New Richmond News
The 13th annual St. Croix Art & Culinary Show, sponsored by the Rotary Club of New Richmond, is scheduled for 5-8 p.m. Sunday, April 29 at Ready Randy's Banquet Center. The event is searching for local artists and culinary professionals who would like to showcase their talents in support of the event, which is a fundraiser for Rotary projects. The projects include the club's annual STRIVE scholarship program and other local education-based projects, as well as local, district, national and international projects and programs.
Somerset Elementary students were honored for being respectful during the month of November during a Spartan Way Assembly held at the school. Kindergarten students honored included: Zola Gubricky, Everett Decker, Brahm McWilliams, Ivan Erickson, Haley Quist and Olivia Nelson. First grade students included: Owen Kadlec, Leyton Williams, Elsa Mroz, Morgen Dannhoff and Isabelle Summerset. Second grade students included: Lily Braithwaite, Abigale Landgren, Seth Kaczmarek, Zachary Kruger and Anna Nichols.
Something extraordinary is about to happen on April 24. Five communities will come together through giveBIG St. Croix Valley, a 24-hour online fundraising extravaganza to support area nonprofits. giveBIG St. Croix Valley will return for a sixth year and is expanding to include New Richmond and Somerset. giveBIG St. Croix Valley, an online giving day, has raised more than $970,000 for 71 area nonprofits.
As the year draws to a close, it is fun to look back at all of the popular titles. Some items pass through our hands only a few times and others seem to always be coming in and going out. Which titles circulated the most this year? Did you miss one of the most popular? Here are the lists of the most circulated items at Friday Memorial Library in 2017: Books: 1. The Escape Clause by John Sanford 2. Manitou Canyon by William Kent Krueger 3. Turbo Twenty-Three by Janet Evanovich 4. Night School by Lee Child 5. Lilac Girls by Martha Hall Kelly
The first baby of 2018 born at Westfields Hospital and Clinic made her appearance at 12:06 p.m. Jan. 5, 2018. Braxton William David Ramberg, weighing 7 pounds, 9 ounces and measuring 20.25 inches long, was born to P. J. Stark Ramberg and William Hewitt, of Baldwin.This is P.J.'s first baby.
Winter months can be long, cold, and perfect for curling up with a good book and a cup of hot cocoa, but staying inside can also cause cabin fever. If you're looking for something to do outside your home, but inside a warm building, the library may have just the event for you. Stop in and check out some of our great winter programs! And while you're here, grab a few new titles to snuggle up with when you get back home. Thursday, Jan. 11, at 6:30 p.m. - Books & Brews Meet us at Table 65. We'll be discussing "The Couple Next Door" by Shari Lapena
Forward New Richmond, the Community Action Plan (CAP) committee formed to assist the City of New Richmond with the updating of its comprehensive plan, has been busy sifting through city materials, specific subcommittee work plans, and internet research to generate potential concepts and opportunities to make New Richmond an even better place to live, work and own a business.
Happy New Year! I'm excited to see where 2018 will take us here at the library. I've been meeting with the staff and working out great classes and events for our community. If you have some interesting things you'd love to learn about, email me your ideas because chances are, someone else may be interested in learning too. firstname.lastname@example.org .
For the month of January, the artZ Gallery will present "Celebrating Hygge." "Hygge" is a Danish and Norwegian term which can be described as a quality of coziness and comfortable conviviality that engenders a feeling of contentment or well-being. artZ Gallery members and invited guest artists creatively express their interpretation of this feeling, each in their own individual artistic medium.
We are starting off the New Year here at the library with a year filled with exciting programs for all ages. From book groups to monthly get togethers with coloring groups and STEM activities at the library you will be sure to find something that you will want to come on in and visit for and bring a friend along! NEW this year: Book Bundles — Several books are bundled together, some with a special surprise, but all with a few books that fit a theme for both adults and children.