Nathan Ellgren joins the Heartland News team as a multimedia journalist. He previously worked as a multimedia journalist/reporter for News-Press Now TV in St. Joseph, Missouri for two years. He graduated from the University of Colorado, Boulder where he studied the performing arts and broadcast journalism. During his stay, Nathan was an anchor and reporter for News Team Boulder. His hobbies include playing soccer, snowboarding, biking, and a plethora of other activities that involve being in the great outdoors.
Kids in Portageville, Missouri will be out of school for the next two days after illness sidelines about a fourth of the student body. But there are ways parents and students can help prevent the sickness from spreading.