New Richmond News
Chad Bauer, of Edward Jones, held a ribbon cutting and grand opening ceremony May 4. Edward Jones is located at 830 Rivard St., Suite 500, Somerset.
The Kiwanis Club of New Richmond hosted their annual honors banquet May 8 at Gibby’s Banquet center. This 40-year tradition honors students in the top 10 percent of the New Richmond High School graduating class for their great achievements and recognizes their parents.
Written by Hazel Mackin Public Library Director Krissa Coleman
Starting May 17, the Somerset Pea Soup Days Committee will begin posting clues for its annual Pea Soup Days Medallion Hunt on its website (peasoupdays.com), Facebook and Twitter pages, as well as in the New Richmond News. Each clue will be released at 9 a.m. each Wednesday leading up to Pea Soup Days. All participants in the medallion hunt will need a Pea Soup Days button in order to take part in the hunt, which can be purchased for $2.
Written by Friday Memorial Library Director Kimberly Hennings. The thing I love most about book clubs is reading outside my comfort zone. When you read with a book club, you are at the mercy of the group. Some of my favorite books have been one’s I was “forced” to read that I normally wouldn’t have even glanced twice at had I saw it on the shelf (I’m looking at you “The Book Thief”).
Paige Schmit is hard-working, responsible, and kind. She is thoughtful and is always respectful toward her classmates and teachers. Paige puts forth her best effort in all she does and she brings that quality out in those around her. Paige is a fantastic student and a pleasure to have in class.
Thomas Smallidge Grade: 6 Parent(s) name: Warren and Wendi Favorite class: Literature Favorite activities: Hockey and water skiing. What I like about school ... learning and seeing my friends. Amelia Dittman Grade: 6 Parent(s) name: Kristin and Darren Dittman Favorite class: Art, literature and social studies. Favorite activities: Drawing, painting, reading and basketball. What I like about school ... Awesome teachers and classmates. Paul Dorsch Grade: 6
Thankful for increase in Alzheimer's research funding TO THE EDITOR This year, the annual cost of caring for individuals living with Alzheimer's or other dementias will reach $259 billion, $175 billion of which comes in direct costs to Medicare and Medicaid. Yet in 2016, for every $100 the U.S. government spent on Alzheimer's research, $16,000 was spent by Medicare and Medicaid to care for those living with the disease.
A New Richmond Police Department cruiser started off the 2017 Loyalty Day parade in New Richmond on Saturday, May 6. The cruiser was followed by members of several local organizations, as well as New Richmond Fire Department trucks and local royalty. The parade started on North High Street and proceed south on Knowles Avenue to East Sixth Street.
The Rotary Club of New Richmond celebrated tits 12th annual St. Croix Art & Culinary Show Sunday, April 30, at R&D Banquet Hall in New Richmond. With more than 200 guests in attendance, they successfully raised over $17,000 to support the club's many local, area and international projects, including the STRIVE Scholarship program, annual essay contest and youth camps, and foreign exchange student program.