New Richmond News
On May 25, 2016, at 5:03 p.m., the Wisconsin State Patrol responded to reports of numerous vehicles with flat tires on I94 eastbound between mile post 60 and mile post 62. (EAU CLAIRE COUNTY);
OWI convict who used fish-fry defense gets seven years in prison FRIENDSHIP -- A 76-year-old man will spend up to seven years in prison for trying to get out of a drunk driving arrest by claiming that the alcohol on his breath was from beer-battered fish. John Przybyla of Friendship has also been sentenced to four years of extended supervision for his tenth OWI conviction. Judge Alan White said Przybyla failed to recognize he has a problem, and that's what made the case more aggravating.
Palmer throws support behind Rob Stafsholt Candidate for State Assembly Jim Palmer has announced that he is suspending his campaign for State Assembly District 29 and putting his support behind Rob Stafsholt’s campaign.
As summer approaches New Richmond Police Chief Craig Yehlik is reaching out to the public to offer suggestions to keep your property and the community safe. Dogs at-large The New...
State home sales keep rising despite drop in inventory MADISON -- Wisconsin home sales are at their highest for an April in 11 years. The state Realtors Association said Monday its members sold almost 7,100 existing houses statewide last month.
Michael Hagman, 36, Turtle Lake, died May 20 from injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident at 6:32 p.m. on May 9. The Polk County Dispatch Center received the May 9...
United Way St. Croix Valley will be running its annual online auction throughout the month of June. All proceeds generated by this year’s auction will be used to support programs that provide basic needs like food and shelter in St. Croix, Pierce and Polk counties.
The first weekend in June offers ample opportunities for people to enjoy the outdoors in Wisconsin as the state celebrates “free fun weekend.” Admission stickers are waived for Wisconsin’s state parks and forests, trail passes are waived for state bicycle and all-terrain vehicle trails and no fishing licenses are needed to fish state waters. Those who camp at state parks still need to pay for their campsites.
Zika virus infection is a disease transmitted to people primarily through the bite of an infected Aedes species mosquito. Symptoms of the disease are usually mild and include fever, rash, joint pain, and red eyes. Most people don’t have any symptoms. Serious illness and death are rare. For this reason, many people are not even aware they have the disease.
Overnight lane closures planned for coming weeks Work to replace the 233rd Street Bridge over I-94 in St. Croix County will result in overnight lane closures May 23-27.