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BCA: Polk Co. Deputy Injured In Shooting

The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension says a Polk County deputy was shot and injured near Crookston Thursday afternoon. Police received a report of a shooting just before 1 p.m. inside a home on the 28000 block of 300th Street Southwest in rural Polk County.

09/18/2014

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BCA On Way To Shooting In NW Minnesota

The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension is on its way to the scene of a shooting in Polk County.

09/18/2014

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Man Dead After Driving Into Polk County Pond

A Colfax, Wis., man is dead after driving a car into a Polk County pond.

09/15/2014

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1 Dead In Polk County Crash

A Wis. woman died Thursday evening after the car she was driving rolled into a ditch in Polk County, Wis. According to the Polk County Sheriff’s office, police responded to a call of a rollover crash a little after 8:30 p.m. on 70th Avenue just east of 150th Street in Garfield Township.

08/01/2014

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Former Polk County Sheriff’s Deputy Laid To Rest

Polk County Sheriff’s Deputy Mike Seversen was laid to rest Saturday, 23 years to the day after he was shot in Webster, Wisconsin. Seversen was when he was was trying to stop a gunman who killed another deputy. He was 27 years old. Seversen died Monday of medical complications at 50 years old.

04/19/2014

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Man Charged With DUI After Crash With Child In Car

A 21-year-old Amery, Wis. man is charged with driving under the influence after crashing his car with a 6-year-old boy inside. According to the Wisconsin State Patrol, Andrew Graski was involved in a two-car crash Friday evening east near St. Croix Falls on Highway 65. When a Polk County deputy and a state trooper responded to the scene, they noticed indications of marijuana use by Graski.

03/29/2014

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2 Found Dead Of Possible Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

Two people were found dead of possible carbon monoxide poisoning on Monday in Crookston, Minn., according to the Polk County Sheriff’s Office.

03/03/2014

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3 Wis. Counties On List Of Most Expensive Places For Health Insurance

If you live in Polk, Pierce, or St. Croix County in western Wisconsin, you’re likely paying about twice as much as your neighbor across the river in Stillwater.

02/04/2014

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$5K Reward Offered To Find Driver In Polk County Hit-And-Run

Authorities said a $5,000 reward is being offered for any information that leading to an arrest for the hit-and-run that killed two men in Polk County, Wis., over the weekend.

01/16/2014

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2 Killed In Wis. Hit-And-Run Identified

Authorities have identified the two men who were killed in a hit-and-run in western Wisconsin Saturday night. Authorities said the two men were hit by a vehicle that was traveling southbound on County Highway E in northeastern Polk County.

01/13/2014

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Wis. Police Investigate Hit-&-Run That Left 2 Dead

Authorities are asking for the public’s help to find a vehicle that was involved in a hit-and-run crash Saturday night that killed two pedestrians in western Wisconsin.

01/12/2014

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Sheriff: 2 Dead In Polk County Hit-And-Run

Authorities are asking for the public’s help to find a vehicle that was involved in a hit-and-run crash Saturday night that killed two pedestrians in western Wisconsin. The Polk County Sheriff’s Office received a report of the incident at about 6:30 p.m. Saturday.

01/11/2014

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Polk Co. Farm Owners Accused Of Horse Neglect

The Polk County Sheriff’s office is investigating accusations of animal neglect on a farm owned by a Wisconsin family. Milltown Township officials say they found nearly two dozen horses malnourished, and several were dead when they were called to Otter Creek Ranch last week. Polk County Town Chair Harlen Hegdal says it was a disturbing sight. “I knew it had to be serious because the sheriff’s deputy said ‘We need to have you out here ASAP,” Hegdal said. “There were dead horses, there were horses eating their stalls. There were horses just sitting rocking, back and forth.”

11/15/2013

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Wis. Ranch Under Investigation After Horses Found Dead

Sheriff’s deputies in Wisconsin are investigating a horse farm where neighbors say the animals are starving.

11/14/2013

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Fatal Truck-SUV Crash In Wis.

Authorities are investigating a fatal crash that took the life of a 63-year-old man in western Wisconsin Friday.

11/11/2013

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