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Several months ago, one of New Richmond’s up and coming small businesses, All Exteriors, made a move to the north side -- 1051 N. Dakota Ave., to be precise, just down the street from Gibby’s. Owners Al and Lindsey Clark, started the business out of their house six years ago. This fall they moved into 5,000 square feet of space divided between two buildings, a brand new showroom and a much-needed warehouse. They are pretty pleased with their new digs.
Somerset Ehlers Inc. municipal advisor Sean Lentz walked Somerset Village trustees through a proposed financial management plan which would guide village finances for the next five to 10 years.
It was impossible not to embrace the spirit of the season after watching St. Anne’s Annual Christmas Pageant, shepherds, sheep, and a savior. From Smelly Sheep to donkeys, shepherds to wise men and angels, this year’s pageant had something for everyone. Sharon Lehner and Mr. Faux had their students from K-8 ready to perform and the students seemed to thoroughly enjoy participating.
Santa listened to wish lists and posed for pictures while a team of volunteer helpers manned craft stations and served pancakes and sausages to a full house Saturday morning at Ready Randy’s in New Richmond. Proceeds from Santa’s visit benefited Grace Place Shelter.
Community member and student voices play an important role During his remarks at Monday night’s school board meeting, Superintendent Mark Bezek commended community members, staff and students for their thoughtful input provided during several listening sessions meant to help provide direction for the district’s next strategic plan. He was especially impressed with the students. “They took the ball and ran with it. They weren’t shy at all about sharing their opinions,” said Bezek.
Preliminary DNR estimates indicate the 2016 deer hunt was slightly less successful than the 2015 hunt, 196,785 deer harvested in 2016 compared to 198,057 in 2015. Don’t tell that to Ralph Powers, owner of Powers Wild Game Processing located just off of Highway 65 north of New Richmond. Powers’ business card says, “If you can kill it, I can make it taste good.”
New Richmond For dog and cat lovers whose animals are suffering from arthritis, hip dysplasia, ligament and cartilage injuries or other degenerative diseases, an alternative to the traditional approach of using expensive medications to manage pain and reduce inflammation is gaining popularity: stem cells. Dr. Brian Keller (DVM) has been pioneering the new treatment locally at Countryside Veterinary Clinic here in New Richmond since last May. "Hips, elbows and knees are the three most common places where you are going to see this new therapy being applied.
Chicken ordinance on horizon for village Village of Star Prairie President Chad Peterson took a few moments to remember the service and friendship of recent board trustee Gary Peterson, who...
Village of Roberts Following a detailed discussion, Village of Roberts trustees unanimously approved a recommendation from the plan commission to turn over responsibility for maintenance and upkeep of the section of water system that runs between Cherry Lane and Division Street South to Summerfield Development. Angi Goodwin of Ayres Associates had provided commission members with recommendations to improve that stretch of the system, including contamination related to issues with backflow.
Area organizations held their holiday celebrations which featured pictures with Santa Claus.