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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People find their callings at various points throughout their life. Some can find it in their teens, 30’s or maybe even later.
Abby Murphy kept up a family tradition when she was named Prescott’s Class of 2014 Valedictorian.
The Prescott Public Library will host a kick-off celebration for the Road Trip for Readers fundraiser from 10:30 a.m.-noon this Saturday. Attendees will get to see Greg Lauser’s 1967 Austin-Healey 3000 and learn about the rigors of long-distance travel in a classic car. Bring the kids for some special road trip stories and a photo op with the Austin-Healey.
The idea was initially met with reservations.
John Paul Lubich’s past caught up to him Wednesday.
Pierce County Administrative Coordinator JoAnn Miller announced Monday the Courthouse Front Lawn renovation project began today and will last between six to eight weeks.
A former Prescott man pled guilty to battery and disorderly conduct charges Tuesday in Pierce County Circuit Court. Jessy Jordan Holtzkamp, 19, Bloomington, Minn., was sentenced to two years’ probation after pleading guilty to battery, disorderly conduct and battery to an unborn child.
In the April 2 print version of the Herald, a story ran about the four staff member vacancies the Elmwood School District is looking to fill.
Ray Weitz was the steward for the AFSCME unit of UW-Oshkosh in the late 1980’s when his life changed. Sitting across the table from what he described as an “autocratic” custodial supervisor during labor negotiations, Weitz knew what his next career would be. “What I learned was not how to treat people,” he said.
The creation of a third ad hoc jail committee was approved last Tuesday by the Pierce County Board, but not without a fair amount of debate and discussion.