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 February 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 ISABELLE -- A 29-year-old Minnesota man was thrown from his motorcycle Monday evening when a deer jumped out in front of him. Stephen N. Kelly, Hastings, Minn., was traveling northbound on Highway 35 east of County Road EE in the town of Isabelle at about 6:14 p.m. Oct. 10 when the incident occurred. Red Wing EMS transported him to Mayo Clinic Health Systems in Red Wing with undisclosed injuries. Ellsworth Fire also assisted Pierce County Sheriff’s deputies at the scene.
Are you ever driving down the winding roads of Pierce County, cursing your lack of cell phone service? That may improve, though how much is hard to say, thanks to three new cell phone towers set to be erected in Pierce County. The Land Management Committee approved three requested height exemptions for towers at its Sept. 21 meeting, said land management director Andy Pichotta. AT&T is proposing to build three towers exceeding 35 feet in height. The locations proposed are:
TOWN OF TRENTON -- An unknown medical condition may have caused a Minnesota man to lose control of his truck and crash into a ditch Thursday, Sept. 15. Police were...
BAY CITY -- On Saturday, Sept. 10 and Sunday, Sept. 11, the River Bluffs History Center located in Bay City will be open with its Pierce County Military display. The exhibit “Pierce County in War and Peace” is available for viewing 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and 1-4 p.m. Sunday. Admission is free and the building is handicap accessible.
BELDENVILLE, Wis. — The voters have spoken. Clyde’s Corner’s Jerk Burger has been crowned king of the inaugural Ellsworth Area Burger Battle. The American Cancer Society partnered with seven area restaurants to sell punch cards raising money for the American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Pierce County. Punch cards were sold for a $30 donation; 100 punch cards were sold totaling $3,000.
TOWN OF DIAMOND BLUFF — A Hager City man was airlifted early Friday morning after his vehicle rolled several times near Diamond Bluff. Police were notified of the single vehicle...
UPDATE -- Pierce County Fair manager Ann Webb posted this update on the fair Facebook page concerning parking: "Parking at the Fairgrounds is VERY limited and at this time full. Use the Shuttle Service that is new this year. We are adding a pick up location for today at the Ellsworth High School rear parking lot. Today's service is free. There will be a continuous loop from the EHS lot to the Grounds. We are OPEN! Carnival is OPEN!"
TOWN OF DIAMOND BLUFF -- A River Falls man was airlifted to the hospital after rolling his vehicle multiple times during a traffic stop attempt by law enforcement late Tuesday...
PIERCE COUNTY -- Unofficial election results declare Kathy Fuchs the winner of the Pierce County Treasurer’s seat following the Aug. 9 primary election with 851 votes. Fuchs, who squared off against Republican candidate Michele Burg, has essentially won the seat as no Democrat is running against her on the Nov. 8 ballot. Burg, the current village clerk/treasurer of Plum City, received 593 votes.
BAY CITY -- Bay City Village attorney Robert Loberg had quite a bit to say at the June 15 meeting about a Direct Legislation petition submitted to the village by Bay City resident Kent Carlson on behalf of a contingent of Bay City voters. According to Loberg, the request filed with Bay City village clerk Shawnie King May 27 didn’t meet the requirements of the state’s direct legislation statute and was returned.