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.
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It will be the end of an era when Greaton’s Designing Jewelers closes its doors for the last time in the coming weeks. Though no firm closing date is set,...
According to Wikipedia, “Sisu is a Finnish word generally meaning determination, bravery and resilience.” Urban Dictionary describes Sisu as a uniquely Finnish quality, the word used to typify the Finnish spirit, a concept that is at the heart of how all Finns and Americans of Finnish descent view themselves.
The Somerset-based ministry, T.H.U.G. Life, which gives homeless teens a hand up in the world, is challenging you to sign up for its “$10 for 12” program this holiday season. “What the $10 for 12 program is, is a pledge of $10 per month for 12 months,” said T.H.U.G. Life founder and executive director Sara Rank. “On a monthly basis the teens who are helped by T.H.U.G. Life average about $50 each month for food, clothes and a variety of other needs.”
Somerstar Entertainment has failed to make its payment to the St. Croix County Sheriff’s Department, Somerset Police Department and Somerset Fire/Rescue for services rendered during the Summer Set Music Festival, held Aug. 15-18. According to Somerset village deputy clerk/treasurer Andrea Otto, the payment of $21,884.36 was due at the end of September, which is 30 days after the invoice was sent to Somerset Amphitheater owner Matt Mithun.
Naseem Francis and her family have much to be thankful for this Thanksgiving. As Naseem sits on a sofa in her family’s Somerset home, it is clear how full of gratitude she, her husband Saleem, her son Bernard and her daughter-in-law Jessica are. Not only to God for keeping Naseem safe in Pakistan for so many years before bringing her to the Land of Milk and Honey, but to the community and legislators who rallied behind her to bring her to America.
Five teachers and staff were honored at Monday night’s Somerset Board of Education meeting for being selected teachers and staff of the year. Somerset Elementary art instructor Amy Stevens was...
“Everyone working on the sides of the roads wants to go home to their families as much as those hurrying down the road.” Those are heartfelt words spoken by Travis...
After last year’s interminable, arctic winter, it seems a bit too soon to be caught up in that season’s icy clutches again. This winter season started off with a bang...
The recently formed Friends of the Hammond Community Library is an ambitious group. Their goal, once they are officially incorporated as a 501(c)(3), is to raise $1 million to renovate...
UPDATE -- Bail was set at $50,000 on Monday, Nov. 10 for a 60-year-old River Falls woman charged with multiple felonies in connection with a murder plot and threats she and her husband allegedly were planning against law enforcement, a judge and a lawyer.