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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As the Ellsworth High School Class of 2018 gathered as one full group for one last time at their Friday, May 25 commencement ceremony, the messages from speakers were uplifting. Superintendent Barry Cain made special note of the 10, 780 hours of community service performed by the class. “That represents making others’ lives better,” Cain said.
Multiple agencies responded to a barn and silo fire in the town of Baldwin late Friday afternoon, in which United Fire Baldwin Station Chief Gary Newton said 30 cows weren't able to be saved. "They got out as many as they could," said St. Croix County Sheriff Scott Knudson on the scene at 2467 90th Ave., Baldwin. "We estimate 25 were left in there we couldn't get to." A neighbor confirmed she called 911 about 4 p.m. when she saw smoke.
Multiple agencies responded to a barn and silo fire in the town of Baldwin late Friday afternoon, in which police estimate 25 cows died. “They got out as many as they could,” said St. Croix County Sheriff Scott Knudson on the scene at 2467 90th Ave., Baldwin. “We estimate 25 were left in there we couldn’t get to.” A neighbor confirmed she called 911 about 4 p.m. when she saw smoke.
A rural Ellsworth man has been charged with felony repeated sexual assault of a child. David A. Ehman, 45, is accused of repeated sexual assaults involving a juvenile girl between Sept. 1, 2013 and Dec. 31, 2013 at a town of Trimbelle home. If convicted, Ehman faces up to 60 years in prison. According to the complaint:
An alleged Hudson theft was solved after a St. Paul man led police on a short chase through the streets of Spring Valley stemming from a complaint for what appeared to be a domestic violence incident occurring in a car. Dustin M. McLeod, 25, was charged with felony charges of attempting to flee or elude a traffic officer, concealing stolen property and possession of THC (second and subsequent offense) April 18 in Pierce County Circuit Court. If convicted, McLeod could face up to three years and six months in prison and a $10,000 fine for each offense.
Prescott Police and Pierce County Sheriff Department’s K-9 assisted the U.S. Marshal’s Office in apprehending a high-risk subject Wednesday.
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Many area schools announced two-hour late starts Monday, April 16 after getting socked with a spring snowstorm over the weekend. Plows are still cleaning up and in some cases, snow is still falling. Schools that will see two-hour delays include (as of 6:20 a.m.):
An elderly man was found dead Friday when firefighters responded to a house fire in Prescott. According to a news release from the Prescott Police Department, police arrived on the scene of 342 Young St. at 12:53 p.m. April 6 to find the south and east portions of the home fully engulfed in flames. Heavy smoke and heat prevented officers from getting into the home right away, who were advised that one resident may be inside.
Ellsworth Community School District voters have spoken: An operational referendum seeking the authority to exceed the revenue limit by $1 million per year for four years was approved 1,256 to 756 (unofficial results as of 10:55 p.m.) The operational referendum will begin with the 2018-2019 school year. This referendum is due to the current referendum expiring at the end of this school year.