New Richmond News
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.
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