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Pierce County Circuit Court Judge Robert Wing Wednesday dismissed two disorderly conduct charges the Village of Elmwood had filed against Rick Talford, an Elmwood resident.


The charges--disturbance of meetings and non-verbal gestures--resulted from an April 19 village board committee meeting, during which Talford was alleged to have interfered with a closed session and, at the same time, made the gesture of shooting an imaginary firearm into his head.

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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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