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Nelson sentencing provides closure; St. Croix Central still healing

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A number of St. Croix Central School District staff agree Justin Nelson’s sentencing on Dec. 20, provides a sense of closure to staff and students. They also agree it’s only one step in the long process of healing from the fire Nelson set on April 30, that destroyed parts of St. Croix Central Elementary.


Tim Widiker

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Sarah Young
Sarah Young joined RiverTown Multimedia in October 2013 as a news reporter for the New Richmond News. She covers primarily 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. Before working at the New Richmond News, she was an assistant manager at Philander's Grill & Bar in Prescott. She lives in Prescott with her 2-year-old daughter Carolina.  
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