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Skatepark considers Plan B

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It's on to Plan B for a proposed skatepark in the City of New Richmond.

Joe Kerlin, the city's parks, recreation and forestry director, originally proposed using land just south of Cyclone Park for the new skatepark; however, after investigating the site, skatepark supporters learned that the land fell in a road right-of-way and would not be allowed to house the skatepark.


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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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