New Richmond News
Jada Altena Grade: 6 Parents: Sarah and Bradly Altena Favorite class: Extended Lit Favorite activities: Softball, tennis, reading, and drawing What I like about school: Doing all of my subjects that I get to learn. Carli Nygaard Grade: 6 Parents: Ben and Jodi Nygaard Favorite class: spanish and math Favorite activities: dance, baking and art What I like about school: We have really nice teachers. Matt Westmoreland Grade: 6
St. Mary School annual Mardi Gras fundraiser will be held Saturday, Feb. 10, at Ready Randy's banquet facility, 1492 131st St., New Richmond. Grab your saddle shoes, poodle skirt, or that favorite leather jacket for a night of '50s fun. The night will feature a live auction offering a weeklong cabin getaway, a whole hog, or a pontoon rental, and more, as well as a dessert auction with the help of MC John Jarchow. There will also be a silent auction.
Kamryn Brodie Grade: 6 Parent(s) name(s): Kate and Miah Brodie Favorite class: Lit Favorite activities: Ski Club What I like about school: My friends are here with me. Mason Hughs Grade: 6 Parent(s) name(s): Joy & Philip Favorite class: Math Favorite activities: Basketball, baseball, hunting and fishing. What I like about school: Math and Phy Ed. Katelyn Doehrmann Grade: 6 Parent(s) name(s): Carrie Doehrmann and Tony Doehrmann Favorite class: Art
EAU CLAIRE — An internship at the Amery Police Department has turned into a position as a part-time patrol officer for Damien DeRosier. DeRosier, a 2015 graduate of Somerset High School, was among 17 graduates of the Chippewa Valley Technical College Law Enforcement Academy honored at a Dec. 20 ceremony in Eau Claire. "I always wanted to serve the community and give back in some way — to protect and serve, as they say," DeRosier said of his decision to pursue a law enforcement career.
On Dec. 10, the Polk County Sheriff's Department took a report from a rural Amery man regarding his missing vehicle. Chuck Yoak, 80, explained he had driven to downtown St. Paul on Dec. 4 to conduct business. He parked in a parking ramp downtown and walked several blocks to his appointment.
St. Croix Central is one of 447 school districts in the U.S. and Canada being honored by the College Board with placement on the eighth annual AP District Honor Roll. To be included on the eighth annual Honor Roll, St. Croix Central had to, since 2015, increase the number of students participating in AP while also increasing or maintaining the percentage of students earning AP Exam scores of 3 or higher. Reaching these goals shows that this district is successfully identifying motivated, academically prepared students who are ready for AP.
Kiwanis judges traveled the streets of New Richmond in search of the best lighting displays Dec. 11. Judges rated the holiday exhibits on the amount of work in designing the displays, originality and creative message. After reconvening to discuss their favorites, the group selected Allen and Lori Patraw's display at 948 Jefferson Road as first place, winning a $125 chamber gift certificate. This amazing holiday display is exciting to see and also includes holiday music for your listening pleasure.
Madi Feibiger Grade: 6 Parent (s) Name (s): Joe & Laurie Favorite Class: Math Favorite activities: Hockey & softball. What I like about school... I get to see all my friends. Dave Domingo Grade: 6 Parent (s) Name: Gina & Edgar Domingo Favorite Class: Science Favorite activities: Math Masters & Science Olympiad What I like about school... The food at lunch. Brady Baillargeon Grade: 6 Parent (s) Name (s): Leah & Bob Favorite Class: Math
All are invited and welcome to the 2017 Community Christmas Dinner sponsored by the New Richmond High School National Honor Society, Key Club and the New Richmond United Methodist Church. Enjoy live music and entertainment, great company, and a delicious ham dinner with all the fixings. The dinner will be served on Christmas Day at the United Methodist Church, 209 E. Second St., New Richmond. Doors open at 11:30 a.m. and dinner is served at noon. For those unable to attend or need transportation, home delivery within the greater New Richmond area is available. Reservations are requested.
The Old Gem Theater presents the kid-centric hit musical "A Year With Frog and Toad" that won a Tony Award for Minnesota's Children's Theater Company. The show plays at 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 15, 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 16, 10 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 19 (sold out), 10 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 21, and 10 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 22.