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Arrest Made In Washington Co. Deputy Assault

The man suspected of assaulting a Washington County Sheriff’s deputy last Thursday is now behind bars.


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Motorcyclist Dies In Polk County Crash

A motorcyclist is dead after colliding with a pick-up truck in Polk County.


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Fatal Head-On Crash In Polk County

A man died when the truck he was driving crossed the center line of a Wisconsin highway and struck a semi head-on Monday morning, according to the Polk County Sheriff’s Office.


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Man Arrested For OWI With Child In Car

A 39-year-old man from Osceola, Wis., was arrested by the Wisconsin State Patrol Friday night for allegedly driving under the influence with a child inside his vehicle.


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Man Hit In Mouth By Vise Recalls Assault

The man police accused of throwing a vice through the windshield of an Iraq veteran’s vehicle was arrested on Friday.


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Accused Vise Thrower Arrested Twice, Released

Police say a Bloomington, Minn. man accused of throwing a vise through the windshield of a vehicle, which seriously injured an Iraq War veteran, was arrested Sunday after fleeing police and nearly ramming into an officer.


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Man Arrested In His Underwear In Des Moines

A 20-year-old man wearing only underwear has been arrested at building that houses the Polk County prosecutors’ office in Des Moines.


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1 Dead, 1 Injured In Polk County Garage Explosion

One person is dead and another is in the hospital after a garage explosion and fire Saturday, according to the Polk County Sheriff’s Office.


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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.