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The Somerset Village Board unanimously voted to take part in a highway safety improvement program at its July 15 meeting that will install traffic lights at the Highway 35/County Road C intersection.


Village Trustee Ryan Sicard said the village was approached by Wisconsin Department of Transportation traffic safety engineer Greg Helgeson about participating in the program to improve safety at the busy intersection.

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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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