Following a meeting of the Plan Commission Thursday, Nov. 8, New Richmond City Council members met and unanimously approved a certified survey map (CSM) for the Kwik Trip convenience gas station and car wash proposed for the intersection of Knowles Avenue and Highway 64 on the north side of the city. A month of preliminary meetings between neighborhood residents adjacent to the proposed station, the city and Kwik Trip representatives led to an orderly public hearing preceding the council's vote Thursday night.
To many it might appear mildly suspicious, strangers driving slowly up one street and down the next for hours on end, two men in a car occasionally stopping to let one jump out with a camera to photograph a house or two then hop back in to continue the prowl.
Residents of New Richmond's north side filled the council chambers Thursday, Oct. 18 for an opportunity to ask questions of Kwik Trip representatives regarding the new gas station proposed on the east side of Knowles Avenue just south of Pete's Pizza. Kwik Trip has applied for a conditional use permit to build a gas station and car wash as well as certified survey map combining five parcels into a single parcel.
Wisconsin's 29th District Assembly seat incumbent Republican Rob Stafsholt faced his two opponents, Democrat John Rocco Calabrese and Libertarian Brian Corriea, in a forum Thursday, Oct. 11 at the New Richmond Civic Center.
Even though high water forced events into nearby parking lots, this year's Harvest Fest once again drew large crowds to Stillwater's riverfront. The 13th annual edition featured a scarecrow contest, chili cook-off, kids costume parade, kids tractor pull, pie eating contest, face painting, kids games, live music, pumpkin regatta, tipi living exhibit, 5K, beer garden, vendor market, battle to paddle competition, giant pumpkin drop and the main event, the giant pumpkin weigh-off.
It was a disappointing showing for the listening session focused on community-based housing Tuesday afternoon, Oct. 9, at the New Richmond Civic Center.
School spirit was abundant during the Somerset homecoming parade Friday, Oct. 5.