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Author visits elementary schools

Thanks to a grant from the New Richmond Area Community Foundation, children’s author David LaRochelle was invited to speak to New Richmond kindergarten through third-grade students about writing and illustrating. LaRochelle was at Starr Elementary on Monday, May 12, talking to the students about writing, drawing and telling them about his many stories. LaRochelle also made appearances at Hillside and Paperjack elementaries. (Photo by Jordan Willi)1 / 3
Author David LaRochelle, who visited Starr Elementary on Monday, May 12, uses a puppet based on a character from one of his books to get the students up and moving during his presentation at the school. (Photo by Jordan Willi)2 / 3
Author David LaRochelle reads a story he wrote when he was in second grade to a group of students at Starr Elementary on Monday, May 12. LaRochelle spoke to the students about writing, drawing and telling stories during his presentation. (Photo by Jordan Willi)3 / 3

Thanks to a grant from the New Richmond Area Community Foundation, children’s author David LaRochelle was invited to speak to New Richmond kindergarten through third-grade students about writing and illustrating. LaRochelle was at Starr Elementary on Monday, May 12, talking to the students about writing, drawing and telling them about his many stories. LaRochelle also made appearances at Hillside and Paperjack elementaries. (Photo by Jordan Willi)

Jordan Willi
Jordan Willi is a reporter for the New Richmond News. Previously, he worked as a sports reporter at the Worthington Daily Globe in Worthington, Minnesota. He also interned at the Hudson Star Observer for two summers and contributed to the Bison Illustrated sports magazine at North Dakota State University.
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