The owner of a new shipping center in New Richmond hopes the region's growth will translate into business success. Glenn Thompson, owner of the new Oh Ship store in the industrial park, has been in the data storage and office supply business for more than 12 years. The former Stillwater resident moved to the area recently when his wife found a dream home along the Apple River, and Thompson started to explore business opportunities in the area. Thompson contacted Federal Express about opening an authorized shipping center here and discovered the closest similar businesses is in Hudson. "New
Music from a bygone era drifted through the gym doors at New Richmond High School Friday. Inside, area senior citizens were mingling with excited teenagers as part of a first-ever event -- a Senior Citizen prom. Organized by Mark Neumann's public speaking class and the student-volunteer Key Club, the prom was an afternoon extravaganza for area senior citizens. A good crowd of seniors was on hand, with quite a few students encouraging the older prom participants to hit the dance floor. A handful of brave dancers eventually got up to cut the rug.