Kari Jurrens is not new to the staff at New Century Press, parent company of theSioux County Index-Reporter, West Lyon Herald and Lyon County Reporter,but she recently changed roles. Jurrens will work with clients in the area as advertising representative, following the retirement of Lois Kuehl, who previously handled advertising in the three papers.
Jurrens started working for New Century Press in March 2010 as an office assistant in Hull. In December 2010, she was transferred to Rock Rapids as an advertising representative assistant. That role grew to include duties as an assistant business manager and assistant general manager. Jurrens’ new duties will include working with clients and selling advertising for theSioux County Index-Reporter, West Lyon Herald and Lyon County Reporter.“I’m excited to go out and visit the clients that I’ve had a hand in helping over the past six years and be able to bring new, exciting things into the paper,” she said.
Jurrens was raised near Hartford, South Dakota, and graduated from Tri-Valley High School in Colton, South Dakota. After graduating high school, she got married and started a family in Rock Rapids. Her family includes her husband, Brandon, and children, Cameron “CJ,” 9, and Lily, who will be 7 in August. In her spare time, Kari said she enjoys spending time with her family, going racing and watching her kids play sports.