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Pictured (left-right) Dillion Anderson, Nathan Weitgenant and Jacob Rock, saved a man's life on July 10.

Lifesavers recall dramatic rescue at New Richmond boat landing

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Nathan Weitgenant, 20, of Hammond got caught up in a life changing experience on Sunday, July 10.

Weitgenant and his friends, Dillion Anderson (Woodville) and Jacob Rock (Hammond), had just launched their boat into the water around 4 p.m. at the boat landing at Mary Park in New Richmond when they decided to offer a man some help getting his boat into the water.


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Gretta Stark
Gretta Stark has been a reporter for the River Falls Journal since July of 2013. She previously worked as a reporter for the New Richmond News from June 2012 to July 2013. She holds a BA in Print and Electronic Media from Wartburg College.
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