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Mike Foley has joined the news staff of the New Richmond News and will assume the role of managing editor later in August, when current editor Jeff Holmquist moves to Colorado with his family.

New Richmond kid to take over as editor

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Micheal Foley, who grew up in New Richmond, will take over as editor of the New Richmond News later this summer after current editor Jeff Holmquist moves to Colorado Springs, Colo.


Foley joined RiverTown Multimedia in July, and he has been writing stories for the River Falls Journal, the New Richmond News and the Business Review magazine. Over the next month he will work alongside Holmquist to ensure a smooth transition.

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Jeff Holmquist
Jeff Holmquist has been managing editor of the New Richmond News since 2004. He holds a bachelor's degree in journalism and business administration from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls. He has previously worked as editor in Wadena, Minn.; Detroit Lakes, Minn.; Hutchinson, Minn.; and Bloomington, Minn. He also was previously owner of the Osceola Sun, Stillwater Courier and Scandia Messenger along with his wife. Together they previously founded and published The Old Times newspaper for antiques and collectibles collectors; and Up!, a Christian magazine of hope and encouragement.
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