New Richmond News
The Old Gem Theater presents the kid-centric hit musical "A Year With Frog and Toad" that won a Tony Award for Minnesota's Children's Theater Company. The show plays at 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 15, 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 16, 10 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 19 (sold out), 10 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 21, and 10 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 22.
The Old Gem Theater's Young Performers Ensemble presents an original adaptation of "Aladdin" at 7 p.m. Thursday and Friday, Oct. 26-27, and 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 28. The show is a "By Kids, For Kids" production and stars an all-student cast.
Ras' on Main, located at 855 Davis St., Hammond, was established in 1996 by local man Glen Rasmussen. Rasmussen was born and raised in Hammond and graduated from St. Croix Central. He started young in the hospitality business at fast-food joints then moved up to sit-down restaurants. Ras' On Main was the result and Rasmussen's first goal — have great food.
Michael Thomas Doering, a 22-year-old New Richmond man, was killed and two passengers seriously injured after a pickup truck in which they were traveling struck another vehicle on I-94 Saturday...
Charles Brady Polfus passed away at home on Tuesday May 31, 2016 at the age of 78. Funeral services will be held at First Lutheran Church in Amery on Saturday, June 4, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. There will be visitation at the funeral home on Friday from 4 to 7 p.m. and at the church for the hour prior to the service. Burial will be at the West Immanuel Cemetery. More information may be found on the Williamson-White Funeral Home and Cremation Services website at http://www.williamsonwhite.com/home/index.cfm/main/default/fh_id/12166 .
While the weather placed a delay on the official groundbreaking at Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College-New Richmond, it couldn’t stop the heavy equipment from digging in as soon as the snow melted. But the formalities of a groundbreaking were recently realized with a sea of gold shovels and onlookers. The latest addition to WITC-New Richmond is well underway, with concrete footings and walls poured, and daily activity that rivals the busiest ant hill.
On May 6, just before 9 a.m., the Polk County Dispatch Center received a 911 call reporting a fully involved structure fire in the 2400 block of 90th Street, in...
Overnight lane closures planned for April 25-28
State Sen. Sheila Harsdorf announced the kickoff to her re-election campaign while traveling across the 10th Senate District this past few days. Citing her focus on kitchen table issues affecting working families, Harsdorf expressed her eagerness to continue supporting job growth, economic development, and tax relief.
Within the last couple of weeks, Warren Cemetery Association officials discovered vandalized items at the cemetery. The vandals removed the fire department flag holders, along with breaking off the rods...