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Racers from last year’s Somerset American Legion Bar Stool Races were raring to compete. This year there will be plenty of snow on the tracks for racers. (Submitted photo)

Bar stools to race for charities March 1

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Do you have your bar stools ready?

Saturday, March 1, is the fourth annual Bar Stool Races at Somerset American Legion Post 111. Registration begins at 9 a.m. The first bar stools will rocket down the hill at 10:30 a.m.


Legion member Earl Fatheree said the bar stool races have three purposes: to raise money for local charities; to provide fun for the whole family; and to celebrate the (hopefully) end of winter.

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Sarah Young
Sarah Young joined RiverTown Multimedia in October 2013 as a news reporter for the New Richmond News. She covers primarily Hammond, Roberts, Somerset and St. Croix County Circuit Court. Previously she free-lanced for the River Falls Journal, Hudson Star-Observer, RiverTown special publications and the Superior Catholic Herald. She graduated from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Spanish and French in 2001. She completed a minor in journalism in 2004. Before working at the New Richmond News, she was an assistant manager at Philander's Grill & Bar in Prescott. She lives in Prescott with her 2-year-old daughter Carolina.  
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