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Wisconsin roundup: Liberal group says Walker travel cost taxpayers $818K; more state news stories

The liberal advocacy group One Wisconsin Now says Republican Gov. Scott Walker, shown here in Hudson, has made flights on the state airplane costing taxpayers $818,000 in the last three years. RiverTown Multimedia file photo
The liberal advocacy group One Wisconsin Now says Republican Gov. Scott Walker has made flights on the state airplane costing taxpayers $818,000 in the last three years.
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Wisconsin roundup: Evers holds 5 point lead over Walker in first polling; more body parts found in Mississippi River; more state news stories

Democrat Tony Evers, left, holds an early 5-point polling lead over Republican incumbent Scott Walker in the 2018 Wisconsin gubernatorial race. File photos
The first poll since Tuesday's primary election gives Democratic gubernatorial candidate Tony Evers a 5-point lead over incumbent Gov. Scott Walker. The Public Policy Polling survey shows Evers with 49-percent ...
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This Week in Sports

Here is the schedule for the New Richmond, Somerset and St. Croix Central varsity teams for the week of Aug. 20-26. New Richmond Monday, Aug. 20 Girls Golf: New Richmond ...
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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Friday Football: SCC starts with success; New Richmond, Somerset defeated

New Richmond's Joe Powers (1) breaks away for New Richmond's lone touchdown in Friday's 35-7 setback at River Falls.1 / 2
St. Croix Central halfback Keagen Berg (5) picked up good yardage on this first quarter run against Durand on Friday.2 / 2
The 2018 season began successfully for the St. Croix Central football team, but the New Richmond and Somerset football teams showed they are still works in progress on Friday. Central ...
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 state news briefs: Wausau hit-and-run driver suspected of texting; and more state news briefs

WAUSAU-- Wausau police think a 27-year-old driver accused in a hit-and-run accident was texting when her vehicle struck a pedestrian. Investigators say Josie Romero was using the Facebook Messenger app ...
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 February 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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Wisconsin state news briefs: Wisconsin governor proposes 3 tax cuts while hitting campaign trail; and more state news briefs

GREEN BAY -- Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker started his re-election campaign by proposing three tax cuts and beginning a television ad campaign.
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 February 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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2018 Preview: It's a new era for New Richmond football

Offensive coordinator Jason Eckert (in orange) looks on as the Tigers work through a passing drill in a practice last week. Eckert is one of the coaches who stayed with the program after the change in head coaches.
It’s a new era in New Richmond football. But the attributes that made the Tigers a WIAA playoff team in each of the past four seasons are things the new ...
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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NR man, Ellsworth EMT charged with child sex crimes

An Ellsworth area EMT is facing three felony child sex charges after a sting operation conducted in Barron County uncovered communications between the EMT and a police officer he thought ...
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 February 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. 

(715) 426-1068
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New Richmond-Somerset trap team sends large group to state meet

There was a large turnout again this year, as shown in the team photo for the 2018 New Richmond-Somerset trap team.
The New Richmond/Somerset trapshooting team experienced another successful season, topped by a large group of athletes competing at the state shoot. The varsity team placed second in its conference meet, ...
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 state news briefs: Lawmaker accused of sexual misconduct defeated in primary; and more state news stories

MADISON -- Voters have ousted a Democratic state lawmaker who was accused of sexual misconduct. Immigration attorney Marisabel Cabrera defeated State Rep. Josh Zepnick in Tuesday's primary. Zepnick was accused ...
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 February 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. 

(715) 426-1068
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