Members of the LaCrosse High School class of 1979 returned for their 40-year reunion during this year's LaCrosse Farmers Festival. In front, from the left, are Beth Aune, Palm Desert, Calif.; Daniel Moore, LaCrosse; Doreen Broeckel-Reidner, Colfax; Michelle Gamble Owenby, Moscow; Sheri Shaffer Hatley, Oakesdale; Denise Broeckel Kendall, Tacoma; and Sid Mays, LaCrosse. In the second row are Karen Stueckle Light, Portland; Brad Ruland, Spokane; Paula Morris Meyer, Colfax; Lisa Bell Nichols, Seattle; and Kristal Krom Kirpes, Colton. In back are Shawn Normington, Alturas, Calif.; Mike McKay, Wenatchee; Gary Fleming, LaCrosse, and Kirk Fleming, Spokane. Attending but not pictured was Julie Cain Tess of Deer Park. The class totaled 25 members and 18 participated in the reunion.