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Investigator Aaron Hanson was searching for additional suspects during August 12's training session at the Pierce County Courthouse.

Units practice, prepare for worst courthouse event possible

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What would happen if a shooter opened fire in the Pierce County Courthouse?

While no one hopes that will happen, the sheriff’s department, along with Ellsworth fire, police and ambulance, held a training exercise the night of a week ago Monday, in case it ever did.


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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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