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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...
UPDATE: The choir concert for the Salvation Army Red Kettle Campaign originally scheduled to be held tonight, Friday, Dec. 16, at 7 p.m., at Solid Rock Church in New Richmond, has been rescheduled for Tuesday, Dec. 20, 7 p.m. The following is the information about that concert and two others being presented in the coming days ... Original release
Volunteers have been busy packing gift bags for children in need in the New Richmond and Somerset school districts.
Doyle's Farm & Home in New Richmond hosted its annual program at the store ... an event that included a visit by Santa Claus, a pancake breakfast and kid-friendly crafts. In addition, those who visited the store and enjoyed the Christmas event also donated a non-perishable food item that was donated to Five Loaves. In all, there was about 350 pounds of food donated. Jennifer Dietzler of JAD Photography was at the store taking pictures of the event. A couple of them are included in this post.