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Bridge coalition buoyed by recent progress

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It's been a year since the formation of the Coalition for the St. Croix River Crossing, a non-profit group advocating for a new bridge at Stillwater, Minn.


Much has been accomplished over the past 12 months, said Coalition Co-Chairman John Soderberg, New Richmond, but more work remains before bridge backers can claim victory in the lengthy political battle.

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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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