4 Rescued From Island On Chippewa RiverFour people tubing on the Chippewa River were rescued after becoming stranded on an island Saturday night. According to the Dunn County Sheriff's Office, just before 10 p.m. the Dunn County Communications Center received a report of four adults who were stranded on an island on the river.
Alcohol, Current Factors In Red Cedar River Death In Wis.Authorities say a 43-year-old New Auburn woman has died after she entered the Red Cedar River in Dunn County.
1 Killed In Crash Near MenomonieA 44-year-old Wisconsin man was killed in a single-vehicle crash in Dunn County Sunday morning. According to the Wisconsin Department of Transportation, the crash was reported on 90th Avenue roughly half a mile south of County Highway Q.
Woman Arrested In Eau Claire For Speeding, Suspicion Of DUI With Child In CarA 27-year-old Minot, North Dakota woman was arrested early Saturday morning in Eau Claire, Wisconsin on suspicion of driving under the influence with a 2-year-old in the car. Cassie Lynn Jackson was arrested by the Wisconsin State Patrol at about 3:39 a.m. after she was pulled over for speeding on westbound Interstate 94.
Weak Tornado Hits Western Wisconsin TownThe National Weather Service says a weak tornado has struck the western Wisconsin town of Colfax, but damage reports are minor. Law enforcement tells the weather service the tornado damaged a gas station and knocked down trees Friday afternoon. No injuries are reported.
UW-Stout Student Found Dead Had Mix Of Drugs, Alcohol In SystemA University of Wisconsin-Stout student found dead in January had a mix of drugs and alcohol in her system, according to the Menomonie Police Department. Jesse Jensen, 23, was found dead in her bedroom on Jan. 22. Jensen, from Owen, Wis., was a senior at the school. Toxicology tests indicate Jensen had a blood-alcohol level of 0.16 at the time of her death, and had morphine and oxycodone in her system.
Authorities Identify Minn. Semi Driver Killed In Wis. Crash Authorities have identified the semi-truck driver who was killed in a crash early Thursday morning near Menomonie, Wis.
Authorities: Minn. Semi Driver Dies In Wis. Crash A semi driver from Stacy, Minn., died early Thursday morning when his truck collided with another semi in western Wisconsin, authorities said.
Man Killed In Wis. Motorcycle Crash ID'dThe Wisconsin State Patrol identified the man killed in a Friday morning crash west of Menomonie as 50-year-old Scott Quist of Dorchester, Wis.
Groups Filing Signatures To Recall Wis. GovernorSupporters of an unprecedented effort to oust Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker from office said they will turn in more than enough signatures Tuesday to force the Republican into a recall election barely a year into his first term.
Wis. Recall Petition Exceeds Goal - 200,000 Extra NamesIn the rented offices of the Dunn County Democratic party, the signs and posters are put away, and stacks of “Recall Walker” cardboard pickets are neatly stacked in piles, leaning against the walls.
Patrol: Authorities Revive Canadian On I-94 In Wis.After pulling over to help a fellow traveler change a tire in Wisconsin Saturday evening, a Canadian man needed that same traveler’s help when he suffered a heart attack moments later.