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Chief Justice praises county's drug court

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The success of the Pierce County drug court system has been highlighted by those who have completed the program along with those who have administered it.


Tuesday, the system got another endorsement.

"Pierce County was one of the earliest counties in the state to use a drug court," said Wisconsin Supreme Court Chief Justice Shirley Abrahamson, who visited the Pierce County Courthouse Tuesday morning. "It takes a lot of planning and training to do it. Hats off to them."

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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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