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.
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A former Wisconsin State Trooper was sentenced Thursday to two years probation and 30 days jail following an accident last December which seriously injured his passenger. Loren D. Johnson, 32,...
Addy Welch’s double in the bottom of the seventh inning scored Joy Schwebach to give Elmwood a 17-16 victory over Colfax in the conference opener for the Raiders Tuesday, April 7. Schwebach started the inning off with a single, her third hit of the game. She advanced to third on a double by Emily Hoyt, setting the stage for Welch’s hit. Hoyt was the other Raider to have three hits. Welch, Shelby Hall and Hannah Feuker had two hits each as Elmwood finished with 13 hits total.
Although there were only eight people who showed up for Monday’s listening session held by Rep. Warren Petryk and Dean Knudson, the topics brought up did stir a lot of emotion out of those there.
First grade will look a lot different at Spring Valley Elementary School next year.
A River Falls man and a Hudson man were charged in Pierce County Circuit Court earlier this month with illegal shining of deer and hunting deer during closed season.
The future of Valley Vineyard took a serious hit on Feb. 4 when the Pierce County Land Management Committee voted 3-2 to revoke the conditional use permit (CUP) granted to owners Rudy and Cathy Jungwirth.
Finances headlined the recent Pierce County Ad Hoc Jail Planning and Specifications Development Committee meeting Wednesday, February 11.
The morning he was scheduled to be on trial for multiple sex crimes, Wade Swenson struck a plea deal. The 44-year-old former Hager City man agreed to plead guilty to second-degree sexual assault of a child, sexual assault of an unconscious victim and capturing image of a nude person -- charges which were from three different incidents. A two-day jury trial was scheduled to be held last Tuesday and Wednesday in Pierce County Circuit Court. A sentencing hearing is set for 1 p.m.
The Prescott City Council dealt with a variety of issues last month. Among them were:
A Minnesota man was uninjured Thursday afternoon when the vehicle he was driving started on fire. James Amland, 55, St. Paul, was driving a silver 2011 Jeep Patriot southbound on US Highway 63 in the town of Trenton when he told Pierce County sheriff's deputies, a wheel off a northbound semi truck came off and landed right between his headlights, according to Chief Deputy Jason Matthys. Amland was uninjured.