A senior at Bethel University, Jenny Hudalla is pursuing degrees in journalism, Spanish and reconciliation studies. Having graduated from New Richmond High School in 2011, she served as editor-in-chief of the Tiger Rag before taking a job as editor-in-chief of Bethel's student newspaper, The Clarion. After completing her internship with the New Richmond News, Hudalla plans to move on to a career in social justice.
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Chinese food enthusiasts have their chopsticks at the ready as two new restaurants prepare to open in New Richmond. China House, a Chinese sitdown and take-out restaurant on Paperjack Drive, has plans to open a buffet on the north side.
Monday night’s meeting of the Hammond Village Board was largely dominated by talk of Baldwin Area Medical Center’s plan to build a new hospital. Baldwin, Woodville and Roberts municipal governments received the same request that National Healthcare Capital consultant Tom Mayfield posed to the Hammond Village Board: a request to help finance the building through the issuance of a public bond for up to $10 million.
With new entertainment, food and activities, the 2014 St. Croix County Fair promises to live up to its “barrel of fun” theme through the weekend. Being held at the St. Croix County Fairgrounds, the five-day event was set to kick off at 10:45 a.m. on Wednesday with the flag raising and opening ceremony. Glenwood City Mayor John Larson was scheduled to offer a welcome message, and the St. Croix County show choir was set to close the ceremony by singing the National Anthem. Having been a part of St.
With youth, high school and adult classes dotting the calendar, opportunities abound for those looking to play tennis this summer. Although New Richmond High School varsity girls tennis coach Denise...
According to the FBI’s Uniform Crime Report, 1,219 Wisconsin residents were victims of forcible rape in 2012. Fourteen of those people were from the tricounty area. Two were from New Richmond. For Jill MacRae, the founder of the new Rape & Recovery Support Group in town, rape and sexual assault are not faraway problems. She knows better than anyone that they have inflicted wounds upon people in this community. “The issue is bigger than what the numbers show,” MacRae said. “I was raped when I was 17 years old, and I didn’t tell anyone.
Although the Centre provides various health and fitness opportunities for senior citizens, one of the newest and most unique is a monthly healthy cooking class for active older adults. Taught by Mary Jo Brunner, a Family Fresh Market dietician, the demostyle classes feature types of food that attendees sample and learn about. At the end of the class, they can take home the recipe and experiment themselves. “I was already doing a class like this in Hudson at the YMCA, and I wanted to offer the same opportunity in New Richmond,” Brunner said.
During its Monday night meeting, the Somerset Board of Education recognized the retirements of fourth-grade teacher Jody Keller and Gifted and Talented Coordinator Rosanne Erickson. While Keller was unable to attend the meeting, Erickson offered a few parting words to the district. “I want to thank everyone for the support and kindness,” she said. “I will really miss the kids. I love them inside and out.”
It was around 1985, and Arliss Melby and Carol De Young were hiding in a bathroom stall at Countryside Plumbing & Heating as a vicious storm toppled trees and ripped at rooftops outside. Nearly three decades later, the pair recounts the incident in fits of laughter as they reminisce about Melby’s 34 years of service at Countryside. “We were so scared, we didn’t know what to do,” Melby said.
It turns out shooting stars aren’t the only things that can make a wish come true. Warner’s Dock (1020 North Knowles Ave.), a new and used boat dealership, partnered with the Make-A-Wish Foundation to present 12-year-old Carson Waterworth of St. Croix Falls with a brand new Alumacraft Escape 165 this Father’s Day.
The dog days of summer have arrived, and so has Play & Stay Pet Lodge, New Richmond’s brand new doggy daycare located at 1051 North Dakota Avenue, just off Highway 64. Owned and operated by Jenna Zimmer, the pet lodge is a place people can bring their dogs to socialize and romp around in a safe environment. Zimmer said her own dog, Copper, inspired her to start the business.