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The Subway restaurant at 215 N. Knowles Ave. will undergo a transformation this summer as the sandwich shop undergoes a remodel and facelift inside and out, including the addition of a drive-through window. The eatery was originally built as a Hardee’s restaurant in the late 1980s. (Photo by Micheal Foley)

Subway scraps plans for new NR building, plans to renovate at existing location

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Last fall, the New Richmond Plan Commission and City Council voted to conditionally rezone a lot at the corner of North Knowles Avenue and High Street to make way for Subway to build a new restaurant complete with a drive-through window.


By late last winter, those plans were scrapped as the franchise owner, RJSL LLC, opted instead to purchase and renovate the building it currently occupies at 215 N. Knowles Ave.

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Micheal Foley
Micheal Foley joined RiverTown Multimedia in July 2013 and serves as editor at the New Richmond News. In the past he has worked at several news outlets including in Hudson, Wis., the Desert Sun in Palm Springs, Calif., the Leader-Telegram in Eau Claire, Wis., and the Pioneer Press in St. Paul, Minn. He began his career as a Marine Corps journalist. He served as a reporter and photographer in Okinawa, Japan, and editor of the base newspaper at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar in San Diego, Calif. He has a Bachelor of Arts degree in journalism from the University of Wisconsin–River Falls.
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