St. Croix County

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Wisconsin Woman Killed In St. Croix Co. Car Crash

A 74-year-old woman was killed in a car accident in St. Croix County, Wis. on Monday afternoon. According to the St. Croix County Sheriff’s office, 74-year-old Darlene Breault of Houlton, Wis. was struck on the driver’s side of her 2001 Hyundai Accent while leaving a parking lot In Houlton.

05/13/2013

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Wis. Officials Say Bear Poached While Hibernating

Officials with the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources believe a bear was killed while hibernating, and are offering a $500 reward to find out by whom.

05/01/2013

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2 Killed, 1 Hurt In Western Wisconsin Crash On I-94

Authorities said an elderly couple was killed and another person was injured in a rollover crash Monday night in Interstate 94 in western Wisconsin.

04/23/2013

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St. Paul Man Dies In Western Wis. Crash; Icy Road A Factor

A 61-year-old St. Paul man is dead and two others are injured after a crash in western Wisconsin early Monday morning, according to the St. Croix County Sheriff’s Office.

04/15/2013

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1 Arrested At Site Of Schaffhausen Trial

St. Croix County authorities say security will be tighter Monday at the western Wisconsin courthouse where a man is on trial in the killings of his three daughters.

04/05/2013

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Schaffhausen Unlikely To Take Stand In Upcoming Trial

Aaron Schaffhausen sat silently in the St. Croix County courtroom as Judge Howard Cameron admonished both sides. With the homicide trial set to begin in one month, the judge wants both prosecution and defense attorneys to keep their cases focused and to the point.

03/01/2013

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Judge Demands Info On Schaffhausen’s Mental Health

The father accused of killing his three daughters in River Falls, Wis. last summer made another appearance in court on Thursday.

01/31/2013

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Schaffhausen Enters Insanity Plea, Judge Denies Change Of Venue

A judge has accepted a father’s plea of not guilty by reason of mental disease and defect, after he was accused of killing his three daughters in their River Falls, Wis. home.

01/17/2013

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Man Accused Of Killing 3 Daughters Enters Insanity Plea

The father accused of killing his three daughters in their River Falls, Wis. home entered an insanity plea on Wednesday, according to officials.

01/16/2013

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Schaffhausen Misses Deadline For Insanity Plea

The deadline for Aaron Schaffhausen to enter a not guilty plea by reason of “insanity” has come and gone. The Dec. 14 deadline was set by St. Croix County circuit court Judge Howard Cameron.

12/14/2012

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4-Year-Old Struck, Killed In Snow Plow Accident

A 4-year-old boy is dead after being struck by a truck with a snow plow in Star Prairie Township, Wis., according to the St. Croix County Sheriff’s Office.

12/11/2012

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Wis. Police Chase Ends In Oakdale

A police chase that started in Wisconsin ended with two arrests in Minnesota Friday morning.

11/30/2012

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Wis. Man Arrested For 6th DWI After Crash With Tractor

Authorities say a 38-year-old Wisconsin man was arrested for his sixth DWI on Sunday after being involved in a crash with a tractor.

09/17/2012

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Runaway Inmate Captured In St. Croix Co.

Authorities in St. Croix County have arrested a jail inmate who had removed his GPS bracelet and escaped custody while out on a court-ordered job in River Falls, Wis.

09/08/2012

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Wis. Cops Ask For Help Finding Runaway Inmate In St. Croix Co.

Authorities in St. Croix County Wisconsin are asking the public’s help in finding a jail inmate who escaped custody while out on a court-ordered job in River Falls, Wis.

09/07/2012

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1 Killed In Wis. Motorcycle Accident

A motorcyclist was killed in a crash in Wisconsin’s St. Croix County late Sunday evening. The driver was not wearing a helmet.

09/03/2012

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Man Dies After Falling Into Hay Baler

A Wisconsin man died in St. Croix County Tuesday evening after falling into a hay baler.

08/22/2012

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Crashes Prompt More Warning Signs On I-94 In Wis.

Following a number of recent crashes, the Wisconsin Department of Transportation is posting more warning signs along a stretch of highway under construction.

08/03/2012

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Asst. Wis. Attorney General To Prosecute Schaffhausen

A special prosecutor has been brought in to lead the case against a father accused of killing his three daughters in River Falls, Wis.

07/19/2012

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Lake Elmo Teen Drowns In St. Croix River

A dive team is currently in a recovery mission as they search the St. Croix River for a Lake Elmo teen who went under water early Monday evening.

06/18/2012

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1 Dead In St. Croix County Car Fire

Police are investigating a vehicle fire that killed the sole occupant at about 3:53 a.m. on Tuesday in St. Croix County, Wis.

06/12/2012

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Wis. Officials Unknowingly Break Law With Facebook

Wisconsin elections officials are reminding voters that posting photos of completed ballots on Facebook or Twitter is illegal — but high-ranking members of both political parties apparently missed the memo.

05/25/2012

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Officer Sues Sheriff’s Dept., Co-Workers For Sexual Harassment

A member of the St. Croix County Sheriff’s department is suing one of her co-workers, and the department, for defamation of character and sexual harassment. She claims an anonymous posting on a website by her coworker hurt her reputation.

11/04/2011

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Driver Trying To Pass Vehicle Leads To Fatal Accident

A 37-year-old woman is dead after a man lost control of his vehicle while attempting to pass another driver.

09/27/2011

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5-Year-Old Boy Hit, Killed By Truck in St. Croix County

A 5-year-old Wisconsin boy is dead in what investigators are calling a tragic accident.

08/19/2011

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