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High school bands, choirs perform at spring concerts
Nusbaum selected as SCC Elementary principal
Three New Richmond students receive state awards for art
Forensics team sets school records at state competition
Science Olympiad finishes 11th at state
crime and courts
Somerset's Gaelin Elmore honored as 2014 WIAA Scholar Athlete
Hellacious schedule sets back New Richmond baseball team
Somerset baseball starts season with 3-0
New Richmond girls soccer starts MBC season 1-0-1
New Richmond softball gives defending MBC champs a battle
Spicin’ it up
Churches challenging for charity
Agave owner lends SAM’s a helping hand
Spreading the art around
Seventh annual Empty Bowls event draws large crowd
arts and entertainment
Lois Frank, 89
Bruce Bayer, 87
Robert G. Hall, 79
Irene F. Rud, 82
Mariellen G. Krueger, 80
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City of New Richmond Public Notice - May 6 Plan Commission Meeting
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Letters to the Editor: April 10, 2014
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Our View: City shouldn't appeal newspaper lawsuit ruling
September 7, 2012
Highway department uses new material
The pavement being put down this week on the under-construction area of County Road Z, south of Hammond, is not going on top of typical gravel. Jeff Durkee, St. Croix County Highway engineer, said the road contains an additive chemical that strengthens the gravel. Durkey said County...
September 7, 2012 - 8:08am
August 31, 2012
Pavement and bridge repairs planned for I-94 in St. Croix County
The Wisconsin Department of Transportation plans to make repairs to pavement on I-94 near Hudson after the Labor Day weekend. To minimize traffic impacts, crews will be working on the eastbound lanes of I-94 just east of the St. Croix River Bridge Tuesday, Sept. 4, from 10:30 p.m.-7:30...
August 31, 2012 - 10:25am
August 30, 2012
Traffic Alert: I-94 work next week
The Wisconsin Department of Transportation plans to make repairs to pavement on I-94 near Hudson after Labor Day weekend. To minimize traffic impacts, crews will be working on the eastbound lanes of I-94 just east of the St. Croix River bridge Tuesday, Sept. 4, from 10:30 p.m.-7:30...
August 30, 2012 - 2:57pm
St. Croix County keeps transportation alternates on the table
Although the Minnesota Gateway Corridor project has decided to stop at Hudson, and not go all the way into St. Croix County for now, St. Croix County had decided not to let the issue of alternative commuter transportation options get pushed off the table. Clarence "Buck" Malick,...
news / government
August 30, 2012 - 7:05am
August 24, 2012
Oak Park Heights ends objections to new St. Croix bridge
Another hurdle has been overcome in eventual building a new four-lane bridge over the St. Croix River between Stillwater, Minn. and Houlton, Wis. Oak Park Heights city officials on the Minnesota side of the project had objected to the overall project, saying it would cost them almost...
news / politics
August 24, 2012 - 10:00am
August 23, 2012
St. Croix River bridge battle far from over?
Even though preliminary work has begun on the new St. Croix River bridge near Stillwater, Minn., backers of the proposed project warn the fight...
news / government / politics
August 23, 2012 - 8:27am
August 22, 2012
Work continuing on St. Croix Crossing project
Work continues on the load test project for the proposed new bridge between Houlton and Stillwater, Minn. The tests will determine rock and soil conditions at the bottom of the St. Croix River. Crews have drilled into the river bottom and placed steel shafts into the bedrock. Concrete...
August 22, 2012 - 11:03am
August 10, 2012
Steps taken to make I-94 construction zone safer
Officials say the Wisconsin Department of Transportation has taken steps to improve traffic safety in the construction zone on Interstate 94 in St. Croix County, but ultimately, only motorists can reduce the number of crashes. The number one reason for the rash of accidents involving...
August 10, 2012 - 8:37am
August 2, 2012
WisDOT takes steps to prevent crashes on I-94 in St. Croix County
The Wisconsin Department of Transportation announced Thursday morning, Aug. 2, that it is taking steps to prevent additional traffic crashes in and near the road construction work on Interstate 94 in St. Croix County. Over the next couple of days, construction crews will create four...
news / accidents
August 2, 2012 - 11:04am
Temporary four-lane road configuration created on I-94
In an attempt to prevent additional traffic crashes on I-94 in St. Croix County, WisDOT and State Patrol are working together to implement plans to warn motorists of potential backups. Over the next couple of days construction crews will finish in the crossovers and the ramps to...
news / accidents
August 2, 2012 - 10:41am
Traffic signs being tampered with
Construction continues on Wisconsin Highway 65 in St. Croix County, but not without issues of traveler safety. Recently, traffic signs have been disappearing, barricades are being moved and travelers are repositioning tubular markers to drive through construction zones.
August 2, 2012 - 8:00am
July 30, 2012
July 30, 2012: UPDATE: I-94 crash fatal for two teens; victims all from New Richmond
Two New Richmond teenagers -- ages 16 and 17 -- died Monday afternoon as the result of injuries suffered when their 2000 Dodge Durango struck the rear of a flatbed semi-rig that had slowed in heavy eastbound traffic. In a news release issued at 5:33 a.m. Tuesday, the Wisconsin State...
news / accidents
July 30, 2012 - 7:48pm
July 14, 2012
Construction slows business a bit
With road construction ongoing in Hammond and Roberts, local businesses say construction has caused a drop in business, but many say it hasn't affected business too much. As Davis Street is still temporarily closed, many Hammond business owners said they have noticed a change in...
news / business /
July 14, 2012 - 8:00am
July 11, 2012
St. Croix bridge officials take show on the road
Transportation officials from Wisconsin and Minnesota converged on New Richmond on Monday to talk about the long-awaited St. Croix River Crossing...
July 11, 2012 - 4:00pm
July 3, 2012
Highway 13 in Douglas County to re-open
Wisconsin Highway 13 in Douglas County will re-open to through traffic by 8 p.m. today (Tuesday, July 3).
July 3, 2012 - 3:49pm