Genealogy & Local History
New Richmond Newspapers Available
- St Croix Republican 1869-1899
- New Richmond Republican 1899-1907
- New Richmond News and Republican Voice 1907-1942
- The Leader 1915-1918
- New Richmond News 1942-2019
- New Richmond Times 1944
- Apple River Journal 1975-1977
Microfilm of the New Richmond News and its predecessors date back to February 24, 1870. Ask at the front desk for help getting set up on the digital microfilm reader. Files can be printed from the computer or saved to a flash drive. Printing rates apply.
Microfilm funding provided by: Friends of Friday Memorial Library.
Requests for Information
We accept requests for information found in our local history archive, including obituaries/death, birth, and marriage notices from the New Richmond News and its predecessors.
If you are looking for a specific article from the New Richmond News, we may perform the search for you if you know the approximate date of publication.
Place a Research Request.
For general inquiries, please submit emails to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Area Cemeteries: Locations and Contacts
New Richmond Cemetery
New Richmond, Wisconsin 54017
(City of New Richmond)
Immaculate Conception Church Cemetery
151 South Washington Avenue
New Richmond, Wisconsin 54017
St. Patrick’s Church Cemetery
County Road G
Erin, Wisconsin 54017
(Immaculate Conception Church)
- New Richmond Heritage Center
- Many resources available including St Croix County Plat Books, New Richmond High School Year Books, and telephone directories.
- Genealogy Research Websites Handout 2016
- UW-River Falls University Archives and Area Research Center
- St Croix County Genealogy
- St Croix Valley Geneaological Society
- Baron, Chippewa, Dunn, Eau Claire, Pepin, St Croix, and Rusk County
- Wisconsin Historical Society’s Genealogy Resources
- Wisconsin Historical Society’s Historical Image Search
Blacksod Bay Assisted Emigration Sailling
Database of emigrants who were assisted by the Tuke Fund in 1883 and 1884.
Local History & Genealogy Reading Room. Research tips for locating genealogical materials, digitized materials and other internet sources.
ICRC Prinsoners of the First World War
Archives 1914-1918: during the First World War, 10 million people, servicemen or civilians, were captured and sent to detention camps.
A place to discover and share your Wisconsin story. Free access to a growing set of historical resources from the collections of libraries, archives, museums and historical societies across the state.
Search records, photographs and other visual materials, property records from National Register and State Register of Historical Places and the Wisconsin Architecture and History Inventory.
Archives of visual materials with a focus on Wisconsin, the Midwest, the United States, and Canada.
Let the Wisconsin Historical Society help you find an obituary within the thousands of newspapers in their collection.
Ancestry Library Edition
Start searching billions of records and discover your family’s story.
Use this resource in the library with the public computers or your laptop, tablet or smart device.
Access genealogical research: all U.S. Federal Census records, family and local histories, and access to PERSI PERiodical Source Index.
BadgerLink for Genealogists
Search newspapers, genealogical sources, refernce books, historical documents, biographies, images, and military and government documents.
Training aids available. Start on BadgerLink and click the Genealogy link under the Browse by Subject menu.
Archive of Wisconsin Newspapers
Wisconsin Newspapers Digital Research Site is a service of the Wisconsin Newspaper Association that provides access to 235 daily and weekly Wisconsin newspapers both historical and current.
Historical newspapers archive from the 1700s-2000s containing thousands of well-known regional, state, and small local newspapers in the United States and other countries.
New Richmond, WI 54017
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