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RF man charged with beating up fellow inmate

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A fight in the Pierce County Jail resulted in a River Falls man being charged with a felony.

Gene C. Ewers, 40, was charged Thursday in Pierce County Circuit Court with battery by prisoners. He is scheduled to make his initial appearance Monday.


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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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