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Area schools closed Thursday due to cold

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Schools in New Richmond, Somerset and St. Croix Central school districts will be closed Thursday, Jan. 23, due to the extreme cold. 


According to the National Weather Service, the temperature in New Richmond at 6:15 a.m. was minus-17 degrees, and the wind chill was minus-35 degrees.

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Micheal Foley
Micheal Foley joined RiverTown Multimedia in July 2013 and serves as editor at the New Richmond News. In the past he has worked at several news outlets including in Hudson, Wis., the Desert Sun in Palm Springs, Calif., the Leader-Telegram in Eau Claire, Wis., and the Pioneer Press in St. Paul, Minn. He began his career as a Marine Corps journalist. He served as a reporter and photographer in Okinawa, Japan, and editor of the base newspaper at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar in San Diego, Calif. He has a Bachelor of Arts degree in journalism from the University of Wisconsin–River Falls.
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