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In a development that is sure to generate debate in New Richmond, the city announced in a press release late Friday afternoon, April 5, that it has received a rezoning request from Immigration Centers of America to rezone a parcel of land west of the St. Croix Correctional Center to allow for the construction of a detention center through the Immigration and Customs Enforcement Program. ICE is an agency of the United States Department of Homeland Security. Tom Lindfors / RiverTown Multimedia
A question of detention versus sanctuary
April 18, 2019 - 9:08am
A truck inches uncertainly toward a bridge spanning the South Fork of the Kinnickinnic River just east of River Falls on 900th Street at about 3 p.m. Wednesday, April 17. Sarah Nigbor / RiverTown Multimedia play button
WATCH: Flash flooding in River Falls; road closing in Pierce County; mudslide reported in Prescott
April 17, 2019 - 4:32pm
Dakota County partners with Lyft
April 18, 2019 - 5:00am
Judge James Duvall looks at Rose Marie Kuehni (foreground) as he sentences her Tuesday in Pierce County Circuit Court. (RiverTown Multimedia photo by Mike Longaecker)
UPDATE: Bailey family 'completely disappointed' in Kuehni case
December 7, 2016 - 9:32am
Staff member Jo Severson gives a live owl program with Ruby, a great horned owl, at the International Owl Center in Houston, Minn., on August 31, 2018.  Steve Gardiner / RiverTown Multimedia
101 Things To Do: International Owl Center in Houston, Minnesota
April 18, 2019 - 4:00pm
Key panel backs St. Croix County jail expansion project
April 18, 2019 - 11:28am
Tom Swanson is pictured undergoing one of three weekly dialysis treatments. Because Polycystic Kidney Disease, which Swanson suffers from is incurable, dialysis is the next immediate option to keep him alive until he finds a kidney donor. Submitted photo
Prescott man needs a kidney, wants thousands of others to receive one too
April 18, 2019 - 12:00pm
Weekend I-94 closure in Woodbury postponed due to snow
April 12, 2019 - 10:05am
Patty Berger, the 2016 New Richmond Citizen of the Year (left), and incoming chamber president Marie Gremore (right) congratulate 2017 Citizen of the Year Rachel Sauvola (center). (Raymond T. Rivard photograph)
Rachel Sauvola named 2017 NR Citizen of the Year
January 27, 2017 - 3:19pm
Emma Malicki (center) inspired some of her sixth grade classmates at Cottage Grove Middle School to collect toiletries for homeless veterans. Some students who are not in the photo also donated. Submitted photo courtesy of Jean Kilgore
Cleansing and compassion: 11-year-old leads drive to collect toiletries for homeless vets
April 18, 2019 - 3:00pm
Ronald Allan Gast
Man accused of attempting to stab brother said he just wanted to 'cut vegetables,' complaint alleges
April 16, 2019 - 3:43pm
Man found dead inside vehicle in Roberts
April 16, 2019 - 10:54am
New Richmond lawyer named to panel that will recommend judges to Evers
April 18, 2019 - 11:32am
Wendy Fleury was once a television news reporter and now holds a position as a Pierce County dispatcher. She has been in the emergency telecommunications field for six months. Submitted photo
'We're in it together,' dispatcher says during National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week
April 16, 2019 - 8:00am
Tammy Pitzen is the new secretary for the Pierce County Fair office, succeeding Ginny Huber. Pitzen spent time on the fairgrounds in Ellsworth as a youth and thought it would be exciting to be a part of the fair, which she described as a “great county tradition.” (Herald photo by Bill Kirk)
Educator, school secretary gives fair office a try
August 11, 2014 - 9:36am
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