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 Hudson woman was injured Sunday afternoon in a two-vehicle accident on State Highway 29 in the town of River Falls.
The Village of Ellsworth will be holding a public hearing to discuss its 2015 proposed budget during its monthly meeting Monday, Dec. 1.
Seven years ago the foundation for Rush River Tree Farm was laid as the first trees were planted.
A former Red Wing man was sentenced to 14 months prison earlier this month for exposing his genitals.
A Red Wing man was charged Nov. 18 in Pierce County Circuit Court with felony battery. Julian S.W. Smith, 23, is accused of committing great bodily harm in a Nov. 15 incident at the Border Lounge. His next court appearance is a 3:30 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 16, preliminary hearing. According to the criminal complaint: Pierce County sheriff’s investigators were notified around 5 a.m., Nov. 15, by deputies two individuals – Devin Dujuan Williams, 20, and Smith -- were in custody pertaining to a fight at the Border Lounge. Investigators were also told the victim – Nicholas A.
A program aimed at the youth in Pierce County got a second start earlier this month.
In a way John Kelly can thank Mother Nature for his retirement from the Ellsworth Post Office.
The Lake Pepin Winery as a heartfelt thanks to their customers is offering a free tasting (for six wines) and free food while it lasts 12-5 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 22-Wednesday, Nov. 26. In addition, there will be live music Saturday and Sunday. Lake Pepin Winery is located 12 miles south of Red Wing, and four miles north of Lake City on Highway 61.
Sally West has called Prescott home since 1978.
Maggie Brown, the nine-year-old Ellsworth native, who was diagnosed with a rare, aggressive form of pediatric brain cancer earlier this year, died Friday.