You are browsing the archive for Our Community.

Cadet Band became a well-known group across region

February 24, 2012 in New Richmond News

I just had a call from a business person who lives in the Rochester, Minn. area, but whose job calls him to travel all over the country. This time the call came from Missouri. It is a lovely, sunny day outside my window and hardly any snow. I told him what lovely weather he was missing at home and wondered what it was like in Missouri. Continue Reading

Dog lovers may get their own city park in New Richmond

February 17, 2012 in New Richmond News

The idea of establishing a dog park in New Richmond has been floating around for a few years, but it’s getting closer to reality these days. Continue Reading

‘Vitalympics’ explores winter fun

February 16, 2012 in New Richmond News

Turns out the organizers chose one of the coldest days of the winter to conduct the first ever “Vitalympics” on Saturday. Continue Reading

Toy drive benefits local charities

December 23, 2010 in New Richmond News

Ever since 1993, the St. Croix Chippewa of Wisconsin have helped to bring Christmas cheer to thousands of children through their “Gifts from the Heart” toy drive. Continue Reading

Community shows appreciation for Company B’s Iraq service

May 27, 2010 in New Richmond News

Lightning and rain forced cancellation of a planned community parade to honor members of the Company B, 1-128th Infantry unit on Saturday. Continue Reading

WITC plans facility expansion, remodeling

May 21, 2010 in New Richmond News

Officials with Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College’s campus in New Richmond were hoping for a bigger project. Continue Reading

Geographic snapshot on how the region came to be

April 13, 2010 in River Falls Journal

The River Falls area is considered part of the Western Upland, which stretches from St. Croix County in the north to the state border with Illinois in the south. Continue Reading