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Moore retires after 25 years with Fire/Rescue

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When John Moore volunteered with Somerset Fire/Rescue 25 years ago on Dec. 28, 1988, he was looking to add some excitement to his life. It turned into so much more than that.


“My priorities and reasons to stay changed a lot,” Moore said of his 25-year run. “God gave me a gift for 25 years to be a firefighter and EMT and I needed to use that. That was my contribution back to my community. It’s important for people to give something.”

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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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