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September 6, 2012
Over the past decade, Mike Monteith (pictured) and his wife, Kele, have cared for a prairie grass and wild flower plot on their property just east of New Richmond. In the spring, wild flowers are in full bloom. During the fall months, prairie grasses seem to take over.
House on the (native) prairie
September 6, 2012 - 12:36pm
August 23, 2012
Freedom Fest signup begins in New Richmond
August 23, 2012 - 9:21am
August 10, 2012
Get fit by following F.I.T.
August 10, 2012 - 8:33am
August 2, 2012
Walkers head to 'Key West'
August 2, 2012 - 11:29am
July 27, 2012
Chad Engstrom (left), human resources director, and Linda Stefonek, registered dietician, are part of the Wellness Committee at Westfields Hospital in New Richmond. The committee is working closely with HealthPartners' "Yum Power" effort to provide better food choices in the hospital's cafeteria and in the vending machines.
Westfields promotes the healthy power of 'Yum'
July 27, 2012 - 10:14am
July 20, 2012
Dave Barger takes a moment to harvest a few peas from his community garden plot on Monday. Barger said the community garden gives him a chance to play in the dirt each summer.
Garden offers growers a local food source
July 20, 2012 - 11:59am
July 13, 2012
Sprint triathlon slated in New Richmond for September
July 13, 2012 - 9:27am
July 6, 2012
Irv Sather is trying to get more people to use the three "Parcour Trail" sites around Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College-New Richmond and Bosch. The exercise challenge equipment was installed as part of the Paperjack Greenway project.
Parcour trail equipment provides exercise challenge
July 6, 2012 - 4:17pm
June 27, 2012
Kristen Cooan (left) and Tate Wheeler of The New Richmond Area Centre have helped develop a new "Be Active" card and encourage individuals and families to get moving this summer.
'Be Active' two-month challenge ready to roll
June 27, 2012 - 4:59pm
June 21, 2012
Katie Cole takes the walking work station for a test drive on Thursday at JA Counter and Associates.
JA Counter allows employees to walk while working
June 21, 2012 - 11:08am
June 14, 2012
Local health officials track student weight
June 14, 2012 - 10:32am
May 31, 2012
Mary Jo Brunner, corporate dietician at Family Fresh Market in New Richmond, shows the "Well Balanced" tags that help guide customers in making healthier food choices.
Family Fresh color codes healthy foods
May 31, 2012 - 1:24pm
May 25, 2012
Michael Bakke, New Richmond, blew away the competition in his race during the Friendship Games on Friday, May 18.
New Richmond hosts successful Friendship Games event
May 25, 2012 - 11:20am
May 17, 2012
Nordic walkers take to the streets
May 17, 2012 - 11:35am
May 10, 2012
Jeff Peplau is a big booster of New Richmond's quality trail system. He's excited about the prospect of a north-south cooridor through town.
Pedal power: Bicycle enthusiast piles up the miles
May 10, 2012 - 11:24am