Kindergartners Alexis Carlson (left) and Cooper Parnell from Mrs. Bergeson’s class displayed red noses and antlers like Rudolph’s during their Christmas program rehearsal, which began with a charming dance number featuring The Chimes of Dunkirk. Students went about their day as normally as possible after a student was threatened and all public schools were on lockdown Thursday, Dec. 19. (Photo by 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.