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WITC’s campus administrator Joseph Huftel and Democratic Wisconsin gubernatorial candidate Mary Burke joke around in WITC’s media center during her visit there Tuesday, Feb. 25. (Photo by Sarah Young)

Democratic gubernatorial candidate tours WITC

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Democratic Wisconsin gubernatorial candidate Mary Burke made a stop at Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College (WITC) in New Richmond on Tuesday, Feb. 25 to tour the facility and learn more about the programs offered there.


According to a press release about Burke’s visit, she would like to see “some of the additional funds from Wisconsin’s projected $977 million surplus go to worker training that will fuel job creation and strengthen Wisconsin’s middle class.”

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Sarah Young
Sarah Young joined RiverTown Multimedia in October 2013 as a news reporter for the New Richmond News. She covers primarily Hammond, Roberts, Somerset and St. Croix County Circuit Court. Previously she free-lanced for the River Falls Journal, Hudson Star-Observer, RiverTown special publications and the Superior Catholic Herald. She graduated from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Spanish and French in 2001. She completed a minor in journalism in 2004. Before working at the New Richmond News, she was an assistant manager at Philander's Grill & Bar in Prescott. She lives in Prescott with her 2-year-old daughter Carolina.  
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