Jordan Willi is a reporter for the New Richmond News. Previously, he worked as a sports reporter at the Worthington Daily Globe in Worthington, Minnesota. He also interned at the Hudson Star Observer for two summers and contributed to the Bison Illustrated sports magazine at North Dakota State University.
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On a small family dairy farm just north of River Falls, people from throughout the area can be found taking part in yoga classes six times a weekend in the Lubich family's yard. However, the humans aren't the only ones taking part in the Have Ya Herd Goat Yoga classes.
St. Joseph Parish School has welcomed two new staff members and teachers to its roster for the 2018-19 school year. To help you identify the new faces out and about in the community, the following are brief profiles. Allison Thomley I grew up and attended primary and middle school in Prescott. For high school, I attended a private school in St. Paul. I went on to St. Mary's University, where I got an elementary teaching degree. In addition, I did my student teaching at St. Stanislaus Catholic School in Winona, Minn.
After driving 45 miles one way and over an hour to and from work in Mahtomedi, Minn., new Malone Elementary principal Sara Dusek is excited to have a job closer to her family, who lives in River Falls. Her new commute, once her new home is completed, will be six miles.
No parent is ever prepared to hear their child has cancer. Plum City parents of a loving, energetic girl who loves music and school were no exception. Although having Down Syndrome put Kaelyn Nevland at a higher risk of getting Leukemia, her parents — Heather and Chad Nevland — were still shocked when she was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia B-Cell on June 13.
The 2018-2019 school year in Prescott will mark the first time the school district has had a full-time principal at both Malone Elementary and Malone Intermediate schools. "We believe having a dedicated principal at each building is an important step forward to provide effective leadership and address the core experiences we wish to provide for our students, families and staff," said Prescott Superintendent Dr. Rick Spicuzza.
On Saturday, Sept. 15, and Sunday, Sept. 16, the Kinnickinnic Historical Association will celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Kinnickinnic Historic Church with a two-day event. "Celebrating the 150th anniversary goes beyond the celebration of the building itself. It is the celebration for all the people in the community who cared enough to get that church and maintain it for all these years," said KHA president Amy Thurston. "These were very hardworking people and I'd like to acknowledge those people."
The Spring Valley School District will add approximately five new staff members and teachers to its roster for the 2018-19 school year. To help you identify the new faces out and about in the community, the following are brief profiles and photographs of each of the new Spring Valley School District staff members who submitted their information. Jalissa Bankston
It is often said that you can't judge a book by its cover. The same thing can be said, according to Autism Support Group of St. Croix Valley founder Peg Scott, about people with disabilities. To help reinforce that notion, as well as help raise funds for the organization, Scott gathered several of her friends with disabilities to put together a music video to enter a national contest.
The Ellsworth Community School District will add approximately 26 new staff members and teachers to its roster for the 2018-19 school year. To help you identify the new faces out and about in the community, the following are brief profiles of each new staff member who submitted their information. Jarod Benrud Position: High school physical education teacher Hometown: La Crosse Education: UW-Eau Claire, undergrad (kinesiology); UW-La Crosse, grad (physical education health)
The Elmwood School District will add approximately four new staff members and teachers to its roster for the 2018-19 school year. To help you identify the new faces out and about in the community, the following are brief profiles and photographs of each of the new Elmwood School District staff members who submitted their information. Sara Asher