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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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Wis. Town Grieves In The Wake Of Toddler’s Drowning

Glenn Rolloff instantly knew something bad was happening when he saw the police and fire trucks speed into his Grantsburg neighborhood. His home is along the meandering and shallow Wood River which is dammed to form Memory Lake.

07/03/2013

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Wis. Parents Accused Of Child Neglect Appear In Court

A Wisconsin couple was in court Wednesday afternoon, facing charges of neglect after their 3-year-old daughter drowned near their home last month.

09/26/2012

Reena Mae Williams

Wis. Parents Charged With Neglect In Girl’s Death

The parents of a 3-year-old girl who accidentally drowned in Danbury last month are now charged with neglect in her death.

09/21/2012

Reena Mae Williams

ME: Danbury, Wis., 3-Year-Old Accidentally Drowned

The Chief Medical Examiner for Burnett County confirmed that the 3-year-old Reena Williams accidentally died by drowning last month near her Danbury, Wis. home.

09/12/2012

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St. Paul Man, 21, Arrested In Fatal Wis. Crash

A St. Paul man has been arrested and an investigation is underway in a fatal crash in Wisconsin last week, according to the Burnett County Sheriff’s Department.

08/16/2012

Reena Mae Williams

Authorities: Divers Find Body Of Missing Wis. 3-Year-Old

The body of a missing girl who went missing Tuesday night in Burnett County, Wis. has been found, according to authorities.

08/15/2012

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DNR: Minn. Sand Mining Company Pollutes

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources is asking the state Department of Justice to prosecute two silica sand mining companies for pollution violations.

06/09/2012

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Minn. Girl Killed In Wisconsin Storms Identified

Authorities are identifying the 11-year-old girl killed during a fierce thunderstorm in northwestern Wisconsin last week. She was Mackenzie Klar of Hinckley, Minn.

07/05/2011

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Storm Cleanup Continues In Rural Wisconsin

Local officials are assessing the storm damage in Burnett County and residents are cleaning up after a fierce thunderstorm swept through the area that was packed with holiday campers on Friday.

07/03/2011

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Minn. Child, 11, Dies After Storms Blow Over Wis.

The Burnett County Sheriff’s Office reported that an 11-year-old girl was killed when a tree fell on her at a campground in Burnett County.

07/02/2011

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Woman Could Go To Prison After Alleged 10th DWI

A Minnesota woman is could go to prison after allegedly getting her 10th DWI.

02/17/2011