St. Croix County Sheriff’s Office
A 69-year-old woman was killed Wednesday after a train hit a pick-up truck in Baldwin, Wis., according to the St. Croix County Sheriff’s Office. Authorities responded to the crash just before noon on the 2300 block of Highway 12.
The driver of a septic truck died Monday morning in western Wisconsin, officials say, after the truck collided with a Union Pacific train.
Two Minneapolis men are accused of opening gunfire on at least three people outside a Hudson, Wis., liquor store on Sunday, according to charges filed Tuesday in St. Croix County Court.
It took more than 100 firefighters to stop a roaring fire Tuesday at a western Wisconsin nursing home. A new wing being built on the Glenhaven Nursing Home caught fire in Glenwood City at around 5 a.m.
A 66-year-old woman who suffered life-threatening injuries in a house fire in Roberts, Wis. has died. Authorities say Roberta Eastman was transported to Hudson Hospital and transferred to Regions Hospital, but died early Wednesday morning.
A 19-year-old man from Hudson, Wis., was killed Wednesday in a rollover crash in western Wisconsin, according to the St. Croix County Sheriff’s Office. Authorities responded to the accident at about 5:18 a.m. on the 1600 block County Highway A in the town of Richmond.
Sheriff’s deputies in western Wisconsin found a 54-year-old hunter dead in the woods over the weekend, authorities say. A call to locate Mark Grognet, of Baldwin, Wis., came in just before 8 p.m. on Saturday after the man’s family couldn’t reach him, the St. Croix County Sheriff’s Office says.
A two-vehicle crash in St. Croix County has left one man dead and another with serious injuries Thursday evening. According to the St. Croix County Sheriff’s office, the fatal accident occurred at 5:24 p.m. on Highway 63, approximately one-quarter miles east of 240th Street in Cylon Township. Isrrael Romos of Clear Lake, 33, was driving a 2000 Honda Civic westbound on HWY 63, and for unknown reasons, he crossed the center line. A 1991 Chevrolet Suburban, driven by 46-year-old Daniel J. Rittman of Menomonie, Wis., struck the passenger side of the Civic.
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.”
One person was killed and as many as four others were injured in a two-vehicle crash early Saturday night near Hudson, Wis., according to the St. Croix County Sheriff’s Office. Authorities responded to the crash at about 4:06 p.m. Saturday on Old State Highway 35 at the intersection of Tower Road near Hudson.
A 66-year-old man was killed Wednesday morning in a two-vehicle crash in western Wisconsin, according to the St. Croix County Sheriff’s Office. Authorities were called to the area of County Highway G and County Highway T at about 6:25 a.m. on a report of a crash.
Authorities in Wisconsin say John Alfred Burnside, 72, of South St. Paul, died Sunday in a crash in western Wisconsin.
Police in Hudson, Wis., are looking for a person who apparently drove a car through the front entrance of the community corrections building Monday morning, started a fire inside and then fled the scene. Authorities said the incident happened just before 6:30 a.m. Monday as they responded to a report of property damage.
Security will be tighter at the St. Croix County courthouse where jurors will decide whether a North Dakota man was sane when he killed his three young daughters.
The parents of a man who has admitted killing his three young daughters testified about their son’s troubled childhood and mental health issues as the second week of his sanity trial got underway in western Wisconsin.