New Richmond News
The latest installment of the Storywalk in Mary Park - "My Name is not Isabella" by Jennifer Fosberry and illustrated by Mike Litwin - is sponsored by the Kiwanis of New Richmond.
Fred Abbas, nationally recognized authority on whitetail deer will be giving a seminar at 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 9, at Hazel Mackin Community Library in Roberts. Living in Wisconsin means you either are a deer hunter, you're married to a deer hunter or your family has deer hunters. With that said, many of you have been hunting for decades and you might assume you already know everything about it. Fred says "Every single person who attends this seminar will walk away a much more talented hunter."
The seventh annual Corn Fest is coming to the Centre on Saturday, Aug. 26. Unlike previous years, this year's Corn Fset will be held at the Centre. The event will include free corn courtesy of Lakeside Foods along with carnival-style food and inflatables for all ages. Participants will get to utilize the Friday Aquatic Center pool complete with inflatables on the water. The family friendly event also features Pickles the Clown and a variety of local mascots who will be roaming the area having fun with kids and taking pictures.
From July 7—13, 14 scouts with Venturing Crew 9460 experienced a six-night high adventure trip through northern Minnesota. Scouts participated in indoor rock climbing at Vertical Endeavors in Duluth, toured Minnesota's first iron ore mine at Lake Vermillion-Soudan Underground Mine State Park and explored areas inside Voyageurs National Park on two houseboats.
Author James Campbell will visit the Friday Memorial Library at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 13 to discuss his new book, "Braving It: A Father, a Daughter, and an Unforgettable Journey into the Alaskan Wild." Signed copies of his book will be available for purchase. "Braving It" chronicles the three transformative trips that Campbell and his daughter Aidan made to Alaska. It is an ode to America's disappearing wilderness and a profound meditation on the role of nature in a child's development.
We are always looking for ways to partner with great programs that will provide people in our community with educational and social growth and learning. This will be our second year to partner with The Family Resource Center of Baldwin to provide Play & Learn in Roberts.
The City of New Richmond has announced the panelists who will participate in the two distinguished panel discussions as part of the John Doar History Trail Celebration.
The 2017 Ox Cart Medallion hunt has begun. The medallion is a silver disk with the Lion's logo on it. It is located on public property in the Village of Star Prairie. Starting July 26, one clue will be published weekly at oxcartdays.org and in the New Richmond News. One lucky winner will be awarded $100 at approximately 4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 20. The medallion will never be hidden where a person would have to disturb or destroy any Village plant life or property. Clue No. 4: "I've been watching over you and I'm not lyin'."
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The 2017 Hammond Heartland Days went from Thursday, Aug. 10, through Sunday, Aug. 13.