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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After purchasing Barb's Hairtique II from Barb Kramer in 1998, Carrie Hubmer has run the salon at 127 W. Second St. for almost 20 years. However, when Kramer sold the building on Second Street, Hubmer was forced to find a new location for her shop. "So last November I put a plan in place just in case the building sold, which it did," Hubmer said. "So with the move to a new location, I decided to change the name because it still had Barb's name on there."
For the last two years, business teacher Nic Haug and family & consumer science teacher Courtney Hawkins have worked with other teachers at St. Croix Central High School on a food truck project. "The first and second years of this project are comparable. Production wise, I think we have had a slightly better end product in regards to the business plan this year. But last year — because it was our first year — there was a lot more fascination with the project from the student body, so they wanted to try everything," Haug said.
Music is a powerful thing. It has the power to relax, motivate, lift the spirits and help people express themselves. In the hands of a board-certified music therapist like Natalie Young, it can do so much more, especially for patients in the memory care unit at assisted living residences and nursing homes.
Most people have heard about the Little Free Library movement sweeping across the nation. Allison Hagen, Chair of the Friends of the Hammond Community Library, hopes to piggyback on the Little Free Library while helping the Hammond community with a Little Free Pantry (LFP).
When their first idea to help children in the hospital fell through, Somerset High School students Taylor Sporleder and Danielle Flandrick had to think quickly to find a new project idea that still allowed them to help children in their school district.
When you think about Boardman, Wis., the first thing that pops into your head probably isn't clowns running through the woods. But after reading E.B. William's "The Clowns of Boardman," you might be not be able to look at clowns the same way again.
The closing date for the City of New Richmond's purchase of the Dairy Queen property on the north side of town is set for May 17, but a pair of citizens made a last ditch plea to the city council at its May 8 regular council meeting hoping to persuade them to reconsider the purchase, or at least delay the purchase until more public comments can be solicited.
An announcement on the City of New Richmond's Facebook page Tuesday, May 2, revealed the city will welcome a new Best Western Plus & Suites to town in the near future.
When Craig Yehlik took over as New Richmond Police Chief last year, the most pressing question in his mind, and that of the community, was how the police department was going to handle the drug problem in the City of New Richmond.
St. Mary School students took part in a dress rehearsal for their spring play, "Bus Oh-Z," on Friday, April 28, at the Old Gem Theater in New Richmond.