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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TOWN OF SALEM -- A Webster man had to be airlifted Friday afternoon after sustaining a head injury at a local gravel pit. Pierce County Sheriff’s Office received a call at 2:40 p.m. March 31 that sent officers to the gravel pit on 390th Avenue, east of Highway 10 in the town of Salem.
TOWN OF OAK GROVE -- Weather conditions contributed to a two-vehicle crash late Sunday afternoon in the town of Oak Grove in which two people were transported to the hospital.
“Farewell, faithful servant. The bell has tolled.” St. Croix County dispatch announced Spring Valley (retired) Fire Chief Terry Shafer’s end of watch and final page at 1:45 p.m. Friday, March 3 over the scanner as he was being laid to rest in St. Joseph’s Catholic Cemetery in the town of El Paso.
TOWN OF TRENTON -- A Red Wing man’s vehicle became fully engulfed upon impact after a two-vehicle crash late Tuesday night in the town of Trenton. Pierce County Sheriff’s Office was alerted to the crash at 11:08 p.m. Jan. 31.
ELLSWORTH — A 31-year-old Ellsworth man faces multiple felony charges in Pierce County Circuit Court on accusations he repeatedly sexually assaulted a girl. Pierce County investigators allege that Dustin C. Larson had repeated sexual contact with a juvenile female for roughly three years until she was 14 years old. According to the criminal complaint:
TOWN OF DIAMOND BLUFF -- A vehicle rollover sent three people to the hospital with undisclosed injuries Saturday afternoon in the town of Diamond Bluff. Pierce County Sheriff’s Office responded...
TOWN OF SALEM -- A 23-year-old Baldwin man was killed Monday night, Nov. 14, after his vehicle struck a tree and started on fire. Pierce County Sheriff’s deputies responded to...
RIVER FALLS — Freedom isn't free. The price many veterans paid for America's freedom far exceeds what most people could fathom. River Falls veteran Ed Figi has had more than 60 surgeries since his honorable discharge from the U.S. military in 1989. Surgeons have reconstructed his elbows and wrists and rewired the nerves in his hands. He's had knee, shoulder and upper arm surgeries. He has lost parts of feet to multiple amputations. All this stems from injuries received while in the service.
ELLSWORTH -- While there are no surprises in Pierce County register of deeds, county clerk, treasurer and district attorney races as all candidates ran unopposed, there will be a changing of the guard in two offices.
Editor's note: This story was published in Nov. 2016. ELLSWORTH — What started as a simple traffic stop for a van failing to stop at a stop sign turned into a seven-mile chase that took police around the block a few times. Trent A. Lovette, 17, Ellsworth, refused to stop the Dodge Caravan he was driving when police attempted to pull him after he allegedly failed to stop at a stop sign at 8:24 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 26, at Maple and Ray streets. According to the complaint: