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Members of the St. Croix Valley Amphicar Club held a swim-in at Bass Lake on Aug. 15 as part of the Bass Lake Rehabilitation District's annual picnic. The sight of cars riding on the water turned quite a few heads.

Amphicars are a popular hobby in the region


A line of eight cars that pulled up to the Bass Lake Rehabilitation District's annual picnic turned more than a few heads on Aug. 15.

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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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