New Richmond News
The Fall Splendor Art Meander is a self-guided tour of 19 galleries and studios in 11 towns and villages in northwest Wisconsin during the peak of the fall color change. The Meander celebrates the living and creating spaces of local artists and features the work of some of the area's best painters, potters, sculptors, crafters, upcycle artisans, tattoo artists, writers and musicians.
The City of New Richmond and the Town of Richmond will host a public open house 5:30-7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 28, at the New Richmond Civic Center, 156 E. First St. The purpose of the open house is to discuss the cooperative effort between the Town of Richmond and the City of New Richmond to design and reconstruct 125th Street, which is tentatively scheduled for 2018.
St. Anne School in Somerset has announced its policy for children unable to pay the full price of meals served under the National School Lunch Program and School Breakfast Program or milk for split-session students served under the Special Milk Program. Each school office and the central office has a copy of the policy, which may be reviewed by any interested party.
The City of New Richmond will host concurrent public open houses 5:30-7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 20, to discuss two future parks in the Fox Run and Whispering Prairie developments. City staff will have small tents and tables set up on Grouse Way (Fox Run) and on Pioneer Trail (Whispering Prairie) overlooking the actual locations of the park land.
The Somerset Library Board of Trustees has approved a contract with Crescendo Fundraising Professionals, LLC, to initiate a $2.5 million capital campaign to triple the library's existing space. The firm has consulted on multiple campaigns involving libraries, aquatic centers and community centers for municipalities. According to Crescendo owner Ellen Hongerholt, the results were based on positive input from community members, area leaders and the philanthropic community. Hongerholt and advisor Jamie Schloegel will manage the campaign.
Youth development is a process of mental, physical, social and emotional growth during which young people prepare to live a productive and satisfying life within the customs and regulations of their society. Life skills are abilities individuals can learn that will help them to be successful in living a productive and satisfying life.
Neil Bakke and Brent Schulze of Monarch Paving Company were presented with a Patriot Award by Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve representative Mike Kastens in recognition of extraordinary support of one of their employees serving in the Wisconsin Army National Guard. The presentation took place at 8:30 a.m. Aug. 9, at Monarch Paving Company, 1432 County Road G, New Richmond.
The New Richmond School District supervisor of school nutrition Bobbie Guyette and St. Mary's School Principal Laura Jo Jarchow announced its policy for children unable to pay the full price of meals served under the National School Lunch Program and School Breakfast Program. Each school office and the central office has a copy of the policy, which may be reviewed by any interested party.
After a 10-year hiatus, Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College is bringing back the selling principles class this fall. Several business owners had lamented that local sales training was not available, and thought back to the popular and valuable course that WITC offered. They asked for a comeback and WITC agreed.
On June 10, a stone dedication ceremony took place at The Highground Veterans Memorial Park near Neillsville, Wis. Family and friends came to honor Frederick H. Bauermeister of New Richmond. He served from 1952-1979.