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Gov. Walker stresses reading during visit to Elmwood

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Minutes before Gov. Scott Walker walked through the library doors Friday, an Elmwood third grader uttered, "I'm freaking out."

The third grader had nothing to worry about as the Governor read "Oh the places you'll go" by Dr. Seuss as part of the "Read to Lead" initiative released this week.

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The initiative is a bipartisan effort aimed at improving the reading skills of children before they reach 4th grade.

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Jason Schulte
Jason Schulte is a reporter for the New Richmond News since February 2015. Prior to that he spent eight years at the Pierce County Herald in Ellsworth. His duties with the News will include covering news out of Hammond and Roberts along with action from St. Croix County court system. He lives in Roberts with his wife and two daughters. 
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