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Eagle Scout candidate collects flags

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Brad Swartz was a little fed up with all the American flags that were in poor shape around New Richmond.

So when it came time to decide on a community project for Swartz to complete for his Eagle Scout rank, improving the quality of area flags seemed the perfect plan.


"I kept seeing all the ratty flags around town and I just kept commenting on it," he said.

That's when his dad told him to do something about it.

"It kind of took off from there," Swartz said.

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