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A tearful Mary Kay Rice resigned from her District 3 New Richmond City Council seat at the conclusion of the regular meeting Monday.

The resignation is effective Dec. 31. Mayor David Schnitzler will be searching for a replacement for Rice, whose term runs through April 2007.


Anyone from the city's third district who is interested in being appointed to the council should contact Schnitzler.


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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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