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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When Norman Odden became sick, medical personnel couldn’t figure out the cause.
SPRING VALLEY—It was her first trip to Europe and now students in Michele Huppert’s classes at Spring Valley Middle School are learning from her experience. The two-and-a-half-week journey for teachers...
Nancy Long heard many negative stereotypes about those working in sales. “My dad used to call them the crabgrass in the lawn of life,” she said, reciting one of them. Yet, she started to have a change of heart while traveling on the road as a musician by meeting new people in different cities and establishing relationships. “I didn’t think about it that way, but the two (sales and musician) were a natural fit,” she said. Long has been in sales ever since, which has been the last 12 years.
PRESCOTT – Prescott Mayor David Hovel used the first Chamber of Commerce meeting for 2015 to give an update to members about what’s happening on the local government level. Hovel started his speech Thursday at Great Rivers Printing talking about what happened in 2014, which was a notable year in Prescott to say the least. He talked about United Natural Foods, Inc., and Ptacek’s which held ground breakings last year in the Eagle Ridge Business Park and will open their new businesses this year.
As she started her third term as Pierce County Sheriff last week, Sheriff Nancy Hove spoke to the Kiwanis Club of Prescott Thursday.
Most of Monday’s Pierce County Finance and Personnel committee meeting discussed proposed changes to the County’s personnel policy.
2015 is shaping up to be a big year for Kinne-Englehart American Legion Post No. 204.
At one time in his life, Rick Obitz thought auto mechanic would be his choice for a career.
After a 33-minute discussion in closed session, the Pierce County Board of Supervisors voted during its monthly meeting Tuesday, Dec. 16 to approve nearly a $3,000 salary increase for Administrative Coordinator JoAnn Miller. The salary increase went along with the favorable review the supervisors granted her. Miller’s yearly salary for 2015 will be $117,500. The vote was 16-1 with only Supervisor Dean Bergseng abstaining. Jail A first reading was held on the site location of the potential Jail and the approximate number of beds.
The Dec. 17 Ad Hoc Jail Planning and Specifications Development Committee meeting could best be described as setting the stage for down the road.