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.
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A Prescott man was booked into Pierce County Jail Friday morning on eight different charges after leading law enforcement on a car chase. John Paul Lubich, 23, 372 Elm St., was booked around 4:40 a.m.
ELLSWORTH -- Throughout 2013 meetings on whether and where to build a new Pierce County Jail, one important voice was largely absent. But at one of the first 2014 meetings last Wednesday, Jan. 15, Sheriff Nancy Hove spoke publicly several matters pertaining to the jail. “I was asked to stay away from the first Ad Hoc so I wouldn’t taint the group,” Hove said, as the second Ad Hoc group held its final meeting.
A former Pierce County Assistant District Attorney was sentenced to 20 days jail Friday after pleading guilty to his second OWI.
What originally was a police call for a parking complaint turned into something more for the Prescott Police Department Tuesday afternoon.
The Village of Ellsworth Thursday issued an emergency chlorination notice for its drinking water.
Two people were taken to area hospitals Friday afternoon following a two-car crash on US Highway 10 in the town of Union.
A Spring Valley woman was one of three injured in a two-car collision Tuesday afternoon, west of Spring Valley.
The Ellsworth Cooperative Creamery Retail Store will be holding its Grand Opening this weekend (Aug. 2-4).
An 18-year-old Prescott man was arrested Wednesday night and is currently being booked on charges of first-degree homicide and misdemeanor battery.
A Prescott man made a first appearance in Pierce County Circuit Court Wednesday on a charge of first degree reckless homicide -- a day after authorities found his wife dead in the home they shared.