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Hurley pre-K students form bond with elderly



HURLEY — The bond between Hurley pre-kindergarten students and Skyview Nursing Home residents is mutually beneficial.

Hurley pre-K teacher Katie Brunell on Monday told school board members the students visit the nursing home four times a year, usually around the holidays.

Board president Joe Simonich, of Kimball, employed in the health care field, attested as to how important the visits are to the senior citizens. He said as soon as the students leave the nursing home, some residents begin asking when they will return. “They look forward to it,...

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