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The Apple River Riders ATV Club is working hard to establish a route so all-terrain vehicles can legally operate on some roads in St Croix and Polk counties.


Barry Kunze, a member of the club, stopped by the Star Prairie Village Board meeting Aug. 7 to request that the community consider allowing ATVs to use certain streets to get through the village.

Kunze said the Town of Alden in Polk County has already approved a route.

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Jeff Holmquist
Jeff Holmquist has been managing editor of the New Richmond News since 2004. He holds a bachelor's degree in journalism and business administration from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls. He has previously worked as editor in Wadena, Minn.; Detroit Lakes, Minn.; Hutchinson, Minn.; and Bloomington, Minn. He also was previously owner of the Osceola Sun, Stillwater Courier and Scandia Messenger along with his wife. Together they previously founded and published The Old Times newspaper for antiques and collectibles collectors; and Up!, a Christian magazine of hope and encouragement.
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