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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Friday Memorial Library director Kimberly Hennings announced this week that she will be resigning her post at the library effective Nov. 3.
To say that Esther Scott (Ard) Wentz had a large impact on the people around her doesn't give her enough credit for all the things she did with her life, or the people who were better for knowing her.
UPDATE: The New Richmond Police Department sent out the following news release regarding the health of the 10-year-old girl who was airlifted to Regions Hospital following a a car vs. bicycle crash 6:27 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 3, at the intersection of West Richmond Way and Sequoia Lane.
Every year, students across the country take the PSAT to prep for the SAT and to help them get the highest score possible on the test. And every year, around 16,000 students are sent a letter from the National Merit Scholarship program saying they have been named semifinalists.
New Richmond High School graduate Randy Amundson has been interested in and playing video games for almost 15 years. He will be the first to admit that at times, he's been pretty serious about playing video games, including playing for different esports teams over the last three years at the University of Wisconsin - Madison. However, Amundson has cut back on the video game playing in exchange for the chance to make video game history as part of a project called SojournVR.
It seems like every second that passes brings with it a new form of technology, a new program or a new device. As with everything new, there is a period of stress when trying to learn what a new device or program does and how to use it. In order to help their customers better understand their devices and how to use them, the Friday Memorial Library is offering five new technology classes.
While New Richmond resident Matt Armbruster's parents were looking through boxes at things they had saved from their children's school days, they found the original copy of one of Armbruster's sixth-grade writing projects.
With the board of education's approval, which was given during its August regular meeting, the St. Croix Central School District will officially be making the transition from its current grading system to a standards based grading system.
Consecutive failures of a pistol to discharge saved the life of a New Richmond resident following a confrontation with her son, according to the New Richmond Police Department. He was allegedly set on killing her, because “the only way he could move forward in his life was to end hers,” officers said.
May 12 was supposed to be a normal day for the Fellrath family of Hudson. The only difference between May 12 and the day before was that the family's contractor had torn up their driveway, which was being replaced for the first time since the house was built 49 years ago. Something that, according to their contractor friends, should have taken no more than a day or two, ended up becoming a two-and-a-half month ordeal that saw their driveway sit uncompleted.