Authorities said a 23-year-old man from western Wisconsin died Saturday night after he apparently fell out the back door of a party bus. Ellsworth Police responded to an accident involving a bus at about 11:06 p.m. Saturday on Highway 10 and West Hill.
Authorities said a 38-year-old man from Barronett, Wis., was arrested Sunday by the Wisconsin State Patrol for driving drunk with a child in his car. The Wisconsin State Patrol said Isaac O Neitzel was stopped for a traffic violation at about 9:13 p.m. Sunday on Highway 8 near 220th Street in Polk County.
Authorities say logging operations started a massive wildfire in northwestern Wisconsin that destroyed more than a dozen homes. The state Department of Natural Resources announced Thursday that law enforcement officials confirmed logging equipment started the fire.
Authorities said the body found in the St. Croix River on Tuesday was that of a man who was last seen in Hudson, Wis., back on April 1. The Ramsey County Medical Examiner’s office identified the body as 54-year-old Donald Duane Marklowitz.
Firefighters in Minnesota and Wisconsin are battling several wildfires Wednesday that are taking over towns and destroying structures. As of Tuesday night, at least 25 wildfires had broken out in Minnesota Some of the biggest are in Red Lake, Park Rapids, Menagha and across the border in Wisconsin.
Authorities are investigating whether logging operations may have sparked a massive wildfire in northwestern Wisconsin that destroyed dozens of buildings and forced at least 60 people from their homes, state officials said Wednesday.
Both Minnesota and Wisconsin are dealing with wildfires and the American Red Cross says it is helping out victims. Multiple wildfires are burning in northwestern Minnesota and the Red Cross is providing staff and supplies to two shelters in Wadena and Hubbard counties.
Authorities are still searching the Mississippi River Tuesday after two people were reportedly spotted jumping into the river from the Stone Arch Bridge earlier in the morning. Crews responded to the scene in Minneapolis at about 4:30 a.m.
A fast-moving wildfire is growing in northwestern Wisconsin.
An intruder struck a woman in the head with a glass container after she discovered him entering her home, according to the Pierce County Sheriff’s Office.
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.
The parents of a Wisconsin soldier killed in Afghanistan are backing a bill that would forgive state income taxes for military members killed in combat.
Minnesota’s cigarette tax is about to go up, but a top lawmaker says the new rate won’t be more than Wisconsin’s. Minnesota Senate Majority Leader Tom Bakk says the final tax could match the $2.52 per pack rate charged in Wisconsin. That’s $1.29 more than Minnesota assesses now.
Authorities said a crash involving a semi-truck has the eastbound lanes of Interstate 94 in western Wisconsin closed Monday morning. The Wisconsin State Patrol responded to a crash on eastbound I-94 near Roberts, Wis. sometime after 9 a.m. Monday.
With technology advancing as fast as it is, it’s easy to just throw away electronics and appliances once they become old or have stopped working. But one group is proving sometimes it just takes the right ingredients for something to work like new again. It’s the same routine just about every night: grind the coffee, steam the milk and pour a couple dozen popular beverages from the menu.
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