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Hammond Community Library Director Michelle Johnson was hoping to get the green light to go ahead with a needs assessment for the proposed library renovation at Monday night’s meeting, but the Hammond Village Board decided it needed more details from the two engineering firms before making a final decision.


Village Trustee Laurie Gruber made a motion to go with Travis Schroeder’s proposal from Ayres Associates of Eau Claire, but the motion died on the table.

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Sarah Young
Sarah Young was appointed the editor of the Pierce County Herald in February 2015. She joined RiverTown Multimedia in October 2013 as a news reporter for the New Richmond News, where she covered community events, spot news and education in Hammond, Roberts, Somerset and St. Croix County Circuit Court. Previously she free-lanced for the River Falls Journal, Hudson Star-Observer, RiverTown special publications and the Superior Catholic Herald. 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. She lives in Prescott with her 2-year-old daughter Carolina.  
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