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A portion of the Community Commons building originally built in 1926 to serve as a high school is in sore need of expensive repairs. Some favor demolishing it altogether. (Photo by Jenny Hudalla)

City, school, library officials to meet about Commons site

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The push to build a new library in New Richmond appears to be picking up steam again.

The New Richmond City Council will meet with the city’s Library Board and the New Richmond School District Board of Education at 6 p.m. on Monday, June 30, at the Community Commons (421 S. Green Ave.) to discuss the possibility of building a new city library at the Community Commons site.

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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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