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BCA Project Identifies Victim In 20-Year-Old Cold Case

For the first time, the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension’s lab matched unidentified remains to reopen a cold case. And the family of Pearline Walton finally has some answers to the questions they’ve been asking since she went missing from Minneapolis 20 years ago.

11/07/2013

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Officials: Body Of Missing East Grand Forks Boy Found

Officials in Polk County say they’ve found the body of the 10-year-old boy who went missing Wednesday afternoon in East Grand Forks. Anthony Kuznia’s body was found in water at around 4:30 p.m. Thursday, the Polk County Sheriff’s Department said in a news conference. No foul play is suspected, and the boy’s body has been sent for an autopsy.

08/08/2013

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Public’s Help Sought Finding Missing Boy, 10, In Polk Co.

Officials in Polk County are asking the public’s help in finding a missing 10-year-old who has autism.

08/07/2013

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Police: Woman Killed By Car After Wis. Bar Fight, 2 Arrested

Two men have been arrested following a bar fight in western Wisconsin last weekend that ended with the death of a woman who was struck by a car, police said. The incident happened at the Staples Lake Bar in Johnstown Township.

07/29/2013

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Sheriff: 2-Year-Old Boy Found In Trunk Likely Died Of Hyperthermia

The Polk County Sheriff’s Office says an autopsy to determine the cause of death for a 2-year-old boy found in a trunk has been completed. However, the results on Isaiah Theis were not immediately available.

07/19/2013

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Volunteers ‘Very Upset’ After Wis. Boy’s Body Was Found In Car Trunk

The 2-year-old boy who went missing in western Wisconsin for more than 24 hours was found inside the trunk of a vehicle on Wednesday night, authorities said. A law enforcement officer found Isaiah Theis deceased just after 10 p.m.

07/18/2013

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Sheriff: Missing Wis. Boy Found Dead By Officer

The 2-year-old boy missing in western Wisconsin for more than 24 hours was found dead Wednesday night, authorities say.

07/17/2013

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Early Morning Interview With Father Of Missing Boy

Dave Lee talked with Justin Theis, the father of the missing boy in Balsam Lake, Wisconsin.

07/17/2013

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Police: Wis. Man Drove Drunk With Child, 11, In Car

Authorities said a 38-year-old man from Barronett, Wis., was arrested Sunday by the Wisconsin State Patrol for driving drunk with a child in his car. The Wisconsin State Patrol said Isaac O Neitzel was stopped for a traffic violation at about 9:13 p.m. Sunday on Highway 8 near 220th Street in Polk County.

05/20/2013

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1 Dead In Polk County 2-Vehicle Crash

One person is dead and several others were injured in an early morning crash in Polk County.

03/17/2013

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Police: 2-Car Crash Turned Fatal In Polk County Wis.

A two–car crash turned fatal Friday morning in Polk County, Wis., after a driver veered into oncoming traffic and collided with a van carrying a mother and her three children, police say.

03/15/2013

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Cheese By-Product Keeps Wis. County Roads Clear Of Ice

Melting ice and snow off the roads has created an unlikely partnership in one Wisconsin County. A local cheese plant is teaming up with the Polk County highway department to produce a brine they say works like a charm.

12/12/2012

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Authorities: Drunken Driver Strikes, Pins 2 People Outside Wis. Bar

A 19-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly driving drunk when he struck and pinned two people with his truck outside a bar in Wisconsin early Sunday morning, according to Polk County authorities.

11/05/2012

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Woman, 35, Accused Of Raping Boy In Western Wis.

A 35-year-old woman is accused of sexually assaulting a boy under the age of 16 in western Wisconsin, according to police records at the Polk County Jail.

10/22/2012

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North Dakota Man Killed In Polk County Crash

Authorities are investigating after a man was killed in a crash in Polk County Sunday afternoon, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.

10/15/2012

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