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Kastberg mapped out 32 years as a geography teacher

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When he was hired in August 1975, Dave Kastberg thought at the time he would only stay a couple years with the Ellsworth School District and move on.


Something changed.

"Ellsworth has an excellent school system," he said. "And it's been a great place to raise a family."

Therefore, Kastberg hasn't left and has stayed the last 32 years as a middle/high school geography teacher. This school year will be his last, as he announced his retirement earlier.

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Jason Schulte
Jason Schulte is a reporter for the New Richmond News since February 2015. Prior to that he spent eight years at the Pierce County Herald in Ellsworth. His duties with the News will include covering news out of Hammond and Roberts along with action from St. Croix County court system. He lives in Roberts with his wife and two daughters. 
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