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River Falls man charged with arson

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A River Falls man was charged last week in Pierce County Circuit Court with arson, a Class C felony bringing a maximum penalty of $100,000 and/or 40 years prison.


Mark A. Nicholson, 33, was charged with intentionally damaging a house he owns, but subject to a mortgage held by Country Wide Bank in Dallas, Tex. His first court appearance on the charge is scheduled for 10 a.m. Monday, Aug. 25.

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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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