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Cambridge man dies in high speed motorcycle chase
According to a press release from the Chisago County Sheriff’s Office, June 16, at approximately 3:15 a.m., Sergeant R.S. Berg with the Chisago County Sheriff’s Office attempted to stop a motorcycle for excessive speed in the area of North Branch. The motorcycle was traveling northbound on Forest Bl
Teen girl dies in rollover crash
A 16-year-old girl is dead after a rollover crash in Burnett County, according to the Burnett County Sheriff’s Office.The Sheriff’s Office received a report Saturday, June 16, at 10:10 a.m., of a single-vehicle crash on Hwy. 35 near Hwy. H in the Town of Swiss. The driver, Savanna Bearheart, 16, of
MnDOT Unveils 'New' Stillwater Lift Bridge Color: Photos
STILLWATER, MN — Following an early morning inspection of the newly repainted Stillwater Lift Bridge span 9, construction crews began removing the tarps Friday from the bridge section on the far east end.
Rice Lake Area Police Log, Sunday, June 17
8:16 p.m. 911 caller in Town of Rice Lake reports that husband passed out behind wheel, and they went off road into trees. He is now alert but having chest pain. Ambulance paged, deputy advised.
Minnesota’s Bachelorette: They laughed, they cried, they rode snowmobiles
They also wore red plaid, rolled logs, threw snowballs and talked about Stillwater in the fourth episode of season 14 of the reality series starringBecca Kufrinof Minnesota. Kufrin, identified as a 28-year-old publicist from Prior Lake, became America’s sweetheart earlier this year when the last Bac
Hotel to open in downtown Stillwater
In a Wednesday, May 24, 2018 photo, Corey Burstad, owner and developer of Lora, a new boutique hotel in Stillwater, Minn. that once housed the area's largest brewery, looks north on Main Street as he shows off a second floor balcony in one of the hotel's 40 bedrooms. The hotel, tucked into the bluff
Sunday's storm wreaks havoc
A woman was injured in the Town of Prairie Lake by a fallen branch during Sunday’s late afternoon rainstorm. A large shed in the Town of Chetek sustained extensive damage, while numerous downed tress and sparking power lines were reported.The calls to the Barron County Sheriff’s dispatchers reportin
Minnesota man gets 25 years in beating death of toddler
STILLWATER, Minn. (AP) --A man who was on probation for assaulting a child in Wisconsin has been sentenced to 25 years in prison in Minnesota for the beating death of his fiancee's toddler.Jonathon David Wierstad learned his sentence after pleading guilty to second-degree murder in Washington County
Rice Lake Area Police Log, Friday, June 15
2:56 a.m. Caller wants to kill herself or someone. 3:18 a.m. Officer reports that she is upset with guy and will be staying with another guy.9:18 a.m. Officer is with woman, who may be high or have mental health issues, on Cornell Avenue. 10:14 a.m. Officer reports woman cleaned up mess in lot acros
MnDOT unveils ‘new’ original Stillwater Lift Bridge color
Crews began removing the tarps from Span 9, on the far east end of the bridge in Houlton, Wis., around 8:30 a.m., following an early-morning inspection, according to a statement from the Minnesota Department of Transportation.
Hudson Police: Wheelchair in a porta-potty; Dogs left in car
Two dogs left in a car brought an officer to a parking lot on Ward Avenue at 4:50 p.m. Friday, June 1. One of the animals was barking, while the other was lying in the rear passenger seat. The current temperature was 70 degrees. The officer did not see any signs of heat-related distress. The owner r
Man on probation for one child beating sentenced to 25 years in prison for murder in second case
A man on probation for inflicting severe brain damage on a Wisconsin toddler and later charged in connection with the beating death of his fiancee’s toddler in Willernie has pleaded guilty to second-degree murder.Jonathon Wierstad, 29, was sentenced Friday to 25 years in prison for causing the death
Pursuit suspect charged in Deer Park burglary
Shortly after,the chase was on— and on its way to a wild conclusion, the epilogue of which would uncover a suspect in a St. Croix County burglary that resulted in four stolen vehicles.A criminal complaint filed against Cassidy J. Muecke chronicles the pursuit through Hudson that later turned up evid
Level 3 offender found guilty of burglary - Albert Lea Tribune
Court documents state Jabar Pedro Morarend, 46, was charged after officers responded the morning of Jan. 26 to a report of a suspicious person and burglary in Freeborn County.
Poskin drug bust nets three defendants; Two captured after car chase
Three people face felony charges in connection with a police stakeout, a high-speed chase and an early-morning drug raid on the night of June 6-7, 2018, according to Barron County Circuit Court documentsThe incidents all center around a home on the outskirts of Poskin, authorities said.The suspects
Rice Lake Area Police Log, Thursday, June 14
12:46 p.m. Woman is getting harassing text messages from ex stepfather. Officer called him and told him to stop it, and told woman to get restraining order, if he doesn’t.
River Street will become three lanes
SPOONER– Senior Project Manager Daniel Penzkover of Short Elliot Henrickson (SEH), the consulting firm designing the Hwy. 63/River Street project, updated Spooner City Council on the project at its June 5 monthly meeting. Also in attendance with Penzkover was Department of Transportation Project Eng
K-9 takes New Richmond by 'Storm'
If you've been following the story of the New Richmond Police Department's quest to acquire a K-9 team, you already know it has been several years in the making; the quest has been adopted by hundreds of residents and businesses alike. Well New Richmond, the wait is over, Storm has arrived!
Update: Fatal crash victim ID'd as Somerset man
The other vehicle, a 2014 Volkswagen Jetta, was driven by 25-year-old Anthony P. Herbst, who sustained minor injuries before being taken to Hudson Hospital.
Names of drivers released in fatal head-on crash at Barron
A van, pictured far left, hit a semi head-on on Hwy. 8 west of Barron. The semi, right, belonged to Jennie-O Turkey Store, according to signs on the truck. The driver of the truck had nonlife-threatening injuries. The driver of the van was pronounced deceased at the scene.