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Bass Lake Fishing Contest just around the corner

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With all the Arctic air, the ice should be good and strong for the 10th annual Bass Lake Ice Fishing Contest Saturday, Jan. 25. According to event planners, the ice is 20 inches thick.


The contest is one of the region’s most popular ice fishing tournaments, proba­bly due to the multitude of coveted prizes, worth more than $40,000. One hundred percent of the proceeds go to Somerset youth athletics.

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Sarah Young
Sarah Young was appointed the editor of the Pierce County Herald in February 2015. She joined RiverTown Multimedia in October 2013 as a news reporter for the New Richmond News, where she covered community events, spot news and education in 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. She lives in Prescott with her 2-year-old daughter Carolina.  
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