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Wis. Man Killed In Corn Chopper Accident

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.

09/14/2013

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Sheriff: Man, 78, Reported Missing In Burnett Co. (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.

08/18/2013

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Police: 20-Month-Old Child Drowns In Wis. Lake

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.

07/03/2013

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DNR: Man Mauled By Bear In Burnett County

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.

06/18/2013

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Parents Of Girl, 3, In Neglect Case Surrender To Police

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.

09/24/2012

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Medical Examiner: Wis. Girl Died Of Accidental Drowning

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.

08/16/2012

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Authorities, Volunteers Search For Missing Wis. 3-Year-Old

Authorities in Burnett County, Wis., are searching for a 3-year-old girl that apparently went missing Tuesday night.

08/15/2012

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Crews Battling Fire At Siren (Wis.) School

Authorities are on the scene of an apparent fire at a school in Siren, Wis., that started late Tuesday morning.

05/29/2012

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