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Assistant DA in St. Croix County poised to take over the top spot

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St. Croix County (WQOW) - There will be a new district attorney in St. Croix County because the man currently holding the job is calling it a career.

Michael Nieskes announced he is retiring which has opened the field for a pair of Republicans hoping to replace him.

Based on Tuesday's primary results, 31-year-old Karl Anderson will be taking over the spot.

He defeated fellow Republican Amber Hahn on Tuesday.

No Democrats have announced a run, meaning unless someone launches a write-in campaign prior to November Anderson will take over as DA.

Anderson, an assistant district attorney in St. Croix County, is endorsed by Nieskes and former U.S. Representative Sean Duffy.

Clint Berge

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