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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ELLSWORTH — Pierce County Board unanimously approved the new jail’s final design Tuesday, forwarding the project to the Ellsworth Village Board for consideration Monday night. The total projected budget is $17,950,290. Exactly how this would affect taxpayers won’t be known until construction bids are finalized, county officials said. Bid solicitation and awards are slated for February and March, with construction set to occur April 2016 through May 2017.
A possible road rage incident Tuesday in the Town of Ellsworth sent one man to the hospital after his car went in the ditch. Pierce County Sheriff’s deputies were notified...
A Beldenville family of four was displaced after a fire broke out in their basement in the early morning hours today. Ellsworth Fire Chief Brent Langer said the fire at...
ELLSWORTH — The Pierce County Jail project is one step closer to fruition: architectural and engineering design firm Potter Lawson presented the first phase of site planning for the new jail at the Aug.
ELLSWORTH — Children waited patiently in the gazebo at the Pierce County Fair Thursday for a chance to be coiffed with a whimsical balloon hat, twisted into shape by Pickles...
ELLSWORTH — The Lake Pepin Legacy Alliance is looking to Wisconsin and Minnesota municipalities for help to restore Lake Pepin habitat for fish and wildlife, as the Pierce County Board learned at its July 29 meeting. The LPLA is described on its website as “a multi-state non-profit organization established in 2009 to preserve and restore Lake Pepin as an integral part of the Upper Mississippi River System.” The alliance is based in Red Wing. Rylee Main, project manager of the LPLA, addressed the board to explain its mission, funding hopes and the early concept plans to eradicate a growing pr
BAY CITY — “Everyone always ends up at the Hase Loft.” That saying has been a joke between Keith and Linda Hase of Bay City and their Hase Loft customers for many years. It’s fitting as they’ve had visitors pass through their tavern from Canada, England and Sweden, who were always excited to load up with Hase Loft memorabilia, Keith said. It’s the end of an era for the Hase Loft and the Bay City community. The Hases are pulling the plug on their longtime bar business in order to enjoy retirement.
ELLSWORTH — The U.S. Highway 10 project and the Piety Street intersection improvement plan proposed by the Wisconsin Department of Transportation, scheduled to begin in 2016, will be seeing some changes. Those changes will be the subject of a Village of Ellsworth Streets Committee meeting set for 5 p.m. Thursday May 21. The possibility of changes to the project was brought up at the May 4 Ellsworth Village Board meeting.
Editor's note: This story is from April 2015.
ELLSWORTH — A 34-year-old woman was charged in Pierce County Circuit Court Friday with three felony counts of homicide by negligent operation/vehicle and one count of misdemeanor reckless driving -...