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Lake City man charged in shooting death of girlfriend
First cases of likely Enterovirus surface; photo ID needed to vote absentee too; 11 more Wisconsin stories
UPDATE: Advance America robbed at gunpoint; police release suspect photos
Body of Colfax man discovered Sunday in submerged car
Pepin man, toddler die when trench collapses; DOT begins process to provide ID cards for November election; 11 more state news items
crime and courts
Somerset football faces Osceola Friday in 2014 conference opener
New Richmond, Somerset football teams improve to 2-0 in MBC with one-sided wins
New Richmond, Somerset, St. Croix Central football teams all record wins
Marathon Man: Johnston completes 150th marathon
New Richmond football looks for redemption after 45-10 loss
Cowgirls take over SomerStar Ranch
Kickstands up at 11:11
What about the other 363 days?
Kicking off National Assisted Living Week
Being part of the community
arts and entertainment
Orville J. Knoll, 86
Larry Parfitt, 75
Larry Parfitt, 75
Arnold Geister, 76
Bennie J. King, 79
Ordinance #468 - City of New Richmond
Village of Star Prairie Board Proceedings - August 6, 2014
14Cv53 Royal Credit Union vs Dale A Knutson
14CV5 Bank of America vs Troy C Austin, Jon\'a N Austin
Community Right-to-Know About Hazardous Materials - St. Croix County
Telling my own story
Our View: Fire contract needs to be reworked
Letters to the Editor: Sept. 11, 2014
Our View: City department tour is a valuable tool
Letters to the Editor: Sept. 4, 2014
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