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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
Wisconsin statewide news roundup - Sept. 26
crime and courts
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
Somerset football season is just beginning
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
John William Stephens, 87
Lawrence M. Halvorson, 85
Tom Forrest, 85
James E. Stewart, 62
Sister Irene LeMire, CSJ, 93
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
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
October 9, 2014
WISCAP to help Star Prairie review sewer, water systems
Wesley Hoem, a rural development specialist with the Wisconsin Community Action Program Association (WISCAP), presented two technical assistance service plans to the Star Prairie Village Board at its meeting last Wednesday evening. Both plans were approved by the board. The village’s...
October 9, 2014 - 12:07pm
October 2, 2014
Towns, village exploring fire service options
Town and village officials aren’t happy about the new contract the City of New Richmond is proposing to neighboring municipalities for New...
October 2, 2014 - 10:58am
September 18, 2014
Star Prairie queens program rescued
Twenty-six women, including some former queens, have banded together to form the Star Prairie Community Club under the guidance of newly appointed chairperson Cindy Gibson. Gibson stated one of the primary purposes for forming the new club was to resurrect the community’s queens...
September 18, 2014 - 9:27am
August 28, 2014
Congressman visits Oak Ridge WPA
A bald eagle flew overhead to mark the occasion as staff from the New Richmond office of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) led an informational...
August 28, 2014 - 9:57am
August 21, 2014
Memories made at 2014 Ox Cart Days
From Aug. 14-17, Star Prairie celebrated Ox Cart Days with a wide variety of events, from train rides and face painting to a classic car show...
August 21, 2014 - 9:25am
August 14, 2014
45th annual Ox Cart Days runs through weekend
The 45th annual Ox Cart Days festival scheduled for Aug. 14-17 in Star Prairie will feature some new attractions while saying goodbye to a long-standing tradition. After 40-plus years of sponsoring the festival, the Lions Club made the difficult decision to discontinue the royalty...
August 14, 2014 - 11:15am
Star Prairie Village Board remembers Trustee Bruce Johnson
Last Wednesday evening’s meeting of the Star Prairie Village Board began on a somber note as President Greg Gibson remembered long-time trustee Bruce Johnson, husband of Village Clerk Patsy Johnson. Bruce Johnson passed away on July 18 after a long battle with cancer. “Bruce...
August 14, 2014 - 11:07am
Helen Demulling honored as Ox Cart Days grand marshal
Between traveling, quilting, gardening, monthly lunch with high school friends, cooking and coordinating family get-togethers, it is a wonder...
August 14, 2014 - 10:31am
July 17, 2014
Star Prairie Village Board OKs funds to replace community center AC
The Star Prairie Village Board made short work of its agenda last Wednesday night approving a bid to replace the air conditioning units at the community center and electing to send an amendment to its subdivision ordinance to the Plan Committee. Following a brief discussion, the...
July 17, 2014 - 10:38am
July 10, 2014
UPDATE: Missing 9-year-old boy found safe
A 9-year-old rural Somerset boy was found safe after he was missing for about seven hours on Monday, June 30, prompting a search effort involving...
July 10, 2014 - 2:50pm
June 19, 2014
Village Board approves $24,000 bid to replace community center roof
At its Wednesday, June 4, meeting, the Star Prairie Village Board approved an estimate for $24,000 presented by President Greg Gibson to replace the roof on the community center. “We have been battling leaks here for how many years, Patsy? We’ve had it patched in the past. We...
June 19, 2014 - 9:27am