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On Sunday, July 7, at approximately 7 p.m., a Wisconsin State Trooper clocked the speed of a red Pontiac G-6 driven by a 20-year-old female from Eau Claire at 78 mph in a 55 mph zone on Highway 37 near Hemlock Rd. in the Town of Brunswick, Eau Claire Co.


The trooper turned around to stop the vehicle for the speed violation and while attempting to catch up, observed the vehicle turn west on Nelson Rd. The vehicle then allegedly proceeded west on Nelson Rd. at a high rate of speed.

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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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