A 19-year-old man is in custody after authorities in western Wisconsin arrested him Wednesday in connection to a bank robbery. The robbery happened just after noon at Sterling Bank in Rice Lake, Wis., the local police department said. A suspect entered the bank, showed a gun, and got an undisclosed amount of money before running off.
One lucky black bear has a Wisconsin logger to thank for helping him out of an odd situation. Garrett Smith found a bear struggling in a corn field near Rice Lake, Wis. on Sunday and used a claw to pop a can free from the bear’s head.
Minnesota sophomore Wally Ellenson has left the basketball program. Gopher basketball coach Richard Pitino says the team respects Ellenson’s decision. The university announced his decision Tuesday.
Authorities said one person was killed in a two-vehicle crash near Rice Lake, Wis., on Friday. The Wisconsin State Patrol was called to the accident at about 2:15 p.m. Friday on Highway 48 one mile south of Mikana in Barron County.
The search continues in northwestern Wisconsin for a police officer wanted for burglarizing a Green Lake restaurant and stealing a truck. Barron County sheriff’s officials say Brad Young led deputies on a car chase Monday evening and fled on foot into some woods near Rice Lake.
Two toddlers were discovered stuck in marshland in Barron County, Wis. after the two apparently wandered away from their babysitter.
Rice Lake Police say a mother and a 59-year-old man have been arrested for taking a 3-year-old child in violation of a recent court order.
Stearns County sheriff’s officials say the ATV operator whose body was found in Rice Lake was a Paynesville man.
Authorities found a body and an ATV in open water on the west side of Rice Lake Friday evening, the Stearns County Sheriff’s Department said.
The Gopher basketball team is looking for help this year, and they have someone lined up for next year who can hopefully give them a boost.
The Ramsey County medical’s examiner is identifying the 73-year-old man found in Rice Lake in Stearns County earlier this week and reporting that he died of drowning.
Stearns County sheriff’s deputies are investigating after the body of a 73-year-old man was found in a county lake.
Authorities in Rice Lake, Wis., are looking for a 22-year-old suspect after he apparently assaulted and threatened another man with a handgun.
The Rice Lake Police Department arrested a 58-year-old man Thursday after a peeping camera was found inside a local motel, authorities said.
A Wisconsin family is dealing with the loss of a beloved pet. It’s a familiar story for many families. But that’s about all that’s common about a three-legged deer named Buddy, or the way he died.