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Construction activity around New Richmond is likely to pick up in the coming months.

At Monday’s regular New Richmond City Council meeting, a variety of commercial projects were discussed and steps toward approval were taken.

The site plan and stormwater review were approved for a new building in the Business and Technical Park. Fitzgerald Lawn Care will soon begin construction of a new facility near the Fastenal and Oevering Homes building just off Richmond Way.

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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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