New Richmond News
The St. Croix County Recycling program will be hosting an electronics collection on Saturday, June 2, at the St. Croix County Services Center in New Richmond (1752 Dorset Lane, New Richmond) from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. This event offers the community an opportunity to safely recycle unwanted or unusable electronic devices. This event is open to all St. Croix County residents.
Somerset Elementary School will offer a Super Reader Bookmobile this summer. The bookmobile is preparing to hit the road with library books to increase reading opportunities for students all summer long. At designated neighborhoods, current JK through fourth graders can browse through bins of books and will be able to check out one to three books (upon returning previously checked out books).
The New Richmond Heritage Center is ready for another summer of great music for the whole family. Beginning on July 11 and running for seven consecutive Wednesday evenings through Aug. 22, The Heritage Hillside Series will offer outdoor entertainment from 6:30-8 p.m. Pack up a picnic supper, bring your picnic blanket, a few lawn chairs and make yourself comfortable by the bandstand at the Heritage Center. Each evening offers a unique, and family-friendly performance, there will be pop and popcorn available, and the Sponsors always make it a special evening.
PUSH, Inc. and WITC are partnering to offer the new utility construction technician program. WITC is accepting students to the two-semester program for the fall 2018 semester at the Rice Lake campus. Classes will start in October to accommodate contractors' seasonal work schedule.
Starting May 15, the Somerset Pea Soup Days Committee began posting clues for its annual Pea Soup Days Medallion Hunt on its website (peasoupdays.com), Facebook and Twitter pages, as well as in the New Richmond News. Each clue will be released at 9 a.m. each Wednesday leading up to Pea Soup Days. All participants in the medallion hunt will need a Pea Soup Days button in order to take part in the hunt, which can be purchased for $2.
Chloe Juetten Fifth grade Parent(s) name: Jeri Lynne Berg, Rob Juetten Favorite class: Math Favorite activities: Softball, basketball, reading, gymnastics and dance Favorite book: George, As Brave As you What I want to be when I grow up: Travel the world to help people with food or a teacher or a photographer
Michael Gleason received his Eagle Scout rank on May 12, at a court of honor in Hudson. Gleason is the son of Keith and Michelle Gleason of New Richmond and is a member of Troop 905 sponsored by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. His family moved to Wisconsin in December 2016 in the middle of his junior year.
The West Immanuel Lutheran Church recently confirmed the Class of 2018, on Sunday, April 29. Pictured are (front) Lilly Backes, Amanda Steffen, Tia Foster, Chloe Hermansen, Erik Fansler, Emily DeMoe; (back) Lisa Martinson, Pastor Rexford Brandt, Matthew Rud, Raeann Lehman, Victoria Greene and Zachary Mork. Photo courtesy of Daniel Newby, Falls PortraitArt Studio
This year, as in the past, the New Richmond American Legion Post 80 and the VFW Post 10818 will be holding Memorial Day services Monday, May 28.. The schedule of services for New Richmond Team One is: • Immaculate Conception Catholic Cemetery, 9 a.m. • Oakland Cemetery, 9:45 a.m. • New Richmond Public Cemetery, 10:30 a.m. • Knowles Avenue Bridge, 11 a.m. The schedule of services for New Richmond Team Two is: • Cylon Methodist Cemetery, 9:30 a.m. • St. Bridget's Cemetery at Stanton, 10 a.m. • Calvary Cemetery at Deer Park, 10:30 a.m.
This year's Good Neighbor Days Royal Ambassador Pageant will be held at 6 p.m. June 2 at the St. Croix Central Elementary School. This year's candidates include: Elizabeth Anderson, Emma Knospe, Ellie Fraser, Liz Brandvold and Morgan Siler. Elizabeth Anderson Parents: George and Darlene Andersen Age: 17 Siblings: Leah Larson, Marah Larson, Rachel Lind, and Obadiah Campbell Interests in and out of school: Write music, sing and cosmetology Good Neighbor Days memories: Going to the parades