New Richmond News
The goal of "Books & Benches" is to promote sustainable reading habits and encourage families to spend time enjoying unique community art projects while exploring amazing places in the St. Croix River Valley. Meet at an Art Bench, spread out your blanket, choose a book to read together, explore the park's playground and trails, and pick out free books to bring home.
Each summer, St. Croix Electric Cooperative demonstrates the fifth Cooperative Principle: Education, Training and Information by sponsoring six SCEC members' dependents who are entering grades 10 through 12 at the WECA Youth Leadership Congress, which will be held Wednesday—Friday, July 25-27.
The St. Croix County Recycling program, in cooperation with local municipalities, will sponsor a series of tire and appliance collections on Saturday, June 16. These events offer the community an opportunity to safely recycle unwanted or unusable tires and appliances. Below is a list of upcoming events and locations. Appliance Collections-Saturday, June 16: City of Hudson Public Works (285 Krattley Lane, Hudson) Town of Somerset Recycling Center (748 State Road 35, Somerset) Behind Woodville Fire Hall (216 River St., Woodville)
St. Croix Electric Cooperative will host a community blood drive with the American Red Cross on Monday, June 18, from 12-6 p.m. in the American Red Cross Bus at the SCEC office, at 1925 Ridgeway St. in Hammond. For more information or to make an appointment to donate, call 715-796-7000 or sign up online at redcrossblood.org with sponsor code St. Croix Electric.
Laine Moore Grade: 6 Parent(s): Mr. Moore & Mrs. Moore Favorite class: Lit. Favorite activities: Softball What I like about school: The teachers Emery Melby Grade: 6 Parent(s): Sarah and Chris Melby Favorite class: Lit. Favorite activities: Softball and crafts. What I like about school: The time we eat lunch and lit. Wyatt Stellrecht Grade: 6 Parent(s): Karen and Steve Stellrecht Favorite class: Literature
Emma Settem is an exceptional student. She applies her varied talents to each and every task. Emma has a quiet, persistent nature that makes her a joy to teach. Avery Skow is kind and caring. She has a strong, hard-working approach to school. Avery also goes above and beyond to help her classmates and teachers. Avery is a pleasure to have in class and an asset to the fifth grade.
The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) Northwest Region in Eau Claire will host a public involvement meeting to discuss the proposed project improvements for the rehabilitation of US 12 in St. Croix County. The meeting is scheduled from 5-7 p.m.Tuesday, June 19 at Gethsemane Lutheran Church, 1350 Florence St., Baldwin.
State Superintendent Tony Evers praised Paperjack Elementary School for being among 135 schools in the state that received Wisconsin Title I School of Recognition honors for the 2017-18 school year during a special ceremony on May 21 at the state capitol in Madison. Evers welcomed Paperjack Elementary School Principal Mike Ballard and retired Title 1 teacher Jan Strandemo to the recognition event. Evers recognized 24 High-Achieving schools and 40 High-Progress schools.
A record number of exemplary applications were submitted for St. Croix County 4-H Leaders Association scholarships. Scholarships are awarded through association funds and individual endowed funds by supporters who share a passion for 4-H and the leadership and life skills it teaches.
Eleven members of the New Richmond High School fishing team helped develop a love for outdoor activities by taking 20 fourth grade students from Hillside Elementary on a fishing outing. The fishing team members were joined by employees from Westconsin Credit Union, former NRSD teachers and the St.Croix county Conservation Officer.