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Nicole and Josh Hirschey are on the coaching staff for the Pine River-Backus volleyball team. Nicole, a 1997 PR-B graduate and former Tiger volleyball player, is an assistant coach while Josh is the head coach after having a similar role the past three years at Hill City. Photo by Pete Mohs

Pete's Point: Teacher/coach now working closer to home


Most families face difficult career decisions at least once in their lives.

Josh and Nicole Hirschey were in that situation this spring.

For the past decade, the couple lived in Pine River. That worked for Nicole since she works from home and also lives near her family as a 1997 Pine River-Backus High School graduate.

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