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An audience of better than 40 people filled the New Richmond Civic Center Council Chambers Thursday, Aug. 10 with excited participants in the first public engagement session for the new library, conducted by staff from MSR. Attendees were greeted by tables covered with large sheets of white paper accompanied with markers and sprinkled with candy.
Speaking on behalf of New Richmond/St. Croix County VFW Post 10818, Veteran Ken House presented a proposal to permit the post to construct a new 10,000 square foot veteran's center on a 5-acre plot located in Freedom Park.
Star Prairie's 2017 version of Ox Cart Days kicks off Thursday evening, Aug. 17, at the ball field with a 5K Walk/Run to benefit the St. Croix County Sheriff's K-9 Unit. Registration opens at 4:30 p.m. followed by the run at 6 p.m. You can load up before the race at the Chicken & Corn Feed sponsored by Deer's Bar & Grill and Southern Imports Catering beginning at 5 p.m. Restock your freezer with meat from the meat raffle at 6 p.m.
This is a story about one woman's struggle to be listened to, her fight to remain independent, and her courage in the face of a vicious disease that threatens to steal away any opportunity to live her life in a meaningful way. It is also the story of her family, friends, and community and their spiritual and financial commitment in support of her fight.
At its meeting Wednesday, Aug. 2, Star Prairie Village Board trustees discussed village policy with regard to how long residents should be given to repair leaking water service laterals on their property once a problem is discovered.
New Richmond City Administrator Mike Darrow welcomed a sparse audience to the Civic Center for the third north side listening session Monday night, July 24.
At their meeting Monday night, Village of Hammond Trustees voted to approve spending $21,700 on preliminary site work including map and survey work in preparation for submitting a Transportation Economic Assistance matching grant proposal to the Wisconsin Department of Transportation. The grant will be used to help fund road work at the intersection of County Road T and County Road J. Approval was contingent on attorney Tim Scott securing a master agreement and additional insured binder with a noncontributor clause.
At a special session July 21, New Richmond City Council members unanimously approved a recommendation from the Library Planning Committee to hire MSR Design (Meyer, Scherer & Rockcastle, Ltd.) out of Minneapolis to design the initial concepts for the new library for a fee of $44,000 plus reimbursable expenses of $2,500. The Library Planning Committee received proposals from eight design firms in response to its Request For Proposals. Four firms were selected to be interviewed including MSR.