New Richmond News
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.)
Somerset School District voters have spoken: The majority voted yes for two referendum questions on the April 2 ballot. Question 1: Shall the School District of Somerset, St. Croix County, Wisconsin be authorized to exceed the revenue limit specified in Section 121.91, Wisconsin Statutes, by $1,000,000 beginning with the 2019-2020 school year, for recurring purposes consisting of district operation and maintenance expenses? Yes - 1,043 No - 688
Anyone in the St. Croix Valley area interested in hunting and recreational shooting is invited to enroll in a certified Wisconsin Hunter Safety course in Somerset. A person does not need to be a Wisconsin resident to enroll in this course and there is no age specific requirement. Anyone born on or after Jan. 1, 1973, must complete a Hunter Safety course and show their certificate in order to purchase any hunting license in Wisconsin. Hunter Safety graduates will receive a certificate that is accepted in every state, Canadian province and Mexico.
Being a Badger State Representative is an honor for those chosen to represent their community. American Legion Auxiliary Badger Girls State and American Legion Badger Boys State are government and leadership conferences sponsored by the American Legion and Auxiliary. Locally, American Legion Post 80 and Auxiliary sponsors one girl and one boy finishing their junior year of high school to represent the community in this one-week event.
For the past three years the Somerset School District, village of Somerset, the town of Somerset, and the Somerset Chamber of Commerce — in conjunction with the Rivers + Roads Committee — have been working on bringing a new vision of the future to the greater Somerset area.
The following were selected as St. Croix Central Middle School February Students of the Month. Fifth grade Taylor Browning Parent(s): Kelly and Heath Browning Favorite class: All especially reading and writing Favorite activities: Arts and crafts, dance, shopping and playing with friends or my puppies Favorite book: "Cloaked" by Alex Flinn What I want to be when I grow up: Kindergarten or dance teacher
Former Wisconsin Gov. Martin J. Schreiber continues the most important campaign of his life when he visits American Legion Butler-Harmon Post 80 (1260 Wall St.) in New Richmond on Friday, March 29, at 9 a.m. to talk about the challenges of being an Alzheimer's caregiver. Registration is recommended. The first 20 households who register will receive a free copy of the book.
Efforts to extend broadband internet services to northern Wisconsin face challenges, beyond the task of installing the fiber optic and other infrastructure technology that makes broadband possible. There's also the servicing of the system and the customer service at the home and office, which now involves a higher level of technical training at a time of declining numbers of people seeking the training.
The brand new Wisconsin 4-H license plate is now available for your car, truck or motorhome. The specialty plate is now available through the Wisconsin Department of Motor Vehicles and bears the message "4-H Empowering Youth." The sale of each license plate will include a monetary contribution to the Wisconsin 4-H Foundation.
Hazel Mackin Community Library held a Youth Art Month Open House event on Thursday, March 7, which featured artwork from students in the St. Croix Central School District.