jesse Skramstad, 58
Helen L. Stephens, 81
Letters to the Editor: July 30, 2015
The river incident
Letters to the Editor: July 23, 2015
Letters to the Editor: July 16, 2015
You never know what you had until it's gone
Get Out! Deals
August 26, 2009
Pro-tobacco groups outspend opponents 7-1; $1.25 million in 6 months
Pro-tobacco groups spent a record $1.25 million lobbying in the first half of 2009. Those figures are according to David Ahrens, a researcher at the University of Wisconsin Carbone Cancer Center. Ahrens says this was the first time the "million dollar threshold" has been crossed....
August 26, 2009 - 9:00am
April 24, 2009
Letter: Irresponsible spending is at issue
To the Editor: I would like to thank Jerrold Sullivan and Lauren Stephens for their letters. It certainly enhances the fact that more basic education is needed, and you don't get that on a soccer field. You have missed my point entirely or choose to ignore it by your "whitewash." First...
April 24, 2009 - 6:10am
Ryan says actual cost of Obama spending plan could top $3 trillion
President Barack Obama has told local leaders to use their economic stimulus funds for one-time projects that won't be repeated. But according to U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., of Janesville, the real cost of the stimulus package will end up being $3 trillion if its spending is continued...
February 24, 2009 - 9:00am
February 20, 2009
Lawmakers will try to stop Doyle from ending wasteful spending law
Some Wisconsin legislators say they'll try to stop the governor from ending a state law that avoids wasteful spending on government contracts. Gov. Jim Doyle's proposed budget would eliminate a three-year old law that requires a cost-benefit analysis before outsourcing any work...
February 20, 2009 - 9:07am
February 17, 2009
Three Madison area Democrats could decide how Wisconsin spends Fed stimulus
Three Madison area Democrats could have the final say on how $2 billion in federal economic stimulus money is spent. Democrats are pushing a bill through the Legislature in which Gov. Jim Doyle would propose all the projects and the two chairs of the Legislature's Joint Finance...
February 17, 2009 - 9:00am
February 10, 2009
Kohl, Feingold vote to move mega spending bill forward
U.S. senators are expected to pass their version of the $838 billion spending package today (Tuesday). Wisconsin Democrats U.S. Sen. Herb Kohl and U.S. Sen. Russ Feingold set the stage for the vote Monday by joining 59 others in cutting off debate. Thirty-six Republicans voted...
February 10, 2009 - 12:00am
January 2, 2009
Two Minnesota men in custody after theft from grandparents
An alleged spending spree by two Minnesota men came to an end Sunday in Lake City, Minn., after police there found a small safe missing from a Polk County home. According to Polk County Sheriff's Department officials, at around 5:55 p.m. on Dec. 28 they were notified that the...
January 2, 2009 - 12:00am
May 9, 2008
State teachers earn just below national average, but benefits way above
Wisconsin ranks 20th in the nation in teacher salaries, but is sixth when it comes to teachers' benefits. The Wisconsin Taxpayers Alliance recently released their findings on how Wisconsin funds its schools and teachers, using figures from 2006. In their report the alliance noted...
May 9, 2008 - 12:00am
February 22, 2008
Our View: Even government has to tighten belt in bad economic times
Last week's news that Wisconsin faces a serious budget shortfall comes as no surprise. Perhaps that's why it didn't take state officials long to react when the Legislative Fiscal Bureau released its gloomy revenue projections Feb. 13. Governor Jim Doyle and legislative leaders have...
opinion / government
February 22, 2008 - 12:00am
February 20, 2008
Senate approves public funding for state Supreme Court races
It looks like the state Legislature will not halt the partisan big-money Supreme Court campaigns anytime soon. The Senate voted 23-10 Tuesday in favor of more tax funding and stricter contribution limits for the justice candidates. Assembly Speaker Rep. Mike Huebsch, R-West Salem,...
February 20, 2008 - 12:00am