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Chamber picks Rob Kreibich as new executive director
County cashing in on drug busts
Poll shows Walker, Burke still neck and neck; Congressional committee hears testimony regarding St. Croix GM accident; 11 more Wisconsin stories
Star Prairie queens program rescued
New Richmond chosen for solar pilot program
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Somerset football faces Osceola Friday in 2014 conference opener
New Richmond, Somerset football teams improve to 2-0 in MBC with one-sided wins
New Richmond, Somerset, St. Croix Central football teams all record wins
Marathon Man: Johnston completes 150th marathon
New Richmond football looks for redemption after 45-10 loss
Cowgirls take over SomerStar Ranch
Kickstands up at 11:11
What about the other 363 days?
Kicking off National Assisted Living Week
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Larry Parfitt, 75
Arnold Geister, 76
Bennie J. King, 79
Town of Somerset, Vil of Somerset & Somerset Fire/Rescue Joint Meeting 7/23/14
WITC Site Review for Nursing-Assoc. Degree program
14SC1062 Notice in Replevin to Kathryn H & Adam V Deschene
Invitation to Bidders - Project 13-040 Croft Place Apartments
Ordinance #468 - City of New Richmond
Our View: Changes coming to newspaper next week
Letters to the Editor: Sept. 18, 2014
Our View: Fire contract needs to be reworked
Letters to the Editor: Sept. 11, 2014
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June 19, 2013
Republicans add last-minute school choice measures, mine-area restrictions; Shell Lake man mauled by bear, more state news
MADISON -- A debate over the new state budget lasted only 15 minutes in the Assembly Tuesday, as majority Republicans spent most of their time behind closed doors adding some last-minute items. The debate was scheduled to resume at 9:30 a.m., Wednesday and a vote was set for 5:30...
news / outdoors / politics
June 19, 2013 - 8:43am
June 18, 2013
Summer gets off to cold start; Mom suspected of trying to asphyxiate four kids; Woman accuses John Menard of extortion, demanding sex; more state news
Summer officially begins this week, and yet, it was one degree above freezing in Superior this morning. Most of Wisconsin was in the 40's and 50's, but a couple spots in the north cooled down to the 30's after a boisterous cold front went through. Northwest Wisconsin had heavy thunderstorms...
news / business
June 18, 2013 - 9:21am
June 17, 2013
Jet ski operator injured in accident
A Minnesota man was seriously injured in a boating incident on East Balsam Lake on Sunday, June 16. The accident, which occurred around 12:30 p.m., involved Mark Daniel Mann, 25, of Maple Grove, Minn., and the operator of a boat, Andrew James Iverson, 23, of Minneapolis. Mann was...
news / accidents
June 17, 2013 - 3:31pm
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 16, 2013
UPDATE: Lift bridge to close to vehicles this afternoon
The Stillwater Lift Bridge will close to vehicle traffic for a couple hours today, Wednesday, beginning at noon. The closure became necessary after a cable snapped Sunday, June 16, at around 8 p.m. -- leaving the lift area of the bridge in the down position. Since then boat passage...
June 16, 2013 - 10:16pm
June 15, 2013
FSA nomination process begins
St. Croix County Farm Service Agency county committee farmer candidate nominations begin June 15 and continue through Aug. 1, with elections taking place this fall. The county committee election is for local administrative area 1 (LAA1) which includes the townships of Hudson, Kinnickinnic,...
June 15, 2013 - 8:08am
Salvation army seeks support for Christmas in July
The St. Croix County branch of the Salvation Army is preparing for its "Christmas in July" Red Kettle Campaign. The campaign begins at the end of June and lasts through the month of July. According to Duana Bremer, director of the Salvation Army of St.
June 15, 2013 - 7:48am
June 14, 2013
Morel hunt leads to a fun fawn story
Last week my friend, Lee Mork, who lives nearby stopped over to catch up on current events. Lee hunts and fishes whenever he can find the time...
June 14, 2013 - 11:04am
Foundation suggests building a legacy
What will New Richmond look like and be like in 50 years? The New Richmond Area Community Foundation suggests that we all have a say in the...
June 14, 2013 - 8:46am
REGIONAL BRIEFS: Man faces 24 years in motel hostage standoff
From the Forum News Service Minnesota Man faces 24 years in motel hostage standoff STILLWATER, Minn. -- A man accused of holding a group of people hostage last year during a deadly night at Woodbury's Red Roof Inn will spend at least 24 years in prison under a plea agreement reached...
June 14, 2013 - 8:33am
Spectators disrupt abortion reform debate but measures OK'd, sent to Walker; Clear Lake teen named state FFA leader, more state news
MADISON -- State Assembly members shared impassioned family stories before approving three bills to restrict abortion rights. All Republicans voted yes and all Democrats voted no Thursday, as the house sent Gov. Scott Walker a bill to make abortion candidates get ultrasounds so they...
news / politics / outdoors
June 14, 2013 - 7:50am
June 13, 2013
New Richmond's Relay For Life begins Friday
New Richmond's annual Relay For Life is set to begin Friday, June 14, when 26 teams take to the middle school track for the 24-hour event. The relay, which is designed to help raise money for the American Cancer Society, lasts all night because "cancer never sleeps." Relay participants...
June 13, 2013 - 7:49am
Fairey Gannet: Restored airplane gets rave reviews
The XT-752 was the center of attention at Saturday evening's unveiling ceremony at New Richmond Regional Airport. The historic British war plane,...
June 13, 2013 - 7:34am
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