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Volunteer couple honored for doing what they love

They really didn't want to talk about it. Sure, Irv and Mary Sather had been named this year's outstanding senior citizens in St. Croix County.


And sure, they are honored to have received the award.

But when conversation drifted toward their collective accomplishments over the past five decades, both Irv and Mary deflected the accolades.

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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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