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Toddler Drowns In Backyard Pool Near River Falls

A toddler drowned in an above-ground backyard pool Sunday near River Falls, Wisconsin, at the home of family friends.

07/27/2015

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1 Injured In Pierce Co. Motorcycle Accident

An Eagan man was hospitalized Saturday after his motorcycle crashed in Pierce County. According to the Pierce County Sheriff’s Department, Mark O’Gorman, 62, was traveling northbound on County Road QQ near 550th Avenue in Oak Grove Township.

07/13/2015

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Man Killed In Western Wisconsin Tractor Accident

An Ellsworth, Wisconsin man has died after a tractor accident Friday night, according to the Pierce County Sheriff’s Department. Deputies were called to County Road A near Highway 10 in Salem Township just after 10 p.m. on a report of an accident.

07/04/2015

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Motorcycle Crash Kills 1 In Western Wis.

Authorities in western Wisconsin say a 58-year-old Minneapolis woman died in a crash Saturday involving two motorcycles.

09/21/2014

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Man Trapped Under Car In Pierce County

Authorities from Pierce County Sheriff’s Department responded to a call of a man trapped underneath a vehicle around 1:37 p.m. Monday afternoon. Merlyn A. Aude, 62, of Maiden Rock Township was working in his yard near the vehicle when it rolled down into a ravine trapping Aude underneath, officials said.

04/14/2014

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Authorities: Man Pinned By ATV Trying To Corral Loose Cattle

The Pierce County Sheriff’s Office says a 53-year-old man needed to be airlifted to a hospital after he was pinned underneath his ATV Wednesday morning.

11/27/2013

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Person Found In Burned Vehicle Near Ellsworth

Western Wisconsin sheriff’s officials are investigating the death of a person whose remains were found in a burned vehicle.

02/16/2013

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Boy, 11, Accidentally Shoots 9-Year-Old Brother

An 11-year-old boy accidentally shot his 9-year-old brother in the leg while unloading a handgun on Saturday afternoon.

11/24/2012

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Forklift Falls On Wis. Man’s Leg, Pins Him In House

A forklift tipped over and fell on a man’s leg in western Wisconsin Friday, pinning him inside a house, authorities said.

08/03/2012

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Stillwater Couple Killed In Western Wisconsin Crash

Authorities say two people were killed and two others were hurt after a two-vehicle crash near Prescott, Wis., Sunday afternoon.

05/21/2012

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Trench Collapse Kills Teen In River Falls, Wis.

A 19-year-old man is dead after a trench collapsed on him Thursday, according to the Pierce County Sheriff’s Department.

11/03/2011