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Wisconsin roundup: State clamping down on cellphones in work zones; right to work law upheld;
Clinton, Trump debate gets personal
Wisconsin statewide news roundup - Sept. 26
NRHS Homecoming court announced
Still little evidence for removal of symptom-free wisdom teeth
crime and courts
A couple of shotgun experts find out what they've been missing in mourning dove hunting
New Richmond football rolls, Somerset wins squeaker, Central gets knocked off
New Richmond football players learn about tackling cancer
New Richmond football puts it all together against St. Croix Central
Somerset football season is just beginning
NRHS Homecoming court announced
Pair of area students publish novels
Taxes to decrease: New Richmond School District sets levy, mill rate at annual meeting
District adopts work sessions: Better communication, more transparency are the goals
VIDEO: Gov. Walker pays a visit to SCC’s Fab Lab
Walk raises spirits and funds to battle Alzheimer’s
St. Croix Valley Orchestra seeks musicians
Gregory's Gift of Hope will host microchip clinic Saturday
Remembering the past: Heritage Weekend starts tonight
New playground open to everyone
arts and entertainment
City of NR - Request for Proposals - Qualified Multidisciplinary Consultant
City of New Richmond - Ordinance #486
Request for Proposals - WITC Snow Removal
Village of Somerset - Sept. 8 Special Meeting Minutes
Village of Star Prairie - Oct. 5, 2016 Public Hearing Notice
John William Stephens, 87
Lawrence M. Halvorson, 85
Tom Forrest, 85
James E. Stewart, 62
Sister Irene LeMire, CSJ, 93
Today’s political scene filled with snake oil salesmen
Letters to the Editor: Aug. 18, 2016
Our View: Both presidential candidates ducking the press
A fine line: November's election is important
Primary is over, election gets rolling
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May 27, 2015
Hearings begin on controversial UW System cuts, Bucks' arena deal; freak car-deer crash kills passenger in passing vehicle; 9 more Wisconsin stories
MADISON -- As usual, the Wisconsin Legislature's finance panel has saved the most controversial decisions for the final week of its state budget review -- which was to begin Wednesday. Lawmakers have discussed reducing Gov. Scott Walker's $300 million cut in state funds for the U-W...
May 27, 2015 - 8:55am
May 26, 2015
Heavy rains, localized flooding, small hail predicted for parts of state; 70 mph will be OK but don’t count on driving 75; Nine more Wisconsin news stories
Severe storms are possible this afternoon and tonight in parts of Wisconsin. The National Weather Service says a cold front and a low pressure system will move across the region. Forecasters say small hail is possible in the far northwest part of the state. Heavy rains and localized...
May 26, 2015 - 9:44am
May 18, 2015
Young drivers, truckers, most likely to ignore seat belts, trooper says; Madison chief fears for officer Matt Kenny's safety; 9 more Wisconsin news stories
MADISON -- A State Patrol sergeant says young motorists and truckers are among the most likely not to follow Wisconsin's seat-belt law. Beginning Monday, most law enforcement agencies in the Badger State will step up their enforcement of the buckle-up mandate. The Wisconsin Department...
May 18, 2015 - 9:26am
May 13, 2015
DA won’t charge white Madison officer who killed biracial suspect; Rodgers wins $50,000 in ‘Jeopardy’ celebrity match; 9 more state news stories
MADISON -- Madison's police chief says he's confident we'll see a "different sort of outcome" in the days following the decision not to charge white Officer Matt Kenny in the shooting death of biracial suspect Tony Robinson. Chief Mike Koval said he hopes protests will remain peaceful...
May 13, 2015 - 9:27am
April 9, 2015
First hole-in-one at New Richmond Golf Club
The early spring has been great news for the New Richmond Golf Club. And with the early opening at NRGC this season, there has already been the first hole-in-one of the season recorded. The ace was struck last Thursday by Jan Thomas of New Richmond. She scored her ace on the seventh...
