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Devon Severson, 2, tried pumpkin bowling at the Halloween Trick-or-Treat Spooktacular while his grandparents Bobby and Judy Severson looked on. (Photo by Sarah Young)

Spooktacular has larger than expected turnout

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The Halloween Trick-or-Treat Spooktacular at Somerset Elementary School was a huge success, said event coordinator Beckah Whitlock.

Whitlock is co-chair of the Disabilities Awareness Committee (DAC) for the Somerset School District, which hosted the fundraising event.

Almost 650 people attended, which is way more than expected, Whitlock said. They raised almost $1,300 in ticket sales.

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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. She lives in Prescott with her 2-year-old daughter Carolina.  
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