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Drug forum rescheduled for Wednesday, Feb. 26

The New Richmond Police Department, the New Richmond School District and the New Richmond Area Community Foundation are sponsoring a public forum in an effort to address the issue of illegal drugs and prescription drug abuse.

The event, which was originally scheduled for Feb. 20, has been rescheduled for 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 26, at the New Richmond High School auditorium. Speakers include the following:

— Karen Hale, mother of girl who died from heroin overdose

— Phil Drewiske, recovering heroin addict who lost a friend

— Jodi Skoog, Roger Drewiske and Greg Berg, family members affected by addiction

— A Westfields Hospital ER doctor

— New Richmond High School Principal Tom Wissink

— St. Croix County Circuit Court Judge Edward Vlack

— NRPD Detective Veronica Koehler

— St. Croix County Investigator James Mikla

— St. Croix County AODA Counselor Sara Sedahl

— Hazelden Clinical Supervisor Scott Hesseltine

Micheal Foley
Micheal Foley worked at RiverTown Multimedia from July 2013 to June 2015 as editor at the New Richmond News. 
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