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High school bands, choirs perform at spring concerts
Nusbaum selected as SCC Elementary principal
Three New Richmond students receive state awards for art
Forensics team sets school records at state competition
Science Olympiad finishes 11th at state
crime and courts
Somerset's Gaelin Elmore honored as 2014 WIAA Scholar Athlete
Hellacious schedule sets back New Richmond baseball team
Somerset baseball starts season with 3-0
New Richmond girls soccer starts MBC season 1-0-1
New Richmond softball gives defending MBC champs a battle
Spicin’ it up
Churches challenging for charity
Agave owner lends SAM’s a helping hand
Spreading the art around
Seventh annual Empty Bowls event draws large crowd
arts and entertainment
Lois Frank, 89
Bruce Bayer, 87
Robert G. Hall, 79
Irene F. Rud, 82
Mariellen G. Krueger, 80
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City of New Richmond Public Notice - May 6 Plan Commission Meeting
Our View: Pick a local project and get involved
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Letters to the Editor: April 10, 2014
Letters to the Editor: April 3, 2014
Our View: City shouldn't appeal newspaper lawsuit ruling
May 1, 2013
Feds involved in Roberts school fire investigation; $5,000 reward offered for arsonist's arrest
The upper Midwest field office of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives announced Wednesday that it is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the arrest of the person or persons responsible for the arson fire that caused an estimated $1.5 million...
May 1, 2013 - 4:43pm
March 18, 2013
Pre-dawn fire destroys riverside home near Houlton
Some 70 firefighters from six departments spent several hours early Sunday fighting a house fire in an isolated neighborhood overlooking the St. Croix River, just across from the City of Stillwater. The split-level home owned by Lawrence and Kathleen Horsch was unoccupied when the...
news / outdoors
March 18, 2013 - 1:43pm
December 15, 2012
State briefs: Walker says victims, families should be focus in wake of Connecticut killings
MADISON -- Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker called the Connecticut school shooting a tragedy that, "takes your breath away". His comments came during a ceremony Friday honoring state utility workers who went to the Northeast to help make repairs in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy. Walker...
news / politics
December 15, 2012 - 9:15am
October 8, 2012
House fire victim identified
The St. Croix County Sheriff's department has identified the victim in a rural Somerset house fire late Friday. Thomas H. Cook, 70, was found dead in his house at 2107 County Rd. I. A deputy was dispatched at 11:59 p.m., Oct. 5. A Somerset fire crew was on hand and the structure...
October 8, 2012 - 9:55am
April 4, 2012
New Richmond firefighters battle grass fires
The New Richmond Fire and Rescue Department along with other area emergency crews battled several grass fires throughout Wednesday, April 4. Due...
April 4, 2012 - 4:06pm
March 20, 2012
DNR plans at least 19 grass fires in region to improve wildlife habitat
BALDWIN - Where there is smoke, there is fire, but out in the fields and meadows, this is not always a bad thing. As the flames race across the field, the fire consumes dead vegetation, invasive species and other harmful plants, leaving a mineral rich coating of ash on soil that...
March 20, 2012 - 5:00am
May 11, 2011
Update: Monday morning fire caused by lightning strike
A lightning strike Monday morning set fire to a town of Hudson house, resulting in major damage to the home. A thunderstorm was passing through the area when Christine Nielsen heard the bang and saw cupboard doors of the home shake open, according to a Hudson Fire Department report. Nielsen...
May 11, 2011 - 8:10am
December 3, 2010
Close to 130 calves rescued from barn fire
All but three of 130 calves and half the barn survived a fire late Thursday night at the large Schottler Dairy on County Road I a couple of miles north of Burkhardt. "We just feel lucky that the calves got out," Georgine Schottler said Friday morning. Georgine and her husband, John,...
December 3, 2010 - 9:18am
January 28, 2010
Fires destroy buildings in rural New Richmond, Somerset
Early morning fires kept local fire departments busy each of the past two mornings. On Wednesday morning, four fire departments were called out to a fire at a building which housed the Aqua Mates swimming pool business and shop. Many of the resident's vehicles and recreational vehicles...
January 28, 2010 - 2:42pm