Jordan Willi is a reporter for the New Richmond News. Previously, he worked as a sports reporter at the Worthington Daily Globe in Worthington, Minnesota. He also interned at the Hudson Star Observer for two summers and contributed to the Bison Illustrated sports magazine at North Dakota State University.
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With the second semester at New Richmond High School getting underway, the students and faculty have less than a semester to beat the Great Tiger Reading Challenge by reading more than the 3,885 books the school read throughout last year.
If New Richmond Superintendent Jeff Moberg was to make a New Year’s resolution, one of the top things he would set forth to do this year would be to communicate to the community how important literacy is to succeed in school and life as a whole. In an effort to increase the community’s awareness of the importance of literacy, Moberg and a group of like-minded community members decided to start the NR Reads community reading program.
Since 1996, the Willow River Players have provided entertainment for people throughout the community and the area with its renditions of The Wizard of Oz, Fiddler on the Roof and...
Four WITC campuses around the area are offering Traffic Safety for Point Reduction classes from Jan. 21-30, Tuesday through Thursday from 6-9 p.m. “These classes are usually taken by people who have a few too many points on their license from a speeding ticket or an accident,” said Continuing Education Assistant Sue Paulson. “Right now, failure to yield is a big deal, and there are specific classes just for that.
New students enroll all year long at most schools throughout the country. But, unlike most schools, the New Richmond Middle School has seen a 41-student bump in its population through the end of the first semester. “The number of students does fluctuate each year. We usually see a spike around the start of the year, after the holiday break and then again in late spring as families have moved due to new jobs in area,” said New Richmond Middle School principal Doug Hatch.
With Messes & Masterpieces ready to enter its fifth year of helping the New Richmond Community realize its creative and artistic side, founder/director Christine Melby wants to raise $10,000 to...
During its Dec. 18 meeting, the New Richmond School District Board of Education discussed several topics, including the Community Commons and the list of goals the board has been working on.
Students at Starr, St. Mary's and Paperjack Elementary schools put on holiday concerts for their parents on Thursday, Dec. 19 and Friday, Dec. 20.
New students enroll all year long at most schools throughout the country. But, unlike most schools, the New Richmond Middle School has seen a 41-student bump in its population through the end of the first semester.
After much deliberation and discussion after their citywide search for the best Christmas light display in New Richmond, the panel of Kiwanis Club Christmas Lighting Contest judges decided the Dennis Family, at 1914 W. Seventh St., are the winners of this year’s contest. Coming in second was last year’s winner, the Smallidge Family, at 315 Greaton Rd., while Earl and Mary Andersen, at 1463 Wooduck Lane, took third.