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Pierce jail committee looks at potential sites

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The Oct. 2 Pierce County Jail Ad Hoc planning committee meeting focused on sites for the jail’s new home. The sites discussed are in the village of Ellsworth as state statues require the Sheriff’s Department offices to be in the county seat. That’s important since the county is proceeding with a recommendation from a previous ad hoc committee that calls for the Sheriff’s Department and the Jail to be built in a stand-alone building.

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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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