Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Beseler case set for 2018 jury trial

BALSAM LAKE – After a brief pre-trial hearing on Tuesday, Nov. 21 in Polk County Circuit Court, Judge Dan Tolan set a trial date...

Man faces charges in missing critter incident

“Stolen” dog shows up after owner smashes RV door in, looking for dog Greg Marsten | Staff writer BALSAM LAKE – The Polk County Sheriff’s Department...

Driver who caused three vehicle accident faces criminal offenses

CLEAR LAKE—The driver who caused a three-vehicle accident Sunday, Sept. 17, faces criminal offenses, according to a news release from the Wisconsin State patrol. The...

Tailgating leads to felony drug charges

Driver follows way too close, found to have 2 pounds of weed in car  Greg Marsten | Staff writer BALSAM LAKE – A passing Polk County...

Luck man charged with aiming shotgun at man

  BALSAM LAKE – A 44-year-old rural Luck man is facing multiple felony charges after he allegedly threatened a man by pointing a shotgun at...

Librarian charged in child porn investigation

Nine months of investigation leads to 15 felony charges and job dismissal Greg Marsten | Staff writer BALSAM LAKE – The Polk County District Attorney’s Office...

Man faces sexploitation charges

BALSAM LAKE – The Polk County District Attorney’s office has filed a three-felony indictment against a 22-year-old Minnesota man on allegations that he tried...

Felony fifth DUI likely for Luck man

Man had a commercial driver’s license, with a lower alcohol threshold Greg Marsten | Staff writer BALSAM LAKE – A 55-year-old Luck man is facing a...

Drunk at his DUI hearing?

Amery man has multiple alcohol-fueled run-ins in recent weeks Greg Marsten | Staff writer BALSAM LAKE – An Amery man has garnered multiple felony charges in...

BL man gets 5 years’ probation in Twin Cities sex sting

LUCK - A 28-year-old Balsam Lake man was sentenced Thursday, June 29, to five years' probation for his actions that led to his arrest...