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Amanda Nelson (left), chief therapist at the Radiation Therapy Center of Western Wisconsin, shows off a radiation therapy machine to Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker and State Sen. Sheila Harsdorf (R-River Falls) during their tour of the Western Wisconsin Cancer Center on Friday, April 11. (Photo by Micheal Foley)

Governor tours Western Wisconsin Cancer Center

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Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker visited New Richmond on Friday, April 11, to meet with members of the community and tour the Western Wisconsin Cancer Center.


Walker arrived just after 2 p.m. and was whisked to a conference room where he met privately for a short time with State Sen. Sheila Harsdorf (R-River Falls), New Richmond Mayor Fred Horne, New Richmond City Administrator Mike Darrow and a few other key members of the community.

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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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