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Walker visits St. Croix Co. to introduce new leader of development agency

Gov. Scott Walker is expected to fly into the New Richmond Regional Airport this afternoon as part of a tour to introduce the new CEO of the Wisconsin Economic Development Association.

The appointment of Reed Hall was announced at news conferences earlier this week.

The New Richmond event will be 3:30 to 4:15 p.m. today (Thursday) at Griggs Aviation, 625 W. Hangar Road, New Richmond.

Hall has served as interim secretary/CEO of the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation since November 2012.

Prior to that, he was executive director of Marshfield Clinic in Marshfield from January 2000 to July 2010. From June 1976 until January 2000 he served as general counsel to Marshfield Clinic.