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NRPD to add officer
Public hearings set for referendum discussions
Latest poll shows Gov's race is 'dead heat'; High court will decide cellphone tracking case; more state news
Stolen vehicle leads state patrol on high speed chase
crime and courts
New Richmond Fun Fest sports events draw hundreds of athletes, fans
New Richmond High School runners set pace in Willow River Run 5K race
Johnsrud is champion in Willow River Run 10K race
New Richmond youth soccer teams compete in state qualifiers
John Walsh returns to Somerset as athletic director
It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s Paulette!
Life after an organ transplant; fundraising event planned for July 27
Library teams up with AmazonSmile
Dog park celebrates first anniversary
Barrels of tradition: the St. Croix County Fair
arts and entertainment
Bruce A. Johnson, 57
Charles E. Meath, 89
Deborah J. Dettman, 62
Eleanore Cody, 80
Roland R. Lundell, 79
14SC735 Heights Finance f/k/a Riverside Finance vs Tyler Smith
14SC677 Wnyveen Auto Body Inc vs Surinder Manak
Skoglund Rental & Somerset Self Storage Unit Auction
Town of Richmond - Notice of Board of Review
Highway 65 Storage - Public Auction
Our View: Volunteer responders should be celebrated
Letters to the Editor: July 17, 2014
Our View: Commons site holds great opportunity
Letters to the Editor: July 10, 2014
Our View: Be safe this Fourth of July
February 7, 2014
Community helps teacher reach full potential
Back in late September, Hillside Elementary fourth-grade teacher William Knutson was one of three St. Mary’s University of Minnesota faculty members to be honored with the Brother Julius Winkler Adjunct Faculty Recognition Award for 2013. Knutson, who has been teaching at...
news / education
February 7, 2014 - 1:17pm
September 25, 2013
Sixth kindergarten teacher to be added in Somerset
A sixth kindergarten teacher will be added as quickly as possible in the Somerset School District following a lengthy discussion and vote by the Somerset Board of Education at its Sept. 16 meeting. The large number of children enrolled in kindergarten caught the school district...
news / education
September 25, 2013 - 3:01pm
October 1, 2009
Sixth-grade teacher's drunken-driving death creates lesson for students
A teacher in West Bend killed herself and another person by driving drunk and her school turned that into a lesson of its own Wednesday. Students at Badger Middle School were told that all decisions have consequences, and their parents were asked in a letter to reinforce the point....
October 1, 2009 - 9:00am
May 29, 2009
Long-standing limit on teacher pay raises may end in 2010
A long-standing limit on teacher pay raises would end in just more than a year, under the new state budget endorsed overnight by the Joint Finance Committee. The panel OK'd Gov. Jim Doyle's proposal to do away with the qualified economic offer. Since 1993, the QEO has let school...
May 29, 2009 - 9:32am
May 19, 2009
Bayfield retired teacher climbing Mount Everest
A retired school teacher from Bayfield is making her final push this week to reach the top of Mount Everest. Lori Schneider, 55, says she remains strong, in spite of her multiple sclerosis. She spent the last week decompressing at her base camp, gaining back five of the 10 pounds...
May 19, 2009 - 9:00am
October 28, 2008
Award-winning Superior teacher investigated for sexual contact with student
An award-winning educator in Superior is being investigated for allegedly having sexual contact with a male student. According to a recent search warrant, William Rehnstrand, 65, admitted having improper contact with the 17-year-old boy in August. The teen said it was not consensual. The...
October 28, 2008 - 12:00am
July 11, 2008
Sauvola elected to national post
At the Region Three National Agriculture Teachers' meeting in La Crosse the week of June 23, local high school teacher Rachel Sauvola was elected vice chair of the National Marketing Committee. Sauvola will serve one year as vice chair and move into the chair position for the following...
July 11, 2008 - 12:00am
July 3, 2008
Contract stalls at mediation
Members of the New Richmond School Board Teacher Personnel Committee met with state meditator Steve Morrison on June 24 to discuss the teachers' contract. According to District Administrator Morrie Veilleux, no agreement was reached between the two groups. Sticking points remain...
July 3, 2008 - 12:00am
June 27, 2008
And now for something completely different ...
While New Richmond native Matt Mealey's days are spent in the classroom teaching high schoolers to play musical instruments, his nights are often spent in the pits. On any given night Mealey may be found in the orchestra pit of well-known musical and theatrical venues in and around...
June 27, 2008 - 12:00am
February 8, 2008
New Richmond teachers not the only ones without contract
As negotiations between the teachers' union and the New Richmond School District continue, School Board member Chris Skoglund remains optimistic. "We are still making progress," Skoglund said. "I am definitely pleased that communications are still good between the District and the...
February 8, 2008 - 12:00am