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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Construction has started on the Hammond exit off Interstate 94 and County Road T. Work began at the end of March and is scheduled to be completed by mid-November, said Project Manager Stacie Lambele from the Wisconsin Department of Transportation. The interchange will see multiple improvements, including roundabouts, entrance and exit ramp extensions, and a new two-lane County Road T bridge over I-94, which will include eight-foot sidewalks on each side for pedestrian and bicyclists.
The Hammond Village Board held contrasting opinions when it came to the issue of allowing concealed weapons in city-owned buildings. The resolution was the first item on their agenda Monday, March 14. After reading the resolution, trustee Laurie Gruber quickly made the motion to ban weapons, stating she believes they don’t belong in a public setting.
A Somerset man was visibly injured last month after his vehicle crashed through a car wash door, drove through a cemetery and struck a light post.
Ray Allen says the State of Wisconsin is doing well financially. He should know as he’s the Secretary for the Department of Financial Institutions. Allen spoke to group of New Richmond Chamber members along with bankers from the region Wednesday at the R&D Catering Banquet Center. Allen has worked in the Department of Financial Institutions since 1996, including four years as Deputy. He was named Secretary in February 2015.
The start on how Lori Rukstales ended up with $10,000 came thanks to a friend. “I was hearing about Caryl Wiley’s experiences in the 2013 World Food Championships and became interested,” Rukstales said. “I like to cook.” The interest then started which led to earlier this month as the Roberts woman walked away with first place at the World Food Championships in the sandwich category and the $10,000 prize.
A fire destroyed a mobile home in Roberts early Monday morning. Around 1:50 a.m., multiple agencies, including Roberts police and fire, were called to 51 E. Frank St. Upon their...
Dakotah Coach had his entire life ahead of him. It was May 2013 and the soon-to-be graduate and music lover at St. Croix Central High School had earned two significant...
A former Wisconsin State Trooper was sentenced Thursday to two years probation and 30 days jail following an accident last December which seriously injured his passenger. Loren D. Johnson, 32,...
The event which drew the New York Times and people from across the ocean to Hammond, Wisconsin is nearing its end.
Good Neighbor Days is one of the first area summer celebrations of the year, and it promises to be highly entertaining this year. Good Neighbor Days will kick off with festivities on Thursday, May 28, and wraps up on Sunday, May 31. GND Highlights Thursday, May 28 -- Community Appreciation Dinner, Village Park, 5:30 p.m. -- Presentation of the Good Neighbor Award, 6 p.m.