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Celebrate the New Year with comedy at the Old Gem Theater with comedian, story-teller and musician Dean Johnson and special guest, Paul Dillery, on Saturday, Dec. 31, at 7:30 p.m. Johnson has appeared throughout the United States, Canada, and the Cayman Islands on numerous radio and TV programs, and has appeared on stage with a wide range of well known personalities including The Smothers Brothers and Louis Anderson. Dean’s musical hits include “The World’s Largest Twine Ball” and “The World’s Largest Six Pack.”
Wisconsin authorities put out an alert for suspects in a credit card scam that allegedly involves Walmart stores from Woodbury to Red Wing. According to a St. Croix Falls (Wis.) Police Department announcement, two suspects used cloned credit cards to buy gift cards Sunday, Dec. 18, at a Walmart there. The suspects have been active in Pierce County and at Walmarts in Cottage Grove, Woodbury and Red Wing, according to police.
Consider these changes ... Dear President-elect Trump, Congratulations on your recent election to serve as the 45th president of the United States of America. We welcome the historic opportunity to pursue change that aligns with our founders’ original vision for vigorous, innovative states by partnering with your administration.
Wisconsin's frozen road law goes into effect Thursday, Dec. 22, at 12:01 a.m. for the regions designated by the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) as Zones 1 and 2 -- roughly the northern half of the state. The declaration applies to all numbered state and federal highways. The law does not apply to Interstate highways except to portions of I-39 and I-41 as specified in state law. The frozen road determination for the remaining portions of the state will be made once conditions warrant.
At 5:45 a.m., Wednesday Dec. 21, a crash occurred on I-94 EB at at mile marker 23 in near Baldwin in St. Croix County.
Wisconsin Farmers Union invites farmers and other dairy stakeholders to take part in upcoming webinars on the recently concluded Wisconsin Dairy Producer Survey, which went out this fall to every dairy farmer in the state.
The city of New Richmond issued the following statement Tuesday, Dec. 20, following the guilty verdict for Cristian Nunez.
Dave Kruschke, a longtime New Richmond area farmer, was one of two Wisconsin Farm Bureau members who were recognized for their years of service at the 97th annual meeting of the WFBF in Wisconsin Dells Sunday, Dec. 4. Kruschke was presented the Distinguished Service Award for his service to the Wisconsin Farm Bureau — the bureau’s highest award bestowed upon its members. In addition to Kruschke, Sam Skemp of the La Crosse area was also presented the Distinguished Service to Wisconsin Agriculture Award at the annual meeting.
The City of New Richmond will host a public open house meeting 5:30-7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 20, at the city street shop, 1006 North Dakota Ave. (one block north of the intersection of North Dakota Avenue and North Fourth Street). The purpose of the open house is to discuss the upcoming reconstruction of North Fourth Street, which is tentatively scheduled for 2017.
Heroes To the Editor: Sunday I got up and looked out onto 4th Street and saw snow everywhere. When out of the dark came our Unknown Hero on his Trusty...