New Richmond Newsroom
- Member for
- 5 years 9 months
MENOMONIE — When Samantha Martell was young, instead of playing house she would play school, an interest that became the root of her studies as a student at University of Wisconsin-Stout and a temporary American teacher in Europe. Martell, a senior majoring in marketing and business education, brought her teaching skills this summer to Daugavpils, Latvia, spending a month in northern Europe mentoring 13 children at the Daugavpils American Camp.
The Kiwanis Club of New Richmond made a donation to Starr Elementary School's Early Literacy Program in the name of one of its instructors, Greg Kier. The donation was part of an honorarium presented to Kier at a meeting June 26 at Ready Randy's in New Richmond.
Listed below are the 2017 St. Croix County Fair Champions Dairy Holstein Jr. Champion Registered Rachel Skinner, Riverside Jr. Champion Grade Mark McNamara, Rustic Renegades Sr. Champion Registered Tyler VanDyk, North Country Sr. Champion Grade Gabrielle Henry, Roberts Ribbon Reapers GRAND CHAMPION Tyler VanDyk, North Country RES GRAND CHAMPION Derek Utecht, Baldwin Wide Awake Guernsey Jr. Champion Registered Gabriel Schommer, Lone Pine
A memorial service for Tini Gill-Soderberg, who passed away on January 16, 2017, will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, June 10, 2017 at the Stone Lake Lions Club (Main Street and Stubbins, Stone Lake, WI; phone 715-699-0893).
Madison, Wis. – Jeffrey M. Anderson, acting United States Attorney for the Western District of Wisconsin, announced that Pao Hang, 30, Menomonie, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge William Conley to 40 months in federal prison for selling methamphetamine. This term of imprisonment will be followed by five years of supervised release. Hang pleaded guilty to this offense Jan. 12, 2017.
MADISON, Wis. – Jeffrey M. Anderson, Acting United States Attorney for the Western District of Wisconsin, has announced that Mark Scott, 60, Centuria, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge James Peterson to 17 years in federal prison for two counts of possession of child pornography. Following his prison term, Scott will be on supervised release for his lifetime. Scott pleaded guilty to these charges Nov. 2, 2016.
An open mic has been scheduled to be held Sunday, March 5, 7 p.m., at Solid Rock Fellowship, 258 N. 3rd St., New Richmond. Those with a talent in music, dramatic readings, and short skits are encouraged to come and participate. Refreshments will be served. This is a free event. For more information call 715-483-9202.
Robets The Roberts Lions Royalty Committee wishes to invite all youth ages 16-17 (current sophomores and juniors) and their parents/legal guardians interested in representing our community on the Roberts Royal Ambassador Court to a meeting at 6:30 p.m. Sunday, March 5, at the Roberts Village Hall, 106 E. Maple St.).
Hazel Mackin Public Library The library will be partnering with the senior center board to bring a community dinner and special guest, Patsy O'Brien, together for a Tuesday, March 7, event at the Roberts Park building. Patsy O'Brien is an Irish songwriter and musician. He has played with punk rock bands, country music bands, big bands, swing and jazz ensembles and Irish folk music groups. He currently performs as a solo guitarist and singer. Cocktails will be served at 4:30 p.m., dinner at 5:30 p.m.m and entertainment to follow.
The Somerset American Legion Post 111, the sponsor for the annual "barstool races" that have been held in the past, has announced that this year's races have been cancelled. In place of the barstool event, the post has announced this week that there will be a bacon, meat and seafood raffle to be held at the post, 464 County Highway VV, Somerset, Saturday, March 4, with proceeds from the day going to the charitable organizations that have volunteered their time to to the races in past years. There will be food and drink specials all day.