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The 37-acre parcel that Matt Mithun is in the process of purchasing, and would like the Village of Somerset to annex, is located in the northwest corner of this map bordered by County Road I and 60th Street. (Imagery©2014Google, Map data © 2014Google)

Potential village annexation draws neighbors’ ire

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The potential annexation of a 37-acre agricultural parcel at the corner of County Road I and 60th Street into the Village of Somerset drew so many people to the Somerset Village Board meeting on Tuesday, May 20, that it was standing room only in the Somerset Village Hall.


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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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