Jordan Willi is a reporter for the New Richmond News. Previously, he worked as a sports reporter at the Worthington Daily Globe in Worthington, Minnesota. He also interned at the Hudson Star Observer for two summers and contributed to the Bison Illustrated sports magazine at North Dakota State University.
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Each year, more than 1,300 high school and around 1,200 middle level students audition for roughly 730 spots in the high school and middle level Honors State Music Project. The few who are selected to be part of the middle or high school band, orchestra, jazz ensemble or choir get the opportunity to perform at the Wisconsin State Music Conference in the fall. The conductor of this year's high school honors band is none other than composer, University of Wisconsin - River Falls adjunct professor and Hudson resident Jack Stamp.
Midwest Auto Mall's group owner and operator Mila Cooper recently announced the group is expanding with the addition of the New Richmond Auto Mall on North Knowles Avenue. Opposite Bernard's Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram. The auto mall hosted a groundbreaking ceremony on Tuesday, Oct. 10, at the new location at 1243 N. Knowles Ave. The New Richmond Auto Mall will offer pre-owned vehicles with low miles that can be purchased by cash or financed by major lenders that are accessible on site, Cooper said.
The New Richmond Board of Education approved the old middle school closing resolution to officially transfer ownership of the property over to the City of New Richmond in hopes that a new library can be built there in the near future.
Friday Memorial Library director Kimberly Hennings announced this week that she will be resigning her post at the library effective Nov. 3.
To say that Esther Scott (Ard) Wentz had a large impact on the people around her doesn't give her enough credit for all the things she did with her life, or the people who were better for knowing her.
UPDATE: The New Richmond Police Department sent out the following news release regarding the health of the 10-year-old girl who was airlifted to Regions Hospital following a a car vs. bicycle crash 6:27 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 3, at the intersection of West Richmond Way and Sequoia Lane.
Every year, students across the country take the PSAT to prep for the SAT and to help them get the highest score possible on the test. And every year, around 16,000 students are sent a letter from the National Merit Scholarship program saying they have been named semifinalists.
New Richmond High School graduate Randy Amundson has been interested in and playing video games for almost 15 years. He will be the first to admit that at times, he's been pretty serious about playing video games, including playing for different esports teams over the last three years at the University of Wisconsin - Madison. However, Amundson has cut back on the video game playing in exchange for the chance to make video game history as part of a project called SojournVR.
It seems like every second that passes brings with it a new form of technology, a new program or a new device. As with everything new, there is a period of stress when trying to learn what a new device or program does and how to use it. In order to help their customers better understand their devices and how to use them, the Friday Memorial Library is offering five new technology classes.
While New Richmond resident Matt Armbruster's parents were looking through boxes at things they had saved from their children's school days, they found the original copy of one of Armbruster's sixth-grade writing projects.