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Walk Around the Clock is the latest community-wide Wellness Counts challenge presented by JA Counter, The Vitality Initiative and HealthPartners.


The competition is an online, team-based challenge that pushes participants to get moving and be active for at least 150 minutes each week for six weeks. The challenge kicks off on Aug. 11 and continues through Sept. 21. There is a $15 entry fee, due upon registration, to participate in the challenge.

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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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