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Challenger drops out of New Richmond City Council race
Assembly will debate right-to-work for 24 hours; Workforce secretary calls public-aid drug testing ‘compassionate’; 13 more state news briefs
Area school districts present united front against Gov. Walker’s budget
Labor Committee advances right-to-work bill without OK; drone-dropped weapons worry prison chief; 11 more Wisconsin stories
Mend for tax reciprocity rift underway; Walker now opposes 'path to citizenship'; 11 more Wisconsin stories
crime and courts
Somerset's Praschak loses close match in semifinals
Tuesday's Results: Somerset boys basketball bounced from WIAA playoffs
Somerset girls basketball defeated in regional final
Dowd finishes fifth at state wrestling meet
Somerset girls basketball holds off St. Croix Central; advances to Saturday's regional final
Area school districts present united front against Gov. Walker’s budget
Bullseye! Archery Club takes off at SCC
NRHS students on pace to read 5,000 books this year
NRHS student named National Merit Scholarship finalist
Somerset’s got talent
Farm, Feral & Stray works with Scout to care for local free roaming cats
Local author publishes first book
Somerset Community Food Pantry seeks volunteers
Crowd flocks to Bass Lake for annual ice fishing contest
Scouts visit newspaper office
arts and entertainment
Crown Castle Proposal to Add Antennas - 283 Hwy 35/64 Somerset
Village of Somerset Feb. 26 Special Meeting Minutes
Village of Somerset Feb. 17, 2015 Reg. Meeting Minutes
St. Croix County Weight Restrictions
City of New Richmond - Official Notice - NR Softball Association Class B License
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Steve R. Simmon, 68
Mary Mettler, 62
David M. Riggle, 66
Floyd Engebretson, 96
Our View: Don't let fear of extremists control you
Letters to the Editor: Feb. 26, 2015
Editor's Notebook: When bad fortune turns good
Sarah Sez: News reporter delivers difficult goodbye
Letters to the Editor: Feb. 19, 2015
Get Out! Deals
April 12, 2013
Lawmakers mull criminalizing resale of food stamps; new Walker-driven protest rules termed 'totalitarian'; permit OK'd for 5,300-cow farm, more state news
MADISON -- A bill that would make it illegal to sell a person's food-stamp benefits was endorsed Thursday by a state Assembly committee - and it's up for a vote Friday by a Senate panel. Assembly Republican Samantha Kerkman of Powers Lake is the bill's main sponsor.
news / politics / family
April 12, 2013 - 8:45am
May 31, 2012
Tiger track seniors getting fitting sendoff by competing in 2012 WIAA state track meet
Performing in front of thousands of fans will be a fitting sendoff for the New Richmond track seniors who qualified for the 2012 WIAA State Track...
May 31, 2012 - 10:56am
March 2, 2011
Minnesota lawmakers mull Wisconsin tax reciprocity again
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota legislators are considering reinstating a deal with Wisconsin so people who live in one state and work in the other do not need to file two income tax returns. A bill studying the situation is set to be included in an overall tax bill later this legislative...
March 2, 2011 - 1:17pm
January 19, 2011
Walker, Dayton's tax chat delayed
A telephone call between Minnesota and Wisconsin governors about a tax dispute has been delayed until later this week. Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton and Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, both new to the offices, plan to talk about tax reciprocity, which until this year allowed a taxpayer...
news / politics
January 19, 2011 - 11:11am
'Open for Business' signs irritant for some Minnesotans
Wisconsin's new Republican governor is taking the same tactic as Minnesota GOP legislators to help the economy: finding ways to help businesses so they can create more jobs. Gov. Scott Walker toured his state Tuesday, including stops in Hudson and Superior next to Minnesota, touting...
January 19, 2011 - 11:05am
July 22, 2010
Drowning claims state ag secretary, UWRF grad Rod Nilsestuen
Wisconsin Secretary of Agriculture Rod Nilsestuen drowned in Lake Superior late Wednesday while taking a swim following a day volunteering on a Habitat for Humanity project in the Upper Pennisula. His body was reportedly recovered about 6:10 p.m. some 300 feet offshore. Governor...
July 22, 2010 - 7:47am
October 16, 2009
School districts get overall reduction in state aid
Wisconsin school districts officially got the bad news many were expecting Thursday. The state released the final school aid figures and most districts are getting less than a year ago. In the summer, it was estimated that one of every five school systems would get 15 percent less,...
October 16, 2009 - 9:00am
June 12, 2009
Final Assembly vote on the new state budget delayed; Democrats add amendments
State Assembly Speaker Mike Sheridan says Democrats have the 50 votes they need to pass their version of the new state budget. But he delayed the Assembly's debate until this morning, so Republicans could review all the changes the majority made in four days of closed-door caucuses....
June 12, 2009 - 9:01am
April 24, 2009
NRHS forensics team enjoys state success
The New Richmond High School forensics team performed well on Friday, April 17, at the state competition held at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. With a full team of 25 entries, the maximum a team can take, NRHS earned eight Critic's Choice Awards, nine All-State Awards and six...
April 24, 2009 - 7:00am
April 16, 2009
Dems work to expand state's layoff notification law
Some Democratic state legislators want to make sure you know your options if you lose your job or your home. Sen. Pat Kreitlow, Chippwa Falls, and Rep. Kristen Dexter, Eau Claire, plan to introduce a bill this month to expand the state's layoff notification law. They want to make...
April 16, 2009 - 9:43am
April 10, 2009
Local swimmers compete at state, national levels
Walter and Audrey DeKock of New Richmond and Stephanie LeMire had outstanding winter seasons competing for the St. Croix Swim Club out of Stillwater. The DeKocks swam in the 2009 Minnesota State Short Course Championships in Rochester, with Audrey swimming on March 6-8 and Walter...
April 10, 2009 - 6:24am
Three Somerset DI teams qualify for state
Five Destination Imagination teams from Somerset Middle School all brought home winning trophies from the regional meet at Chippewa Falls on March 28. Three of those teams will advance to the state competition, which will be held on April 18 at the UW-Stevens Point campus. Two state-bound...
April 10, 2009 - 6:19am
April 2, 2009
Stoner wins pair of state bowling titles
Wendy Stoner of New Richmond won two state championships in the State 500 Club Bowling Tournament, held at the Thunderbird Lanes in Baraboo. Stoner led a strong performance by a number of western Wisconsin women in the state tournament. Stoner bowls in a Tuesday night league at the...
April 2, 2009 - 5:59pm
Youth wrestlers compete at 2009 state meet
New Richmond and Somerset wrestlers took part in the 2009 Wisconsin State Youth Wrestling Tournament at the Allina Center in Madison. The local wrestlers performed quite well, led by a state championship performance from Somerset's Gabe Flandrick. New Richmond New Richmond had...
April 2, 2009 - 5:58pm