A 61-year-old woman from western Wisconsin was killed Friday after getting into a crash with a semi-truck, according to the Polk County Sheriff’s Office. Authorities responded to the crash at about 10:19 a.m. Friday on State Highway 87 near 250th Avenue in Sterling Township.
A 36-year-old Stillwater man who taught at a Wisconsin high school is accused of having sex with two students from that school at his home, according to charges filed Thursday by the Washington County Attorney.
Department of Natural Resources crews continued to secure fire lines and put out any hot spots after a planned fire unexpectedly spread in Burnett County. Crews contained the fire near Grantsburg Tuesday afternoon, but not before it consumed 600 acres beyond a planned burn area of about 500 acres.
Crews have stopped the spread of a fire that got out of control during a prescribed burn in northwestern Wisconsin.
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.
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 Habitat for Humanity trailer that was stolen in Western Wisconsin has now been recovered in Minnesota. The trailer full of tools was stolen last week in Grantsburg, Wis.
A real-life Grinch stole tools and a trailer from Habitat for Humanity.
Clean up is underway after deadly storms moved through western Wisconsin, killing an 11-year-old girl died who died after a tree branch fell on her at a campground in Burnett County.
A 12-year-old Wisconsin boy who died in a skiing accident on a church trip to Duluth’s Spirit Mountain has been identified.
Duluth police say a 12-year-old boy from Wisconsin was killed in an apparent skiing accident while on a church trip.