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 dominant rushing game led Ellsworth to a 21-6 victory over Northwestern in the first round of the WIAA Division 4 playoffs Friday night at Fuller-Symes Field.
Four people were named Most Admired Senior Citizens during the Pierce County Fair Friday morning. Jerry Kosin of Prescott, Beulah Thompson of Spring Valley and Gloria and Gordon Nelson of Ellsworth were this year's inductees. Kosin has been a member of the Pierce County Board of Supervisors since 1998. He is presently the second Vice-Chair and is chairman of the Agricultural and Extension and Land Conservation committees.
The 131st Pierce County Fair officially kicked off Thursday morning under picture perfect weather.
The Prescott School referendum was expected to be close and it certainly was.
A Bay City man was injured Wednesday night when his car struck a tree in the Town of Hartland.
ELLSWORTH -- The countdown has begun to Pierce Pepin Cooperative Services' 75th anniversary April 28. The energy cooperative service based in Ellsworth plans a series of activities to mark the milestone. The business is asking the public to donate artifacts relating to its history or any other electrical items from that era to be on display in its showroom through the year.
PLUM CITY - John Pollock will be a busy man for the Plum City School District this upcoming year. Pollock was approved by the school board July 18 as its new football coach, replacing Troy Ingli who resigned. It's a return to the PC sidelines for Pollock who was an assistant coach while Pete Adler was at the helm a few years ago. He had also been an assistant coach at Durand as well. Earlier this summer, Pollock was also named girls basketball coach.
Ellsworth -- The Pierce County Board of Supervisors might look different in a few months, but the question is how much? Board Chair Paul Barkla informed his fellow members Tuesday night they will have to make a decision soon about the size of the board as the county looks over population figures from the 2010 census. "Redistricting is a fun, interesting process," Barkla said. A committee to draft a new district plan has begun.
The study began over three years ago with a simple goal: improving the health of Pierce County residents. The group was headed by public health workers with input from personnel in hospitals, ambulance services and medical clinics.
ELLSWORTH -- A recent building summary of the Pierce County Courthouse has confirmed what those who work or visit have known all along: security, accessibility are lacking. "Among many physical and operational problems with the facility, the most severe and immediate issues revolve around space needs, efficient operations, accessibility and security," representatives of KKE Architects said. The architectural firm, specializing in interior design and architectural planning, praised the complex for being attractive and well-maintained for being over 100 years old.