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SCC success: Larson in state finals, girls basketball advances

St. Croix Central junior Ryan Larson has his arm raised in victory during Friday's action at the WIAA state wrestling championships. Katie Davidson / RiverTown Multimedia
Friday night was very good for St. Croix Central athletics. Panther junior Ryan Larson advanced to the WIAA Division 2 state championship match and the St. Croix Central girls basketball ...
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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Former basketball coach sentenced to prison

Louis French
HUDSON — A former girls basketball coach accused of molesting a babysitter erupted into uncontrollable sobs Friday after a judge sentenced him to prison. The 20-year sentence, issued by St. ...
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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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Panther Pause: What is technology doing to our youth?

Chance Langeness is the SCC Middle School Dean of Students1 / 2
Pete Nusbaum is the SCC Middle School Principal2 / 2
Written by Pete Nusbaum and Chance Langeness
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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WIAA state wrestling continues Friday, all four local wrestlers in action

Somerset senior Garret Hecht (left) is shown in his opening round victory in the Division 2 152-pound bracket at the WIAA State Individual Wrestling Championships on Thursday night. Katie Davidson / RiverTown Multimedia
The four local wrestlers competing at the WIAA State Individual Championships are all scheduled to be in action Friday morning. New Richmond's Nathan Fehlen was defeated in the opening round ...
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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Charges: About 275 pounds of pot turned up in rural Baldwin

Raids on two St. Croix County homes this week yielded what authorities said was about 275 pounds of suspected marijuana. St. Croix County prosecutors said the drugs were found stashed ...
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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Wisconsin roundup: Assembly passes tax package that includes rebate measure; more state news stories

MADISON — Wisconsin lawmakers were burning the midnight oil last night while trying to wrap up work for the current legislative session. Assembly members gave approval to the governor's proposed ...
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MBC, BRC well represented at WIAA state wrestling championships

St. Croix Central junior Ryan Larson (right) advances to state as the Division 2 sectional champion at 195 pounds.1 / 3
Somerset senior Preston Anez (right) advances to his first state tournament after missing last year's tournament series due to a concussion.2 / 3
New Richmond senior Nathan Fehlen (left), shown during the recent Middle Border Conference meet, has earned his second trip to the WIAA Division 1 state championships. Katie Davidson / RiverTown Multimedia3 / 3
The 2018 WIAA State Individual Wrestling Championships begin Thursday afternoon in Madison and western Wisconsin will be well represented in the tournament. The Middle Border Conference is sending 17 wrestlers ...
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: Anti-crime package of bills approved by Assembly, heads to Walker; more state news stories

MADISON — The Wisconsin Assembly approved a package of anti-crime bills Wednesday — after the Senate had passed the legislation in November.
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Somerset School Board primary results

The residents of the Somerset School District came out to vote for the four people they feel should represent the community on the Somerset Board of Education on Tuesday, Feb. ...
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: Supreme Court candidates down to Dallet, Screnock; more state news stories

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MADISON — Voters had to battle snow in the north and flooding in the south, but they went to the polls Tuesday in the Wisconsin primary.
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