St. Croix EDC joined community leaders in New Richmond, Hudson, Hammond and Somerset to recognize businesses during U.S. Small Business Week, April 29-May 5. Sean Fitzgerald and staff at SF Insurance Group in downtown New Richmond hosted the EDC and community supporters on Monday, April 30th. Angela Popenhagen and staff at Stevens Engineers in Hudson were the hosts on Tuesday, May 1. Among the attendees was U.S. Rep. Sean Duffy. U.S. Senator Ron Johnson stopped at Russ Davis Wholesale in Hammond on Wednesday, May 2 for a small business roundtable meeting.
In honor of mothers, the Octagon House Museum will offer free tours for moms on Mother's Day, Sunday, May 13 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mothers who are accompanied by a child of any age are admitted for free. Guided museum tours begin on the hour with the last tour starting at 3 p.m. Sunday's visitors will have an early look at this year's décor theme "Then and Now: 100 Years of Education." From national, state and local education to teachers' roles and curriculum, we will take a look at education from 1855 to 1955.
EAU CLAIRE — As people finally begin their annual spring traditions of gardening and landscaping, Xcel Energy reminds customers to call 8-1-1 to have underground utility lines marked before beginning any digging projects.
The ninth annual May Fair Event & Sale will be held Saturday, May 12 at the St Croix County Fairgrounds in Glenwood City. Sponsored by the St. Croix County 4-H Dairy, Horse & Livestock Committees and the Friends of the St. Croix County Fairgrounds, the May Fair Event & Sale offers fun for the entire family along with the opportunity to help support retiring the loan on the new Horse Barn. Doors will open at 4 p.m. with the program starting promptly at 5 p.m. The building will be heated as necessary.
Last week Mr. Nusbaum shared the changes that have been successfully implemented at the middle school. Along with those, we have seen many specific wonderful achievements from our students - all of which are proof of the hard work and dedication of our students and staff and just another reason we are so proud of everything that happens daily at St. Croix Central Middle School.
The Renew Somerset Library Campaign launch ignited a surge of giving since its campaign event at St. Croix National Golf & Event Center on March 22. The campaign has now raised $1,106,983 from 143 donors.
"Goldilocks and the Three Pigs," a fractured fairy tale comedy by Larry Damico, will be performed by The Phipps Children's Theater May 4-13 on Fridays at 7 p.m., Saturdays at 1 p.m. and 4 p.m., as well as Sundays at 2 p.m. at The Phipps Center for the Arts in Hudson. The action in this playful romp begins with Goldilocks (Heather Derrick, Hudson) dashing into the house of the three Chop brothers (Owen Meisner, Woodbury; Timothy Frank, Hudson; and Connor Boorman, New Richmond).
Dennis Paulaha, a Ph.D. economist, announced his candidacy for Wisconsin's 7th Congressional District. "The most important question the 2018 elections have to answer is: Are Americans willing to let bigotry, prejudice, anti-government dogma, and limited-freedom rhetoric tear our country apart, or are they going to stand up for what America is supposed to be?" Paulaha said.
Every day at Hudson Hospital and Clinic and Westfields Hospital and Clinic, members of the community donate their time to make hospitals a little more welcoming and a little less worrying for patients and their families. The volunteer roles are varied. Some volunteers work as greeters and gift shop attendants; others work with the Hospital Elder Life Program, meeting with patients to help prevent the onset of delirium. Some volunteers even team up with their dogs — through the pet therapy program — to brighten the day for patients, visitors and colleagues.
Attention all St. Croix County residents, do you have a passion for community outreach, working with county youth and a love for the fair? If so, consider becoming a candidate for the 2018 St. Croix County Fairest of the Fair.