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May 3, 2013
The 2012 Dairy Heritage Calf winner, Jenna Acterhof, is pictured in the foreground and the donors are pictured in the background (left to right) June, Todd and Dean Doornink. The photo is courtesy of the Glenwood City Tribune Press Reporter.
May Fair slated for May 11
May 3, 2013 - 10:40am
April 26, 2013
Rotary member Pat Doyle serves up a sample of wine to an Art & Culinary Show patron.
Art & Culinary Show is big success
April 26, 2013 - 1:03pm
More than 400 bowls were on display during the sixth annual New Richmond Empty Bowls event on Thursday, April 18. The bowls were created by district fifth-graders, Art Club students and various community members.
Empty Bowls beats the weather, meets $10,000 fundraising goal
April 26, 2013 - 9:02am
April 19, 2013
The St. Croix Central Middle School eighth grade choir sang the national anthem at the Target Center Friday, April 12, before the Harlem Globetrotters game.
SCC Choir performs before Harlem Globetrotters game
April 19, 2013 - 10:55am
Mike Murtha wrote the book "Stranger in a Small Town" longhand on notebook paper, before typing it up on his computer. Murtha's book is now available on and it will also be available in several local stores soon.
Local musician turns new novelist
April 19, 2013 - 9:53am
April 13, 2013
Mark 'Gus' Gusa, head chef,  and Roberta Little, owner of The Laurel, are pictured in the restaurant's main dining room.
'The Laurel' lands mention in new supper club book
April 13, 2013 - 8:50am
Hannah Traaseth, a fifth-grader at Hillside Elementary, works to form her ceramic bowl. All fifth-graders in the New Richmond School District are creating bowls to be sold at the New Richmond Empty Bowls event on April 18. All proceeds will be used to fight local hunger.
New Richmond preps for Empty Bowls event
April 13, 2013 - 8:44am
April 6, 2013
John Tapper (left), sous-chef for Brady's Brewhouse, and Mary Caudy of Douville Bakery and Catering will square off in the first ever 2013 Chef's Showcase Showdown on Sunday, April 21.
Chefs ready to battle at New Richmond Rotary event
April 6, 2013 - 8:27am
March 29, 2013
Austin Sabin (center) is surprised by the results of one of his car's races at Cub Scout Pack 161's annual Pinewood Derby on Saturday, March 23. Also pictured are Cooper Richards (left) and Jarod Tritz (right).
First-time derby racer wins trophy
March 29, 2013 - 11:39am
March 24, 2013
Juniors Lydia Petersen, left, and Bailey Schneider worked to create bowls during art club at the high school on Wednesday, Feb. 27. Bridget Haugen, high school art teacher, said many of the high school's bowls were completed in the fall by her ceramics students. New Richmond's sixth annual Empty Bowls event is slated for Thursday, April 18, at the New Richmond Community Commons.
Empty Bowls slated for April 18
March 24, 2013 - 9:43am
March 23, 2013
Beau Petersen shows off a copy of the recently released "America's Best Home Workshops" magazine that displays one of his photographs on the front cover.
Photographer's work hits magazine cover
March 23, 2013 - 9:56am
March 16, 2013
Erin Hart (right) and her husband Paddy O'Brien (left) held an unusual book event at the Hazel Mackin Community Library Thursday, March 7. The couple read selections from their respective books, "The Book of Killowen" (Hart) and "The Road from Castlebarnagh" (O'Brien). O'Brien also played traditional Irish music during the event while the audience kept time with tapping feet.
Twin Cities authors bring Ireland to Roberts
March 16, 2013 - 11:03am
March 15, 2013
Kaitlin Raber sings Aerosmith's "Dream On" at Somerset High School's third annual Polar Daze assembly Friday, March 8. The Polar Daze celebration featured a talent show, with performances by the finalists; remarks from the captains of the winter and spring sports teams and the announcement of the class spirit point competition winners. Clues to a riddle were given away every day at lunch. Derek Schutte solved the riddle. Carolyn Spoerl's class won a trivia contest conducted Friday.
SHS celebrates third annual Polar Daze
March 15, 2013 - 12:33pm
St. Paddy's Parade slated for Sunday
March 15, 2013 - 9:16am
March 1, 2013
Joseph (Isaiah Fiedler), right, tests his brothers, pretending to be angry with a brother named Benjamin (not pictured), for an imagined theft. Another of Joseph's brothers (Chris Harney), left, tries to defend Benjamin's innocence.
Middle school to present 'Joseph'
March 1, 2013 - 4:06pm