New Richmond News
The Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College Promise Scholarship, funded by the WITC Foundation, provides free college tuition for area high school graduates who meet program eligibility requirements. The WITC Promise Scholarship will pay the balance of tuition and fees for eligible students after federal and state grants are applied. Tuition will be covered up to four terms (pending eligibility requirements each term).
The New Richmond Fire and Rescue Department is pleased to announce that it has been chosen to receive funding from the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Forest Fire Protection Grant Program. The grant funds will be used in the upcoming months towards the purchase of personal protective equipment valued at $18,426 that will be used when responding to wildland fire incidents. The equipment purchased with the funds from this grant will increase the safety of firefighters and their ability to protect the public.
Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College was named one of 150 community colleges eligible to compete for the 2019 Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence, the nation's signature recognition of high achievement and performance in America's community colleges. WITC was selected from a pool of nearly 1,000 public two-year colleges nationwide to compete for the $1 million Aspen Prize.
The Old Gem Theater's Young Performers Ensemble presents an original adaptation of "Aladdin" at 7 p.m. Thursday and Friday, Oct. 26-27, and 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 28. The show is a "By Kids, For Kids" production and stars an all-student cast.
Calling all ghouls, goblins, witches, princesses and pirates! Whatever your costume this year, you and your family are invited to the Centre's ninth annual Halloween Spooktacular on Saturday, Oct. 28. The event is free.
Ras' on Main, located at 855 Davis St., Hammond, was established in 1996 by local man Glen Rasmussen. Rasmussen was born and raised in Hammond and graduated from St. Croix Central. He started young in the hospitality business at fast-food joints then moved up to sit-down restaurants. Ras' On Main was the result and Rasmussen's first goal — have great food.
The New Richmond Area Community is accepting applications for its fall grant cycle. NRAC recognizes that there are services and programs that originate and are provided outside of the school district that also benefit the community. The benefit of the services or programs to the community should be reflected in the grant application. All grant applications must be received by 5 p.m., Friday, Oct. 27. Applications should be mailed to P.O. Box 96, New Richmond, WI 54017. Please email questions to: firstname.lastname@example.org .
The Somerset Community Food Pantry is grateful as Somerset Safeway Bus Company has agreed to provide a bus for a "Stuff the Bus" food drive on Friday Oct. 13, during the Spartan's homecoming week. SCFP is asking each school in the Somerset School District to stuff the bus with food for families in the district who need help. Each of the schools will be given a list of the five most wanted items needed. The classroom with the most donated items will receive recognition.
Name: Ireland Green Grade: 6 Parent (s) Name: Lindsay and Joe Green Favorite Class: Math Favorite activities: soccer. What I like about school... meeting new friends. Name: Will Feuerer Grade: 6 Parent (s) Name: Kathy Rogers, Dave Gerberding and Paul Feuerer Favorite Class: Social studies Favorite activities: Football, basketball, frisbee and hanging out with friends. What I like about school... having all different teachers. Name: Phoebe Zdroik Grade: 6
Receive free and professional on-site assistance completing the 2017-18 FAFSA at the annual College Goal Wisconsin held at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 8, at Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College-New Richmond Conference Center. Completing the FAFSA is the first and most important step in qualifying for aid. College Goal Wisconsin is a statewide and national event that provides free information and assistance to families who need to complete the FAFSA application, which is required for students seeking financial aid, such as grants and loans.