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Dave Kruschke, a longtime New Richmond area farmer, was one of two Wisconsin Farm Bureau members who were recognized for their years of service at the 97th annual meeting of the WFBF in Wisconsin Dells Sunday, Dec. 4. Kruschke was presented the Distinguished Service Award for his service to the Wisconsin Farm Bureau — the bureau’s highest award bestowed upon its members. In addition to Kruschke, Sam Skemp of the La Crosse area was also presented the Distinguished Service to Wisconsin Agriculture Award at the annual meeting.
The City of New Richmond will host a public open house meeting 5:30-7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 20, at the city street shop, 1006 North Dakota Ave. (one block north of the intersection of North Dakota Avenue and North Fourth Street). The purpose of the open house is to discuss the upcoming reconstruction of North Fourth Street, which is tentatively scheduled for 2017.
Heroes To the Editor: Sunday I got up and looked out onto 4th Street and saw snow everywhere. When out of the dark came our Unknown Hero on his Trusty...
UPDATE: The choir concert for the Salvation Army Red Kettle Campaign originally scheduled to be held tonight, Friday, Dec. 16, at 7 p.m., at Solid Rock Church in New Richmond, has been rescheduled for Tuesday, Dec. 20, 7 p.m. The following is the information about that concert and two others being presented in the coming days ... Original release
Volunteers have been busy packing gift bags for children in need in the New Richmond and Somerset school districts.
Doyle's Farm & Home in New Richmond hosted its annual program at the store ... an event that included a visit by Santa Claus, a pancake breakfast and kid-friendly crafts. In addition, those who visited the store and enjoyed the Christmas event also donated a non-perishable food item that was donated to Five Loaves. In all, there was about 350 pounds of food donated. Jennifer Dietzler of JAD Photography was at the store taking pictures of the event. A couple of them are included in this post.
Trail design status and opportunities for public involvement to be discussed The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) Northwest Region in Eau Claire has announced a public information meeting Tuesday, Dec. 13, to discuss the final design phase of the St. Croix Crossing Project in St. Croix County. Discussion items will include the layout and park amenities for the proposed pedestrian/bike trail, local road alterations, and the proposed landscaping throughout the project corridor.
Silent Messengers are returning to New Richmond, this time for a Christmas program. They will perform “The Christmas Dream” Sunday, Dec. 11, at Ready Randy’s, RD Catering. The doors will open at 4 p.m. and the show will start at 5 p.m. Ticket cost is a free-will donation to Grace Place and Serenity Home Shelter. The Silent Messengers have performed on the shelters’ behalf the past few years at Easter.
Represented? To the Editor: In the past few days, President-elect Donald Trump formally announced his backing for the oil pipeline to be completed in North Dakota. Under most circumstances some...
A late Monday afternoon two-vehicle crash in the town of Kinnickinnic resulted in the death of Duane Cernohous, 55, of River Falls. The crash occurred just before 5 p.m. in...