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A secret investigation is reportedly taking place into a number of state government issues -- including possible election law violations in recall contests. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel said former long-time federal prosecutor Francis Schmitz is leading a John Doe investigation. Columnist Dan Bice said Kenosha County Circuit Judge Barbara Kluka is presiding over the probe -- which prosecutors often use to gather evidence for criminal cases.


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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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