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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St. Croix Central Elementary Assistant Principal Shelly Clay has held her administrative licensure for the past 10 years without knowing for sure if she wanted to pursue a principalship or not because she loved teaching so much. However, when elementary school principal Pete Nusbaum was approved by the school board to take over as the middle school principal this summer, Clay couldn't ignore the outpouring of support she received from the staff and parents at the elementary school.
Before the Hammond Village Board meeting Monday, Feb. 13, was more than a few minutes old, members of the community, as well as members of the Hammond Community Library Board, addressed the board members about their concerns over the repairs needed to the library. The issue
New Richmond High School was filled with students, parents and other community members during the annual STEM Night put on by the different science and foods departments at the school. The night included demonstrations from students, presentations from local businesses and colleges as well as food prepared by the culinary students.
Written by Somerset Public Library director Ginny Scheiderer
Somerset After moving to Somerset in 2007, Laurie Burgess started to think about how she could combine her love of horses and her desire to help people.
The Somerset Elementary Learn 2 Love group spent an hour Friday, Jan. 31, making “We Care Kits” for the local food pantry. Participants brought one brand new pair of adult tube socks and the group provided basic life necessities to go into the socks, including hygiene items, food items, band aids and other necessities people need. This was the group’s second event of the year.
New Richmond Last September, the Deerfield applied to be one of 50 nursing homes/care centers throughout the state of Wisconsin to take part in the TimeSlips Creative Storytelling program, which is being spearheaded by Anne Basting to improve older adults' quality of life and change the perceptions related to aging and dementia.
New Richmond High School One of the main attractions of the New Richmond Area Chamber of Commerce's annual meeting and awards gala is the live cake auction with a live auctioneer. Local businesses get the chance to bid on cakes donated by local restaurants and community members, with the money going towards a good cause. Not only was this year's auction another big success, but it also gave New Richmond High School Culinary Arts students a chance to test out and refine their cake making skills.
This year's New Richmond High School STEM Night will be held from 5-8 p.m., Monday, Feb. 13, and will feature several guest speaker presentations, a scavenger hunt and representatives from area businesses and colleges.
Congratulations to the Students of the Month for January for compassion! Thorin Berg, Alex Deno, Kathryn Mohrhauser, Cooper Luedke, Chelsea Zielsdorf, Joey Sauer, Michelle Lefeber and Michael Davenport have shown compassion for others by offering emotional and academic support.