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Gunderson aims for efficient, effective sheriff's department

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Name: Tom Gunderson

Age: 46

Hometown: River Falls

Occupation: Patrol Sergeant, Pierce County Sheriff's Department

Family: Wife Liz, daughters, Megan, a sophomore at UW-Stout, and Molly, a senior at River Falls High School


Education: 1982 River Falls High School graduate, 1982-'87, UW-River Falls, sociology, 2007-'09, Bachelor of Science in criminal justice at UW-Platteville, 2009-present, Masters in criminal justice administration at UW-Platteville

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Bill Kirk
Bill Kirk has been editor at the Pierce County Herald in Ellsworth, Wisconsin, since 1988. He holds a bachelors degree in journalism from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. He previously worked in the media distribution department at the University of Minnesota's Minneapolis campus and is past editor of The Tri-County News in Osseo, Wisconsin.
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