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 The St. Croix Central School District is one of 433 school districts in the U.S. and Canada being honored by the College Board with placement on the seventh annual AP® District Honor Roll. "This award is confirmation that the work we have been doing around increasing student achievement through systemic, intentional focus is aligned with our vision and mission," Superintendent Tim Widiker said. "I am proud of the work our students and staff have done to be a districted respected by others as a model of excellence in student achievement."
Area elementary school students got the chance to perform Christmas songs for their family during last week's holiday concerts.
Hammond Community Library Happy Holidays from the staff at the Hammond Community Library! While the kids are on holiday break we are having a full week of fun activities to keep them busy. Monday, Dec. 26, from 12-6 p.m. it is a DIY Day. Come in and create, play, read, and explore the many activities we have planned for the afternoon. Tuesday, Dec. 27, from 1-5 p.m. we are having a Pajama Party. Come dressed in your PJ's and enjoy the party at the library.
Written by Krissa Coleman, library director at the Hazel Mackin Community Library in Roberts. With Christmas around the corner many kids may have video games or video game systems on their Christmas wish lists (or are planning to buy some with any Christmas money they receive). Here are some helpful tips for parents who just aren’t sure about video games:
Roberts Two years ago in December, Melody and David Hoffman became owners of the Roberts Neighborhood Foods store located in downtown Roberts. This December, the couple will be closing the doors of the local food store for good. According to a Facebook post made to the store's page on Dec. 12, the addition of Dollar General and Aldi in neighboring communities has made it impossible for the local grocery story to compete. The Facebook post read:
Post said they can’t compete with Aldi, The Dollar Store Two years ago in December, Melody and David Hoffman became owners of the Roberts Neighborhood Foods store located in downtown Roberts. This December, the couple will be closing the doors of the local food store for good. According to a Facebook post made to the store’s page on Dec. 12, the addition of Dollar General and Aldi in neighboring communities has made it impossible for the local grocery story to compete. The Facebook post read:
With many students at New Richmond High School interested in pursuing a job in the health care field, it only seemed logical to update the school’s health care courses to offer dual credit with WITC.
New Richmond High School The New Richmond High School Science Olympiad team competed at the Boyceville Invitational on Saturday, Dec. 3, and came away with a seventh place finish in the small school division, while finishing 13th among Wisconsin schools and 30th overall out of the 60 teams that participated. "We had a few events where we performed better than we expected to and the results have us encouraged that we are poised to make some noise this year in Division C (High School)," said coach Nicholas Filipiak.
Friday Memorial Library Looking for a perfect gift? How do you find a book that will be treasured among the massive number of books published every year? Below you will find some fabulous 2016 books to fit all occasions and the children on your list, regardless of interest. Picture books Thunder Boy Jr. by Sherman Alexie; Illustrated by Yuyi Morales; Thunder Boy Jr. wants a normal name ... one that's all his own. Dad is known as Big Thunder, but Little Thunder doesn't want to share a name"
The VFW Auxiliary to the New Richmond/St. Croix County Memorial Post No. 10818 received word Dec. 10 that Chloe Mare Jones' first-place Patriotic Pen Essay was selected to represent the whole of District 9. District 9 includes St Croix, Pierce, Barron, Dunn, Chippewa, Eau Claire, Clark, Pepin, Buffalo, Trempealeau and Jackson counties.