St. Croix County Sheriff’s Office
A hunter found a human skull in the woods of St. Croix County.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.”