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Somerset youngster places first in motocross competition

While most of his friends are quietly riding their bicycles around the neighborhood, Grant Hecht is catching air on his high-powered motorcycle.


Even at the young age of 6, Grant has begun to master the thrilling sport of motocross racing. He's been involved in the sport since age 3 and currently owns three racing bikes.

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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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