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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The unofficial results for local election races are in, as of 8:42 p.m. on Tuesday, April 4. For more information and full listing of all results from the April 4 election, visit co.saint-croix.wi.us and click on 2017 Spring Election under the “election” subhead on the left side of the page.
The Hammond Village Board spent almost two hours, according to meeting minutes, discussing a series of motions on its Monday, March 27, regular board meeting agenda, including throwing its support behind the library’s plan to build a new library.
Somerset Middle School recognizes the February Students of the Month for their strong displays of character. Students selected for February exemplify the six pillars of character: trustworthiness, respect, responsibility, fairness, caring and citizenship.
Written by Friday Memorial Library director Kimberly Hennings. It recently dawned on me that, while I often talk about the library’s digital resources, I have never discussed the programs that help make those resources available to our community.
Makayla Langeness Grade: 6 Parent (s) name (s): Chance and Jessica Favorite class: Art and Phy Ed Favorite activities: Reading, basketball, biking and swimming. What I like about school … The teachers are all really nice. Carly Rodriguez Grade: 6
The St. Croix Central school board approved a series of resignations and hirings as part of its consent agenda during its March 20 regular meeting. Two of those approvals saw the district’s athletic director, assistant high school principal and transportation director, Jeremy Kerg, resign, while the district hired Lindsay Jacobs as the new elementary assistant principal to replace Shelly Clay, who will be taking over as principal at the elementary school next fall.
St. Croix Central The St. Croix Central school board approved a series of resignations and hirings as part of its consent agenda during its March 20 regular meeting. Two of those approvals saw the district's athletic director, assistant high school principal and transportation director, Jeremy Kerg, resign, while the district hired Lindsay Jacobs as the new elementary assistant principal to replace Shelly Clay, who will be taking over as principal at the elementary school next fall.
New Richmond High School All of New Richmond High School senior Michael Skoyen's hard work has paid off, at least when it comes to being named a finalist in National Merit Scholarship program. "It has been a really humbling experience and I'm really excited to have been named a finalist," Skoyen said. "I put a lot of work in and it is nice that it is all finally paying off. It is kind of crazy. I never thought I'd be in the top 1 percent of the students in my class, so it is really cool."
New Richmond High School agriscience teacher Rachel Sauvola has been named the 2017 Wisconsin Association of Environmental Educators Formal Educator of the Year and will be attending a banquet on April 22 in Madison to receive her award. “Basically, it is for community involvement; it is for everything that we do that is environmental education,” Sauvola said. “It is also the power of infusing that into all the different content areas within the agricultural umbrella.
Along with its discussion of the old middle school and approval of the City of New Richmond’s new master plan for the New Richmond Library on the old middle school property, the New Richmond school board also heard updates about the SOAR Educational Center, the high school’s activities code and the pupil nondiscrimination report during its March 20 regular meeting.