New Richmond News
The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) Northwest Region in Eau Claire will host a public involvement meeting to discuss the proposed project improvements for the rehabilitation of US 12 in St. Croix County. The meeting is scheduled from 5-7 p.m.Tuesday, June 19 at Gethsemane Lutheran Church, 1350 Florence St., Baldwin.
Registration is now open for the River City Chorale's summer season as the Chorale begins celebrating its 10th year of bringing beautiful choral music to the St. Croix River Valley. All singers age 16 and over are invited to join and no audition is necessary, though previous choral experience (church, high school, community choir) is desired.
The New Richmond Area Community Foundation has released its 2018 Spring grant application instructions and guidelines. The NRACF's mission is to improve the fabric of the community. The New Richmond area community is generally defined as the area within the School District of New Richmond. The foundation recognizes that there are services/programs that originate and are provided outside of this school district area that also benefit the community. The benefit of the services/programs to the community should be reflected in the grant application.
Students from Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College's Agricultural Power and Equipment Technician program traveled to Wisconsin Dells to demonstrate their skills during the annual Wisconsin Postsecondary Agriculture Student (PAS) competitions. WITC scored well against the other 31 teams during the three-day competition with several students earning the opportunity to advance to nationals in Louisville, Kentucky March 13-16.
The New Richmond Relay for Life will celebrate its 25th anniversary during in June with a dance party: Dancin' Through the Decades. The organization expects to see costumes and decorations from the 50's, 60's, 70's and 80's all the way to 2018. The event is set for June 8-9, with many fundraising opportunities and recognition events beforehand.
The New Richmond Middle School recently announced its second quarter honor roll and honor roll with distinction for the 2017-18 school year. Honor Roll
Osceola Medical Center celebrated its first baby born at the Birth Center in 2018. Beric Nickelson was born Jan. 5 at 2:42 p.m. by OMC family physician, Erika Helgerson, DO. This adorable little boy weighed 7 pounds, 13.3 ounces and was 21.25 inches long. He was welcomed by parents Trent and Catherine Nickelson.
Due to a delay in its scheduled food delivery, the Deerfield senior living community was forced to cancel a Thanksgiving buffet for residents and their family members, scheduled for Sunday, Nov. 19. Deerfield campus administrator Jen Anderson released the following statement regarding the situation:
St. Mary School held its annual Veterans Day ceremony on Tuesday, Nov. 7.
One of the families hit hardest by the tornado that rolled through Chetek, Wis., in May was the Samuelson family. Lenna Samuelson, her daughters, Ashley and Brenna, and Ashley's infant son, Nolan, were in a trailer when the tornado hit. Brent, Lenna's husband was in Hayward for work when he got the news and began the trip home, having no idea what he was about to find. Amazingly, Nolan escaped with a couple of scratches; Lenna's daughters suffered minor injuries, and Lenna suffered a gash on her head which required stitches, along with other cuts and minor injuries.