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A father remembers his fallen son

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Jared Krutke found his calling at an early age.

He tagged along with his father, Gary, one afternoon when he was 14-years-old to the local gun range.


Gary was able to convince one of his friends to let Jared shoot a machine gun for the first time.

The results were instantaneous.

"He was hooked," Gary said.

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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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