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Prescott boy's life saved thanks to CPR

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PRESCOTT --  Mandy Matzek said she can’t wait for her local CPR classes to start.

She’s got good reason on wanting to learn the life-saving device as she saw first-hand how it saved her son’s life.


On June 30, Matzek and her family were over at friend Troy Billeter’s house on Helen St. in Prescott. Seven-year-old Bennett Matzek was one of eight kids swimming in an in-ground pool when, all of a sudden, it was noticed he was floating in the pool and not moving.

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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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