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April 3, 2015
Candidate Profile of Chad Peterson (running for Star Prairie Village President)
Star Prairie resident Chad Peterson is running for Star Prairie Village President in the April 7 election. --- CANDIDATE PROFILE Name: Chad Peterson Age: 39 Occupation: Retail Sales Family: Wife, Katie; Sons, Ethan (10), Gavin (7), Owen (7) Prior elected offices held:...
April 3, 2015 - 11:08am
March 18, 2015
PHOTO: Northern Lights turn skies green for St. Patrick's Day
Lori Demulling sent the above photo of a bright green Aurora Borealis (Northern Lights) to the New Richmond News on Wednesday. The image was...
March 18, 2015 - 1:24pm
March 12, 2015
Star Prairie Village Board approves water bill adjustments to prevent freezing
The Star Prairie Village Board encourages residents to periodically check the temperature of their water to prevent their water service from freezing. To ensure that the temperature is above 35 degrees, run the water for several minutes from the faucet located closest to where the...
March 12, 2015 - 3:30pm
February 26, 2015
Local author publishes first book
As part of her job as a freelance writer and video producer, Star Prairie author Carrie Maloney does everything from creating videos and writing...
Life/arts and entertainment
February 26, 2015 - 1:03pm
Up in arms: Local gunsmith starts new firearms venture
Local war veteran Jim Lauck has spent the past two years working as a gunsmith for JP Enterprises, a firearm company based in Hugo, Minn. Last...
February 26, 2015 - 12:55pm
February 12, 2015
Star Prairie board amends 2014 budget to pay for ladder truck
The Star Prairie Village Board unanimously voted to amend its 2014 budget, moving $2,500 from Park Expenditures to Fire Protection to help meet the village’s obligation of $15,945 toward the purchase of a new ladder truck by New Richmond Fire & Rescue. The new ladder truck was...
February 12, 2015 - 11:17am
February 5, 2015
Candidates emerge from area caucuses
Now that all municipal caucuses have taken place, ballots are set for all the April 7 races that won’t require a primary election. The following is a list of candidates who were nominated through a caucus process in January and whose names will appear on voters’ ballots. In most...
February 5, 2015 - 10:29am
January 15, 2015
Cloud whisperer; Star Prairie man helps WCCO-TV keep an eye on weather
Denny O’Hearn’s father wanted him to become an engineer and design cars. His father-in-law thought he’d lure him into the family mortuary...
January 15, 2015 - 9:11am
January 14, 2015
Four Nominated in Star Prairie Caucus
A small crowd participated in the Village of Star Prairie’s annual caucus last Monday evening nominating a total of four candidates for two open trustee positions and board president. Sitting trustee Chad Peterson and president Greg Gibson were nominated for president while sitting...
January 14, 2015 - 11:02am
January 2, 2015
Santa makes a stop in Star Prairie
Santa Claus and his elves visited the Star Prairie Community Center on Saturday, Dec. 20.
January 2, 2015 - 8:46am
December 18, 2014
Star Prairie board approves 1% levy increase
Eager to celebrate the holiday season, the Star Prairie Village Board wrapped up its December meeting in a half hour flat including a public hearing on the 2015 proposed budget. Having called three times for comments to an empty hall, Village President Greg Gibson closed the budget...
December 18, 2014 - 12:03pm
December 4, 2014
Want to run for office? Here’s your chance
April seems a long way off right now, but it’s already time to start thinking about the various local elections that will happen then. The filing period for many of those races opened Dec. 1. Election Day is April 7 this spring, with a primary on Feb. 17, if needed. To get on the...
December 4, 2014 - 10:48am
November 20, 2014
Star Prairie Village Board looks into backflow prevention
At the Nov. 12 Star Prairie Village Board meeting, village maintenance operator Brody Larson suggested that the village purchase a quantity of backflow prevention devices and make them available to residents for a reasonable cost at the time of his inspection to comply with the Wisconsin...
November 20, 2014 - 9:42am
Officials agree on fire contract extension
After two months of negotiations, consideration of options and heated debate, the City of New Richmond and its surrounding municipalities have...
November 20, 2014 - 9:23am
October 30, 2014
Fiery debate: Officials engage in heated discussion over fire contract, ladder truck
After nearly two months of tension, the struggle for a fire contract extension among the partner municipalities of New Richmond Fire & Rescue...
October 30, 2014 - 11:06am