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May 29, 2009
Roberts library project gets extra boost
When the Roberts Library Fundraising committee announced that they planned to raise $1.5 million, some thought it couldn't be done, especially in these economic times. Now, about three years later, the committee is only about $200,000 short and potentially a few months away from...
May 29, 2009 - 10:58am
May 8, 2009
Things are hopping at Hammond Library
Things are hopping at the Hammond Community Library this year! We have so many wonderful upcoming and ongoing programs for everyone in the community. To continue our programs, we need your help. The library is in need of donations for several upcoming events; these items can be dropped...
May 8, 2009 - 8:08am
March 20, 2009
Roberts library computer access tripled
When one man's trash is four working laptop computers, the Hazel Mackin Library calls it a treasure. In January, the library received that treasure...
March 20, 2009 - 7:14am
Letter: Is school best option for library?
To the Editor: Who is Patrick Overton? He was here to promote the new school and now he is back to promote a new library using the old middle school. Who is paying Patrick Overton to come here from Colorado? He did a good job of promoting a new $93 million school. He did a good...
February 20, 2009 - 12:11am
October 31, 2008
Letter: School should be sold to add to tax base
To the Editor: There have been discussions on a plan for a new library as they are lacking space and need to address that. At this time it seems like the old Middle School has been considered for a site for such. In 2005 the School District had two architects give estimates on...
October 31, 2008 - 12:00am
September 25, 2008
Municipalities ask District to consider building proposal
The New Richmond School Board convened a special meeting Monday night to gather with city, local township and village officials. An ad-hoc group, unofficially called the Government Entities Network, was formed by Patrick Overton some 18 months ago as part of the New Richmond Area...
September 25, 2008 - 12:00am
Golf tourney drives in over $9,000 for Library
As the rain clouds rolled in Saturday, Sept. 13, Library supporters swung their clubs at Badlands Golf Course for the 2008 Hazel Mackin Golf Classic. Over $9,000 was netted for the new Library building fund after expenses. With the aid of the $250,000 matching grant the Library...
September 25, 2008 - 12:00am
August 1, 2008
Front Porch participants tackle area library debate
When some 34 local elected and volunteer officials met at the Star Prairie Town Hall Monday night, it was an important moment worth mentioning. The group gathered to discuss the possibility of establishing a regional library for the New Richmond area.
August 1, 2008 - 12:00am
July 18, 2008
Hammond residents petition for Library's needed improvements
Some Hammond residents are speaking up for their library and its need for improvements. On July 9 Tonya Schmitt started a petition asking for the Hammond Community Library budget to be increased in order to provide adequate services and staff. "The facility is doing more than it's...
July 18, 2008 - 12:00am
Library is crawling with summer bugs
We are crawling with bugs! Stop by to see our live ant farm and watch our hungry caterpillars eating and growing. Thank you to the Berends family for bringing in the chrysalis that we have in the display case. It will be exciting to see what type of butterfly or moth hatches from...
July 18, 2008 - 12:00am
June 20, 2008
Library Board president honored for service
The Hazel Mackin Community Library in Roberts has never existed without Dora Rohl's involvement. From its conception to its future home, Rohl has been there. On May 8, Rohl was honored for her efforts by being named St. Croix County Trustee of the Year at the Indianhead Federated...
June 20, 2008 - 12:00am
April 4, 2008
Hammond Library plans annual Spring Breakfast
The Hammond Public Library is hosting a special Spring Breakfast Saturday, April 5. The event will run from 7:30 a.m. to noon on that Saturday at Trinity Lutheran Church, 1250 Broadway, Hammond. On the menu are pancakes, eggs, sausage, ham, baked goods, fruit, juice, coffee and...
April 4, 2008 - 12:00am
January 25, 2008
Library gets book back 57 years overdue
Truth be told, you've probably had at least one library book that was a few days overdue. But in Marshfield, somebody returned a book that was 57 years overdue. Staff members had to do some research when the 1948 book "Northern Lights" landed in the drop box a month ago. It was...
January 25, 2008 - 9:00am
Cake kits created by teens
An inspirational kids' book has led to a new community service project for the Teen Advisory Board at the Friday Memorial Library in New Richmond. The 13 teenagers who make up the Board recently decided to help families who don't have the money to celebrate birthdays the way they...
January 25, 2008 - 12:00am
January 18, 2008
Hammond library target of two break-ins
According to Head Librarian Michelle Johnson, the Hammond library was broken into twice over the past couple of weeks. The first break-in occurred Jan. 5, some time after the library closed for the evening. Thieves made off with what Johnson estimates was a couple hundred dollars...
January 18, 2008 - 12:00am