New Richmond News
Sheep herding with dogs is an ancient art and the pinnacle of dog intelligence. Come see some of the best shepherds and sheepdogs in the country compete at the Wisconsin Working Stock Dog Association's Sheepdog Trials on Labor Day weekend, Aug. 31-Sept. 3, 2018, at the Badlands Sno-Park in Hudson. The trials will run 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday through Sunday and wrap up 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday in the Double-Lift Final at the Badlands Sno-Park site, 772 Kinney Road. The cost is $8 per person. Children under 10 enter free.
The Kids From Wisconsin is a Broadway-style touring show made up of talented singers, dancers and instrumentalists. Back by popular demand, and special thanks to the Rotary Club, in cooperation with NR Community Education and the New Richmond Fine Arts Council, the KIDS From Wisconsin will perform at New Richmond High School Auditorium at 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 27. In addition to the night-time performance, a free community outreach program, "Realize Your Dream," will be held 3:30-4:30 p.m. June 27 in the NRHS auditorium. The program is geared toward students ages 7-14.
The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) Northwest Region in Eau Claire will host a public involvement meeting to discuss the proposed project improvements for the rehabilitation of US 12 in St. Croix County. The meeting is scheduled from 5-7 p.m.Tuesday, June 19 at Gethsemane Lutheran Church, 1350 Florence St., Baldwin.
Registration is now open for the River City Chorale's summer season as the Chorale begins celebrating its 10th year of bringing beautiful choral music to the St. Croix River Valley. All singers age 16 and over are invited to join and no audition is necessary, though previous choral experience (church, high school, community choir) is desired.
The New Richmond Relay for Life will celebrate its 25th anniversary during in June with a dance party: Dancin' Through the Decades. The organization expects to see costumes and decorations from the 50's, 60's, 70's and 80's all the way to 2018. The event is set for June 8-9, with many fundraising opportunities and recognition events beforehand.
Osceola Medical Center celebrated its first baby born at the Birth Center in 2018. Beric Nickelson was born Jan. 5 at 2:42 p.m. by OMC family physician, Erika Helgerson, DO. This adorable little boy weighed 7 pounds, 13.3 ounces and was 21.25 inches long. He was welcomed by parents Trent and Catherine Nickelson.
The River City Chorale invites everyone to celebrate the beauty and joy of the Christmas season by attending "Christmas with The River City Chorale" on Saturday, Dec. 16. The Chorale's three vocal ensembles will present two concerts at 3 p.m and 7:30 p.m., at Bethel Lutheran Church, located at 920 Third St. in Hudson.
St. Mary School held its annual Veterans Day ceremony on Tuesday, Nov. 7.
One of the families hit hardest by the tornado that rolled through Chetek, Wis., in May was the Samuelson family. Lenna Samuelson, her daughters, Ashley and Brenna, and Ashley's infant son, Nolan, were in a trailer when the tornado hit. Brent, Lenna's husband was in Hayward for work when he got the news and began the trip home, having no idea what he was about to find. Amazingly, Nolan escaped with a couple of scratches; Lenna's daughters suffered minor injuries, and Lenna suffered a gash on her head which required stitches, along with other cuts and minor injuries.
Wisconsin Deer Park Deer Park Village Celebration, June 30-July 1. Friday night will finish off with a fireworks display at dusk and music and food until midnight. Sponsored by Deer Park Lions Club. Diamond Bluff