April 9, 2015 - 8:30am
February 3, 2015
Arcadia officials rally behind Ashley after fine threat; Afton man is state's latest snowmobile death; 9 more Wisconsin stories
ARCADIA -- The mayor of Arcadia said his city would be "lost" without companies like Ashley Furniture. John Kimmel stood up for his hometown employer Monday, after federal officials announced 38 safety violations, including 12 that OSHA deemed "willful." In total, the citations...
February 3, 2015 - 9:26am
January 14, 2015
Walker address stresses building efficiency, merging some agencies; UW undergrads borrowing more; 9 more Wisconsin stories
MADISON -- A plan put forth Tuesday night by Gov. Scott Walker to merge four state agencies into two is receiving cautious and critical responses from legislators. In his State of the State address, Walker said he would soon propose a cost-saving bill to merge the state's Economic...
January 14, 2015 - 9:42am
January 13, 2015
Johnson favors, Baldwin opposes Keystone XL project; rule change would ban Senate 'selfies'; 11 more Wisconsin stories
WASHINGTON D.C. -- There were no surprises among Wisconsin's U.S. senators when the proposed Keystone XL pipeline cleared a procedural hurdle late Monday. Republican Ron Johnson voted yes and Democrat Tammy Baldwin voted no when the Senate took a 63 to 32 test vote on the long-debated...
January 13, 2015 - 9:11am
January 9, 2015
State joins petition to abolish Nebraska gun law; friendly wagers set over Packer-Cowboy contest; 14 more Wisconsin stories
Sen. Johnson take helm of Homeland Security/GAC committee WASHINGTON D.C. -- Ron Johnson's rapid rise to power in the U.S. Senate became official Thursday. The Wisconsin Republican was named the new chairman of the Senate's Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee --...
January 9, 2015 - 11:35am
January 6, 2015
Vote to ban gay-themed book fails in Superior; inaugural partying done -- lawmakers prepare for work; 13 more Wisconsin stories
SUPERIOR -- The school board in Superior has decided not to ban a book about a girl with gay parents. A parent complained about the book "Emma and Meesha My Boy." It's the story of a little girl who learns how to be nice to her cats with the help of her two mothers. School Board...
January 6, 2015 - 9:12am
January 5, 2015
Challenges shelved as new state leaders are sworn-in Monday; 'politics' alleged in call for fed review of MPS voucher program; 9 more Wisconsin stories
MADISON -- The Wisconsin state government faces a daunting list of challenges but for Monday, they'll be set aside as numerous officials get sworn into new terms and celebrate their election victories from November. Republican Gov. Scott Walker and new Attorney General Brad Schimel...
January 5, 2015 - 9:13am
December 31, 2014
Lots of bars offering sober-ride services; dairy farmers brace for big price cut; 9 more Wisconsin stories
Wisconsinites heading out for New Year's Eve should be expected to be watched by law enforcement at some point or other. Drunk driving crackdowns were planned in various parts of Wisconsin Wednesday night, as well as into the New Year. A task force of over 230 officers in Milwaukee...
December 31, 2014 - 8:51am
December 24, 2014
Experimental vaccine shows promise against CWD; lake accidents claim 3 lives; 11 more Wisconsin stories
A study at New York University has shown that an experimental vaccine was partly successful at preventing chronic wasting disease in deer. It's the first time that a medicine was found to prevent the deadly prion infection and it could have major implications for Wisconsin, which...
December 24, 2014 - 8:30am
December 23, 2014
Federal authorities will probe Milwaukee officer-shooting; Oregon principal suspended after 3rd OWI arrest this month; 9 more Wisconsin stories
MILWAUKEE -- The Federal Bureau of Investigation, the U.S. Justice Department, and the Milwaukee U.S. Attorney's office will all investigate the Milwaukee police shooting of Dontre Hamilton. The word came after District Attorney John Chisholm ruled Monday that criminal charges were...
December 23, 2014 - 9:02am
December 19, 2014
Fiscal Bureau memo declares $1B-plus state shortfall looms large; Saturday is be biggest shopping day; 11 more Wisconsin stories
The state government would need an extra $1 billion-plus to continue all of its current services except transportation over the next two years....
December 19, 2014 - 8:56am