Dave Newman has been the sports editor at the New Richmond News since 1988. He has covered the action in the Middle Border Conference, Dunn-St. Croix Conference and Big Rivers Conference for nearly 30 years.
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The New Richmond Senior American Legion baseball team was able to eliminate Superior and Menomonie from last week’s regional tournament, but the New Richmond boys couldn’t overcome the host team from River Falls. In the double-elimination tournament, New Richmond was beaten twice by River Falls. The New Richmond Senior team finished the season with an 8-12-1 record.
F ootball is a sport that gets into your blood. For many who play football, they wanted to keep playing, whether their careers ended in high school or college.
Calorie counting is a task that thousands of Americans take part in every single day. You may even count calories yourself. You may count calories to know how much you eat — or how much you need to exercise to burn off what you ate! So, how many calories do you need per day to maintain your weight?
A difficult season for the New Richmond Millers baseball team will come to an end this week. The Millers close the 2017 season with three home games. The Millers will host the St. Paul Mudhens at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday in a nonleague game at Citizens Field. The Millers will close out their season with two St. Croix Valley Baseball League games. They will host Hager City at 7:30 p.m. Friday at Citizens Field and end the season with a 1 p.m. Sunday contest against the Prescott Pirates.
For high school football players all around Wisconsin, summer is over. All of the high school football teams around Wisconsin are scheduled to begin their seasons next Monday, the first day allowed by the WIAA to conduct practices. Here is the season-opening information for each of the area football teams. New Richmond
It was a big step, but Anne Schmiege felt the time was right. After 14 years as an attorney at Doar, Drill & Skow law offices in New Richmond, Schmiege decided to open her own law office. The opening date was July 3 and her new office is located at 127 W. Second St. in New Richmond. Schmiege is a graduate of the University of Minnesota. She graduated from the Hamline University School of Law in 2003. She started work at Doar, Drill & Skow in 2002 as a law clerk. She was then hired as an attorney when she completed law school.
Imagine our community coming together for one week to burn a total of one million calories. Does it sound possible? That's the challenge that is put before the New Richmond community by the local Edward Jones offices, The Centre, Westfields Hospital and the New Richmond Pathway Committee. As part of this year's Corn Fest, the week of Aug. 20-26 will be the time for people of the community to come together to track their calories.
Perfect weather conditions awaited runners who took part in the 2017 Willow River Run as part of New Richmond's Fun Fest celebration last Thursday. This was the first year of the race being moved to Thursday evening. The race schedule was streamlined this year, only offering a 5K race. Stephanie Hoff took over as race director this year. She said the goal was to keep the race offerings basic this year, with the possibility of offering more race options in future years.
The big crowd may have caused some nervousness among the New Richmond Millers in their annual Friday night clash with the Osceola Braves during the New Richmond Fun Fest celebration. That's what Millers manager Ryan Stephens conjectured after the Millers fell behind early and never showed signs of recovering in an 11-1 loss to the Braves in last Friday's St. Croix Valley League game.
The Senior level playoffs start this week, while the Junior level American Legion baseball teams are wrapping up their seasons. Here is a report on the Legion games for the local teams from last week. New Richmond Seniors The Senior Post 80 team looks with every outing more like a veteran group. They split their games last week, winning on Monday against Menomonie 3-0, before losing Tuesday at Altoona, 8-4.