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First National Community Bank’s Tom Mews (left) welcomes state attorney general candidate Brad Schimel and State Sen. Sheila Harsdorf (R-River Falls) while Schimel campaigns in western Wisconsin. (Photo by Micheal Foley)

Attorney general candidate makes local stop

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Brad Schimel, the Republican candidate for state attorney general in November’s general election, stopped by New Richmond on Wednesday, Aug. 6, to meet local people and spread word about his campaign.


While in New Richmond, Schimel stopped at businesses along Knowles Avenue, including First National Community Bank and the New Richmond News.

Among the topics he covered were heroin addiction, Act 10, voter ID and the role of the attorney general.

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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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