New Richmond News
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.
Wisconsin Deer Park Deer Park Village Celebration, June 30-July 1. Friday night will finish off with a fireworks display at dusk and music and food until midnight. Sponsored by Deer Park Lions Club. Diamond Bluff
Eleven WITC business students competed in the 2017 State Leadership Conference of Business Professionals of America (BPA) in Wausau and walked away with an array of awards, special recognition and a scholarship. New Richmond campus students scored in the top five of four competitions to qualify for the national convention in Orlando, Fla., in May. The team includes Chris Smith (Amery), Noah Hedlund (St. Croix Falls), Michelle Marshall (Houlton) and Michael Christianson (Woodbury, Minn.).
WITC-New Richmond WITC-New Richmond's Power Sports program recently received two brand new Indian Scout motorcycle engines to use as teaching tools from Polaris in Osceola. According to WITC Instructor Dave Brown, the engines offer an excellent opportunity to show others what they'll learn in his program. It also aids in classroom demonstrations and discussions.