New Richmond News
The New Richmond Citizen of the Year, along with a half dozen business and chamber awards, will be announced at the 2019 New Richmond Chamber of Commerce Annual Dinner and Awards Gala at R and D Catering Wednesday, Jan. 30. The decorating theme this year is the Super Heroes.
More than 50 farmers, community members and agribusiness professionals came together recently to recap the harvest season and discuss conservation practices applicable to farms in western Wisconsin.
Current and former board and staff of Family Resource Center St. Croix Valley gathered recently to mark a milestone: the organization's anniversary of forming as a nonprofit serving families in St. Croix County in 1998. Board President Chad Fett, of Hudson, welcomed nearly 40 attendees to the "reunion" luncheon and thanked past board presidents and executive directors for their leadership and dedication.
Mattias Engstrom Grade: 6 Parent(s): Chad Engstrom & Linnea Engstrom Favorite class: Math Favorite activities: Riding horse and basketball. What I like about school: Math and band. Soley Crist Grade: 6 Parent(s): Shawn and Monica Crist Favorite class: Ex. Lit. Favorite activities: Drawing, reading and playing piano. What I like about school: The challenges that the teachers give us and seeing my friends. Emily Perez Mora Grade: 6
The New Richmond Middle School Fuel Up to Play 60 team — led by Mrs. Karen Stellrecht — recently held an event to promote dairy farmers at the school. The event included serving hot chocolate made with milk. "The students loved it and the Fuel Up team did a great job serving it and promoting milk," said NRMS staff member Tara Burmood.
St. Mary School held its annual Christmas Concert on Friday, Dec. 21.
Fifth grade Samantha Simmer Parent(s): Natalie and Brad Simmer Favorite class: Science Favorite activities: Basketball, volleyball, ice skating and skiing Favorite book: "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" What I want to be when I grow up: Elementary science teacher What I like about school: I like the field trips, teachers, W.I.N. and challenging homework. Jakob Wyss Parent(s): Mike and Maya Wyss Favorite class: Math
St. Anne Catholic School recently announced its first trimester honor roll students for fifth through eighth grade. Fifth grade A Honor Roll: Kelly Maier and Ava Plourde B Honor Roll: Carson Belisle, Ellie Hagen, Charlie House, Izzy Neumann, Amelia Reisdorf and Cal Skramstad Sixth grade A Honor Roll: Nora Kopp, Ella Olson and Ellie Schmitt B Honor Roll: Ashley Carufel, Paige Foster, Alex McGurran, William Schimmel and Henry Measner Seventh grade
The seventh and eighth grade Math-lets from Somerset Middle School participated in a Math Counts competition in New Richmond on Nov. 28. Taking second place as an individual in the competition at the eighth grade level was Breck Weldon. Both the eighth grade team — including Caeden Kreibich, Jordan Walters, Marissa German and Jaiden Kohler — and seventh grade team — including Ella Reese, Jenna Peper, Hailey Settem and Julia Hills — placed second in the competition.
The New Richmond Happy Kids Backpack program recently received a $600 donation from the St. Croix County American Legion. St. Croix County American Legion hosts an annual golf tournament to raise funds to benefit youth in the county. The 2019 date is set for June 12, 2019 at Hammond Golf Course. This event is open to the public. Not interested in golfing? There are hole sponsors, raffles and silent auction. Contact St. Croix County Veterans Service office at 715-368-4758 with any questions.