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UPDATE: Minnesota man charged with vehicular homicide in wake of Tuesday's fatal crash
Voters will decide whether justices can choose Supreme Court leader; Walker's 'walk-on' plan for new teachers criticized; 10 more Wisconsin stories
Barron Co. theft suspects nabbed in Minnesota
Judges appoint Severson St. Croix County clerk of court
The City Beautiful website gets facelift
crime and courts
St. Croix Central wrestlers put together three rapid-fire wins
Jets adding Hogan, Heimerdinger to front office
NFLPA instructs Patriots players to 'reserve comment'
NFL-Super Bowl has ways to go in captivating global audience
Somerset's Bruce Larson named nation's top high school football coach
Celebrating Catholic Schools Week
Special needs open enrollment space availability set to zero for NR School District
SHS concert choir receives high honor from WCDA
SCC District’s AA credit rating helps save taxpayers $1.2 million
Open enrollment chart causes confusion, debate in Somerset
Minding your business: Wastewater treatment plant turns sewage into safe water
Somerset to host upcoming robotics competition
New events highlight sixth annual Fire & Ice Celebration
Community Hero Day enters third year
Curing pity and giving back
arts and entertainment
15PR1 In the matter of the estate of Thomas R. Shipley
Town of Cylon - Ordinance 2014-01
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Rachel V. Shay, 83
Grace Bentley, 97
Larry Hesselink, 70
Larry Hesselink, 70
Brother Raymond Dufresne, CSC
Sarah Sez: Everyone needs a Derek in their lives
Our View: Good Samaritans selflessly doing good
Letters to the Editor: Jan. 22, 2015
Speed of Life: Embracing your 15 seconds
Letters to the Editor: Jan. 15, 2015
Get Out! Deals
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