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A former nursing home in New Richmond could become the new home for Grace Place, a homeless shelter currently operating in Somerset.

The former Maple Manor and Deerfield Gables facility, which has been sitting empty since last fall, is being sought by the non-profit organization, according to Duana Bremer, administrative director with The Salvation Army.


"I'm hoping it works out," she said. "I think it will be really good and I hope we get community support."

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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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