New Richmond News
Bryant Midwest has honored more than 60 people over the last two years throughout the Midwest who are "Ordinary people doing extraordinary things...For their community!" Countryside Plumbing & Heating has provided the installation of two of these units to people right here in New Richmond. A Bryant Community Hero could be a neighbor, a colleague, a friend or someone that you see who is making a positive impact. A hero demonstrates how a person with passion and determination can use their life to make a difference.
The Somerset School District celebrated Homecoming 2017 with pep rallies, a parade and activities throughout the week.
The City of New Richmond and New Richmond School District closed on the Commons/old middle school property on Monday, Oct. 16. "The closing marks a beginning of a new era. While the journey to the closing took some time, the partnership of the New Richmond School Board and City Council along with many, many community members and stakeholders was critical. Today was a celebration of that partnership," said City Administrator Mike Darrow. "In the short-term, this site will remain as green-space, however funding for a new community-based library is in motion.
Elementary students, staff and parents in Somerset and New Richmond took part in International Walk to School Day on Wednesday, Oct. 4.
The ninth annual Crowning Achievements Special Needs Pageant will take place at Faith Community Church in New Richmond on Saturday, Nov. 4. The pageant is free and begins at 2 p.m. The doors open at 1 p.m. to view raffle items donated by individuals and businesses throughout the St. Croix Valley, Twin Cities and around the U.S. Raffle items include four Disney Parks Hopper passes and two round trip Southwest Airlines tickets. Raffle tickets are $1 each, but for every non perishable food item for the local food shelves - up to five items - you will receive a free raffle ticket.
St. Croix Central celebrated homecoming week with a series of events, including a pep rally, skit night and dance.
Somerset High School is inviting community members to be part of its Somerset High School Community Mentor Program for the 2017-2018 school year.
This last week our weekly story time took place at the Warren Park Building. The kids had a lot of fun playing with the bubble machine and spending some time out in the sun on the playground equipment after listening to stories about the ocean and the creatures that live in it. The libraries in St. Croix County have an interactive and wonderful fall bingo game for anyone who wants to participate. Starting Oct. 2, stop by your local library and pick up a bingo sheet and start playing. We will be using regular bingo rules — five spaces across, down or diagonal.
New Richmond celebrated homecoming week with several events, culminating in the Friday night football game and homecoming dance.
At our last public engagement session we got a lot of great ideas and feedback about the new library. We heard about how important gathering spaces are, how to define the outdoor space, and what would make the library a destination for you. Now we invite you to our second public input session where you will be able to see how MSR and the Library Planning Committee have used these ideas to help develop a concept around our guiding principles.