New Richmond News
Based on feedback received from three public meetings and extensive engineering analysis, the City of New Richmond has developed a design for North Fourth Street and is now accepting bids for construction. Plans call for a contractor to be chosen by the end of April, with construction starting as early as mid-May and continuing until October.
Wisconsin Hunter Safety registration to be 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 11, at Somerset Senior High School. Anyone in the St. Croix Valley area interested in hunting and recreational shooting is invited to enroll in a certified Wisconsin Hunter Safety course to be held in Somerset. A person does not need to be a Wisconsin resident and there is no age specific requirement.
For tag species such as wild turkey, in 2017 hunters must again possess their carcass tags while hunting. Upon killing a turkey, hunters must immediately validate the carcass tag by writing the date and circling a.m. or p.m. in the space provided. No hunter may leave the turkey carcass unless the validated carcass tag has been attached to it.
Shame on the governor To the Editor: Did you know that, starting around 1888 and continuing for four decades, the word "tornado" was officially banned from use in weather forecasts? ( www.noaa.gov . --History of Tornado Forecasting).
From 5:30-7:30 a.m. the International Crane Foundation (IFC) will sponsor the annual Midwest Crane Count Saturday, April 8. More than 2,000 volunteer participants from across Wisconsin and portions of Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan and Minnesota participate in the spring survey, which gathers information on the abundance and distribution of cranes in the upper Midwest.
New Richmond Middle School Name: Jacob Lammers Grade: 6 Parent(s) name: Heidi Lammers Favorite class: Literature Favorite activities: Reading, skiing and playing soccer. What I like about school ... seeing my friends and I like new things. Name: Emily Weiss Grade: 6 Parent(s) name: Michele Weiss and Mike Weiss Favorite class: Literature Favorite activities: Dance, writing, reading, and playing outside with family and friends.
New Richmond As the snow disappeared, it was time for the The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats to disappear from the StoryWalk in Mary Park. The newly installed picture book featured in the StoryWalk is titled Maple Syrup Season by Ann Purmell.
Hazel Mackin Community Library Spring finally feels like it may be here to stay. You may have noticed the birds are coming back with their melody of songs announcing their arrival. That must mean it should be safe to pull out the deck furniture and begin to enjoy the outdoors again.
The annual Easter Egg Hunt will be held at 10 a.m. April 8, at the American Heritage Care Center, 425 Davis St. This indoor/outdoor event (if weather allows) will be great fun for the whole family. Various local businesses have donated prizes. This free event is for ages 2-8. Bring your own basket and a camera. This year, children will get the chance to meet Pete the Cat and some of his friends.
St. Croix Central A group of St. Croix Central seniors received an academic award in February 2017. Seniors receive this award after successfully meeting the eligibility criteria for the first semester of their senior year. Senior recipients were given an academic excellence medal to recognize their accomplishment. Twenty-one seniors were awarded a "4 Year Letter Winner Plaque" for academic excellence. To earn this award, the senior must have met the eligibility criteria for all four years of high school.