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The building at 505 W. 8th St. could soon become the new home for the Salvation Army's Grace Place Shelter, which is currently based in Somerset. (Photo by Micheal Foley)

Grace Place to buy vacant nursing home

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The Salvation Army's homeless shelter in Somerset is hoping to change homes.

Grace Place Shelter, currently located behind St. Anne Catholic Church in Somerset, is hoping to close on the sale of a vacant nursing home in New Richmond and convert it for use as a shelter, according to Duana Bremer, director of Social Services for the Salvation Army in the St. Croix Valley.


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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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