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Robin Martell was diagnosed with hepatic encephalopathy and fatty liver disease after a three-day hospitalization in late October. A benefit planned by her daughter and family friends will be held Dec. 15 in New Richmond. (Submitted photo)

Benefit for Robin Martell set for Dec. 15

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When Annastasia Martell came down the stairs early Tuesday morning on Oct. 29, she wondered why her mom’s car was still in the driveway and why she was sitting alone in the dark.


Her mother, Robin Martell, is a special education aide at Somerset High School and usually out the door by 7 a.m. every morning, Annastasia said.

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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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