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Burke makes campaign stop in western Wisconsin
New Richmond is state’s cold spot today; One dies in week’s snowstorms; Nine more state news stories
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High school students put on benefit for child with Muscular Dystrophy
Frigid blast will follow snow; DNA hints another invasive fish swimming into Mississippi; more state news
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New Richmond boys start MBC basketball season with win at Osceola
Western Wisconsin Stars win twice in Black River Falls tournament
Somerset skaters open season with three convincing wins
Two competitive periods not enough for New Richmond boys hockey team
High school wrestling seasons begin this Thursday
Five Loaves Food Shelf in need of more help
Countryside Veterinary Clinic to celebrate 35 years
Local woman and her family making a difference in Africa
Nelson named Citizen of the Year
See Annie Jr. at Old Gem
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Frank Springer, 77
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June 17, 2013
Northern St. Croix County hammered by hail, rain
The warning sirens blew in New Richmond, but storm clouds stayed to the north and east Monday afternoon around 2 p.m. Local farmer Jeff Croes...
June 17, 2013 - 3:02pm
Thunderstorms predicted for today; 700 state Guard members will lose 11 days of pay; Proposed budget goes to full Legislature; More state news
More showers and thunderstorms are in the forecast for Wisconsin today as another cold front pushes through. Much of the state was dry for Father's Day, but parts of far northern Wisconsin have been hit with storms for two days in a row. Small hail was reported early last evening...
news / government
June 17, 2013 - 9:05am
June 13, 2013
Wisconsin's population is aging; big storm drops rain, damages Wal-Mart roof; more state news
If you think you're seeing fewer young people in Wisconsin, you're right. The U.S. Census Bureau said Thursday that 14.4 percent of the state's population was 65 or older as of last July. That's just less than one percent more than in the 2010 Census. Wisconsin had an estimated...
news / politics / outdoors
June 13, 2013 - 6:57am
June 12, 2013
Democrats temporarily delay abortion reforms; giant storm system will narrowly miss Wisconsin; more state news
Democrats in the Wisconsin Senate blocked approval yesterday of a Republican bill to require women to get ultrasounds before getting abortions. The hold-up won't be long, as G-O-P Senate leaders said the bill would come up again first thing Wednesday. New Berlin Republican Mary Lazich...
news / politics / business /
June 12, 2013 - 7:38am
May 30, 2013
Taxpayers likely to help pay back big unemployment obligation; State Guardsman will receive Silver Star; more state news
MADISON -- Wisconsin taxpayers would help employers pay back a large debt in the state's unemployment benefit fund, under a budget measure endorsed Wednesday. The Joint Finance Committee endorsed $26 million in general taxes - plus increases for employers and new limits on benefits...
news / politics
May 30, 2013 - 9:50am
May 17, 2013
New Richmond schools add June 10 to the calendar
New Richmond High School has its fingers crossed that the snow is finally gone. Students in New Richmond who thought their school year was ending on June 7 will now have to attend classes on June 10, thanks to Mother Nature. The district was working hard this spring to ensure students...
May 17, 2013 - 7:45am
May 3, 2013
REGIONAL BRIEFS: Former clerk-treasurer charged over missing money
From the Forum News Service North Dakota Woman killed in one-car accident WILLISTON, N.D. -- A 64-year-old Zahl woman was killed in a one-vehicle accident Wednesday night near Williston. According to the North Dakota Highway Patrol, Leona Osman was driving a 2011 Toyota Camry...
May 3, 2013 - 9:04am
May 2, 2013
More snow expected in some areas; UW reserves could hit $1.2 billion; Search goes on for kayakers missing in Eau Claire; more state news
Forecasters now say up to 18-inches of snow could fall by tonight in parts of northwest Wisconsin. Ellsworth already had 14 inches by early this morning, close to 11-inches fell near Hayward and nine inches at River Falls. Ashland had almost eight inches of snow this morning after...
May 2, 2013 - 12:13pm
SECOND UPDATE: Storm takes out power across area
An unprecedented wet, heavy May snowfall that continues to blanket western Wisconsin cut off power to thousands of homes and closed schools and some roads due to utility wires being downed by broken trees and branches. Municipal workers in Ellsworth said the village had 16 inches...
news / accidents
May 2, 2013 - 9:16am
It's May 2: Do you know where spring is?
More than a foot of snow fell on some parts of western Wisconsin Wednesday night and Thursday morning. In New Richmond, school was cancelled...
May 2, 2013 - 8:39am
May 1, 2013
REGIONAL BRIEFS: Man rescued from ice on St. Louis River
From the Forum News Service North Dakota Search is on for man believed swept away by floodwaters MINTO, N.D.
May 1, 2013 - 12:40pm
April 24, 2013
Company asks for injunction to stop work on Stillwater bridge; Report: Voucher-school students trail public school students; more state briefs
A Minnesota construction company is asking a federal judge to grant an injunction to stop work on the new St. Croix River bridge project. CS McCrossan Construction says its bid was illegally rejected by the Minnesota Department of Transportation. Last February that company was named...
news / education
April 24, 2013 - 8:56am
April 23, 2013
April snow delays school again
Thanks to an overnight snow storm, the start of the school day in New Richmond, Somerset and St. Croix Central was delayed on Tuesday, April...
news / education
April 23, 2013 - 6:55am
April 20, 2013
St. Croix County's siren system shifts
Emergency management officials have heard the complaints through the years. If the sky is sunny, why are the storm warning sirens sounding in town? When a storm or tornado warning has been issued for St. Croix County, current policies require that every one of the 25 warning sirens...
April 20, 2013 - 9:02am
April 19, 2013
Snow snarls local traffic; delays schools
A spring snowstorm delayed the start of New Richmond schools Friday, April 19. Students didn't have to head to school for two extra hours in...
April 19, 2013 - 9:59am