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Gov. Scott Walker appoints Judge Rebecca Bradley to the Wisconsin Supreme Court.
Potential passenger train service connecting major metro areas being considered
All river bridge crossbeam construction complete this week
Wis. congressman rejects speaker bid; gender-neutral homecoming in Madison; state costs vary under Obamacare; six more state news stories
Groundbreaking on municipal solar project Oct. 12
crime and courts
New Richmond football team burns Somerset with its speed, 46-0
McCann, Veenendall just missed qualifying for WIAA Division 1 state golf
New Richmond sweeps singles titles at MBC tournament, wins overall title
New Richmond soccer adds four more wins
St. Croix Central football team ready to battle for MBC leadership
St. Croix Central Homecoming 2015
Three-time USA Olympian speaks with students
Salaries for school administration listed
New Richmond School District celebrates Homecoming 2015
Area schools ready to participate in International Walk to School Day
Suicide: Difficult to broach and understand
“One Night Stand” at Foster Hall
New Richmond teen continues to impress in Off Road competitions
Skate Park Groundbreaking Ceremony October 14 at Hatfield Park
Post commander builds on lessons learned from Vietnam
arts and entertainment
October 22 St. Croix Board of Adjustment Public Hearing
Request for Bids - Snowplowing Services for County Facilities
Bids for Snow Removal - Housing Authority of New Richmond
Fall Clean Up - City of New Richmond
Village of Somerset Special Meeting Minutes Sep. 28, 2015
Eugene Sempf, 73
Daniel Vance, 67
Lyle 'Big Red' Gibson, 88
Terri L. Johannsen, 49
Kevin G. Murphy, 58
Columnist Mary Sather pens final entry for New Richmond News
Up one minute, down the next
Letters from the Editor: October 1, 2015
Letters to the Editor: September 24, 2015
Reflections in the wall
October 27, 2009
Wisconsin's only link to Winona undergoes structural tests
Wisconsin's only link to Winona, Minn., is undergoing new structural tests. The Department of Transportation in the Gopher State is putting weight sensors and strain-gauges on the Highway 43 bridge over the Mississippi River. Officials are deciding how to replace or rebuild the...
October 27, 2009 - 9:00am
July 8, 2008
Repairs to start Thursday on Winona bridge
Emergency repairs will begin by Thursday on Wisconsin's only link to Winona, Minn. Fifteen corroded gusset plates will be fixed on the Winona bridge over the Mississippi River. Minnesota's Department of Transportation says the most critical repairs will be made first so heavy commercial...
July 8, 2008 - 9:00am
June 26, 2008
Wisconsin to chip in on Winona bus and ferry service costs
Wisconsin will help pay for the bus and ferry service created when the only bridge from the state to Winona, Minn., was shut down for 11 days. It cost Winona more than $200,000 to move people across the Mississippi River, when a defect caused the bridge to be closed for more inspections. Corroded...
June 26, 2008 - 9:00am
June 13, 2008
Surprise! Winona Bridge to partially open again Saturday
The only bridge that connects Wisconsin with Winona, Minn., will re-open Saturday - at least to most vehicles. Heavy trucks and pedestrians will still be barred from the bridge, which has been closed for 10 days after corroded gusset plates were found underneath. This week, Minnesota's...
June 13, 2008 - 12:00am
June 10, 2008
Ferries begin shuttle service in Winona; engineers consider short-term bridge fix
Ferry service between Wisconsin and Winona, Minn., began Monday morning. Winona Mayor Jerry Miller says two ferries will shuttle people across the river every 45 minutes during the morning and afternoon commutes -- at least for now. Miller says Winona officials felt their main...
June 10, 2008 - 12:00am
June 9, 2008
Gronemus calls Winona Bridge closure a disaster; blames Doyle for transportation raid
Gronemus calls Winona Bridge closure a disaster; blames Doyle for transportation raid A western Wisconsin legislator says the closing of the Mississippi River bridge at Winona is a disaster for her area. Assembly Democrat Barb Gronemus, Whitehall, says it shows why Gov. Jim Doyle...
June 9, 2008 - 12:00am
June 6, 2008
Ferry-bus system established to deal with Winona Bridge closure
Starting Monday, a bus and ferry service will move people from western Wisconsin to Winona Minnesota. That's after the city's only bridge over the Mississippi River was closed this week. For three days, about 2,800 Wisconsinites have driven up to 100 miles out of their way to get...
June 6, 2008 - 12:00am
June 5, 2008
Wisconsin commuters scrambling to find ways around Winona Bridge closure
Wisconsinites who work in Winona, Minn., scrambled to their jobs Wednesday, after the city's only bridge over the Mississippi River suddenly shut down. The bridge at Wisconsin's Highway 54 has 10 gusset plates that are rusted and only emergency vehicles are allowed to cross for now. Minnesota's...
June 5, 2008 - 12:00am
June 4, 2008
Winona bridge closed indefinitely; problems for Wisconsin river towns
A busy bridge that connects Wisconsin with Winona, Minn., is closed and it's causing lots of hassles on both sides of the Mississippi River. Winona's only bridge was abruptly shut down Tuesday, after inspectors found corroded gusset plates. Those plates hold the bridge's beams together. It's...
June 4, 2008 - 9:00am