New Richmond News
Brier Blietz Grade: 6 Paren (s): Meagan Blietz and Brian Blietz Favorite class: Social Studies Favorite activities: Softball and swimming. What I like about school: We get to move around a lot so I'm not always antsy. Owen Groth Grade: 6 Paren (s): Amy and Doug Favorite class: Math Favorite activities: Soccer What I like about school: Math Trevor Solland Grade: 6 Parent(s): Sara and Wayne Solland Favorite class: Math
The City of New Richmond is excited to announce the release of Alert New Richmond, an emergency alert and notification service available to anyone who lives, works, travels through, or visits New Richmond. The system will be used to send alerts to the public during emergencies, utility disruptions, road closures, major traffic incidents, etc., as well as provide important community updates. After signing up online, individuals can choose to receive alerts via text message, email, and/or voice message (landline or mobile phone).
The New Richmond Area Chamber of Commerce encourages you to nominate a New Richmond area resident who has made a positive and noteworthy contribution to the community this year. The recipient of this prestigious award will be announced at the Chamber's annual meeting and awards gala on Wednesday, Jan. 30, at R&D Catering. Tickets for that will be available soon.
Between Oct. 24 and Nov. 4, store guests who visit Econo Foods will have the opportunity to donate $1, $5 or $10 at any checkout lane — and 100 percent of the proceeds will benefit the Somerset Community Food Pantry.
Can you think of a mentor in your life who influenced your decisions, habits or future for the better? You could be that mentor to a high school student. Somerset High School is once again inviting community members to take part in the school's Community Mentor Program for the 2018-2019 school year. SHSl is recruiting 20-30 business and community mentor volunteers who would like to give time and wisdom to students.
The Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development has awarded a Wisconsin Fast Forward Dual Enrollment Grant to WITC in the amount of $167,219 to train a minimum of 35 teachers toward certification of Higher Learning Commission Dual Enrollment standards in career and technical education areas. WITC will work with teachers from several school districts in their service area. Career and technical education certifications include healthcare, financial, accounting and multiple welding areas.
The air may be getting cooler but that doesn't mean you have to hibernate just yet! While the library staff is looking forward to cool autumn evenings curled up with a good book and a cup of cocoa or cider, they are also looking forward to getting outdoors to see the fall colors and feel the crisp air.
During a recent in-service day local faculty from the New Richmond School District completed "Stop the Bleed" training. "Stop the Bleed" is a national campaign to train lay rescuers basic skills to control severe bleeding in the minutes before trained first responders arrive on scene.
Addison Kofal Fifth Grade Parent(s): Melanie and Bryan Kofal Favorite class: Math Favorite activities: Dance, volleyball, basketball and BFS Favorite book: "Mexico Moon" What I want to be when I grow up: Biomedical engineer What I like about school: I like math and you get to hang out with your friends. Learn many subjects and lots of clubs and other activities. Braden Underdahl Fifth Grade Parent(s): Tonya, Bobby Favorite class: Writing
Crowning Achievements is a 501(c)(3) in Hudson serving men and women with special needs in the St. Croix Valley of Minnesota, Wisconsin and beyond. The organization will host its 10th annual pageant and raffle on Saturday, Nov. 3, at 2 p.m. at Faith Community Church (250 Paperjack Drive) in New Richmond. Immediately following the pageant will be a refreshment social time and the raffle. Crowning Achievements is a non-profit, with 100 percent of funds raised going back into the program to keep it cost-free for participants.