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City Council considering 2.5% levy increase
Half of WEAC -- all AFT unions vote to remain intact; collision near Holman claims 3 lives; 11 more Wisconsin stories
Fountain City man dies in pickup vs. freight train accident; Gasoline prices dropping here but dropping faster in Minnesota; Nine more state news briefs
Woman dies following Barron County crash
UPDATE: Investigators say man deliberately walked in front of semi
crime and courts
Titletown West! Somerset football earns its third state championship
Tigers’ Shilts, Johnson and Spartans’ Wink earn honors
Spartans, Tigers load up on awards
Five Spartans nab all-state honors, 11 local players named all-region
Little Chute is explosive opponent
Middle School MathCounts team hosts competition
Academic Decathlon team takes first at local meet, second overall in state
Students looking to get most out of new culinary courses
Teachers/staff of the year announced
Drama department puts on three shows of fall production
Shopping around for the best medicine
Join our coloring contest
Immaculate Conception Church to host annual Thanksgiving dinner
Helping stretch your grocery dollar
2014 Royalty crowned at annual pageant
arts and entertainment
St. Croix County Board of Adjustment Public Hearing Notice - Dec. 10
St. Croix County Hwy. Dept - Prohibit of pushing snow across highways
14PR64 In the matter of the estate of Richard W Newman
14PR80 In the matter of the estate of Lillian A. Shemon
Town of Somerset Notice of Special Meeting
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Pierre P. Haustein, 75
Sylvia Gee, 96
Michael Kelley, 70
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Letters to the Editor: Nov. 27, 2014
Our View: Give thanks for freedom of religion, prosperity
At the Speed of Life: A legacy of sacrifice
Letters to the Editor: Nov. 20, 2014
Our View: Move over and slow down; it's the law
Get Out! Deals
July 14, 2010
Here comes the heat
The National Weather Service has issued a summer heat advisory for St. Croix County and the surrounding area. The advisory is in effect from noon Wednesday, July 14, to 6 p.m. tonight. A heat advisory means the combination of hot temperatures and high humidity will combine to create...
July 14, 2010 - 8:15am
July 12, 2010
Fun Fest breaks attendance record
Fun Fest in New Richmond broke a new attendance record over the weekend. New Richmond Area Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Russ Korpela reported that excellent weather over the run of Fun Fest, July 8-11, helped create a perfect atmosphere for attendees. He said music on...
July 12, 2010 - 1:07pm
July 10, 2010
Stay and Play: Walking, hiking opportunities abound in St. Croix County
One hundred years ago, walking was a means of transportation. Today, it's more of a recreational activity. Whether it's a casual stroll with...
July 10, 2010 - 6:02am
July 9, 2010
NR Airport gets funding
Investing in and improving the New Richmond Airport could bring more than 100 jobs to the area. That's according to New Richmond Airport Manager Mike Demulling. On Wednesday, the governor's office sent word that Gov. Jim Doyle approved a $468,695 project for engineering and construction-related...
July 9, 2010 - 5:43am
July 8, 2010
New NR High School gets its first students
Students have made their way into the new New Richmond High School building. High school athletes were among the first inside the building. They now work out in the weight room at the new high school as part of the Tiger Strength Program. The weight room contains a wide range of...
July 8, 2010 - 1:11pm
2010 Fun Fest kicks into high gear
The annual New Richmond Fun Fest is planned for July 8-11. Most Fun Fest events will take place at Cyclone Park, next to Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College. Parking is ample and free near the grounds. Thanks to sponsors, there's no cover charge for the bands, said Russ Korpela,...
arts and entertainment / news / events
July 8, 2010 - 8:00am
July 7, 2010
Strong storm develops in northern St. Croix County
The National Weather Service has issued a special weather statement for St. Croix and Polk Counties. In a statement at 4:44 p.m. Wednesday, July 7, the service said thunderstorms are developing in the area four miles northeast of Somerset. The storm was moving northeast at 15 miles...
July 7, 2010 - 4:52pm
Firefighters respond to vehicle fire
The New Richmond Fire Department was dispatched to a vehicle fire just outside the city at around 2:45 p.m. Wednesday. The emergency crews quickly...
July 7, 2010 - 3:09pm
July 2, 2010
Vault Toilets on Mile Long Island Temporarily Closed
Due to high water levels on the lower St. Croix River, the vault toilets on Mile Long Island north of Stillwater, Minn., will be unavailable for use until further notice. This is to reduce the potential introduction of human waste into the river. Until further notice, all boaters...
July 2, 2010 - 10:59am
Community partners unite to reduce falls in people over 60
Wisconsin's rate of unintentional death from falls has increased over the past 10 years. The state ranks second among all states in the rate of deaths from falls. Among persons 65 and older, 67.2 percent of unintentional injury deaths are fall-related, according to statistics from...
news / health / life
July 2, 2010 - 8:00am
July 1, 2010
Summer doll class offers students historical lessons
American Girl dolls are all the craze with third through fifth grade girls, but it's not just about the dolls and accessories, said Jean Kelley. Kelley teaches the American Girls class through New Richmond's Summer Stretch program. Students are taught lessons about each era including...
news / education
July 1, 2010 - 8:00am
Murtha to run for Assembly
State Rep. John Murtha (R-Baldwin) announced this week that he will again run for the 29th Assembly District. Murtha's campaign will focus on job creation and budget reform. "I made a commitment to my constituents to work hard on the issues most important to them," Murtha said...
July 1, 2010 - 8:00am
June 30, 2010
STAY AND PLAY: Playgrounds
Ah, the lazy days of summer. However, as anyone with children knows, sometimes they just have to get outside and burn off some energy. Instead...
June 30, 2010 - 11:52am
Woman escapes injury after car collides with garbage truck
A 20-year-old New Richmond woman escaped serious injury when her car collided with a Waste Management garbage truck on County E in the town of...
June 30, 2010 - 11:27am
Ooh, ahh; fireworks planned
New Richmond's annual 4th of July celebration, complete with fireworks, is all set. Now the weather just has to cooperate. The evening, sponsored by the New Richmond Area Chamber of Commerce and the City of New Richmond, begins Sunday at 7 p.m. at Hatfield Park (off Highway 64). Kids'...
arts and entertainment / events / news
June 30, 2010 - 11:23am