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Citizen members of the Community Action Plan (CAP) committee met last Wednesday, Sept. 13, in the main terminal hangar at the New Richmond Regional Airport to share updates on their progress with City Administrator Mike Darrow, Community Development Director Beth Thompson, and project consultants Todd Streeter and Brad Scheib.
More than 300 people took time out of their Saturday morning to raise money for the fight against Alzheimer's disease and to commemorate families and individuals affected by the devastating disease. Unexpected blue skies raised the spirits of participants in the 2017 Annual Walk to End Alzheimer's while they helped raise more than $82,000 for the cause.
Lucian Banitz is the operations manager for Mavrx, Inc., a company that utilizes high resolution aerial photography and satellite imagery to create customized maps and reports. Farmers and other agronomic service providers use that information to better monitor a variety of issues ranging from nitrogen content and soil type to the impact of pests and weather, to facilitate maximum crop yields.
Following a closed session Monday, Sept. 11, Village of Hammond trustees announced they have accepted a proposed financial settlement ending two long-pending lawsuits pertaining to the construction of the wastewater treatment plant.
Not long after he was selected to become New Richmond's top cop little more than a year ago, Police Chief Craig Yehlik introduced the idea of adding a full-time K-9 team to the department. Members of the Public Safety Committee recommended the idea and the full City Council approved starting the process to add a new team to the department.
At their meeting Wednesday evening, Sept. 6, Star Prairie trustees failed to receive any satisfaction from New Richmond Fire & Rescue (NRF&R) regarding $3,170.25 in receivables related to water loss and installation of a flow meter per Department of Natural Resources requirements at station II.
Apple River Inn 2017 Kayak winners 1st Cassie Cook 2nd Dave Lackey 3rd Mona Flood 2017 Ox Cart Days Canoe Race Over 90 Group 1st Larry Johnson Sr. and Wade Johnson 2nd Teri and Wade Koch 3rd Rob Berger and Mike Nolle Under 90 group 1st Steve Johnson and Larry Johnson Jr. 2nd Ben Matthys and Jordan Anderson 3rd Cory Sauer and Evon Bac
A day before the newly expanded Emergency Department opened at Westfields Hospital & Clinic Tuesday, Aug. 29, Hospital President and CEO Steve Massey and staff welcomed community members to an open house featuring behind-the-scene tours of the 9,000 square-foot state-of-the-art facility. "We want the community to see firsthand our emergency medicine facilities and the level of emergency care we can provide close to residents' homes," said Massey.
At their meeting Monday, Aug. 28, Village of Hammond trustees voted to approve plans for Hammond Acres, a new residential housing development located off Broadway Street across from Trinity Lutheran Church. Developer Virgil Federenko with Delta Construction plans to build single family townhouses once he has the required permits in place. As part of the agreement, trustees have agreed to cost share up to $15,000 to extend access from the new development to the existing water main.
An idea, some three years in the making, was realized last weekend in New Richmond when family members and colleagues from across the country participated in a series of events to immortalize the life and work of legendary civil rights attorney and New Richmond native son, John Doar.