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These are the softball standings from New Richmond's Hatfield Park for the week. Sunday Co-Ed Softball League MCC Softball 4-0 Johnson Motors 4-0 Fast Freddie's 4-1 Meyer Ranch 4-1 Sidetrack Saloon 3-1 General Sam's 3-2 Sam's 3-2 Pete's Pizza 3-2 Boardman Bypass 2-2 Champps Americana 2-2 Friendly Bar 2-2 Not Justa Café 1-2-1 Nick's Chimney Service 1-3-1 Bobcat's 1-3 Cowboy Jack's 1-4 Sam's Bar and Grill 0-5 Champs Sports Bar 0-5 Tuesday Men's Upper Softball League Gibby's/Midwest Dental 5-1 Champs/SP Lions 4-2 Bol's Lanes 4-2 Jensen Cattle Co. 2-4 Champs Sports Bar 2-4
To the Editor: The reason we are writing this letter is to inform you of the backpack program. Since the town has been growing, more families have been in need of food. The backpack program helps support them with the food they need. The backpack program is important because it helps families save up money for future buys, such as food, clothing and school supplies. The backpack program is good because it helps people in need of food. We think more people should donate and volunteer to help the backpack program so this ever growing organization can have the funds and people to help it.
New Richmond's annual Relay For Life is set to begin Friday, June 14, when 26 teams take to the middle school track for the 24-hour event. The relay, which is designed to help raise money for the American Cancer Society, lasts all night because "cancer never sleeps." Relay participants are not required to walk all night, but each team should have a representative on the track at all times during the event. This is the 20th anniversary of Relay For Life in New Richmond and the 100th anniversary of the American Cancer Society, making this year's theme "All About Birthdays." The motto is "help
The XT-752 was the center of attention at Saturday evening's unveiling ceremony at New Richmond Regional Airport. The historic British war plane, nicknamed the "Fairey Gannet," has been fully restored over the past two years and is inching closer to its first actual flight since 2004. Airplane owner Shannan Hendricks and restoration coordinator Harry Odone were all smiles when the hangar doors were open and the crowd streamed in for their first look at the Fairey Gannet. "It's like a fairy tale really," Odone said in his British accent.
Credit Forum News Service Minnesota Moorhead infant's death remains under investigation MOORHEAD, Minn. -- The father of a 5-month-old girl who died Tuesday night after being left in a van was taking care of five other children under the age of 7, police said. Andrew Sandstrom dropped his wife off at work Tuesday afternoon and shortly after returned to the family's Moorhead apartment with the children.
If you think you're seeing fewer young people in Wisconsin, you're right. The U.S. Census Bureau said Thursday that 14.4 percent of the state's population was 65 or older as of last July. That's just less than one percent more than in the 2010 Census. Wisconsin had an estimated 824,500 seniors as of last July. That includes 124,000 who were 85 or older - an increase of 6,000 during the previous two years. Also, Wisconsin's percentage of senior citizens is larger than the national figure of 13.7 percent.
Credit: Forum News Service North Dakota Teen dies in farm accident DICKINSON, N.D. -- A 19-year-old Mott man died Monday afternoon from injuries he sustained in a farming accident. Mike Wehri was reportedly spraying a field approximately 2 miles north of Mott when he "hit something electrical," Hettinger County Sheriff Sarah Warner said. The accident caused power outages for Montana-Dakota Utilities Co.
Democrats in the Wisconsin Senate blocked approval yesterday of a Republican bill to require women to get ultrasounds before getting abortions. The hold-up won't be long, as G-O-P Senate leaders said the bill would come up again first thing Wednesday. New Berlin Republican Mary Lazich proposed the bill, saying it would reduce the numbers of abortions by letting women see photos of the unborn children they want to abort.
Credit: Forum News Service Local food resource website launched ST.
MADISON -- The Wisconsin Senate was scheduled to vote Tuesday on a bill to increase weekly jobless benefits, while making it easier to recover money that was overpaid to recipients. The bill would increase the weekly payments by $1 to $7, while letting officials check private bank accounts for evidence of overpayments. Banks that do business with the state government would have to disclose information about the accounts held by those who owe money to the unemployment fund.