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Police: Burnsville Woman Drove Intoxicated With Child In Car

A 25-year-old Burnsville woman was arrested early Sunday in western Wisconsin for allegedly operating a vehicle while intoxicated with a child in the vehicle, according to the Wisconsin State Patrol.

01/04/2015

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Hunter Finds Human Skull In St. Croix County

A hunter found a human skull in the woods of St. Croix County.

10/10/2014

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Man Arrested In Girlfriend’s Shooting Death

A Lake City man has been arrested in Wisconsin in connection with the shooting death of his girlfriend. The St. Croix County Sheriff’s Office says Tanner Rix called 911 just before noon on Tuesday. He said a woman in his car had been shot.

09/10/2014

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Motorcyclist Crashes After Minnesota Police Chase

Authorities are investigating a motorcycle crash following a high-speed chase from St. Paul into Wisconsin. The Minnesota State Patrol says the chase started Sunday night when a trooper tried to stop the motorcyclist for speeding.

07/28/2014

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Police: Missing Wis. Man Found Dead In River

The St. Croix County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in finding a missing man. Joseph Albert Briske, 45, left his home in the Hudson area early Monday morning without telling anyone.

07/17/2014

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1 Killed, 1 Hurt In Western Wis. Motorcycle Crash

A 79-year-old woman was killed Saturday and an 88-year-old man was injured when the motorcycle they were on in western Wisconsin lost control and went into the ditch, according to the St. Croix County Sheriff’s Office.

05/26/2014

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Autopsy Shows Baldwin Woman Drowned

A medical examiner has determined the cause of death for a woman whose body was found in a western Wisconsin lake. The Ramsey County Medical Examiner’s Office in Minnesota says 38-year-old Kristelle Wolle, of Baldwin, drowned in Pine Lake last weekend.

04/23/2014

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Woman Killed After Train Hits Truck In Baldwin, Wis.

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.

02/06/2014

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Train Collides With Truck In Wis., 1 Killed

The driver of a septic truck died Monday morning in western Wisconsin, officials say, after the truck collided with a Union Pacific train.

02/03/2014

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2 Men Charged In Hudson, Wis. Liquor Store Shooting

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.

01/21/2014

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None Injured In Massive Wis. Nursing Home Fire

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.

01/14/2014

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Woman Dies From Injuries In Roberts, Wis. House Fire

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.

01/08/2014

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Hudson (Wis.) Man, 19, Killed In New Year’s Day Rollover Crash

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.

01/02/2014

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Hunter Found Dead In Western Wis.

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.

11/25/2013

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1 Dead In St. Croix Co. Crash

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.

11/22/2013

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Polk Co. Farm Owners Accused Of Horse Neglect

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.”

11/15/2013

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1 Dead, 4 Hurt In St. Croix County Crash

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.

10/21/2013

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River Falls (Wis.) Man, 66, Killed In St. Croix County Crash

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.

07/31/2013

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South St. Paul Man Killed In Crash In Wis.

Authorities in Wisconsin say John Alfred Burnside, 72, of South St. Paul, died Sunday in a crash in western Wisconsin.

07/15/2013

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Police Seek Driver Who Smashed Through Corrections Building In Hudson

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.

06/03/2013

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Co-Worker Charged In Schaffhausen Trial

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.

04/08/2013

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Parents Of Man Who Killed Daughters Testify

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.

04/08/2013

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Schaffhausen’s Co-Workers Say He Spoke Of Killing His Kids

Defense attorneys in the Aaron Schaffhausen trial put 11 witnesses on the stand in their effort to prove he was insane when he killed his three daughters.

04/05/2013

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Cops: Motorcyclist Dies After Striking Deer

A 47-year-old New Richmond, Wis., motorcyclist has died from injuries suffered after hitting a deer on Thursday in Cylon, Wis., according to the St. Croix County Sheriff’s Office.

09/21/2012

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Wis. Police: Man Arrested After Fatal Hit-And-Run

A man is in jail after Wisconsin authorities arrested him in connection with the Wednesday hit-and-run death of an 84-year-old woman.

09/19/2012

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