Weather Forecast


Bass Lake Fishing Contest just around the corner

Email News Alerts

With all the Arctic air, the ice should be good and strong for the 10th annual Bass Lake Ice Fishing Contest Saturday, Jan. 25. According to event planners, the ice is 20 inches thick.


The contest is one of the region’s most popular ice fishing tournaments, proba­bly due to the multitude of coveted prizes, worth more than $40,000. One hundred percent of the proceeds go to Somerset youth athletics.

Get the full story
Subscribe or Log In

Sarah Young
Sarah Young joined RiverTown Multimedia in October 2013 as a news reporter for the New Richmond News. She covers primarily Hammond, Roberts, Somerset and St. Croix County Circuit Court. Previously she free-lanced for the River Falls Journal, Hudson Star-Observer, RiverTown special publications and the Superior Catholic Herald. She graduated from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Spanish and French in 2001. She completed a minor in journalism in 2004. Before working at the New Richmond News, she was an assistant manager at Philander's Grill & Bar in Prescott. She lives in Prescott with her 2-year-old daughter Carolina.  
(715) 243-7767 x243