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County M bridge project plans materialize

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Next summer, Star Prairie will be split apart.

The Apple River bridge along County Road M in the village is scheduled to be replaced in 2014. When construction is underway, community residents will not be able to easily cross over to the other side of town for about three months.


Vehicle traffic will be detoured to other local roadways during the project.

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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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