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Johnson takes over as highway commissioner

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Chad Johnson was very happy in his job as project manager for Hoffman Construction in Black River Falls.

However, when he heard Pierce County was looking for a new highway commissioner, he realized it wouldn't hurt to explore his options.


"I felt this would be a real career opportunity for me," he said, adding positions like these don't come open too often.

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Jason Schulte
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 with his wife and two daughters. 
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