Saturday, October 21, 2017

Prescription drug overdose sends four students to hospitals

Becky Strabel | Staff writer SIREN - The Siren Police Department was called to the high school around 8:30 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 19, after...

Woman charged with obstructing investigation; authorities search lake

BURNETT COUNTY - The Burnett County Sherrif's Office, North Memorial Ambulance, Siren Fire Department and the Siren Police Department all responded to a 911...

Frederic man facing abduction charge

Charged with assisting a runaway local girl    Greg Marsten | Staff writer BALSAM LAKE – A 21-year-old Frederic man is facing a felony charge of...

Suspects in recent burglaries identified

BURNETT COUNTY  - Detectives have identified multiple suspects in connection to a recent series of burglaries to several taverns throughout the county. Between the dates...

County Board acts on budget and facility this evening

Loan, not bonding for Polk Highway Facility Gregg Westigard | Staff writer BALSAM LAKE – Polk County may finance its new Highway Facility with a bank...

Balsam Lake woman loses life in Hwy. 8 crash

POLK COUNTY - A 38-year-old Balsam Lake woman lost her life in a collision Saturday afternoon, Oct. 14, on Hwy. 8. Aundria Schadow was pronounced...

Barron County Sheriff’s Department searching for suspect

On Wednesday, Oct. 11,the Barron County Sheriff’s Department along with the Barron Police Department served a search warrant at 32 E Division Ave. in...

Looking for workers

Area employers seek help, people with disabilities could fill void; transportation grant may help some NORTHWEST WISCONSIN - The Advertiser shopper that residents of Northwest...

Suicidal shooter shuts down Luck

Multiple agencies involved; social media posts concern authorities Greg Marsten | Staff writer LUCK – A portion of Luck village was shut-down to everyone for safety...

One-vehicle accident is fatal

POLK COUNTY - On the evening of Sunday, Oct. 1, 9:05 p.m., Polk County Sheriff’s Office Dispatch received a report of a one vehicle traffic...