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 Star Prairie man was seriously injured Friday morning when the car he was driving collided with a Terra Gator, north of Ellsworth, on US Highway 63
The perception 10, for sure 20 years ago, was when one entered a nursing home, the next time they would be leaving it would be for their funeral.
Eric Van Nocker loved his seven years working patrol for the River Falls Police Department.
PRESCOTT--The City of Prescott is sponsoring two community conversations during June to solicit input, hear concerns and look toward the future in updating the city’s Comprehensive Plan. Community members and the business sector are urged to attend either or both meetings from 9 a.m.-noon, Saturday, June 14, or 6:30-9:30 p.m., Tuesday, June 17. Both meetings will take place at the River Heights Banquet Hall at 1020 Hwy. 10 in Prescott. “Thorough planning that includes input from residents and businesses is critical,” said Mayor Dave Hovel.
When asked to describe the future, it isn’t weeks or months for Heather Brown and her family. No, the future for her family is whatever happens the next day, thanks to the events of Jan. 2, 2014. That’s the day Heather and husband Colby of Ellsworth received the diagnosis their eight-year-old daughter, Maggie, was diagnosed with a rare, aggressive form of pediatric brain cancer. “We don’t know what to expect,” Heather said last week.
PRESCOTT--It’s a story Gary Krutke has probably told hundreds of times. In 1983, Krutke was working for the United Parcel Service (UPS) in Sheboygan when he made a delivery at a frequent stop of his. As Krutke told the story, it was around Krutke’s birthday, so the occupant said, wait a second, and came back with a birthday gift of a one-quart baggie full of marijuana. “I never had anything like that happened to me before,” Krutke said, as he was in his mid-20’s. “It was a test of my character.
Anna Jogefalk grew up in Stockholm, Sweden, but wanted to experience life in the United States.
The Ellsworth Lions Club will hold its 26th annual fishing contest Sunday at Nugget Lake Park.
The U.S. Attorney's Office for the Western District of Wisconsin, announced Thursday Tony A. Hurlburt, 24, Elmwood, was indicted Wednesday by a federal grand jury with being a felon in possession of a firearm and with possessing a sawed-off shotgun.
The Pierce County Finance and Personnel Committee held a marathon meeting Monday lasting over nearly two-and-a-half hours.