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Driver killed in rollover on I-94

ST. PAUL, Minn. - A Newport, Minnesota man was killed when he rolled his truck merging onto Interstate 94 from Highway 280. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, the Dodge Dakota pickup truck was headed south on 280 and exited to eastbound I-94 at about 3:18 a.m. Sunday. Near the bottom of the ra

KARE - 2018-03-18 21:03:00

Man arrested after short Barron Co. high-speed chase

BARRON, Wis. (WEAU) -- A man has been arrested after a high-speed chase in Barron County. It happened Sunday afternoon on Highway D, south of Barron. Deputies say they tried to pull over Nicholas Mosay, 31 of Balsam Lake, for a traffic violation. That's when they say he took off at a high-rate of sp

WEAU-TV 13 - 2018-03-19 22:52:00

Motorcycle catches on fire at Eau Claire intersection

EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (WEAU) -- A motorcycle is destroyed after it catches on fire in Eau Claire. It happened Saturday around 7 p.m. at the corner of Jeffers Road and North Crossing. The Eau Claire Police Department said the fire started because of a mechanical issues. It was fully engulfed by the time f

WEAU-TV 13 - 2018-03-19 02:28:00

Rice Lake man arrested in Eau Claire for third OWI

A Rice Lake man was arrested for drunken driving early Saturday in Eau Claire. Troy Brower, 42, was arrested for OWI-third offense, driving the wrong way and fleeing an officer, stated a news release issued by the State Patrol, Eau Claire Post. The State Patrol reports that shortly after 2 a.m., a t

APG OF WISCONSIN - 2018-03-18 15:55:00

UPDATE: Man sentenced in fatal drunken driving crash

NEW RICHMOND, Wis. (WEAU) -- The New Richmond man charged after one person died and three others were hurt in a drunken driving crash has now been sentenced. Monday, in St. Croix County Court 20-year-old Dalton Mundle was sentenced to eight years of probation and 12 month conditional jail time. He w

WEAU-TV 13 - 2018-03-19 23:12:00

New Richmond Police: Police dispatched; traffic crashes

Dispatched An officer was dispatched to the 700 block of Sharron Avenue for an emergency detention complaint at 9:59 a.m. Friday, Feb. 23. An officer was dispatched to the 100 block of West Third Street for a welfare check at 11:14 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 22. An officer was dispatched to the 600 bloc

NEW RICHMOND NEWS - 2018-03-18 01:00:00

Moulton announces retirement from State Senate, Bernier announces run

LAKE HALLIE, Wis. (WEAU) -- Sen. Terry Moulton announced Monday that he is officially announcing his retirement from the State Senate. Also on Monday, Rep. Kathy Bernier announced that she would be running for Moulton's seat. Bernier made the announcement at the Lake Hallie Town Hall Monday morning

WEAU-TV 13 - 2018-03-19 16:51:00

17-year-old charged for alleged threats at Barron High School

A criminal complaint filed Thursday, March 15, has identified a defendant allegedly involved in making a threat at Barron High School on Tuesday, March 13, according to County Circuit Court documents. Alleged threat leads to arrest of juvenile at Barron High School The complaint charges 17-year-old


Woman arrested after leading deputies on chase in Jackson County

JACKSON COUNTY, Wis. (WEAU) -- A Tomah woman is arrested after leading deputies on a chase through Jackson County. It happened around 5:30 a.m. Friday in the township of Knapp. Deputies say they received a report of 33-year-old Krystal Kogutkiewicz acting suspicious outside of a home. They say she h


Rice Lake man arrested in 3rd OWI offense

EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (WEAU) - A Rice Lake man has been arrested for operating a motor vehicle under the include in his third OWI offense. According to Wisconsin State Patrol, Troy Lee Brower, 42, was arrested on Hastings Way in Eau Claire, Saturday morning. Officials say around 2AM, a Wisconsin State Tr


17-year-old charged for alleged threat to Barron High School

A criminal complaint filed Thursday, March 15, has identified a defendant allegedly involved in making a threat at Barron High School on Tuesday, March 13, according to County Circuit Court documents. Alleged threat leads to arrest of juvenile at Barron High School The complaint charges 17-year-old


Police searching for missing Menomonie man

MENOMONIE, Wis. (WEAU)-- The Menomonie Police Department is asking for your help finding a missing man. Officers say Lucas Libersky, 43, of Menomonie, hasn't been heard from since March 6th and has not contacted family or friends. They say they are concerned for his safety. Anyone with information i


Student accused of threatening shooting at Barron school

BARRON, Wis. (WEAU)-- Police say they will refer charges to the district attorney after a male student made threats of a shooting at Barron High School. The Barron Police Department says school staff learned of the threat Wednesday afternoon. Police were notified and immediately responded to the hig


Police respond to threats made toward Barron school

Police apprehended a juvenile who reportedly made threats directed at the Barron Area School District, according to a news release from Barron Police. According to the release: On Wednesday, March 14, the school staff learned of statements made by a juvenile that were deemed as a potential threat t


Ohly Americas, Boyceville, WI, currently

ACCOUNTING & ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT Ohly Americas, Boyceville, WI, currently has an opening for an Accounting & Administrative Assistant at our Boyceville, WI facility. This position reports to the Chief Financial Officer to support Accounting and operations. Responsibilities and expectations of t


Cameron man caught in undercover sex sting

A child enticement charge was filed Wednesday against a Barron County man accused of trying to have sex with what he thought was a 15 year old boy. Gene Lundequam, of Cameron, is also charged with using a computer to facilitate a sex crime. According to the criminal complaint, a Rice Lake police off


Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do


Alleged SUV thief didn't get far

It took police about an hour to locate a vehicle stolen from in front of an Almena convenience gas station Tuesday, March 6, 2018, according to information from Barron County Circuit Court, dispatch and jail records. A March 15 preliminary hearing is set for 27-year-old James J. Lee, of Little Canad


Man arrested after domestic abuse incident in Barron Co.

BARRON, Wis. (WEAU) -- A man has been taken into custody after a domestic abuse incident in Barron County. Jason Rush, 35 of Haugen, was taken into custody for battery, false imprisonment and recklessly endangering safety. Police say he put a 45-year-old woman in the hospital with serious, but not


Minnesota woman gets ten years on drug charge

What started as a shoplifting case in Rice Lake last year has resulted in a 10-year prison sentence for a Duluth woman convicted of possessing an ounce of methamphetamine with intent to sell, Barron County Circuit Court documents said. Barbara B. Grau, 49, will serve the decade-long term at the Tayc