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(From left) John Siggens, Kaitlyn Shelley, Courtney Buckland and Shannon Belisle prepare to paint a masterpiece as part of Somerset High School’s Community Learning Day on Tuesday, May 6, in Somerset. (Photo by Tom Lindfors)

Giving back to the community

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Somerset High School students performed a variety of service learning projects on Tuesday, May 6 as part of their Community Learning Give Back Day.

Projects they performed include  cleaning up the cemetery, Veterans Park, Countryside Apartments, the campus flower garden, designing and painting fire hydrants, cleaning trash out of and around the Apple River, Retention Ponds and Perch Lake. 

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. 

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