New Richmond News
After a 10-year hiatus, Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College is bringing back the selling principles class this fall. Several business owners had lamented that local sales training was not available, and thought back to the popular and valuable course that WITC offered. They asked for a comeback and WITC agreed.
On June 10, a stone dedication ceremony took place at The Highground Veterans Memorial Park near Neillsville, Wis. Family and friends came to honor Frederick H. Bauermeister of New Richmond. He served from 1952-1979.
The final concert of the popular Heritage Hillside Series is Wednesday, Aug. 16, and will feature some of the best country music in the area, Trigger Happy. Pack up your picnic supper, bring a blanket or lawn chair and enjoy great music from 6:30-8 p.m.
Three young ladies are competing for Miss Hammond amid the Hammond Heartland Days festivities. The pageant will be held at 5 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 13, at the St. Croix Central High School. The candidates' profile are featured below. Molly Diaz Parents — Felix and Christina Diaz Siblings — Steven and Jake Sponsor — Hammond Golf Club Community activities and groups — Volunteer at the YMCA, Youth in Government
As the culmination of the Old Gem's second 2017 Summer Theater Camp session, the Young Performers Ensemble will present an abridged "Bye Bye Birdie." The Old Gem's second summer session focused on musical theater and this abridged version of "Bye Bye Birdie" provides the perfect opportunity to showcase the students' singing and dancing. Life in a small, early 1960s era Ohio town is upset when teen idol, Conrad Birdie, is called up for the draft and he comes to town to deliver "one last kiss" to the lucky president of his fan club as a publicity stunt.
The Heritage Hillside Series continues at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 9with Greenwood Tree, a duo that has been a part of the series in the past. Greenwood Tree performs lively, lyrical traditional music of the British Isles, a blend of lively jigs and reels, haunting airs, and sweet waltzes, with melodies deftly traded between instruments. Greenwood Tree is the duo of Bill Cagley (guitar, mandolin, bodhran and limberjack) and Stu Janis (hammered dulcimer, bowed psaltery and concertina).
MANITOWOC, Wis. — Lakeside Foods Inc. is celebrating 130 years of business.
Sue Orfield and her band, AcoustiHoo, return Wednesday, Aug. 2, to the Heritage Hillside Series at the New Richmond Heritage Center bandstand. Pack a picnic supper, bring a blanket or lawn chair and enjoy music from 6:30-8 p.m.
Saint Anne Catholic Church of Somerset celebrated 100 years in the current building on July 22, 2017, exactly 100 years after the first divine service was held in the church. Bishop James Powers of the Diocese of Superior, assisted by the Rev. Andy Anderson and Deacon Richard Peterson, celebrated the 5 p.m. Mass with a large attendance in the beautifully decorated church. Bishop Powers blessed the outside and inside of the church, gave an inspiring homily, and the choir and musicians provided celebratory music.
Roberts United Church of Christ is hosting Park-It Market each month this summer. On the second Wednesday of each month, vendors will be invited to set up a stand. The event is open from 5-7:30 p.m. rain or shine. In June, attendees enjoyed shopping for products like honey, doll clothing and fairy garden supplies. July will include homemade wooden toys, a Wildtree vendor, custom T-shirts, produce and more. Vendor spots are available for a suggested $25 donation to the church. Concessions are served at each event and proceeds support a local mission.