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State Rep. John Murtha, R-29th District, (left) and State Rep. Dean Knudson, R-30th District, participated in Monday night's annual Legislative Forum at Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College in New Richmond. Photo by Jeff Holmquist

Republican legislators convinced state is on the right path


Two of the area's state legislators attended the third annual St. Croix County Economic Development Corp.'s legislative forum Monday night.

Held at the New Richmond campus of Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College, the forum provided a chance for attendees to ask questions and get an update on state business during a 90-minute event.

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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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