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BBQ, raffle to benefit New Richmond woman with stage 4 cancer

Love for Lisa, a benefit event for a New Richmond woman with stage 4 colorectal cancer will be held 2 to 6 p.m. Saturday, May 11, at Mesiter's Bar and ...

Thursday Sports: Tigers, Spartans both post MBC soccer wins

New Richmond's Addie Zinck is shown on her way to a victory in the 100 meter hurdles in Thursday's meet at Prescott. Katie Davidson / RiverTown Multimedia1 / 2
Ashley Mann pitched solidly for the St. Croix Central softball team on Thursday, but a porous defense hurt the Panthers in a 17-0 loss against Ellsworth. Dave Newman / RiverTown Multimedia2 / 2
For the New Richmond girls soccer team, the girls have learned the difference between having the expectation of winning and expecting to win. The Tigers needed about 10 minutes to ...
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 more than 30 years.

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Rep. Stafsholt Appointed to Suicide Prevention Task Force

Representative Rob Stafsholt
Representative Rob Stafsholt (R-New Richmond) has been appointed to the Suicide Prevention Task Force. The Task Force was created by Assembly Speaker Robin Vos (R-Rochester), and it will hold hearings ...

Wisconsin roundup: Foxconn affirms commitment to Wis. deal; more state news stories

Gov. Tony Evers has raised doubts about Foxconn's pledge to create 13,000 local jobs in Wisconsin, which prompted the company to release a statement Thursday restating its commitment to Wisconsin. RiverTown Multimedia file photo
Foxconn says it remains committed to its multi-billion dollar deal with the state of Wisconsin.

Application for New Richmond immigration detention center withdrawn

Immigration authorities have withdrawn their application to build a detention center in New Richmond.

Thursday Baseball: Tigers edge Central with seventh inning rally

New Richmond pitcher Ryan Kling delivers a pitch during the seventh inning of the Tigers' win at St. Croix Central on Thursday. Dave Newman / RiverTown Multimedia
The Middle Border Conference has a number of teams very capable of contending for the 2019 baseball title. Two of them met Thursday at St. Croix Central when the Panthers ...
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 more than 30 years.

(651) 301-7848

Lightning strike believed to be cause of two house fires in Richmond Township

A lightning strike during the thunder storm that passed through on Wednesday, April 17, is suspected to be the cause of the fire that resulted in a total loss of the home at 1155 134th Ave. in the town of Richmond. According to St. Croix County property records, the home is owned by Heather and David Donovan. Jordan Willi / RiverTown Multimedia1 / 3
While the NRFD was on the scene of a fire just a block away, a second call came in at 2:43 p.m. about smoke filling a home at 1156 132nd Ave. in the town of Richmond. The home is owned by Corey and Sarah Ashmore, according to St. Croix County property records. Jordan Willi / RiverTown Multimedia2 / 3
This home at 1155 134th Ave. in the town of Richmond was declared a total loss by the New Richmond Fire Department. The cause of the fire is believed to be a lightning strike that came from a strong storm that moved through the New Richmond area on Wednesday, April 17. Jordan Willi / RiverTown Multimedia3 / 3
According to New Richmond Fire Chief Jim VanderWyst, a single lightning strike caused fires to break out in two homes, as well as gas leaks and melted wires in others, ...
Jordan Willi
Jordan Willi is a reporter for the New Richmond News. Previously, he worked as a sports reporter at the Worthington Daily Globe in Worthington, Minnesota. He also interned at the Hudson Star Observer for two summers and contributed to the Bison Illustrated sports magazine at North Dakota State University.
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Wisconsin roundup: Legislator to re-introduce bill to fully legalize marijuana in Wis.; more state news stories

A Democratic lawmaker from Madison plans to reintroduce a bill tomorrow morning to fully legalize marijuana in Wisconsin on Thursday.

WIAA approves football plan; New Richmond to Big Rivers Conference

The Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association Board of Control passed a statewide football-only conference realignment proposal and supported a raise in ticket prices for Sectional and State Tournaments at its April ...
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 more than 30 years.

(651) 301-7848

Tuesday Sports: Golf, tennis, softball and track all in action

New Richmond sophomore Owen Covey confers with Tiger coach Neal Ziller during the Middle Border Conference boys golf match played at The Links in New Richmond. Dave Newman / RiverTown Multimedia1 / 2
Somerset's Jonathon Richard gets set to deliver a shot on the seventh hole on The Links during Monday's Middle Border Conference match. Dave Newman / RiverTown Multimedia2 / 2
The nicest weather conditions of the spring thus far on Tuesday helped a wide variety of varsity sports get in some much needed action. This story will cover the track, ...
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 more than 30 years.

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