New Richmond News
Pier tower construction at Pier 8 on the St. Croix River -- closest to the Minnesota shoreline -- is complete. Construction crews finished westbound (downstream) pier tower construction the week of July 20 and completed the final concrete pour for the eastbound (upstream) pier tower on Monday, July 27.
The dairy barn owned by John and Eileen Van Dyk at 1741 190th St. in the town of Erin Prairie was destroyed by fire Tuesday, Aug. 4. Firefighters from New Richmond, Deer Park, United and Baldwin responded to the fire at the Van Dyks’ farm at about 3 p.m. With the help of neighbors and friends, all the animals that were in the barn were saved and moved away from the barn. New Richmond Fire Chief Jim Vander Wyst said Wednesday morning he was in the process of preparing his report on the fire so he didn't have all the specifics available.
Troubles alleged with CL school board To the editor: It has recently come to my attention that the Clear Lake Board of Education is struggling as a result of unprofessional...
Tuesday, Aug. 4 marks the day of this year’s National Night Out, an annual nationwide event that encourages residents to get out in the community, holding block parties and getting to know their neighbors as a way to encourage crime prevention. The communities of New Richmond, Somerset, Roberts and Hammond will all be holding their own activities and events on Aug. 4. New Richmond
Three young ladies are competing for Miss Hammond amid the Hammond Heartland Days festivities.
A report of an unoccupied barn ablaze at 2424 Hwy. 63/4 in the Town of Cylon brought out the Deer Park and New Richmond fire departments early Wednesday afternoon.
New Richmond SportCuts opened up on July 13. Located at 155 S. Knowles Ave., the business is a sports themed salon specializing in haircare, particularly for men and boys, with cuts from the classics to up-to-date industry trends. The building used to house the New Richmond location of Perfect Reflections before becoming New Richmond SportsCuts. “There’s nothing like this in New Richmond,” said Mary Knopp, manager.
Under a proposal filed with state regulators, electric utility customers in New Richmond could have a new option for participating in a homegrown, sustainable energy program as early as fall 2015. The community’s locally owned, not-for-profit utility is seeking approval from the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin for a community solar garden program.
By Anita Draper, Superior Catholic Herald In the Gospel of John 15:13, Jesus instructs, “Greater love has no one than this, that one lay down his life for his friends.” Fr. John Anderson may not have died for Ginny Bablick, but the former pastor of St. Mary, Tomahawk, did give the parish deacon's wife a renewed life. Recently assigned to his home parish of Immaculate Conception, New Richmond, as well as to St. Patrick, Erin Prairie, Fr.
Writer challenges lawmakers to protect openness To the editor: Last week Wisconsin witnessed an outpouring of anger when a small group of 12 Republicans attempted to sneak a limitation of...