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Thursday's Results: Track athletes reach state; SCC and Somerset baseball teams eliminated

Somerset senior Hayden Berry (center) gets a lead off first base during the Spartans' 10-5 loss to Baldwin-Woodville in the WIAA regional tournament on Thursday.
There is great joy and plenty of heartache when it comes to WIAA tournament time. That was evident with the WIAA track sectional meets on Thursday, along with the opening ...
Dave Newman

Dave Newman has been the sports editor at the New Richmond News since 1988. He has covered the action in the Middle Border Conference, Dunn-St. Croix Conference and Big Rivers Conference for nearly 30 years.

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Wisconsin roundup: Foxconn denies report it is scaling back Wis. plans; more state news stories

The Foxconn deal, inked last year between the Taiwan company and Gov. Scott Walker, is not scaling back its Wisconsin investment, the company said in response to a media report. File photo
Officials with Taiwan-based Foxconn Technology say they remain committed to the $10 billion manufacturing plant in southeastern Wisconsin. They rejected a published report stating the company is thinking about reducing ...
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Wisconsin roundup: Western Wis. woman pleads not guilty in fatal stabbing case; more state news stories

A Stanley woman is pleading not guilty to charges she stabbed a man to death last March. Ezra McCandless made a Dunn County Court appearance Tuesday. The judge ruled she ...
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Tuesday's Results: NR baseball is perfect in MBC; Tigers, Panthers get golfers to sectionals

New Richmond senior Jake Jirik is shown making the start on the mound during Tuesday's 10-5 win at Somerset.
With regional softball and golf being played, plus the key baseball games around the Middle Border Conference, Tuesday was a pivotal day for a number of area teams. Let's start ...
Dave Newman

Dave Newman has been the sports editor at the New Richmond News since 1988. He has covered the action in the Middle Border Conference, Dunn-St. Croix Conference and Big Rivers Conference for nearly 30 years.

(715) 426-1051
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Wisconsin roundup: Bulldozer mishap, panhandler’s wrist smashed, Iceland deaths, more state news stories

Trempealeau County Sheriff's deputies say a bulldozer operator will be OK, even though his machine went underwater at the Hi-Crush Sand Mine in Whitehall Monday.
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Today's local varsity sports schedule

New Richmond Monday, May 21 Boys Tennis: WIAA Eau Claire Memorial Division 1 subsectional meet, 9 a.m. Boys and Girls Track: WIAA Superior Division 1 regional meet, 3:30 p.m. Baseball: ...
Dave Newman

Dave Newman has been the sports editor at the New Richmond News since 1988. He has covered the action in the Middle Border Conference, Dunn-St. Croix Conference and Big Rivers Conference for nearly 30 years.

(715) 426-1051
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Wisconsin roundup: Workforce department touts Wis. job numbers; more state news stories

State officials are touting Wisconsin's positive economic and job numbers. A release by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics shows the state's record-low unemployment rate of 2.8 percent in April ...
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Large Baldwin barn fire draws multiple agencies (w/ video)

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Multiple fire departments responded to a barn and silo fire at a farm northeast of Baldwin off 90th Avenue late Friday afternoon. Fire personnel evacuated as many cows from the barn as they could, but it's estimated 25 were unable to get out. Sarah Nigbor / RiverTown Multimedia2 / 5
Heavy smoke and winds made fighting a fire at 2467 90th Ave., Baldwin, difficult Friday, May 18. Sarah Nigbor / RiverTown Multimedia3 / 5
Firefighters and ambulance personnel were on the scene of a barn and silo fire at 2467 90th Ave., Baldwin Friday, May 18. No people were injured as of the firefighters' initial arrival, though it was estimated 25 cows were lost in the fire. Sarah Nigbor / RiverTown Multimedia4 / 5
Cows graze peacefully in a pasture to the west of a barn fire at 2467 90th Ave., Baldwin. It's unclear whether these cows were among those saved from the barn. Sarah Nigbor / RiverTown Multimedia5 / 5
Multiple agencies responded to a barn and silo fire in the town of Baldwin late Friday afternoon, in which police estimate 25 cows died. “They got out as many as ...
Sarah Nigbor

Sarah J. Nigbor serves as a regional editor for RiverTown Multimedia, a position she began in April 2017. She joined RiverTown Multimedia in October 2013 as a news reporter for the New Richmond News, before being appointed editor of the Pierce County Herald in Febraury 2015. She graduated from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Spanish and French in 2001. She completed a minor in journalism in 2004. 

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Hudson JV girls soccer coach charged with felonies

Hudson High School’s junior varsity girls soccer coach was placed on administrative leave after being charged with two felonies that involve showing graphic images to children. St. Croix County prosecutors ...
Mike Longaecker

Mike Longaecker is the regional public safety reporter for RiverTown Multimedia. His coverage area spans St. Croix and Pierce counties. Longaecker served from 2011-2015 as editor of the Woodbury Bulletin. A University of Wisconsin-River Falls graduate, Longaecker previously reported for the Red Wing Republican Eagle and for the Forum Communications Minnesota Capitol Bureau. You can follow him on Twitter at @Longaecker

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Thursday's Results: Tiger baseball wins MBC title; Tiger softball tops Central

New Richmond senior Madeline Hatch (left) takes her lead off third base as St. Croix Central's Olivia Wasley plays defense during the second inning of the Tigers' 12-4 win on Thursday.
The New Richmond baseball team earned its third straight Middle Border Conference championship on Thursday. With an 8-3 win at St. Croix Central, the Tigers have locked up sole possession ...
Dave Newman

Dave Newman has been the sports editor at the New Richmond News since 1988. He has covered the action in the Middle Border Conference, Dunn-St. Croix Conference and Big Rivers Conference for nearly 30 years.

(715) 426-1051
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