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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A very special gathering will take place Saturday, Aug. 23, in Roberts Village Park at the lower pavilion, one that has been months in the making. Anyone stationed at the Nike missile site outside of Roberts during its 1959-1971 operation is invited to attend a reunion of military comrades beginning at 9 a.m. and running until 11 p.m. -- an all day affair.
A 29-year-old Morris, Ill., man was arrested at gunpoint during the Summer Set music festival for multiple felony charges after allegedly almost running down three police officers with his car. Jonathon D. Taller faces charges of first-degree recklessly endangering safety (three counts), operating while intoxicated (second offense), resisting or obstructing an officer, possession with intent to deliver methamphetamine and possession with intent to deliver other schedule I controlled substances.
Hammond Heartland Days festivities 2014 photo gallery (Aug.7-10)
The winner of this year’s Hammond Heartland Award missed the first attempt of the Lions Club to present her the award at the Heartland Days community dinner because she was at the Village Park playground with her grandchildren instead of under the tent. Sue Frank, Hammond resident and St. Croix Central family and consumer education teacher, was voted this year’s award winner. She was completely shocked when she came up from the playground to the stage under the tent to receive her award.
The Hammond Village Board voted Monday night at its regular board meeting to get the ball rolling in 2015 on the second half of Davis Street reconstruction. Greg Adams of Ayres Associates said he will need to update the permits and revise cost estimates for the project because three years have passed since they were done when the southern portion of Davis Street was rebuilt. Adams estimates costs have spiked 15-20 percent since then, and he advised they won’t get cheaper.
The Hammond Village Board, minus absent trustees Laurie Gruber and Sandy Brecht, passed a resolution Monday night to cement Hammond’s intent to help Baldwin Area Medical Center build a new health campus through the issuance of a public bond for up to $10 million, pending village attorney Tim Scott’s final review and approval of the paperwork. Baldwin, Woodville and Roberts municipal governments received the same request that National Healthcare Capital consultant Tom Mayfield posed to the Hammond Village Board.
Demolition. Capture the Flag. Team Death Match. Defend the Bunker. How do these terms teach kids sportsmanship, discipline, honesty, integrity and teamwork?
Somerset Amphitheater’s third annual Summer Set music festival is set to kick off Friday, Aug. 15, and run through Sunday, Aug. 17. Concert-goers have the chance to jam out to headlining acts like Wu Tang Clan, Bassnectar, Tyler the Creator and Flux Pavilion. According to one of the main event promoters, Jack Trash of Sound in Motion in Minneapolis, after two years of marketing research after the first two Summer Sets, a few changes are coming to the festival.
At a special session of the Somerset School District Board of Education Monday night, the board approved the resignations of three employees. Andrew Emerson, who has been the grades 7-12 band instructor for 14 years, has resigned from his position to pursue an opportunity near Las Vegas, Nev.
Pastor Van Bredeson of Christ Lutheran Church is enjoying getting to know the Somerset community, and going to the Everyday Cafe is at the top of his list. “I’m getting to know everyone,” he said of going to the cafe. “When you go there you can hear everyone’s conversations whether you want to or not,” he chuckled. As for his congregation, he said everyone is good-hearted. “It’s good to grow to know them and delight in their spirits,” Bredeson said.