New Richmond News
Jeffery Vogt a Firefighter2/EMT with Roberts — Warren Fire & Rescue Department, was recently recognized by the Board of Directors of the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT) for achieving 30 consecutive years of National EMS Certification. This distinction is an honor held by few EMS professionals. To maintain his status as a Nationally Registered EMT, Vogt completed, on a biennial basis, the most comprehensive recertification program for EMS professional in America.
PORT WASHINGTON, Wis. — Attorney General Brad Schimel recently announced the launch of the DOJ Office of School Safety (OSS) Technology Advisory Committee, on national "If You See Something, Say Something" Awareness Day. Schimel also announced 55 schools and school districts will receive $4,469,377 from the second round of the Wisconsin Department of Justice School Safety Grant program, which focuses on advanced initiatives to bolster student mental health.
For the month of October, artZ Gallery presents three featured artists.
The New Richmond Candidate Forum will be held on Thursday, Oct. 11, starting at 7 p.m. in the New Richmond City Council Chambers (156 E. First St.) Candidates for Assembly District 29 include Republican incumbent Rob Stafsholt, Democrat John Rocco Calabrese and Libertarian Brian J. Corriea. Candidates for Wisconsin Assembly District 29 will respond to questions submitted by residents. Questions may be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org until Oct. 10.
The Somerset School District kicked off 2018's Homecoming week with a district-wide pep rally in the high school gym.
An X-ray machine from Westfields Hospital & Clinic has taken an 8,500-mile journey to Africa to help patients in a mountain health center. Doctors at St. Luke's Health Center in Bwambo, Tanzania, previously had no radiology equipment to diagnose patients arriving at the facility for care. The Imaging Department at Westfields was looking to dispose of a portable X-ray machine for which it had no further need.
Briella Running Grade: 6 Parent(s): Stacie and Chaz Running Favorite class: Social Studies Favorite activities: Dance, four wheeling and shopping. What I like about school: Seeing friends. Alex Modesette Grade: 6 Parent(s): Chad and Linnae Modesette Favorite class: Art Favorite activities: Going camping, going kayaking, going for walks and swimming. What I like about school: Reading, doing experiments in science and drawing in art. Jackson Spielman Grade: 6
SAN DIEGO - Navy Capt. Jeremy R. Hill, a 1991 Osceola High School graduate and Star Prairie native — with hometown ties to both Glidden and Ashland, Wis. — will turn over command of USS Portland (LPD 27) at a change of command ceremony Sept. 21. Hill is the first commanding officer of Portland and has been a part of the crew build up starting in July 2016 through the delivery to the Navy in September 2017 and Commissioning in April 2018.
The Friday Memorial Library will host — in collaboration with Westfields Hospital & Clinic — a women's health discussion on Monday, Oct. 1, from 6-7:30 p.m. Registered dietician Caryn Myhre will talk about diet and breast cancer prevention. Myhre will highlight the latest research for cancer prevention and review applicable recipes that participants can take home to make and try in their own kitchens.
When three local surgeons learned a fundraising event had just fallen short of its goal to raise $40,000 for local youth mental health resources, they stepped up to the challenge. Lynnelle Gabriel, DPM, podiatry; Michael Melby, MD, general surgery; and Nicholas Weiss, MD, orthopedics, Twin Cities Orthopedics are all alumni of New Richmond High School's class of 1988.