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Jail planning committee holds first meeting

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Phase two of the future of the Pierce County Jail started Wednesday with the first meeting of the Ad Hoc Jail Planning Committee.

The goal of the committee is to obtain a more solid estimate based upon the ad hoc committee’s recommendation, which called for a new stand-alone jail and sheriff’s department, and remodel the existing jail and sheriff’s department into a justice center.


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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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