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Andy Hoeppner, principal at Starr Elementary, promised his students that he would kiss two farm animals if they could raise $250 for the fire-damaged St. Croix Central Elementary School in Roberts. Hoeppner is pictured above kissing Walter, a calf owned by Marybeth Raddatz, also pictured. (Photo by Jackie Grumish)

Starr donates $267 to SCC Elementary

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Students at Starr Elementary donated $267 to St. Croix Central Elementary School after an arson fire forced school officials to close the building and move the students to "Panther Camp" at Rolling Ridges Girl Scout Camp.


A coin drive was organized by Rachel Minch, kindergarten teacher at Starr Elementary.

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Jackie Grumish
Jackie Grumish has been a reporter with the New Richmond News since 2008. She holds degrees in journalism and fine art from Northern Illinois University in DeKalb, Ill. Before coming to New Richmond, Jackie worked as the city government reporter at a daily newspaper in Aberdeen, S.D. 
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