Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Burnett deputy found guilty for OWI with passenger under 16

Trevor Thiex accepts plea - jury trial cancelled SHAWANO COUNTY - Burnett County Sheriff's Deputy Trevor K. Thiex was found guilty last week of operating...

Pre-trial set for Dec. 19 in Hinckley shooting

HINCKLEY, Minn. - A suspect was identified and formally charged in Pine County, Minn., on Wednesday, Nov. 8, for a shooting that occurred on Oct. 17 in...

New lawsuits filed on behalf of 20 counties against drug companies

Burnett County among those filing complaints against manufacturers of prescription painkillers MILWAUKEE - Crueger Dickson LLC, a leading Wisconsin law firm focused on high stakes...

Field doubles in 10th Senate District race

Dec. 19 primaries in both parties Gregg Westigard | Staff writer WESTERN WISCONSIN - There are now six candidates running for the vacant 10th District state...

SCF mayor not running again

Brian Blesi says he is done in April; alderperson hints at running for two seats  Greg Marsten | Staff writer ST. CROIX FALLS – St Croix...

Majority of local schools meet state educational expectations

DPI issues report card POLK-BURNETT COUNTIES – Most of the 12 school districts in Polk and Burnett counties meet or exceed state educational expectations, according to...

Body found that of missing kayaker

ST. CROIX FALLS - A body discovered by two hunters Tuesday morning, Nov. 21, has been identified as 49-year-old Vue Her of Oakdale, Minn.,...

Hunters discover body near St. Croix River at Interstate Park

POLK COUNTY - On Tuesday morning, Nov. 21, the Polk County Sheriff’s Department received a call of what appeared to be a deceased...

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...

“I feel God’s protection”; bullet strikes car

Bullet strikes Luck woman’s vehicle as she drives down country road Becky Strabel | Staff writer POLK COUNTY - While no gun-related accidents occurred in Burnett...