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From copper to chopper: Pierce County investigator changes careers

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ELLSWORTH -- When Bob Rhiel first started with the Pierce County Sheriff's Department in 1984, he received advice he carries with him to this day.


"Terry DuBois said that, even though you have a gun and carry a badge, you get up the same way everyone does and you put your pants on the same way everyone does," he said.

"His message was that you're no different than anyone else, as we all have our bad days, so don't you forget it."

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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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