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New Richmond youth feeling better about community

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New Richmond is getting national recognition for its efforts to respect and involve the community's youth.

During an eventful year for the YOUth and Families Initiative program, great progress has been made.


The city's young people completed a survey in 2004 indicating that they don't feel valued.

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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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