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NR man, Ellsworth EMT charged with child sex crimes
Wisconsin state news briefs: Lawmaker accused of sexual misconduct defeated in primary; and more state news stories
Council reprimands Croft Apartments management
Knudson wins St. Croix Sheriff primary
Primary 2018 election results: Here’s how you voted
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New Richmond-Somerset trap team sends large group to state meet
2018 Preview: SCC football wants another trip to Camp Randall
2018 Preview: For SCC girls golf, the focus is on progress
2018 Preview: Is Somerset football the mystery team in the MBC?
2018 Preview: Somerset girls golf team coming off first trip to state
Love Baskets starting holiday season
NR Chamber introduces new holiday event
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Annual Veteran's Roundtable to be held Nov. 9
NRACF holding silent auction at local businesses
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VILLAGE OF DEER PARK: 9/4/18 Board Meeting - Revised Zoning Ordinance
VILLAGE OF DEER PARK: 8/27/18 Plan Comm. Meeting - Revised Zoning Ordinance
CITY OF NEW RICHMOND: 9/4/18 Plan Commission Hearings
ST. CRIOIX CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT: 8/20/18 Meeting Agenda
VILLAGE OF STAR PRAIRIE: 7/11/18 Board Meeting Minutes
Edward Jones Financial Advisor Receives Service Award
Lueck opens Modern Woodmen office: New office in River Falls offers fraternal financial services
Local Photographer Receive 'Elite' Status
Derrick Companies lose their founder
2018 St. Croix County Fair Results
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Jean's Daycare Retirement Party
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May 29, 2018
Will stagecoach roll-out help crack unsolved St. Croix County murder after 25 years?
A simple misinterpretation might well be the difference between justice being served and an unsolved murder that's vexed St. Croix County investigators...
May 29, 2018 - 12:53pm
February 1, 2018
Jury convicts Cottage Grove man accused of killing wife
A Cottage Grove man has been convicted of first-degree premeditated murder. Stephen Carl Allwine drugged and shot his wife, Amy Allwine, before...
February 1, 2018 - 11:09am
October 14, 2009
Hatfield man gets life in prison for killing ex-wife, claiming she was missing
A west central Wisconsin man has been sentenced to life in prison for killing his ex-wife, and claiming she was missing while hundreds of people spent a week searching for her. A Jackson County circuit judge agreed to let Doug Sidie, 40, of Hatfield be eligible for supervised release...
October 14, 2009 - 9:48am
September 28, 2009
Steven Avery tries to convince judge today that he deserves a new trial in brutal murder
Steven Avery will try to convince a judge in Manitowoc today that he deserves a new trial in the brutal murder of Teresa Halbach. Avery said Circuit Judge Patrick Willis made a big mistake in his original trial in which he was convicted and sentenced to life in prison. Avery said...
September 28, 2009 - 9:21am
August 6, 2009
Suspect in Kenosha custard stand murder reportedly admits to crime
A suspect in the murder of a Kenosha custard stand employee has reportedly admitted the crime to a cell mate. WTMJ TV in Milwaukee obtained a search warrant that quoted Julian Miller, 28, as saying "I popped the dudes." Robert Wilde, 18, was killed, and his 43-year-old manager...
August 6, 2009 - 9:00am
July 24, 2009
Tomah man is due in court today for allegedly killing estranged wife
A western Wisconsin man is expected to appear in court today for the murder of his estranged wife. Brent Wilkinson, 37, of Tomah was arrested Thursday on possible charges of homicide and reckless endangerment. Monroe County authorities said they were called to a domestic disturbance...
July 24, 2009 - 9:02am
June 30, 2009
Steven Avery asks for a new trial in the slaying of Teresa Halbach
Steven Avery wants a new trial. The man who served 18 years in prison for a rape he didn't commit only to be convicted of killing Teresa Halbach in 2005, filed his request Monday in Manitowoc County Circuit Court. Two public defenders now represent Avery, 46. They said he should...
June 30, 2009 - 9:48am
Film festival features 1970s story of UW-Madison student/prostitute accused of murder
The annual Wisconsin Film Festival in Madison will feature a story that strikes close to home. The "Winter of Frozen Dreams" will premiere during the festival on Saturday. It's the story of Barbara Hoffman, a University of Wisconsin-Madison student who moonlighted as a prostitute...
March 30, 2009 - 9:00am
February 9, 2009
Authorities to release more info on 33-year-old murder
Authorities in Fond du Lac will say more today about a murder which took almost 33 years to solve. Police arrested Thomas Niesen, 53, of Ashwaubenon last week for the death of Kathleen Leichtman, 19. She was from Milwaukee, and she went to Fond du Lac in July of 1976 to start...
February 9, 2009 - 12:00am
December 30, 2008
Daughter found mother dead in rural Polk County home
The daughter of LaVonne Relander, 66, was the individual who discovered her mother dead in a rural Luck home Saturday. According to Polk County Sheriff Tim Moore, the woman discovered her mother at around 10:35 a.m. The woman called the sheriff's department.
December 30, 2008 - 12:00am
December 11, 2008
23-year-old La Crosse murder case may be solved by accident
DNA evidence that was saved by accident could solve a 23-year-old murder case south of La Crosse. Authorities say they're focusing on one suspect in the 1985 death of 24-year-old Terry Dolowy, who vanished on Valentine's Day and was later beheaded. Her body was found burned in a...
December 11, 2008 - 9:00am
December 10, 2008
Stillwater grad pleads guilty to Madison murder
A 2006 Stillwater (Minn.) Area High School graduate, who moved to Madison to attend college, has admitted to murdering a Madison man in his home....
December 10, 2008 - 12:00am
November 13, 2008
Charges filed against man accused of killing two in jealous rage
Charges have been filed in a second county against Charles Witzel Jr., the Loganville man accused of killing two people in a jealous rage over an ex-girlfriend. Prosecutors in Iowa County filed charges of homicide, attempted homicide and vehicle theft Thursday. They said Witzel,...
November 13, 2008 - 12:00am
November 7, 2008
Dane County fugitive turns himself in after second killing
A fugitive wanted for a rural Dane County murder a week ago is now in custody for that killing, and at least one more. Charles Witzel, 42, Loganville, turned himself in overnight at a Walmart store in Dodgeville, just hours after a fatal shooting incident near Mineral Point. Earlier,...
November 7, 2008 - 9:00am
October 17, 2008
Murder ruled in man's death two years after his body found
More than three years after he went missing, and two years after he was found dead near Medford, authorities now say Terrance Boushon was the victim of murder. Taylor County Medical Examiner Scott Perrin says the 41-year-old died of blunt force trauma to the chest. He likely died...
October 17, 2008 - 12:00am