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Wisconsin roundup: $1.1B deficit awaits Gov.-elect Evers in Madison; more state news stories

Gov.-elect Tony Evers, shown in a campaign stop from earlier this year in Hudson, has a $1.1 billion budget deficit awaiting him after he takes office. File photo
He won the election, and now Wisconsin Gov.-elect Tony Evers gets to figure out how to deal with a $1.1 billion deficit. A report released Tuesday compares budget requests from ...

Don't eat romaine lettuce, CDC warns amid E. coli outbreak

Romaine lettuce via Wikimedia Commons.
All romaine lettuce consumption should be avoided while a multi-state E. coli outbreak is investigated, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention advised Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018. There have been ...

Wisconsin roundup: Ron Kind among Wis. Dems mum on Pelosi support; more state news stories

U.S. Rep. Ron Kind, a Democrat whose district includes Pierce County, is among members of his party who haven't yet said whether they will support Nancy Pelosi's bid for House speaker. File photo
Two of the three Wisconsin Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives aren't committing themselves to the party's likely choice for speaker. California's Nancy Pelosi is expected to return to ...

Wisconsin roundup: Schimel set to decide on recount in attorney general race; more state news stories

Attorney General Brad Schimel. File photo
Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schimel is expected to decide Monday whether to seek a recount in the race against Democratic challenger Josh Kaul.

SCC HS unveils new ‘wall of honor’ following Veterans Day ceremony

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Pictured are Chris Pizzi, Greg Veldhouse, Russ Donghue, Jim Bevilacqua, Sam Malecek, Tim Olsen, Mike Gunderson, Jerry Afdahl; (back) Dave Sharretts, Bruce Taylor, Ron Ebert, Ken House, Jerry Simon, Gary Snydock, Walt O'Brien, Brad Gutknecht, Fred Jourdeans, Rueben Coleman, Jerry Mikla, Kirk Hodnefield. Tom Lindfors / RiverTown Multimedia4 / 11
Navy veteran and St. Croix Central graduate Chris Pizzi shared from his experience spanning several deployments and travels to ports around the world during the Veterans Day Ceremony, Monday morning at St. Croix Central High School. Pizzi told students the most important aspect of his service were the friendships and camaraderie he shared with his fellow veterans, veterans that became his family. Tom Lindfors / RiverTown Multimedia 5 / 11
Members of VFW Post 10818 New Richmond / St. Croix County prepared to retire the colors following the Veterans Day Ceremony, Monday morning at St. Croix Central High School. Tom Lindfors / RiverTown Multimedia6 / 11
St. Croix Central Senior Sam Malecek posed beside the artwork he created for the new wall of honor revealed following the Veterans Day Ceremony, Monday morning at St. Croix Central High School. Tom Lindfors / RiverTown Multimedia7 / 11
The St. Croix Central High School Band, directed by Sean Conway, performed "America the Beautiful" at the Veterans Day Ceremony Monday morning at the auditorium. Tom Lindfors / RiverTown Multimedia8 / 11
Members of VFW Post 10818 New Richmond / St. Croix County participated in the Veterans Day Ceremony, Monday morning at St. Croix Central High School. Tom Lindfors / RiverTown Multimedia9 / 11
St. Croix Central senior Sam Malecek addressed the audience during the Veterans Day Ceremony, Monday morning at St. Croix Central High School. Tom Lindfors / RiverTown Multimedia10 / 11
Veteran and St. Croix Central graduate Chris Pizzi shared from his experience during the Veterans Day Ceremony, Monday morning at St. Croix Central High School. Pizzi served in the Navy as part of Strike Fighter Squadron 102 deployed aboard the aircraft carrier U.S.S. Kitty Hawk. Tom Lindfors / RiverTown Multimedia 11 / 11
St. Croix Central High School held its annual Veterans Day ceremony on Monday, Nov. 12. The ceremony was followed by the unveiling of the school’s new wall of honor, which ...
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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SCC football loses state title game in final seconds

The St. Croix Central football team poses with the silver ball earned as the second place in the WIAA Division 4 state football bracket for the 2018 season. The Panthers lost the state championship game 8-7 against Racine St. Catherine. 1 / 2
St. Croix Central quarterback Austin Kopacz (11) breaks to the outside for a second quarter run in Thursday's Division 4 state championship game against Racine St. Catherine's.2 / 2
There are games that are heartbreakers. This was a game where the hearts of the St. Croix Central football fans had their hearts pulled out of their chests and stomped ...
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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Schwan’s Co. to sell majority stake to South Korean firm

Minnesota-based food business Schwan's Company will sell a majority stake to a South Korean firm, according to a news release Nov. 15. CJ CheilJedang of Seoul, South Korea will purchase ...

Wisconsin roundup: More Wisconsin schools meeting or exceeding expectations; more state news stories

The report card from the Department of Public Instruction finds 84 percent of Wisconsin schools are meeting or exceeding expectations the last two years. That's an improvement from the 82 ...

Grove joins First National Bank of River Falls

Two NRHS Tigers sign national college letters of intent

Maggie Veenendall, her parents, and Tiger coach Neal Ziller were present for her letter of intent signing.1 / 2
Jade Williams is shown signing her letter of intent to Marian University with her dad at her side.2 / 2
Two New Richmond High School female all-state athletes signed national college letters of intent on Wednesday. New Richmond golfer Maggie Veenendall is headed to the University of Sioux Falls in ...
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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