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Finalists announced for new Prescott police chief

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The Prescott Police Commission has chosen two finalists for chief of police to succeed Mike R. Bondarenko, who is retiring in February. The finalists were chosen at the commission's meeting Dec. 16. They are Sharon Verges and Gary Krutke.


Verges is the chief of police in the village of Thorp in Clark County. She has 19 years law enforcement experience and previously served as a police officer and sergeant in Horicon and a police officer and lieutenant in Phillips.

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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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