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The annual JohnnyRide’s 16 or 25-mile loop from the Baldwin Township Hall via Glenwood City travels through Wisconsin’s beautiful, rolling countryside that shows its finest mid-September fall colors. The event will take place on Saturday, Sept. 16, to raise money for scholarship awards
SHELL LAKE — Andrew Kilibarda performed at the Shell Lake Arts Center's final jazz ensemble and combo concert July 7. This concert was a culmination of a week-long jazz ensemble and combo camp, where participants received instruction from professional jazz musicians from across the nation on improvisation, listening, instrumental masterclasses, jazz history and more. There are three weeks of jazz every summer at the Shell Lake Arts Center, as well as many other camps in art, singing, classical music, music theatre and dance.
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.).