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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New Richmond native and 2013 NRHS grad Amanda Anez recently made it her personal mission to make the most positive impact she can on the world in the time she has on Earth.
Countryside Plumbing & Heating will once again team with Bryant Heating & Cooling Systems to honor a person in the New Richmond community and surrounding area that does "whatever it takes" to make a difference through the Bryant Community Heroes program.
After the success of last year's New Richmond Fun Fest, New Richmond Area Chamber Director Rob Kreibich expects this year's lineup to be even better. "Last year was the best year we have had in probably a decade. We had struggled on Saturday nights, but we did really well that night last year," Kreibich said. "The only thing that will make a big difference in attendance this year is probably the weather. But we will have a huge tent this year to make sure things can keep going on even if the weather isn't the greatest."
This year's freshman class at New Richmond High School was tasked with taking their passions and making something of them in order to change their communities, the state or even the world. For Ari Devereux, that meant taking her passion for creative writing and using it to publish a fictional novel about depression and suicide to spread awareness.
An UniFirst box truck crashed through the west side wall of the Somerset Pizza Planet (253 Main Street) approximately 10:50 a.m. on Thursday, June 29.
Following discussion in a closed session at its Monday, June 19 regular board of education meeting, the New Richmond School Board approved the hiring of Nicholas Hall as the next Starr Elementary principal.
After nearly 20 years of serving as the senior pastor at New Richmond's First Baptist Church, pastor Kevin Morris will be celebrated on Sunday, June 25, as he enters retirement.
Several longtime teachers in area school districts retired at the end of the school year, including three staff members from New Richmond and one from St. Croix Central. Teachers were asked to fill out a questionnaire highlighting their careers in their respective districts. James Kelly Stephens What was your position? Tutor at the Bridge program. Did you coach or advise a club?
New Richmond resident Jillian Kemmet found herself at a crossroads in high school: there were issues at home and she was trying to figure out who she wanted to be and what she wanted to do.
By this time next year, the Best Western Plus New Richmond Inn & Suites will be open for business, according to Community Development Director Beth Thompson and Hoeft Builders Inc., who are in charge of the construction of the new hotel. “We are very excited that you guys are here...We are glad you will be part of our community and we wish you the best,” said New Richmond Mayor Fred Horne.