Sarah J. Nigbor serves as a regional editor for RiverTown Multimedia, a position she began in April 2017. She joined RiverTown Multimedia in October 2013 as a news reporter for the New Richmond News, before being appointed editor of the Pierce County Herald in February 2015. She graduated from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Spanish and French in 2001. She completed a minor in journalism in 2004.
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How time flies. Twenty years went by in the blink of an eye. At least that’s what Somerset Public Library director Norma Scott thinks. When the current Somerset Public Library was built more than 20 years ago, it came with the idea that eventually expansion would be needed, or that the building could be sold and a new library be built. According to Scott, that day came and went a long time ago.
Do you have any LEGOs underfoot or in your closets that need a home? There’s someone who would love to take them off your hands. The success of the Jr. FIRST LEGO League in the New Richmond/Somerset area has taken even Beckah Whitlock by surprise.
Opera For the Young’s annual visit to St. Croix Central Elementary School is one of the highlights of the year for students, parents and teachers. This year’s opera troupe performed The Barber of Seville , a love story set in 17th century Spain, at St. Croix Central Elementary Friday, Feb. 7. The opera, written by Giaochino Rossini, was adapted for OFTY by Diane Garton Edie.
On Saturday, Jan. 25 eleven St. Croix Central High School students ventured to River Falls to compete in the 2014 Science Olympiad Border Battle competition hosted by UW-River Falls. The team medaled in two events and had strong performances in many others. Brandon Berg and Joe Berg earned second place in Geocaching while Nick Hammond and Melissa Schmidt-Landin earned fourth place in Technical Problem Solving. Some other notable results include:
These area schools are closed today due to heavy snow received beginning yesterday afternoon, lasting through the overnight hours: New Richmond schools. All middle school activities are cancelled. High school students are told to check with activity advisors for updates. St. Croix Central schools. All evening activities are cancelled. 4K conferences have been postponed. Somerset schools are also cancelled today due to drifting and accumulating snow.
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Eighth Grade A Honor Roll Savannah R. Bodish, McKenzie D. Budrow, Deja Caswell-Moriarty, Patrick J. Cieslak, Nathan J. Claessens, Joshua M. Cleary, Blake R. Coleman, Kalli J. Cress, Abigail E. Edelman, Alec M. Fischer, Mikaelyn Fry, Frank M. Holter, Moqui J. Huberty, Cecelia J. Imboden, McKenna A. Johnson, Ciera J. Kraus, Tyler J. Miller, Olivia L. Moll, Brett Mousel, Collin D. Nelson, Robyn Pfeifer, Brianna M. Rolling, Joseph A. Sauer, Audra M. Scott, Evan R. Tredal, Leilani Victor, Nicholas J. Weber and Annika T. Zehm.
On the Hammond Library Board’s unanimous recommendation, the Hammond Village Board voted 4-2 to hire General Engineering Company of Portage to conduct the Hammond Community Library’s feasibility study for the expansion of the upper level of the existing library building at its Monday night board meeting. The feasibility study is the first step toward renovating the library and most notably, making the second floor a usable space.
There’s a Christian saying that says “the Lord works in mysterious ways.” Pastor Troy Jensen and his ministry team at Full Spectrum Healing Center in Hammond want to familiarize people with those ways, their faith and their belief in the power of prayer. The center, located in the metal quonset-hut-like building just east of Hammond on Highway 12, is associated with EXODUS Recovery Mission of Somerset.