Ashland County authorities say a La Crosse doctor and his brother were killed in a single-engine plane crash on Madeline Island. Sheriff Mick Brennan identifies the victims as the pilot, 63-year-old Dr. Richard Renwick, and his brother, 58-year-old Bruce Renwick from Waunakee. WXOW-TV reports Dr. Renwick was a physician in obstetrics and gynecology at Gundersen Health System.
A woman from Rice, Minn. has been charged with killing her boyfriend and leaving his corpse in a motel room.
Ashland County authorities are warning residents not to pick up any hitchhikers as they continue to search for four suspects involved in a marijuana growing operation in the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest.