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A River Falls man's "stupid" mistake has resulted in a felony conviction and jail time.

Christopher D. Pixley, 20, 437 Kennedy St., pled guilty to arson Wednesday in Pierce County Circuit Court and was placed on three years probation. One of the probation conditions ordered by Judge Joseph Boles was four months jail.


Pixley was charged with arson following a July 23 incident when a UW-River Falls storage shed full of hay rolls went up in flames.

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Jason Schulte
Jason Schulte has been with the Herald since 2006. He covers County government and anything else that happens in Pierce County on a daily basis.
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