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(From left) Randy Kieckhofer, Carrie Swenson, and Jackie, Michelle and Barb Kieckhofer braved the below zero wind chills Saturday, March 1, at the fourth annual Somerset American Legion Bar Stool races. Last year, Jackie and Michelle took second place in the women’s Powderpuff Division. (Photos by Sarah Young)

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The fourth annual Somerset American Legion Bar Stool Races were a huge success, despite below zero wind chills. The Arctic air didn’t dampen the enthusiasm of competitors or spectators on Saturday, March 1.


“We are so appreciative to everyone that came out in lousy weather,” Legion member Earl Fatheree said. “We had a very successful day and we were able to reach our goal of $5,000 and then some.”

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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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