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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No injuries were reported Tuesday night when a vehicle was engulfed in flames in the town of Trimbelle. Pierce County sheriff's deputy Donny Knutson reports the sheriff's office and Ellsworth Fire Department were called out around 11:45 p.m., to the address of N4237 County Highway O. Upon their arrival, they came across a fully engulfed SUV in the driveway, owned by William R. Richert. Firefighters were able to extinguish the fire quickly before the fire was able to spread to the nearby home. No injuries were reported during this incident.
A Prescott man was charged last week in Pierce County Circuit Court with multiple felonies including police battery.
PRESCOTT--After 13 years, Jim Dalluhn felt he was ready to be the main principal of a school building after being an assistant principal at Hudson Middle School and the district’s RTI (Response to Intervention) Coordinator. Through acquaintances, Dalluhn heard there would be an opening in Prescott for the middle school principal. He explained, while researching Prescott, he found out in every measure possible, Prescott students outscored Hudson (WKCE reading, math and the school report cards). “It tells you th
The pain was unbearable for Terry and Wanda Blaedorn when their youngest son, Corey, took his own life at age 22 last November.
One person died Tuesday night in an one-vehicle crash in Dunn County.
The four remaining sites for the new Pierce County Jail and Sheriff’s Office were thoroughly discussed during a two-hour meeting Wednesday, Sept. 17, by the Ad Hoc Jail Planning and Specifications Development committee.
The Pierce County Sheriff's Office announced Tuesday morning they arrested the suspect who allegedly attempted to strike Conservation Warden Brad Peterson last week. Corey R. Peterson, 38, Turtle Lake, Wis., was found on a traffic stop on a town road south of Turtle Lake in Polk County Monday afternoon, Pierce County Chief Deputy Jason Matthys said. Peterson was operating a rental car with North Carolina plates at the time of his arrest.
Sydney Dumond was named Miss Spring Valley as the 47th annual Dam Days wrapped up Sunday.
A Minnesota man was taken to St. Mary's Hospital in Rochester Saturday afternoon following a motorcycle crash in the town of Maiden Rock.
The Pierce County Sheriff's Office announced Thursday afternoon they are asking for the public's help in catching a suspect who eluded authorities Wednesday during a car chase. Chief Deputy Jason Matthys said in a news release around 2:30 p.m., Wednesday, a Wisconsin Conservation officer attempted to make contact with a suspicious male who was outside a gray 2006 Chrysler 300 with Minnesota plates parked on 560th St., facing the wrong direction.