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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Knowles Avenue has seen its fair share of cafes, trinket shops and pizza parlors, but it hasn't seen anything quite like the recently opened quilt shop called A Little Piece of Mind. Located next to Mr. Movies, the store is a treasure trove for avid quilters, offering everything from fabric and patterns to needles and rotary cutters. According to owner Alicia Cypher, the shop features approximately 2,000 different fabrics from 15 manufacturers.
Although the Wisconsin Community Development Block Grant program has been in operation for many years, the state recently decided to alter the way it distributes funds for the program. Rather than allocating money for each participating municipality, the state will give priority to those that have formed regional groups. In response to this decision, St. Croix County has become part of the West Central Wisconsin CDBG housing region, which also includes Barron, Buffalo, Chippewa, Clark, Dunn, Eau Claire, Pepin, Pierce and Polk counties.
<span style="line-height: 1.538em;">On the afternoon of June 16, a group of NRHS Spanish students said “adios” to New Richmond and began a seven-and-a-half-hour journey to Guatemala.<p> Led by Spanish teachers Michele Haasch and Heidi Stephens, the 18-person group boarded two planes and a bus before setting foot on the cobblestone streets of Antigua, a small town about an hour from Guatemala City.<p> This is the second time in four years that Stephens and Haasch have led the trip, and Haasch said it becomes more and more beneficial as the United States gains racial and linguistic diversity.<
When Emily Osterbauer received her first sewing machine in second grade, she had no idea that creating clothing would turn into a lifelong passion.