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Questionable weather put a dent in attendance but not enthusiasm at Somerset Robotic's state qualifying tournament Saturday, Feb.2. Even with the foggy conditions, 15 teams showed up at the high school Saturday morning in an effort to qualify to compete in the Wisconsin State Tournament scheduled to take place the first weekend in March at the Milwaukee School of Engineering.
A handful of residents joined New Richmond's Planning Director Noah Wiedenfeld, Public Works Director Jeremiah Wendt and MSA Project Engineer Lucas Jones for an open house Jan. 23 at the Civic Center to discuss future plans for Mary Park.
Dispatched • An officer was dispatched to the 1000 block of Pheasant Run for a harassment complaint at 4:04 p.m. Jan. 9. • An officer received a truancy complaint from New Richmond High School at 10:32 a.m. Jan. 9. Cited Sharon Askew, 39, 505 W. Eighth St., was cited for possession of drug paraphernalia at 2:25 p.m. Jan. 12. Arrested Kara Breci-Holter, 42, 1976 County Road CC, was arrested and charged with OWI - first offense and operator violate red traffic light at 1:50 a.m. Jan. 9.
For the last six years, Collin's Community Hero Day has brought joy to area children while honoring the real heroes of the community: those in public service. This year's event will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 19, at the New Richmond fire station (106 N. Arch Ave.) The event is held in honor of 4-year-old Collin Fitzgerald, who died in a snow-plowing accident.
The News asked hunters to send in photos showcasing their youth hunt, archery and gun deer hunting harvests. If you have photos to share, please send them to Editor Sarah Nigbor at email@example.com .
Dispatched • An officer was dispatched to the 300 block of East Second Street for a disturbance at 3:44 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22. • An officer was dispatched to Walmart for a juvenile retail theft report at 2:10 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22. • An officer was dispatched to the 200 block of Croft Street for a report of suspicious activity at 6:41 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22. Charged