St. Croix Falls
Polk County Sheriff’s Deputy Mike Seversen was laid to rest Saturday, 23 years to the day after he was shot in Webster, Wisconsin. Seversen was when he was was trying to stop a gunman who killed another deputy. He was 27 years old. Seversen died Monday of medical complications at 50 years old.
A 21-year-old Amery, Wis. man is charged with driving under the influence after crashing his car with a 6-year-old boy inside. According to the Wisconsin State Patrol, Andrew Graski was involved in a two-car crash Friday evening east near St. Croix Falls on Highway 65. When a Polk County deputy and a state trooper responded to the scene, they noticed indications of marijuana use by Graski.
Frank and Chris had great fun during their second day in Dresser, Wis. on Friday. The guys headed to Trollhaugen Outdoor Recreation Area, which has activities for every age and ability. There’s skiing and snowboarding, of course, and it’s all on perfectly groomed runs that help keep you upright. And they’re open until 3 a.m. on Friday nights!
The Waterworths found out their son has cystic fibrosis this past summer, then they found out their other son also has the genetic, life-threatening illness. A group called HopeKids and the Timberwolves Fastbreak Foundation helped them score an all access night with the Timberwolves, including a one-on-one meet-up with Kevin Love.
A 40-year-old Wisconsin woman was arrested Saturday and is accused of driving drunk and crashing into a ditch with her 1-year-old grandson in the car, according to the Polk County Sheriff’s Office.
A real-life Grinch stole tools and a trailer from Habitat for Humanity.
Police say they have an Eagle Valley Bank robbery suspect in custody after the St. Croix Falls, Wis., bank was robbed on Friday.
The western Wisconsin towns of St. Croix Falls and Taylors Falls are celebrating 54 years of Wannigan Days this weekend.
A 52-year-old western Wisconsin woman was arrested after a police officer discovered her lying naked in front of her house last Friday.
Police in western Wisconsin are looking for a female suspect after a bank was robbed Friday afternoon.
Authorities have found evidence that invasive Asian carp are in the St. Croix River as far upstream as the dam at St. Croix Falls, Wis.
Wisconsin teachers in the St. Croix Falls school district went before the district’s school board Tuesday night to defend their decision to protest Gov. Scott Walker’s proposed collective bargaining cutbacks in Madison.
Sheriff’s officials say one person has died in a collision between a school bus and vehicle in northwestern Wisconsin.