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January 10, 2014
The Somerset bench, part of the new Art Bench Trail, located in Larry Forrest Memorial Park. (Submitted photo)
Art Bench Trail will connect river valley towns
January 10, 2014 - 3:08pm
January 9, 2014
Terry Butler's photograph titled "Little Girl" was named Image of the Year and earned first place it the Humanity category. Butler is from Hudson. He took the phot at Luxemburg Garden in Paris. Submitted photo to Hudson Star Observer.
Photo club gives awards, first places to Hudson and New Richmond
January 9, 2014 - 2:08pm
December 30, 2013
(From left) Jake Scott, Ethan Lammers, J.T. Karis and Mitch Hosley of J.T. and the Boyz barbershop quartet impressed the crowd with their harmonizing skills on the song <I>Honey, Little Lize Medley<I> at Somerset High School’s Dec. 16 winter concert.
Musical medleys deliver holiday treat
December 30, 2013 - 9:01am
December 26, 2013
The Dennis Family, at 1914 W. Seventh St., in New Richmond, took home first place in the Kiwanis Club’s Christmas Lighting Contest as decided by a panel of judges after seeing as many houses as possible on Wednesday, Dec. 18. (Photo by Jordan Willi)
Kiwanis Club selects winner of the best lighting display contest
December 26, 2013 - 9:24am
December 20, 2013
The German Club students sang at the St. Croix County Health Center this fall for an Oktoberfest celebration. (From left) Tyler Miller, James Geiger, Cullen Scott (SCC HS student), Herr Scott, Karlee Martinez, Natalie Spurrell, Myah Olson, Maura Laesser, MacKenzie Anderson and John Spaeth (SCC HS student). (Submitted photo)
German Club provides glimpses into another culture
December 20, 2013 - 2:40pm
December 6, 2013
Sno-Sports wishes for a snowy season
December 6, 2013 - 3:44pm
Authors Dan Woll and Shelley Woll pose with their beloved Bernese Mountain Dogs, Sarah and Bosko, who are featured in their new children’s book Sarah Saves Christmas. Shelley’s tradition every year is to draw a big Christmas card on poster board, so that’s where the idea for the book came from. Dan will be reading the book, along with Bosko, at the Somerset Public Library on Dec. 18. (Submitted photo)
Local author to read from his new Christmas kids book
December 6, 2013 - 3:37pm
November 29, 2013
Shown, from left, top to bottom: Amy Lippman, Sally Bodlovick, Virginia Haggart, Stephanie Lustig, Jada Nygaard, Lydia Grunewaldt, Afton Noll, Emma Hatch, Tom Monn, Anna Walter, Maggie Brown, Grace Redmond, and Bryanna Sengbush. (Submitted photo)
See Annie Jr. at Old Gem
November 29, 2013 - 2:41pm
November 25, 2013
New Richmond High School students Eric Dyrud-Estrada (left), Stalyon Blackmon (middle) and Gus Franchere stand together on stage while singing one of the many classic songs from <I>Irving Berlin’s White Christmas<I> during a rehearsal Monday, Nov. 18, at the high school auditorium. (Photos by Jordan Willi)
White Christmas coming together as opening night grows closer
November 25, 2013 - 9:30am
November 22, 2013
Members of the SCC Community Education unicycling class, which is open to all ages, pedal with arms linked while taking direction from class founder Tanya O’Brien of Glenwood City. (Photo by Sarah Young)
Don’t be afraid to fall
November 22, 2013 - 1:16pm
November 21, 2013
Polly Klingensmith, Jean Tubman, Sharon Afdahl, Jane Christianson, Cathy Gustafson, June Lindquist and Bev Medes will sew seven quilts before their day is done at Trinity Lutheran Church in Hammond on Nov. 13. They’ve sewn 185 quilts so far this year, many of which will go to Lutheran World Relief. (Photo by Sarah Young)
Trinity quilters still ‘sewing’ strong
November 21, 2013 - 10:23am
November 15, 2013
Fifth- and sixth-grade students practice after school for their upcoming numbers in the musical murder mystery <I>Oh Horrors! It’s Murder!<I> It was all business while rehearsing the song <I>Monsters and Murderers<I> under Michelle Schmitt’s direction. (Photo by Sarah Young)
Middle School dazzles with a musical murder mystery
November 15, 2013 - 5:16pm
November 14, 2013
Local woman’s story featured by CBS News
November 14, 2013 - 1:05pm
November 5, 2013
SCC students make musical memories
November 5, 2013 - 1:54pm
October 23, 2013
High school choir director Andrew Schroetter conducts a combined choir and orchestra piece, Antonio Vivaldi’s <I>Gloria<I>, at the 2013 New Richmond Fall Choir/Orchestra Concert, Oct. 21, at the high school.
2013 New Richmond Fall Concerts
October 23, 2013 - 2:58pm