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Nationally known accordion player and children’s polka musician Mike Schneider, of Clinton, Wis., will perform his Pint Size Polkas program on Thursday, July 12, at the Deer Park Village Park from 12:30-1:15pm.
The Heritage Hillside Series begins its 14th summer of great music outside at the New Richmond Heritage Center next Wednesday evening, July 11. Pack a picnic supper, bring a blanket or lawn chair and enjoy the sounds of local favorite, Jodi Mealey, from 6:30-8 p.m.
Culpepper & Merriweather Circus is coming to Somerset on Saturday, July 14. The circus will set up its tent in Village Park at Spring and Francis streets for performances at 2 and 4:30 p.m. Now in its 33rd edition, C&M Circus has become internationally known for quality family entertainment. The authentic one-ring, big top circus's visit is sponsorship by the Somerset Lions Club and Chamber of Commerce,.
WITC is now accepting students for the new nonprofit leadership program for the fall 2018 semester. This associate degree program is offered at the Ashland, New Richmond, Rice Lake and Superior campuses and fully online. Classes for the fall semester start on Aug. 27. Never before have nonprofit organizations been as important as they are today.
For the Month of July, artZ Gallery presents three regional artists in "Expressions."
The prestigious P.E.O. STAR Scholarship, for the 2018-2019 academic year, was presented to Josie Armagost, a senior at St. Croix Central High School. The scholarship was presented at the St. Croix Central High School awards ceremony by Joan Thompson and Kathy Cloutier. Armagost is the daughter of Julie and Cary Rose and James Armagost. She was recommended for this scholarship by Chapter EQ of Hudson.
The St. Croix Valley Foundation has named Heather Logelin as its new president. "After a comprehensive search process, the board is confident it has found the right individual to lead our Foundation," said board chair Steve Schroeder. "Heather brings to us a wonderful background of successfully convening, mobilizing and getting this done with stakeholders around shared concerns. This combined with her deep love for the St. Croix Valley makes Heather uniquely qualified to lead the St. Croix Valley Foundation successfully into the future."
The Somerset Public Library, as part of a Pay It Forward initiative, donated 40 pillowcases in to the Grace Place Shelter in New Richmond. The colorful creations were sewn by patrons of the Somerset Public Library over the past month. Pictured are Interim Grace Place Shelter Manager Kris Anderson (left) and Somerset Library Director Ginny Scheiderer. Submitted photo
Whether you sing or dance, juggle or do magic, all types of amateur talent are invited to participate at the 2018 St. Croix County Fair Talent Show on Sunday, July 22.
On Friday, June 15, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 10818 made history when Commander Jasen Pomroy and Quartermaster Mitch Cline received their "All-State" hats. These covers (known as white-hats) officially recognize the Post as an "All-State" Post for its support of the VFW mission to help veterans, their families and their community. While VFW Post 10818 is no stranger to receiving this designation, what makes this year's accomplishment historic is that Pomroy and Mitch Cline are the first OIF/OEF veterans in the post who have achieved the "All-State" designation.