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“Imagine looking down and seeing a stream of red T-shirts going through our streets,” Patty Schachtner said at the April 21 Somerset Board of Education meeting.


That sea of red will be 1,328 people wearing Spartan T-shirts taking part in the first annual “Running of the Spartans” from 9-11 a.m. on May 9 in Somerset. The run was originally scheduled for Friday, May 2, but was postponed until May 9 due to possible unfavorable weather.

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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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