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City electricity rates rise 2.05%

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New Richmond residents may notice a bit of a hike in their electricity bills this month.

A rate increase of .1065 per kilowatt hour (kWh) went into effect Dec. 1, for residential customers.


Across all customer classes, New Richmond Utilities will see a revenue increase of 2.05 percent (about $201,686), according to City Administrator and Utility Manager Mike Darrow.

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Micheal Foley
Micheal Foley joined RiverTown Multimedia in July 2013 and serves as editor at the New Richmond News. In the past he has worked at several news outlets including in Hudson, Wis., the Desert Sun in Palm Springs, Calif., the Leader-Telegram in Eau Claire, Wis., and the Pioneer Press in St. Paul, Minn. He began his career as a Marine Corps journalist. He served as a reporter and photographer in Okinawa, Japan, and editor of the base newspaper at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar in San Diego, Calif. He has a Bachelor of Arts degree in journalism from the University of Wisconsin–River Falls.
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