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The DeVries family immediately after the bus is moved, when they're able to see their new house for the first time. Photo courtesy of Albert Lea (Minn.) Tribune

Prescott business contributes to 'Makeover' home

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PRESCOTT -- It's an adage that has been uttered through time, "It's not what you know; it's who you know."

For a local Prescott business, that connection turned into a lifetime opportunity.


The ABC-TV show "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" helped build a new home for a rural Albert Lea, Minn., family earlier this month. The show is known for providing home renovations to families facing hardships, such as a natural disaster or a family member with a life-threatening illness.

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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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