New Richmond News
On Monday, May 22, New Richmond elementary students and staff enthusiastically welcomed author and illustrator James Burks.
Construction of the John Doar History Trail will soon begin, and preparations are being made for a series of events to be held Aug. 24-26 to celebrate the life and legacy of John Doar and the New Richmond community that he so deeply cherished.
The following St. Croix Central High School students were recently named to the A and B honor rolls for the fourth quarter of the 2016-17 school year. A Honor Roll 12th grade: Marlena M. Bachtell, Bryan D. Bresina, Courtney A. Carlson, Ryan J. Christensen, Katheryn H. Holter, Ryan J. Knapton, Rachel M. Larson, Matthew J. Lindberg, Tucker A. Mann, Mallory F. Miles, Brianna L. Miller, Trevor J. Nelson, Jason M. Pribnow, Cole M. Refsnider, Lucas K. Rohl, Owen M. Schwechler, Jared C. Tilton, Meghan R. Weatherly and Brady Williquett.
Somerset Elementary School recently announced the top runners from this year's Mileage Club. This year's top runners include first-graders Michael Linder with 65 miles, Cooper Gullickson with 75 miles, first-grader Austin Moeller with 55 miles and top finisher Nicholas Linka with 95 miles. Students are encouraged to run laps before school, during morning recess and again during day recesses. All miles were run at school during the school day.
New Richmond residents, businesses, commercial property owners, and community organizations, are invited to develop new recommendations and opportunities that will shape the future of the city for the next 10 years.
The St. Croix Central Middle School has announced its fourth quarter A and B honor roll students for the 2016-17 school year. A honor roll
Local author, Sara DeLuca, will present a program on family memories at the Deer Park Public Library at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday June 27. DeLuca is the author of two books published by the Minnesota Historical Society Press, including "Dancing the Cows Home: A Wisconsin Girlhood" and "The Crops Look Good: News from a Midwestern Family Farm." She will be reading from her books and discussing the importance of recording family memories.
Josie Armagost was named 2017 Good Neighbors Day Grand Royal Ambassador and Miss Congeniality on Saturday, June 3, at St. Croix Central Elementary.
New Richmond's Father John Anderson received an additional honor this spring when Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College-New Richmond named him its distinguished alumni at the college's commencement ceremony. Fr. Anderson graduated WITC-New Richmond in marketing in 1982. Today, he shepherds two flocks: One at New Richmond's Immaculate Conception Church, the other at Erin Prairie's St. Patrick's Church. After graduating WITC, he went on to continue his education, serve his community and became a leader within the Diocese of Superior.
The 2017 St. Croix Valley PRCA Rodeo was held at the St. Croix County Fairgrounds in Glenwood City on Friday and Saturday, June 9-10.