Kindergartners from Mrs. Usgaard’s class (from left) Ethan Banda, Charli Nusbaum and Carter Wilson give it their all during a performance of Cookie Baking Song at the holiday concert Thursday, Dec. 5. (Photo by Sarah Young)1 / 4
First-graders Kyley Blilie, Alexa Schmitz and Dylan Koss look on as Lauren Lindus gives it her all during a sweet rendition of ”A” You’re Adorable at the holiday concert Thursday, Dec. 5. (Photo by Sarah Young)2 / 4
Kindergartner Cole Feyereisen scans the packed gym at St. Croix Central Elementary as he patiently waits to welcome parents and friends to the holiday concert Thursday, Dec. 5. (Photo by Sarah Young)3 / 4
First-graders Gabriel Strand, Junior Czerminger, Brody Withuski and Ella VanRossum from Mrs. Olson’s class show the crowd how Santa Claus “knows when you are sleeping” during Santa Claus Is Coming To Town at the holiday concert Thursday, Dec. 5. (Photo by Sarah Young)
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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.