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Polk County

December 4, 2014
Firefighters from Cumberland and Luck worked for an extensive period to free two men trapped in this Chevrolet pickup following an accident Tuesday in the town of McKinley in Polk County. The man in the passenger seat later died. Photos courtesy of Polk County Sheriff's Department.
Freight truck-pickup collision claims life of Radisson man
December 4, 2014 - 9:40am
September 15, 2014
Piper's body was discovered after authorities used a wrecker to winch this 2002 Subaru Legacy from a private pond. Photos courtesy Polk County Sheriff's Department.
Body of Colfax man discovered Sunday in submerged car
September 15, 2014 - 11:22am
July 16, 2014
Toddler's death from hyperthermia in car trunk last July declared 'tragic accident'
July 16, 2014 - 2:08pm
April 15, 2014
Polk County Sheriff's Deputy Mike Severson received numerous awards after he was injured in a shoot-out with a suspect in April, 1991. Severson died Monday at his home in St. Croix Falls. Submitted photo.
Full honors funeral planned for Polk deputy, injured in shoot-out 23 years ago
April 15, 2014 - 4:45pm
November 27, 2013
Nonprofit aims to reduce area’s wild cat population
November 27, 2013 - 2:22pm
June 17, 2013
Jet ski operator injured in accident
June 17, 2013 - 3:31pm
October 26, 2009
Polk County farmer is first to be convicted for not registering his livestock
October 26, 2009 - 9:00am
July 28, 2009
Minnesota man charged in Polk County for hit and run injury
July 28, 2009 - 9:00am
April 15, 2009
Early a.m. accident sends three to hospital
April 15, 2009 - 1:46pm
October 21, 2008
Balsam Lake man dies due to injuries in Saturday rollover
October 21, 2008 - 12:00am