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 Febraury 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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Multiple agencies responded to a barn and silo fire in the town of Baldwin late Friday afternoon, in which police estimate 25 cows died. “They got out as many as they could,” said St. Croix County Sheriff Scott Knudson on the scene at 2467 90th Ave., Baldwin. “We estimate 25 were left in there we couldn’t get to.” A neighbor confirmed she called 911 about 4 p.m. when she saw smoke.
Prescott Police and Pierce County Sheriff Department’s K-9 assisted the U.S. Marshal’s Office in apprehending a high-risk subject Wednesday.
I've been told multiple times that I should write a book about my life. Some of my friends have equated some of it to a talk show episode. I'm inclined to agree.
Many area schools announced two-hour late starts Monday, April 16 after getting socked with a spring snowstorm over the weekend. Plows are still cleaning up and in some cases, snow is still falling. Schools that will see two-hour delays include (as of 6:20 a.m.):
An elderly man was found dead Friday when firefighters responded to a house fire in Prescott. According to a news release from the Prescott Police Department, police arrived on the scene of 342 Young St. at 12:53 p.m. April 6 to find the south and east portions of the home fully engulfed in flames. Heavy smoke and heat prevented officers from getting into the home right away, who were advised that one resident may be inside.
The unofficial results for local election races are in, as of 11 p.m. Tuesday, April 3, 2018.
Both referendum questions on River Falls School District voters' ballots passed, according to unofficial results posted Tuesday, April 3. See below for vote totals from school board elections and the referendum. Referendum Question 1:
Mayor Dan Toland will retain his seat and the River Falls City Council will see at least one new face, according to unofficial election results tallied late evening on April 3. City of River Falls Mayor -- Vote for 1 (Combined St. Croix and Pierce counties) Dan Toland 1709 Aaron Taylor 499 Alderperson at Large -- Vote for no more than 2 Michael Page 1010
HUDSON -- The results for the Up, Up & Away 5K Run from Hudson Hot Air Affair Saturday, Jan. 27 are listed below; 168 runners took part. 1 466 Ethan Vargas 15 M Hudson 17:18 2 409 Ryan Soule 26 M Woodbury 18:14 3 461 Paul Shovelain 30 M New Brighton 19:02 4 458 Jan Rybar 56 M Apple Valley 19:35
It's been awhile since I wrote a column, and one of my resolutions in the new year is to connect with our readers more, now that I have my feet under me a bit more solidly since becoming regional editor (at least I think I do!) One way of doing that is helping people get to know me better. I am more than the person sitting behind the computer screen, reading and arranging stories for each week's editions and websites.