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A North American B-25J Mitchell, known affectionately as “Miss Mitchell,” will be part of the New Richmond Regional Airport’s 50-year anniversary celebration on Saturday, Aug. 9. (Submitted image)

Warbirds to soar over New Richmond on Saturday

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The New Richmond Regional Airport is celebrating its 50th anniversary from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 9, by showing off a variety of old war planes for visitors to see up-close, and even take a flight in.


The Commemorative Air Force Minnesota Wing based at Fleming Field in South St. Paul, Minn., will offer flights in a PT-22 Recruit, a BT-13 Valiant and a B-25 Mitchell Bomber.

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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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