Sarah J. Nigbor serves as a regional editor for RiverTown Multimedia, a position she began in April 2017. She joined RiverTown Multimedia in October 2013 as a news reporter for the New Richmond News, before being appointed editor of the Pierce County Herald in Febraury 2015. She graduated from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Spanish and French in 2001. She completed a minor in journalism in 2004.
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Congratulations to the Ellsworth High School Class of 2017! Valedictorian: Emily Murphy Salutatorian: Caleb Conway Highest Honors: Emily Murphy, Caleb Conway, Patrick Harrington, Savannah Robelia, Hannah Nelson, Emma Dusek-Shaw, Marissa Schumaker, Maria Cole, Jeanne Krause and Hannah Radkey. Honors: Thomas White, Alexandra Georgakas, Keslyn McKahan, Emily Leonard, Jack Pieper, Morgan Steele, Joseph Kannel, Jillian Jean and Dakkota Mark. Technical Excellence Scholarship: Jeremy Brenner Prairie View Scholarship: Ally Somerville
The sixth annual Pierce County Peace Officers Benevolent Association Golf tournament will return to the Spring Valley Golf Course Friday, June 16. Everyone is invited to play. Registration will open at 10 a.m., with social hour from 10-11:30 a.m., and shotgun start at 11:30 a.m. Four-person teams are invited to compete for "best ball." After the tournament is complete a catered dinner will be served. If participants register and pay by June 2, the tournament cost is $50 per player; after June 2 the cost is $60 per player.
HUDSON -- A Menomonie man suffered life threatening injuries after a semi-tractor pinned his vehicle against a cement barrier on Interstate 94 in Hudson Saturday, May 20. The Wisconsin State Patrol responded to the crash around 1 p.m. near mile mark 1 in St. Croix County.
Supporting our troops TO THE EDITOR
Korbin L. Burke, 26, River Falls, pleaded innocent and posted a $1,000 signature bond on a disorderly conduct charge May 1. He also posted a $2,500 signature bond on felony throw/discharge bodily fluid at public safety worker or prosecutor, resisting or obstructing an officer, misdemeanor bail jumping and disorderly conduct charges May 1. The charges resulted from incidents April 16 and May 1 in River Falls.
Trevor J. Bevers, 26, Hudson, pleaded innocent and posted a $3,000 signature bond on two counts of misdemeanor bail jumping and a disorderly conduct charge April 28. The charges stemmed from an April 27 incident in River Falls. Terrisa I. Black, 26, St. Paul, pleaded innocent and posted a $3,000 signature bond on counts of disorderly conduct, battery, possession of THC and possess drug paraphernalia April 24. The charges resulted from an April 23 incident in Ellsworth.
Help stamp out hunger TO THE EDITOR Saturday, May 13 marks the 25th anniversary of one of America's great days of giving - the National Association of Letter Carriers Stamp Out Hunger food drive. Letter carriers walk and drive through the community six and Seven seven days a week, often coming face to face with the sad reality for too many: hunger.
MADISON -- State lawmakers want more of a say in a trust fund for veterans' benefits, after $55 million were transferred to that fund from the King Veterans Home. The Joint Finance Committee voted unanimously Thursday to make the veterans' agency notify the panel about proposed fund transfers, giving lawmakers two weeks to object. The fund transfers from King happened while the facility was delaying $20 million in needed maintenance work.
Making America great again TO THE EDITOR President Trump's recent "Buy American, Hire American" executive order he signed right here in Wisconsin is exactly the kind of approach to the American worker that Trump promised during the 2016 campaign. Now he has follow up the Buy American executive order with another executive order demanding that the federal government look into the growing problem of Chinese steel dumping.
PLUM CITY -- Plum City High School held its junior prom Saturday, April 22 at Maidenwood Lodge near Stockholm, which is about 10 minutes from the school. The week leading up to the big dance students took part in dress up days, dodgeball games and an eating contest, among other festivities. The prom court for 2017 included Jasmine Bylander, Antonio Diaz, Morgan Duden, Morgan Traynor, Queen Bekah Henn, King Luke Longsdorf, River Stafford, David Rasmussen, Lexi Diesing, Tanner Luhmann; Little princess Miranda Kelch and little prince Marco Lukic.