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Rash of accidents follow snow fall

A storm that dumped between four and six inches of dry, powdery snow on Barron County Monday, Jan. 15, 2018, was the apparent cause of more than two dozen crashes throughout the county, according to Barron County Dispatch records. The most serious crashes took place Monday night and early Tuesday mo

NEWS-SHIELD.COM - 2018-01-17 15:58:00

Rice Lake man jailed after flurry of OWI arrests

A quick series of drunk driving arrests in summer 2017 has led to a nearly four-month jail term and fines of nearly $4,600 for a rural Rice Lake man, following a Jan. 9, 2018, hearing in Barron County Circuit Court. Sammie W. Schrock, 42, 2072 23rd St., Rice Lake, was jailed immediately after the he

NEWS-SHIELD.COM - 2018-01-17 16:17:00

Parishioners' efforts raise $70,000 for tornado relief

Members of four Roman Catholic parishes in Barron, Cameron, Chetek and Strickland (Rusk County), together with other northwestern Wisconsin parishioners, have collectively donated more than $70,000 in support of disaster relief for the May 2017 Barron County tornado. The donation was announced in a

NEWS-SHIELD.COM - 2018-01-17 16:24:00

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Journey Mae Dust Jan. 6, 2018, 7:17 p.m. Casandra Kakazu and Paul Dust III of Hayward announce the birth of their daughter, Journey Mae Dust. Journey was born at 7:17 p.m. Jan. 6, 2018, at Hayward Area Memorial Hospital. She weighed 6 pounds, 7 ounces and was 19 inches long. Journey joins sibling An

APG OF WISCONSIN - 2018-01-17 14:00:00

Alleged robbers scheduled for March court hearings

Three people remain in the Barron County jail, and one is free on $10,000 cash bond, in the wake of a pair of armed robberies committed on Dec. 19, 2017, as well as an attempted burglary in Barron and another armed robbery in Rice Lake, according to county Circuit Court documents. Preliminary hearin

NEWS-SHIELD.COM - 2018-01-17 16:19:00

Editor's Inbox: Again, a room tax is proposed; again, it should be rejected

Again and again the Hayward Lakes Visitor and Convention Bureau (HLVCB) attempts to force all legal lodging owners located in Sawyer County into collecting a 4 percent room tax for them to use. I have been fighting the HLVCB on this for at least 22 years. They have not been successful in my Town of

APG OF WISCONSIN - 2018-01-17 21:15:00

Ask an Officer: Winter driving advice

Question: During this recent cold spell, we avoided any out-of-town driving, but I'm just wondering what is recommended for winter driving? Answer: Although spring is just around the corner, it's still a good time to discuss winter driving safety. Let's divide the discussion into three categories:

WAUSAU DAILY HERALD - 2018-01-17 15:19:01

Shots fired, one arrested at home near Seeley

A 39-year-old Seeley area man, Andrew J. Ahrens, was arrested by Sawyer County sheriff's officers early Saturday, Jan. 13, after shots were fired in a domestic disturbance at a residence at 13624 Valley Road off Highway 00 in the town of Lenroot. Sheriff Doug Mrotek said the Sheriff's Office receive


Holiday robbery defendant sentenced to prison

rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com Bessemer - The man found guilty of attempting to rob the Ironwood Holiday gas station was sentenced to prison Tuesday in Gogebic County Circuit Court. Chadd Mathias Andert, 36, was sentenced to between three and 15 years in prison for assault with a dangerous weapon. He r

YOURDAILYGLOBE.COM - 2018-01-18 08:00:00

Accident used to teach students in Hurley personal finance class

January 18, 2018 By RALPH ANSAMI ransami@yourdailyglobe.com Hurley - After Hurley High School teacher Aaron Bender's vehicle slid off icy U.S. 2 in Saxon early in the winter and plunged down an embankment near a bridge, he is using the experience in his personal finance class. Bender told the Hurley

YOURDAILYGLOBE.COM - 2018-01-18 08:00:00

Future of Ojibway Correctional Facility remains uncertain

January 16, 2018 P.J. Glisson/Daily Globe A SIGN ON THE corner of M-64 and Job Corps Road in Marenisco indicates the way to Ojibway Correctional Institute, whose fate remains in question because of declining prison populations. By P.J. GLISSON news@yourdailyglobe.com Marenisco - According to the Mi


Ironwood board hears case for bus privatization

January 16, 2018 By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com Ironwood - While no decision has been made, the Ironwood Area Schools' Board of Eduction heard the case for privatizing the district's school buses. "Our goal in any district we go to is that when you ask, 'How's your transportation?' T


An address to Ashland City Council, Jan. 9

This coming spring will be the second year since 6th street was supposedly completed. You need to do nothing but drive that road to understand the grave and serious problems with it and I ask this body. What is being done about it? We paid good money for this road and probably are now starting to pa

APG OF WISCONSIN - 2018-01-17 03:34:00

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One dead in fatal car crash near Glidden 01.17.18 A Park Falls man is dead after his vehicle left the road and struck a tree near Glidden on the morning of Wednesday, Jan. 10. Authorities say Craig Schemberger, 60, was pronounced dead at the scene after lifesaving efforts by Glidden first responder

APG OF WISCONSIN - 2018-01-17 08:00:00

Ashland Subscribers Activate Online Access

The Ashland gymnastics team bounced back from a tough weekend by defeating Eau Claire Memorial 128.625-123.975 Monday at the Bretting Center. The Oredockers, who are used to competing for titles on weekends, placed seventh Saturday at River Falls. But they came back with a strong performance against


Porkies lantern-lit event draws both locals, tourists

January 15, 2018 P.J. Glisson/Daily Globe PARK INTERPRETER Bob Wild feeds a fire Saturday for people looking to warm themselves during a lantern-lit trek in the Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park. By P.J. GLISSON news@yourdailyglobe.com Ontonagon - The Superior Loop at Porcupine Mountains Wi


US Marshals track down wanted man

DANVILLE, Va. - Authorities said one man wanted in connection to a homicide in Danville is now in custody, but a second suspect is still on the run. Danville Police said the US Marshals Fugitive Task Force and Greensboro Police Violent Criminal Apprehension Team arrested K'Darius Taequan West in Gr

VIRGINIAFIRST.COM - 2018-01-18 00:49:29

Danville Police report 22 crashes today in the area

DANVILLE, Va. (WDBJ7) -- According to Danville Police Lt. Mike Wallace, officers responded to 22 car crashes on Wednesday. Lt. Wallace tells WDBJ7's Hannah Story that one of those crashes resulted in injury. Overall, 24 cars were disabled as a result of the crashes. DANVILLE, Va. (WDBJ7) -- Accor

WDBJ7.COM - 2018-01-18 00:27:00

Man wanted in Danville deadly shooting arrested, search continues for second suspect

Antwan Tucker Jr. was shot in the head on Dec. 22, police say DANVILLE, Va. - A man wanted in connection with the shooting death of a Danville man is now in custody. The U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force and Greensboro Police Violent Criminal Apprehension Team arrested K'Darius West in Greensboro,

WSLS - 2018-01-18 00:27:29

Snow falling in Danville; up to 6 inches possible

Danville residents awoke to a coating of powdery snow Wednesday morning, and forecasters warned up to half-a-foot could cover the city by late afternoon. By 7 a.m., even pretreated main roads were developing snow covered spots as morning travelers braved the falling snow and cold temperatures. The r

GODANRIVER.COM - 2018-01-17 12:38:00