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Fourth-graders in New Richmond spent the morning of April 29 learning about and planting trees at Cyclone Park in New Richmond.

NR students celebrate Arbor Day

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New Richmond fourth-graders spent April 29 at Cyclone Park to celebrate Arbor Day.

The fourth-graders spent about an hour at demonstrations learning about pruning, identifying and planting trees. At the end of the day, each class planted a tree in the park.


The annual Arbor Day celebration began in 2007 when 13, 10-foot trees were planted along Richmond Way by Westfield Hospital. Last year trees were planted at Paperjack Park.

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Jackie Grumish
Jackie Grumish has been a reporter with the New Richmond News since 2008. She holds degrees in journalism and fine art from Northern Illinois University in DeKalb, Ill. Before coming to New Richmond, Jackie worked as the city government reporter at a daily newspaper in Aberdeen, S.D. 
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