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Ellsworth police: Batting cage parts stolen
Big freshman class overflowing UWRF dorms, classrooms and cafeterias
Annual outdoor art exhibition set for Oct. 4-5
UW-River Falls makes Sierra Club's 'Cool Schools' list
Former Junior Redbirds coach charged with felony child sex crimes
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'Gutsy': Elmwood-Plum City uses late drive to beat Lake Holcombe-Cornell
Panther tennis moves into postseason
Down but not out: Elmwood volleyball rallies to win against Plum City
New Richmond gives Cardinals football a reality check
Hectic week tests cross country runners
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Rush River celebrates 70th Harvest Dinner
'American Pickers' to film in Wisconsin
UW-River Falls Dairy Farm Safety Symposium to be held at World Dairy Expo Oct. 5
United Way kicks off 2017 'We Fight for Strong Communities' campaign
Art project gives voice to homeless youth
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PIERCE COUNTY FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE: 9/27/17 Special Meeting Agenda
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crime and courts
June 10, 2013
Minnesota Mother, Daughter In Wisconsin Court On Murder Charges
APPLETON - A Minnesota mother and her daughter are scheduled to enter pleas this afternoon in the 2007 murder of the mother's domestic partner near Appleton, Wisconsin. 54-year-old Dianna Siveny and 34-year-old Kandi Siveny, both from the Twin Cities area, are charged in Outagamie...
June 10, 2013 - 3:33pm
April 25, 2013
Schaffhausen to be sentenced in July
HUDSON - Convicted killer Aaron Schaffhausen will be sentenced next July. He pleaded guilty last month to killing his three daughters in River Falls, but had claimed his mental state meant he wasn't responsible. A jury disagreed. Each of the three counts of first-degree intentional...
April 25, 2013 - 8:36am
April 16, 2013
Prosecution makes closing arguments in Schaffhausen trial
HUDSON - A state prosecutor was making his closing arguments early this afternoon in the Aaron Schaffhausen sanity trial in Saint Croix County. This morning, defense lawyer John Kucinski told the jury that Schaffhausen suffered from a depression that was made stronger by a dependence...
April 16, 2013 - 4:14pm
April 13, 2013
Jurors see graphic photos of Schaffhausen crime scene
Graphics photos of the crime scene where Aaron Schaffhausen killed his three daughters were shown to jurors in a Wisconsin courtroom yesterday. Forensic image specialist Larry Ventura was testifying for the prosecution. He showed the court images of the girls' bodies in their bedrooms...
April 13, 2013 - 2:12pm
April 11, 2013
Witnesses spot Schaffhausen at St. Paul hotel before he drove back to River Falls
HUDSON - Aaron Schaffhausen spent the night at a hotel in downtown Saint Paul, just hours before he drove to River Falls and killed his three young daughters. At his sanity trial yesterday, Holiday Inn employees testified that Schaffhausen was reading on the patio of a pub while...
April 11, 2013 - 10:32am
April 10, 2013
Schaffhausen won't take the stand, defense rests case
HUDSON - The father who admitted to killing his three daughters last summer in River Falls will *not* take the stand in his insanity trial. Thirty-five-year-old Aaron Schaffhausen declined to testify today and told the judge it was his decision. The defense has rested its case....
April 10, 2013 - 12:47pm
April 9, 2013
Psychologist offers theory in Schaffhausen murders
The psychiatrist appointed by the court says Aaron Schaffhausen was sane when he murdered his three little daughters. The clinical psychologist hired by the defense says he was not. Psychiatrist Ralph K. Baker testified Monday, and psychologist J. Reid Meloy took the stand Tuesday...
April 9, 2013 - 3:29pm
April 6, 2013
Security tighened at courthouse for Schaffhausen trial, one arrested
HUDSON - Law enforcement officials say security will be tightened at the St. Croix County courthouse when the Schaffhausen case resumes next Monday. Though they didn't say why, they did confirm that one person was arrested at the courthouse yesterday. People who used to work with...
April 6, 2013 - 10:07am
April 5, 2013
Friday -- Schaffhausen's mental state scrutinized
The defense called experts and a former co-worker from his construction job in North Dakota to testify about Aaron Schaffhausen's battle with...
April 5, 2013 - 1:32pm
April 4, 2013
Jurors watch video of Schaffahusen interrogation
HUDSON -- Jurors saw an emotional Aaron Schaffhausen yesterday when the video footage of his police interrogation was played in the courtroom. Schaffhausen eventually broke down crying and admitted that there was no need for investigators to look for other suspects in the deaths...
April 4, 2013 - 11:29am
April 2, 2013
Jury picked for Schaffhausen trial
HUDSON - A jury has been selected for the trial of the father accused of killing his three young children in their River Falls home last summer, and opening arguments are set to begin this morning. Nine women and six men will decide if 35-year-old Aaron Schaffhausen was mentally...
April 2, 2013 - 9:55am
March 20, 2013
Guilty verdicts come down on Native American gang
MINNEAPOLIS - Prosecutors say a violent American Indian gang in the Upper Midwest has become weaker, after three of its members were convicted of numerous crimes. But Assistant U.S. Attorney Andrew Winter says authorities still have a lot of work to do - and he's certain that the...
March 20, 2013 - 9:08pm
March 3, 2013
River Falls man sentenced for shooting his friend
RIVER FALLS - A 27-year old River Falls man, who says he had no intention of shooting his friend, will spend the next three years in prison. Anthony P. Velure pleaded no contest to the felony charge of homicide by use of a dangerous weapon. He was formally found guilty last November,...
March 3, 2013 - 12:46pm
March 1, 2013
March 1, 2013: Velure sentenced to prison for shooting friend
A 27-year-old man convicted of fatally shooting another young man in a River Falls apartment nearly two years ago was sentenced this morning...
March 1, 2013 - 2:44pm
Attorneys spar over Schaffhausen motions
The defense and prosecution waded through a litany of motions in the Aaron Schaffhausen murder case in St. Croix County Circuit Court Friday...
March 1, 2013 - 2:42pm