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The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) is working on a project to add a northbound lane on Highway 65 from the Interstate 94 interchange through the 70th Avenue intersection near Roberts.


According to WisDOT project manager Tara Weiss, construction is anticipated for the summer of 2016. The intersection is expected to remain open to all traffic during the construction.

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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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