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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Pierce County Sheriff Nancy Hove announced Wednesday afternoon she has declared an emergency no wake order on the Mississippi River and associated back waters from Prescott to Maiden Rock.
The Pierce County Veterans Service Office has had a bug issue recently.
A 55-year-old Colfax woman died Thursday morning as the result of a semi/car collision in Dunn County.
A Minnesota teenager was taken to River Falls Area Hospital Sunday afternoon following a two-car collision at the US Highway 63/County Highway N intersection. Rachael A. Lichtenberg, 18, Centerville, was a passenger in a vehicle being driven by Brandon S. Peterson, 22, Lino Lakes, who was northbound on Hwy. 63. Pierce County sheriff's deputy Ali Verges reports Peterson was attempting to negotiate a turn when his vehicle was struck from behind by a vehicle driven by Matthew L. Olson, 30, Ellsworth.
A new era was launched Friday morning in Prescott as United Natural Foods, Inc. (UNFI), held its groundbreaking for a new distribution center in the Eagle Ridge Business Park.
Friends, family and co-workers stopped by the Pierce County Emergency Operations Center Wednesday to congratulate Diane Wiskerchen on her 22 years of service to the sheriff’s department, as her last day was June 13.
St. Joseph’s School in Prescott announced its 2014 Math League Champions. Pictured from left to right are Charlie Stuhl, the sixth grade champion, Principal Christine Meshak, and fifth grade champion Jessica Geerdes. The students competed in the National Continental Math League with their classmates. This competition focused on timed problem solving skills at each weekly meet. Charlie and Jessica were the top individual scorers in their perspective grade. (Photo submitted)
Ptacek’s IGA Manager Pat Ptacek is one who doesn’t like to boast too often about things.
Bill Thorie received quite a shock Thursday when he was at a training seminar for state prosecutors: The 2014 Assistant District Attorney of the Year award.
The third Pierce County Ad Hoc Jail Committee held its first meeting Wednesday.