New Richmond News
The Somerset Community Food Pantry is grateful as Somerset Safeway Bus Company has agreed to provide a bus for a "Stuff the Bus" food drive on Friday Oct. 13, during the Spartan's homecoming week. SCFP is asking each school in the Somerset School District to stuff the bus with food for families in the district who need help. Each of the schools will be given a list of the five most wanted items needed. The classroom with the most donated items will receive recognition.
Name: Ireland Green Grade: 6 Parent (s) Name: Lindsay and Joe Green Favorite Class: Math Favorite activities: soccer. What I like about school... meeting new friends. Name: Will Feuerer Grade: 6 Parent (s) Name: Kathy Rogers, Dave Gerberding and Paul Feuerer Favorite Class: Social studies Favorite activities: Football, basketball, frisbee and hanging out with friends. What I like about school... having all different teachers. Name: Phoebe Zdroik Grade: 6
Receive free and professional on-site assistance completing the 2017-18 FAFSA at the annual College Goal Wisconsin held at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 8, at Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College-New Richmond Conference Center. Completing the FAFSA is the first and most important step in qualifying for aid. College Goal Wisconsin is a statewide and national event that provides free information and assistance to families who need to complete the FAFSA application, which is required for students seeking financial aid, such as grants and loans.
The Fall Splendor Art Meander is a self-guided tour of 19 galleries and studios in 11 towns and villages in northwest Wisconsin during the peak of the fall color change. The Meander celebrates the living and creating spaces of local artists and features the work of some of the area's best painters, potters, sculptors, crafters, upcycle artisans, tattoo artists, writers and musicians.
The City of New Richmond and the Town of Richmond will host a public open house 5:30-7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 28, at the New Richmond Civic Center, 156 E. First St. The purpose of the open house is to discuss the cooperative effort between the Town of Richmond and the City of New Richmond to design and reconstruct 125th Street, which is tentatively scheduled for 2018.
St. Anne School in Somerset has announced its policy for children unable to pay the full price of meals served under the National School Lunch Program and School Breakfast Program or milk for split-session students served under the Special Milk Program. Each school office and the central office has a copy of the policy, which may be reviewed by any interested party.
The City of New Richmond will host concurrent public open houses 5:30-7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 20, to discuss two future parks in the Fox Run and Whispering Prairie developments. City staff will have small tents and tables set up on Grouse Way (Fox Run) and on Pioneer Trail (Whispering Prairie) overlooking the actual locations of the park land.
The Somerset Library Board of Trustees has approved a contract with Crescendo Fundraising Professionals, LLC, to initiate a $2.5 million capital campaign to triple the library's existing space. The firm has consulted on multiple campaigns involving libraries, aquatic centers and community centers for municipalities. According to Crescendo owner Ellen Hongerholt, the results were based on positive input from community members, area leaders and the philanthropic community. Hongerholt and advisor Jamie Schloegel will manage the campaign.
Youth development is a process of mental, physical, social and emotional growth during which young people prepare to live a productive and satisfying life within the customs and regulations of their society. Life skills are abilities individuals can learn that will help them to be successful in living a productive and satisfying life.
Neil Bakke and Brent Schulze of Monarch Paving Company were presented with a Patriot Award by Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve representative Mike Kastens in recognition of extraordinary support of one of their employees serving in the Wisconsin Army National Guard. The presentation took place at 8:30 a.m. Aug. 9, at Monarch Paving Company, 1432 County Road G, New Richmond.