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Malia Triebold (left) and Natalie Van Dam work on tie blankets to donate to the Shriner’s Hospitals for Children Friday, March 7 in the Somerset High School media center during Polar Daze week. (Photo by Sarah Young)

Giving back with blankets

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Somerset High School senior and student council member Meghan Erickson wanted to give back to the Shriner’s Hospitals for Children and she found a way to do it.


National Honor Society and student council members donated time and materials, along with high school counselor Jenna Evenson, to make more than 20 blankets to donate to the Shriner’s Hospital in Minneapolis.

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Sarah Young
Sarah Young was appointed the editor of the Pierce County Herald in February 2015. She joined RiverTown Multimedia in October 2013 as a news reporter for the New Richmond News, where she covered community events, spot news and education in Hammond, Roberts, Somerset and St. Croix County Circuit Court. Previously she free-lanced for the River Falls Journal, Hudson Star-Observer, RiverTown special publications and the Superior Catholic Herald. She graduated from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Spanish and French in 2001. She completed a minor in journalism in 2004. She lives in Prescott with her 2-year-old daughter Carolina.  
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