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Funeral today for well-known Somerset resort owner

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SOMERSET - Funeral services are today in Somerset for a well-known resort owner in western Wisconsin whose rock band once opened at a Beach Boys concert in Amery.


63-year-old Billy Raleigh Sr. worked since childhood at the family business, River Edge resort on the Apple River near Somerset. He died last Friday of cancer.

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Sean Scallon
Sean Scallon has been a reporter and Sports Editor at the Pierce County Herald newspaper in Ellsworth since 1998. He holds a bachelors degree in communication arts from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He's also worked at newspapers in Glenwood City, Wisconsin; Marion, Illinois and Shawano, Wisconsin. Sean also works as a sports reporter for other newspapers and websites in RiverTown Multimedia from River Falls to Hudson to New Richmond and Red Wing.
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