New Richmond News
People in western Wisconsin who would like to improve their English language speaking and writing skills can take advantage of a free English Language Learning class at Chippewa Valley Technical College's River Falls campus. The class is meant for people of any native tongue and is open to people of all English skill levels, from beginners with virtually no English skills to those who would like to improve skills they already have, according to instructor Holly Hassemer.
New Richmond Utilities, a WPPI member community, recently delivered a $2,500 Technical Study Grant to Phillips-Medisize. The grant was awarded in support of Phillips-Medisize's Energy, Environmental and Safety Intern, Scott Froelich. Pictured are Scott Froelich (Phillips-Medisize), Stacie Running (New Richmond Utilities) and Megan Navarre (Phillips-Medisize). Submitted photo
The Salvation Army of St. Croix County will participate in the Balance of State Continuum of Care Point in Time Count on Jan. 23, as required by the Department of Housing and Urban Development.
The Dry Run Go-Getters 4H Club recently worked on a community service project to recognize the New Richmond Police Department. Police officer appreciation bags were assembled for each member of the NRPD. Taylor Berquam is shown with Chief Craig Yehlik as she delivered the bags. Submitted photo
On Tuesday, Jan. 8, Haley Kroening, of Stillwater, won $1,897 from the Somerset Lions Club Bingo Coverall at the Somerset Legion. Pictured are Lions Club member David Bracht, Haley Kroening, Jim Kroening and Lions Club members Tim Lindquist and Kym Dunleap. Submitted photo
The Board of Directors of the Wisconsin Religious and Independent Schools Accreditation (WRISA) proudly announces the accreditation of St. Mary School located in New Richmond. St. Mary School complies with the WRISA education standards and is a member in good standing. "We applaud the accomplishments of the St. Mary School community and its commitment to ongoing school improvement and high standards of excellence," said Beatrice Weiland, WRISA's executive director.
St. Croix Correctional Center's staff and inmates joined up to make this season a little brighter for children in the New Richmond community. This holiday season SCCC wanted to make sure their weekend backpacks were extra "happy."
Calling all singers. Make plans to join the sixth annual New Richmond Community Chorus this winter. The chorus, under the direction of former music teacher Bill Leahy, will meet Saturday mornings from 9-11 a.m., starting Jan. 19. On Sunday, March 3, the chorus will perform a 4 p.m. concert in the high school auditorium.
The Somerset Knights of Columbus sponsored a poster contest for St. Anne Catholic School students in grades 1-4. This year's theme was "The True Meaning of Christmas." Students who received first place will now advance to compete at the Diocesan level of competition. Winners include: First grade • First place - Elise Andre • Second place - Greta Seagren • Third place - William Koves Second grade • First place - Liam Plourde • Second place - Mason Belisle • Third place - Maitlyn Mikl Third grade
Caitlin Procai is a pleasure to have in the classroom! She has a sunny personality that spreads cheer to her classmates and throughout the classroom. She is always so positive in class. Other students like to be around her. She will go far in life and like so many of our students, we can't wait to see what is in store for her as she grows into adulthood! Caitlin is an asset to our class and to Somerset Middle School.