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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A capacity improvement project through the Highway 65 and 70th Avenue intersection near the Flying J truck stop in Roberts is in the works, according to WisDOT project manager Tara Weiss. Proposed improvements to the intersection include adding two lanes in each direction, and left- and right-turn lanes, all of which will improve traffic movements through the intersection.
A 22-year-old Lake City, Minn., man was charged in St. Croix County Circuit Court on Monday with felony counts of first-degree intentional homicide, hiding a corpse and possession of a firearm by a felon in connection with the shooting death of his girlfriend, Angel C. Linderman, 28, of Lake City.
A 38-year-old Chisago City, Minn., man is facing multiple felony charges in St. Croix County Circuit Court, including three counts of first degree child sexual assault--sexual contact with a child under age 13 and three felony counts of child enticement.
A 20-year-old Boyceville man is facing charges of felony eluding and operating a motor vehicle without the owner’s consent after allegedly leading law enforcement officers on a high speed chase through eastern St. Croix County early Wednesday morning. Austin G. Szewcik allegedly fled a Wisconsin State Trooper who tried to pull him over at about 3:10 a.m. on I-94 near the Dunn/St.
The Somerset Lions Club will host the Culpepper & Merriweather Circus in Somerset’s Village Park with shows at 5 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. on Monday, July 21.
If funding is approved, a 7.5-mile stretch of Interstate 94 affecting the towns of Hudson, Warren and Kinnickinnic and the Village of Roberts from U.S. Highway 12 to 130th Street will be completely reconstructed with lanes added beginning in six years. The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) held a public hearing for the environmental assessment of the I-94 Corridor Expansion Study Wednesday, June 18, at St. Croix Central Elementary School in Roberts.
Andrew J.R. Wallace, 20, of New Richmond, was charged with disorderly conduct Thursday afternoon in connection with an alleged verbal threat Thursday morning at Somerset Elementary School.