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Wisconsin state news briefs: Wisconsin governor proposes 3 tax cuts while hitting campaign trail; and more state news briefs
NR man, Ellsworth EMT charged with child sex crimes
Wisconsin state news briefs: Lawmaker accused of sexual misconduct defeated in primary; and more state news stories
Council reprimands Croft Apartments management
Knudson wins St. Croix Sheriff primary
crime and courts
2018 Preview: It's a new era for New Richmond football
2018 Preview: Sky's the limit for New Richmond girls golfers
New Richmond-Somerset trap team sends large group to state meet
2018 Preview: SCC football wants another trip to Camp Randall
2018 Preview: For SCC girls golf, the focus is on progress
Love Baskets starting holiday season
NR Chamber introduces new holiday event
Veterans Day ceremonies and events
Annual Veteran's Roundtable to be held Nov. 9
NRACF holding silent auction at local businesses
arts and entertainment
VILLAGE OF DEER PARK: 9/4/18 Board Meeting - Revised Zoning Ordinance
VILLAGE OF DEER PARK: 8/27/18 Plan Comm. Meeting - Revised Zoning Ordinance
CITY OF NEW RICHMOND: 9/4/18 Plan Commission Hearings
ST. CRIOIX CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT: 8/20/18 Meeting Agenda
VILLAGE OF STAR PRAIRIE: 7/11/18 Board Meeting Minutes
Edward Jones Financial Advisor Receives Service Award
Lueck opens Modern Woodmen office: New office in River Falls offers fraternal financial services
Local Photographer Receive 'Elite' Status
Derrick Companies lose their founder
2018 St. Croix County Fair Results
Place a Business Announcement
Roger John Neumann
Brenda J. Soderberg
Donald "Don" Robison
Jean's Daycare Retirement Party
Kathie Ann Cellotti
Viewpoint: Why I voted against the cannabis referendum
Editorial: Democracy will rise or fall with a free press
Letters to the Editor
Send in the marine
Kathleen Vinehout is a strong choice
Submit a Political Letter
Real Estate Showcase
Real Estate Showcase Ad Submission
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November 1, 2017
EDITORIAL: What do you want your community to look like?
New Richmond Finance Director RaeAnn Ailts and Police Chief Craig Yehlik have been making the rounds with the City's 2018 Budget Tour. Unfortunately, inviting the public to participate in budget planning and discussion at city council meetings and workshops often results in city...
November 1, 2017 - 12:00pm
August 24, 2017
Editorial: Help kids get back to school safely
Back to school. Back to the routine. Back to the unpredictable, too — at least until things settle down. Young children's reactions often...
August 24, 2017 - 6:00pm
August 16, 2017
Editorial: Imagine you have no newspaper
Steve Gall RiverTown Multimedia Publisher Anne Jacobson RiverTown Multimedia News Director If reading your community newspaper evokes any sort of emotion in you, more often than not, we've done our job.
August 16, 2017 - 11:10am
May 21, 2017
Editorial: Senate, help those suffering from mental illness
The U.S. House has passed its American Health Care Act of 2017, but the U.S. Senate is writing its own legislation to replace the Affordable...
May 21, 2017 - 8:00am
March 24, 2017
OPINION: Sometimes eyeball-to-eyeball is best
When two entities, especially those who are working for government institutions, attempt to complete a deal, many factors play into getting a final approval for said deal. Such has been the case between the City and the School District of New Richmond. Over the course of the past...
March 24, 2017 - 3:46pm
December 11, 2016
Water is our greatest asset ... we should never lose sight of that
As I write this, the debate during a public hearing on whether there should be a moratorium on expansion of St. Croix County-based concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs) continues in front of the St. Croix County Board of Supervisors. Experts, small farmers, owners of area...
December 11, 2016 - 10:00am
My View: ‘The needs of the many ...’
Yes! The 2016 Fall General Election is over! Hallelujah! Well, not so fast there, compadre. While the last ballot has been completed, the fallout...
November 11, 2016 - 5:00am
August 19, 2016
Our View: Both presidential candidates ducking the press
Labor Day, the traditional start date for the U.S. presidential election, is right around the corner. We brace ourselves for what is about to...
August 19, 2016 - 6:13pm
August 13, 2016
Primary is over, election gets rolling
As you read this, the Partisan Primary Election across the state of Wisconsin has concluded, the two candidates for each seat to be decided in November have been selected by the electors and a new round of campaigning has begun. Yay? As a newspaper, this is great news, but as citizens,...
August 13, 2016 - 10:46am
July 31, 2016
Our View: It's no time to think your voice doesn’t matter
It’s the end of July and you might be thinking that the election season is now limited to the blowhards who have made their way through the Republican and Democratic parties’ national conventions. But, believe it or not, we here in western Wisconsin will once again be faced with...
July 31, 2016 - 8:16am
July 17, 2016
Our View: It's fair time!
There was a time in the not-so-long-ago when the county fair seemed a thing of the past. As people rushed to the city in search of jobs, fame...
July 17, 2016 - 8:03am
July 2, 2016
What’s there to hide?
We here at the New Richmond News like transparency, but also understand why there are times when keeping things under wraps is important. This state has open records laws that not only help protect the privacy of individuals when needed, but it is also pretty clear about when things...
July 2, 2016 - 9:00am
Give ‘em a brake
We all know the old saying: “There are two seasons in Wisconsin -- winter and road construction.” Well, we’ve gotten past winter for the time being and have entered into that second season that is frustrating, but necessary -- road construction. Every time we head out onto the...
June 2, 2016 - 6:05pm
May 13, 2016
Let's move on
More than three years ago, former New Richmond News Publisher Steve Dzubay decided to stand up for open records and the right of the public to access information that he and this newspaper felt should rightfully be placed in the public realm. Tuesday, three judges who sit on the District...
May 13, 2016 - 8:51am
May 5, 2016
They got it right
It’s been some time in coming, but they did it right and because of their actions, the City of New Richmond hit the sweet spot of personnel moves this week.
May 5, 2016 - 8:47am