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Thursday’s WIAA hockey: Tiger skaters barely advance, Stars stung 1-0

Hayden Bradbury never thought he'd generate another five-goal game. The New Richmond boys hockey team is extremely fortunate that he did. Bradbury scored five goals and linemate Sam Olson scored twice as the Tigers advanced in the WIAA playoffs with a 7-6 win over the River Falls Wildcats. The win s


St. Croix County Circuit Court briefs

Marcus P. Coleman, 27, Hopkins, Minn., was ordered to pay $1,500 cash bail on three felony identity theft-obtain money or credit and two felony theft-false representation charges Feb. 4. The charges resulted from incidents Nov. 28, 2016 in New Richmond and Jan. 7 and Jan. 25, 2017 in Hudson.


Winter weather causes damage to roads in Central Wisconsin

MOSINEE (WAOW) — First it was the slick, icy roads causing issues for drivers, but now, as the snow starts to melt, pot holes and frost heaves have started to emerge on roads across central Wisconsin.


CITY OF NEW RICHMOND: Ad For Bids- 2019 Sidewalk Construction

The City of New Richmond is requesting sealed bids for sidewalk construction. The work will be performed at various locations throughout the City of New Richmond, and will include the replacement of existing sidewalk. The following quantities are estimated:


Mom wanted 15-year-old to sell marijuana at school, Wisconsin charges say

A New Richmond mother accused of involving a minor in a plot to sell pot pleaded not guilty to all charges in St. Croix County Circuit Court Tuesday, according to court records, which included an additional felony possession of marijuana with intent to distribute charge.


Girls basketball: Stillwater wraps up first conference title since 2000-01 season

OAK PARK HEIGHTS — The Ponies checked off some notable achievements while also paying tribute to their four seniors during a runaway 86-39 Suburban East Conference girls’ basketball victory over White Bear Lake on Tuesday, Feb. 12 at Stillwater Area High School.


Wisconsin drug bust leads to 9 arrests

Investigators from the Sawyer County Sheriff's Office carried out several Valentine's Day search warrants, seizing drugs, cash and guns. The bust led to the arrest of nine suspects.


City to hold second public involvement meeting for Knowles Avenue Corridor Study

The city of New Richmond will host a public involvement meeting in the party room of the New Richmond 8 Theater (1261 Heritage Drive) from 5:30-7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 19 to discuss the Knowles Avenue corridor study.


3 Wisconsin sisters give birth 5 days apart

MILWAUKEE — Three sisters from Wisconsin are celebrating becoming new moms after each gave birth five days apart. What’s even more incredible, they say their births are a sign from their mother who passed away just months ago.


Wisconsin dentist arrested in connection to arson of boat house

A local dentist has been arrested for setting a neighbor's boat house on fire. According to a complaint, John Haag, 55, was arrested on Feb. 2 for arson. The complaint says the St. Croix County Sheriff's Department was called to a boat house fire near Bass Lake in New Richmond, Wisconsin, at about 4


Wisconsin girl fights off potential abductor with Valentine's candy

WEST ALLIS, Wis. (WITI) - Police in West Allis are investigating after a little girl was grabbed on her way to school Thursday morning. They say a Valentine's Day gift may have saved her life.


Boys Hockey: Wildcat rally falls short

Fifth-seeded River Falls scored four goals in the final 3 minutes, 53 seconds before running out of time in a 7-6 loss to No. 4 New Richmond in a WIAA regional boys’ hockey final Thursday, Feb. 14, in New Richmond.


NR school board approves elementary attendance area revision

On Monday, Jan. 21, the New Richmond Board of Education approved the "Elementary Attendance Area Revision Recommendation." Discussions regarding the revisions have been taking place since September 2018.


Charges: Minneapolis man killed two women after loud music, argument

A Minneapolis man was charged Thursday with fatally shooting his neighbor and the woman's daughter Saturday after an argument. Richie Vessel, 46, was charged in Hennepin County District Court with two counts of second-degree murder with intent in the deaths of Eileen Mark and Jennifer Angerhofer.


Some Wisconsin Republicans wary of President Trump's emergency declaration

Some Wisconsin congressional Republicans are joining Democrats in criticizing President Trump’s national emergency declaration over border security for setting the country down a potentially troubling path.


Thursday Basketball: Several close games in area

The Middle Border Conference girls basketball teams closed out their regular seasons Thursday, while several MBC boys teams played important games on Thursday. In the MBC girls race, Amery locked up the outright conference championship. Amery defeated Baldwin-Woodville 63-36. Prescott went into Thur


Missing Minnesota man survives North Dakota blizzard in his vehicle, but then he's hit with tragic news

FARGO — A missing Minnesota man who was disoriented spent two nights in last week's blizzard and bitter cold in his vehicle in a ditch along a desolate rural road near Wheatland in eastern North Dakota.


Daniluk doesn't back down from challenges

Emily Daniluk doesn't back down from challenges. She faces them head on. The New Richmond High School sophomore is in her fourth year in the Tiger wrestling program. She recently got to compete in a tournament that is the equivalent of the Wisconsin high school girls state championships and she earn


Wisconsin Public Service said phone scam is targeting customers

Wisconsin Public Service customers in Sheboygan, Green Bay and Marinette said they’ve received phone calls from scammers. About 60 customers and churches across northeast and north central Wisconsin reported receiving the calls.


Wisconsin high school sorry for apparent blackface display

PORT WASHINGTON, Wis. (AP) - The principal of a suburban Milwaukee high school says there will be consequences for students at a basketball game who displayed pictures of an opponent making it appear he was wearing blackface.