Seventh-grader James Geiger (right) spelled his way to the top in the St. Croix Central School District spelling bee Friday, Feb. 14. The administrator of the bee, eighth-grade teacher Jonalee Buckel, was in awe of the kids’ spelling skills this year.His fifth-grade sister Jazi Geiger (left) put up quite the fight to the end. Four students from each grade (4-8) participated. James will move on to the regional spelling bee in Woodville on Feb. 19. (Photo by Sarah Young)
Sarah J. Nigbor serves as a regional editor for RiverTown Multimedia, a position she began in April 2017. She joined RiverTown Multimedia in October 2013 as a news reporter for the New Richmond News, before being appointed editor of the Pierce County Herald in Febraury 2015. 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.