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Bill Buell has been named New Richmond's 2008 Person of the Year. Photo by Jackie Grumish

Bill Buell named New Richmond Person of the Year

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Bill Buell thinks it's his duty to better the New Richmond area -- that's why he was chosen as 2008 "Person of the Year."

No one denies he makes the perfect candidate -- except Buell.


"I fly under the radar and that's how I like it," he said. "This is just something I do, but it's not just me, it's everyone coming together to make a difference."

His friends, however, think Buell has more to do with it than he might let on.

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Jackie Grumish
Jackie Grumish has been a reporter with the New Richmond News since 2008. She holds degrees in journalism and fine art from Northern Illinois University in DeKalb, Ill. Before coming to New Richmond, Jackie worked as the city government reporter at a daily newspaper in Aberdeen, S.D. 
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