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Patrol: Alcohol Suspected In Fatal Polk Co. Crash

Investigators believe alcohol may have been a factor in a fatal head-on crash that happened in Polk County early Friday morning.


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1 Dead In 2-Car Crash In Milltown, Wis.

A 41-year-old woman is dead after a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of State Highway 35 and 230th Avenue in Milltown, Wis.


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In Unusual Step, DNR Warns Of Winter Fire Threat

The Minnesota Department of Resources is taking an unusual step for late December — warning of the fire danger.


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Van Driver Charged With Assaulting 11-Year-Old Girl

A 60-year-old van driver was charged with sexually assaulting an 11-year-old girl in Polk County, Wis.


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Explosion Survivor: ‘Somebody’s Darn Well Looking Out For Me’

A 71-year-old Coon Rapids man is recovering from injuries he suffered after his home exploded on Friday.


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Police: Man Drives Drunk, Crashes With 5-Year-Old In Car

Police say a Stillwater man accused of driving drunk, causing a crash, then taking off and he had his 5-year-old son in the car the whole time.


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Man Hits, Kills Another Motorist In Stolen Police Car

A driver is dead after police say a man stole a police car, fled the scene and hit another motorist.


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Man Killed After Truck Rolls Identified

The man that was killed after his pickup truck went off the road and rolled in Polk County, Wis. has been identified.


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Man Killed After Truck Rolls

A man was killed after his pickup truck went off the road and rolled in Polk County, Wisconsin.


Jeffery Pomerleau and Jayme Bottolfson were killed when their car crashed into some trees. (credit: Polk County Sheriff's Office)

2 In Wis. Killed After Car Crashes Into Trees

Two people were killed when their car left the road and crashed into a number of trees in Wisconsin late Saturday evening.


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Fire Destroys NW Minn. Garbage Hauler

Fire has destroyed the garbage hauler for several rural towns in northwestern Minnesota’s Polk County.


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2 Die In Pickup-Semi Collision Near Fosston

Two people in a pickup truck have died in a collision with a semitrailer in snowy conditions near Fosston.