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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A St. Croix Central Middle School student suffered substantial injuries after the car she was riding in collided with one of the metal barrier posts near the front enterance of the middle school at about 9:30 a.m.
Ever since LEGO Bricks were first sold in the United State back in 1973, many children have enjoyed hours of using the imagination while playing with the tiny interlocking plastic blocks at some point throughout their childhood. These days, LEGO Bricks are being used to teach children about the real-world applications of math and science through the international program FIRST LEGO League.
The 2013 St. Croix Central Homecoming King and Queen candidates include, front row from left to right, Brooke Kopacz, Jami Ruvelson, Ashley Kopacz, Breana Blume, Diane Anderson, Nicole Nogal, Megan Edelman, Olivia Sirek, Rebecca Isnardi, Courtney Kramer, Heidi Hodihan and Courtney Carlson. Second row, from left to right: Mark Jacobson, Logan Nelson, Vincent Sibut-Pinote, Dante Carlson, Connor Rogers, Wyatt Sain, Cody Gostovich, Evan Nielson, Trenten Smith, Drew Malacek, Carolyn, Morris, Taylor Heinrich, Meghan Weatherly and Gabrielle Henry.
This fall, eight new classes will be offered on the St. Croix Central Community Education schedule, including sign language, cheese making, soap making and beginning calligraphy taught by Joy Danielson. “When I was a young girl, I was just mesmerized by the church hymnal because it was done in calligraphy,” Danielson said. “And somewhere along the way, someone gave me a pen and I have been doing [calligraphy] ever since.” Danielson grew up and got her business degree from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls and minored in design.
A new partnership between industry and education was forged last week when, after months of planning, Bosch Packaging Technology, Inc. and Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College (WITC), of New Richmond, signed the contracts to begin a new joint apprenticeship program. “What appealed to us about WITC was that they are a very professional college and have all the resources we needed for the program,” Human Resources Manager Chris Jehle said. “They also had the programs and classes in place to meet our needs for the apprenticeship. They came highly recommended by the state as well.
Ecumen Boardman Meadows residents celebrate the buildings’ 10th anniversary with friends and family at a dinner party Friday, Sept. 20. The residents and their guests were treated to a meal and live entertainment by a barbershop quartet and a harpist. Boardman Meadows, located on W. Eighth St. in New Richmond, almost never opened its doors 10 years ago after a fire burned the original building to the ground just two months before the scheduled grand opening.
After receiving multiple reports of deer causing problems throughout New Richmond, Mayor Fred Horne and the New Richmond Common Council met with Wisconsin Department of Natural Resource employees and community members to discuss what can be done about the problem on Tuesday, Sept.17, in the Council Chambers at the New Richmond Civic Center. Representing the WDNR at the meeting were Area Wildlife Supervisor and biologist Harvey Halvorsen and Conservation Warden Supervisor David Hausman, who started off the meeting by discussing some of the issues a community faces wh
Music has always been a huge part of New Richmond native Ginger Close’s life ever since she was little. Now that she has grown up, Close wants to use her musical talents to educate area children by starting her own Kindermusik program in New Richmond and Baldwin.
Throughout her life, Barbara Krueger has spent a lot of time inside of libraries, but over the last few years, she has been spending more and more time there while she helps library visitors with their computer and technology problems.
After finishing in third place at last year's Running of the Llamas, Kyhia and handler Nick Meyer beat out the rest of the field to claim the title and take home the largest basket of veggies. "I was so excited to come across the line and take first place," Meyer, of Sun Prairie, Wis., said. "I was also really excited for [Kyhia], too. I think she understood what she was doing."