Halstead fifth grader wins spelling bee thanks to “contraption”

Fifth grader Hank Rice uses a white board to spell out a word during Halstead Middle School's spelling bee, last Friday. Rice outlasted 15 of his peers to win the spelling bee.

By Jared Janzen HALSTEAD—Halstead Middle School's annual spelling bee came to a quick finish last Friday, with fifth grader Hank Rice left standing as...

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