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Wisconsin statewide news roundup - Aug. 24
Fire destroys town of St. Joseph trailer home
Wisconsin afternoon roundup: FAA investigates Lambeau drone; early voting OK'd -- for now; nine more state news stories
New Richmond man charged in connection with church burglaries
Charges filed against family friend in kidnapping, murder of 5-year-old
crime and courts
New Richmond, St. Croix Central football teams win handily, Somerset edged out
2016 Preview: New Richmond football can't live off 2015 successes
2016 Preview: St. Croix Central football made quick adjustment to MBC
2016 Preview: Somerset football faces one of the toughest schedules in the state
2016 Preview: New Richmond golfers start season with an edge in MBC
New Richmond Board of Education approves new course as part of healthcare pathway
Bezek looks to hold the line on spending in Somerset School District
Bobbie Guyette is the new NR Supervisor of School Nutrition
St. Croix Central: Tax levy, mill rate approved at annual meeting
Phillips-Medisize partners with college students and new graduates
Russells named grand marshals for Ox Cart Days parade
Prairies are the focus of Saturday program
Summertime fun in New Richmond
Photo slide show: Kruschke family hosts Farm City Day in New Richmond
VIDEO: Sights and sounds from Hammond Heartland Days community dinner
arts and entertainment
Village of Somerset - Ordinance A-634
Village of Somrset - Ordinance A-635
Squaw Lake Rehabilitation & Mgmt District Annual Meeting Notice
Village of Somerset - Ordinance A-633Z
16PR63 In the matter of the estate of Bruce L Johnson
Walter Bice, 74
Joel E. Branjord, 52
Jennell Bond, 30
Greg H. Brinkman, 69
Patrick Howard Driscoll, 61
Today’s political scene filled with snake oil salesmen
Letters to the Editor: Aug. 18, 2016
Our View: Both presidential candidates ducking the press
A fine line: November's election is important
Primary is over, election gets rolling
Real Estate Showcase
May 31, 2016
UPDATE: Amery teen dies of injuries suffered in Friday crash
Marissa Hope Greenebaum, an Amery teenager involved in a Friday, May 27, crash on Hwy. 46 NB at 120th Avenue in Polk County near Amery, died late Friday of injuries suffered in the crash. Kenneth Maynard Riebe, a Baldwin man driving a cement truck owned by a New Richmond business,...
May 31, 2016 - 6:09am
April 26, 2016
Man killed in western Wisconsin farm accident
A St. Paul man was killed last weekend after an apparent farm accident in western Wisconsin. The Polk County Sheriff's Office on Monday identified the victim as 51-year-old Robert D. Pooler. According to authorities, Pooler was killed Saturday, April 23, while working at a farm in...
April 26, 2016 - 12:40pm
February 13, 2016
Prison time ordered for former Polk County jailer
A former Polk County jail worker convicted of sexually assaulting female inmates is headed to prison. Judge Eugene Harrington on Feb. 1 sentenced former Polk County Sheriff’s Department corrections officer Darryl Christensen to 60 years, 30 of which must be spent in prison. The...
News/crime and courts
February 13, 2016 - 1:00pm
February 4, 2016
Former Polk County jailer given 30-year prison sentence
A former Polk County jail worker convicted of sexually assaulting female inmates is headed to prison. Judge Eugene Harrington on Monday sentenced former Polk County Sheriff’s Department corrections officer Darryl Christensen to 60 years, 30 of which must be spent in prison. The...
News/crime and courts
February 4, 2016 - 10:12am
August 27, 2015
Hudson man, River Falls woman arrested after high-speed pursuit (W/AUDIO)
Two people were arrested Thursday after a high-speed pursuit in northern St. Croix County that ended in Polk County. The suspects, a 43-year-old Hudson man and a 24-year-old River Falls woman, were taken into custody in Polk County after the vehicle they were in drove over stop...
News/crime and courts
August 27, 2015 - 5:32pm
July 29, 2015
UPDATED: Teen driver dies after Highway 63 crash in Polk County
CLAYTON -- Authorities said a Ladysmith teenager has succumbed to injuries sustained in a Tuesday auto crash. Cynthia Aviles, 19, died at about 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Regions Hospital in St. Paul, according to the Polk County Sheriff's Office. She was traveling southbound on...
July 29, 2015 - 9:57am
July 28, 2015
UPDATE: Crash victims identified, all four from Hudson/North Hudson
Four Hudson-area residents were killed Monday in a rural Polk County plane crash. The pilot was identified Tuesday by the Polk County Sheriff’s...
July 28, 2015 - 1:58pm
June 22, 2015
Update: New Richmond man critical after crash
A New Richmond man seriously injured in a Polk County crash that claimed two lives remained hospitalized on Monday. James T. Leverty, 58, was taken to Regions Hospital after a crash that occurred at 3 p.m. June 19 at 125th Avenue and Highway 63 in the town of Beaver. He was listed...
June 22, 2015 - 8:47am
June 4, 2015
Three men charged in suspected cockfighting ring
Three brothers have been charged for the second time this year with cockfighting-related crimes in western Wisconsin. Ernesto, Idelio, and Agustin Benitez all appeared in Polk County Circuit Court yesterday -- each on 20 criminal counts. The brothers were charged in March...
News/crime and courts
June 4, 2015 - 9:46am
January 6, 2015
UPDATE/CORRECTION: Man shot following apparent home-invasion early Thursday
(Note: Sheriff Peter Johnson issued a correction Tuesday, Jan. 6, correcting the spelling on the name of the subject who was the apparent victim of a home invasion last week.) CENTURIA -- A Centuria man was reported in stable condition at Regions Hospital in St. Paul after he was...
January 6, 2015 - 11:20am
December 4, 2014
Freight truck-pickup collision claims life of Radisson man
CUMBERLAND -- A 49-year-old Radisson man died late Tuesday, Dec. 2, of injuries suffered when the pickup in which he was a passenger was struck...
December 4, 2014 - 9:40am
September 15, 2014
Body of Colfax man discovered Sunday in submerged car
ST. CROIX FALLS -- The body of a Colfax man was found Sunday when authorities pulled a car from a pond near a retreat center north of St. Croix...
September 15, 2014 - 11:22am
July 16, 2014
Toddler's death from hyperthermia in car trunk last July declared 'tragic accident'
BALSAM LAKE -- One day shy of a year since a sheriff's deputy found the body of a toddler, locked in a car trunk when the owner came to retrieve the vehicle from a repair shop operated by the dead boy's father, Polk County District Attorney Daniel Steffen has concluded the boy's...
July 16, 2014 - 2:08pm
April 15, 2014
Full honors funeral planned for Polk deputy, injured in shoot-out 23 years ago
ST. CROIX FALLS -- A Polk County sheriff's deputy who suffered gunshot wounds 23 years earlier while pursuing a shooting suspect died Monday,...
April 15, 2014 - 4:45pm
November 27, 2013
Nonprofit aims to reduce area’s wild cat population
Even though St. Croix County can have bitter winters, free-roaming cats abound, and Tanya Borg and the volunteers of Farm, Feral & Stray aim...
November 27, 2013 - 2:22pm