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 February 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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PRESCOTT -- Prescott resident Dawn Linder said she basically grew up while working as a civil servant for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineer’s St. Paul District. After all, she has been there for 36 years, almost 37. Linder was recently named one of four Civil Servants of the Year for the St. Paul District out of 650 employees. She is a contract specialist at the district headquarters in St. Paul.
TOWN OF SALEM -- Joe Wieser never dreamed 50 years ago when he moved his family to a peaceful valley in the Town of Salem that his fledgling concrete business would grow from a one-man operation to employing over 140 workers and encompassing operations in three states.
The Ellsworth Village Board held its annual organizational meeting on Tuesday, April 21 during which an increase in demo site fees was approved, effective April 22. Zoning administrator Greg Engeset explained that the demo site fees haven’t been raised in roughly 15-20 years.
HAGER CITY -- It has been a tough year for the Skulski family and Melissa (Missy) Skulski is in for the fight of her life. Her faith in God has helped her remain bubbly and upbeat in the face of it all.
UPDATE: ELMWOOD -- A minivan vs. dump truck accident on the Pierce/Dunn County line at 9:44 a.m. Thursday resulted in an overturned dump truck and one person being taken to the hospital by ambulance. According to a press release from the Pierce County Sheriff's Office, a westbound minivan driven by 88-year-old Mary Husby of Elmwood clipped the back of a trailer parked on the shoulder of Hwy. 72.
HAGER CITY -- Over a month has passed since Gary Oberg passed away, but those who knew him and loved him most still feel the sting of his loss. In fact, Will Schroeder of Hager City Express, who counted Oberg as “one of his four fathers” at the trucking business, said he still finds himself picking up the phone to dial Oberg’s number.
TOWN OF TRIMBELLE -- A rollover crash Monday morning in the Town of Trimbelle involving two vehicles resulted in no injuries to the drivers, both lone occupants of their vehicles...
SPRING VALLEY -- Alcohol is believed to be a factor in a crash involving two motorcycles at 8:55 p.m. Sunday night in Spring Valley, and an Elmwood man was airlifted to Regions Hospital for his injuries. According to a press release from the Pierce County Sheriff’s Department, the crash occurred on Highway 29 at Wagon Trail Road between two motorcycles with a single occupant on each machine.
PRESCOTT -- Prescott’s Clay Seifert signed a letter of intent on Wednesday, April 15 to study at and play basketball for Bemidji State University. “I picked Bemidji State because I felt like it was home up there,” Seifert said. “I have visited a bunch of schools and liked them all, but Bemidji State, I don’t know, there was just something more I felt up there. The coaching staff and players were very welcoming and I felt this is the best fit for me.”
High school clay target teams are rapidly gaining popularity across the state and Ellsworth has joined the trend. The inaugural season of the Ellsworth Rod and Gun Junior Claybreakers began with a bang (literally) last Wednesday at the Ellsworth Rod and Gun Club.