Burnett County Sheriff’s Office
A Webster, Wis. man was killed in an accident involving a corn chopper Friday morning, according to the Burnett County Sheriff’s office. Authorities received a report at 11:50 a.m. of a man trapped in a corn chopper near the area of County Road N and County Road D in the town of Daniels. Michael J. Herrick, 64, was pronounced dead at the scene. He was from Webster, Wis.
The Burnett County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help to find a 78-year-old man in western Wisconsin who was reported missing on Saturday. The sheriff’s office received a report at about 8 a.m. Saturday that Ron (Ronnie) Sicard, a resident of a group home in Burnett County, had gone missing.
Authorities said a 20-month-old child died Tuesday after drowning in a western Wis. lake. The Burnett County Sheriff’s Office and Grantsburg Police Department responded to the incident at about 5:36 p.m. after receiving a report of a missing child.
A man who was attacked by a black bear in northwestern Wisconsin is recovering at a hospital in the Twin Cities. The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources says the man was attacked while out in his yard near Shell Lake Monday about 9:30 p.m.
Just days after neglect charges were filed against 33-year-old Jenna Danish and 42-year-old Thomas Williams, the two are being held in the Burnett County Jail. The couple reportedly surrendered to authorities on Sunday.
A preliminary autopsy report determined that a 3-year-old girl, found dead Wednesday, died of accidental drowning, according to the Burnett County Medical Examiner.
Authorities in Burnett County, Wis., are searching for a 3-year-old girl that apparently went missing Tuesday night.
Authorities are on the scene of an apparent fire at a school in Siren, Wis., that started late Tuesday morning.