New Richmond News
"A new baby being brought home to the room we thought would make the perfect nursery, a housewarming party full of friends and family, or a vacation being taken with proceeds from the sale of their home. I fully understand how life-changing a move can be, and I love to be part of it," said licensed Realtor Laura Kruschke of Property Executives Realty. Kruschke is being honored as the April Central St. Croix Area Chamber of Commerce business of the month.
It is with great pleasure that New Richmond High School recognizes the fine scholastic effort of its students during the first semester of the 2018-2019 school year. While schools recognize many different kinds of achievement, NRHS believes that scholastic achievement is the basic purpose of higher education and would like to recognize distinction in this area. NRHS honors students in three categories based on their grade point average (GPA): Academic Excellence—4.0 GPA (on a 4.00 scale); Academic Honors—3.70-3.999; Academic Merit—3.00-3.699.
The New Richmond Middle School History Day participants recently competed in the regional competition at UW-Eau Claire in the following categories: documentary, performance, website and exhibit. History Day is a national event in which students explore a topic in history and create a project related to the theme. This year's theme was "Triumph and Tragedy in History."
The Silent Messengers will perform Sunday, April 14, at Faith Community Church in New Richmond to support local homeless shelters. The crew performs as a donation to help Grace Place and Serenity Home Shelters located in Polk and St. Croix counties.
The Somerset Middle School Math Masters team recently competed at its regional competition at St. Croix Central Middle School on March 8. Winners at regionals included: a first place finish for the team, as well as first, second, sixth and 12th place finishes in the individual competition. Emma Settem won first place over all mathlete. The team also had third, fourth, sixth and 10th place finishes in the Fact Drill event. Math Counts state
Four years ago Mike Christenson, a River Falls native, bought L&M's Bar at 220 Main St. in downtown Roberts. He renamed it Bobtown Brewhouse with a big goal in mind: bringing locally brewed, unique craft beer to the community. In May 2016, Christenson and head brewmaster Katie Eells, also a River Falls native, launched their first craft beer named Lead Off Runner Cream Ale. The beer is brewed right in the backroom at Bobtown Brewhouse and is created with as many locally sourced ingredients they could get their hands on.
Grace Place staff — pictured in their Packers finest — and the New Richmond community are excited to host the Green Bay Packer Tailgate Tour on April 11. Tickets are still available at the New Richmond Chamber office or online at newrichmondchamber.com. Proceeds will benefit Grace Place Homeless Shelter located in New Richmond. Gates open at 3:30 p.m. at the New Richmond Airport. Chris Kroeze will perform from 5-6 p.m. followed by the Green Bay Packer Tailgate Party from 6-8:30 p.m. Kroeze will then perform again from 8:30-9:30 p.m.
The New Richmond High School drama department put on a series of performances of its spring production — "The Odd Couple - the Female Version" — Friday, March 29-Sunday, March 31, in the high school auditorium.
Are you an adult with an ongoing health condition? If you have conditions such as diabetes, arthritis, high blood pressure, heart disease, chronic pain, or anxiety, the Living Well with Chronic Conditions workshop can help you take charge of your life. The New Richmond Area Centre, in partnership with the St. Croix County Aging and Disability Resource Center, will offer the workshop for six weeks from 12:30-3 p.m. on Thursdays from April 11-May 16. In the Living Well workshop you will: • Learn from trained volunteer leaders with health conditions themselves.
AARP Wisconsin will join Village of Deer Park officials at a ceremony to celebrate three new automatic door openers that were installed at the library and community/senior center this year thanks to an AARP 2018 Community Challenge Grant. A ribbon-cutting ceremony will be held at 11 a.m. Sunday, April 7 at the Deer Park Public Library (112 Front St. W.) followed by another at the Deer Park Community/Senior Center (121 Front St. W.)