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PIERCE COUNTY: 12/19/17 County Board Meeting Agenda
PIERCE CO. HIGHWAY COMMITTEE: 12/20/17 Meeting Agenda
TOWN OF ISABELLE: 12/18/17 Town Board Meeting
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Lawrence J. Langer Estate; Case No. 17-PR-60
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Larry T. Coddington Estate; Case No. 17-PR-77
Donald D. Hemphill
Francis "Mickey" Traynor
Russell L. Hinshaw
Dennis Larry Johnson
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March 1, 2013
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
Judge to allow cameras in the courtroom of Schaffhausen trial
HUDSON - A Saint Croix County judge has ruled that cameras will be allowed in the courtroom for the trial of Aaron Schaffhausen, accused of killing his three daughters last July in River Falls. Schaffhausen is in court today as prosecutors prepare for trial in April. He's charged...
March 1, 2013 - 1:02pm
February 22, 2013
Minnesota woman to enter plea deal in Ashland boyfriend's death
DULUTH - A Minnesota woman is scheduled to enter a plea March seventh in the killing of her lover in Ashland. Angelina O'Mara is serving a life prison term for killing her husband in Sauk Rapids, Minnesota, just days before she and her lover allegedly checked into an Ashland motel...
February 22, 2013 - 4:30pm
February 16, 2013
Saturday State News Briefs: Dunn County jurors refuse to release Taylor from Mendota
MENOMONIE - It took jury members only about an hour to decide not to release 65 year old Alvin Taylor from a state mental hospital. Taylor's attorney told the court his client is no longer taking medication and hasn't had a violent outburst at Mendota Mental Health Institute in...
February 16, 2013 - 9:00am
February 12, 2013
Gov. Walker in Hudson to announce law enforcement initiatives
Gov. Scott Walker was at the Hudson Community Daycare on Tuesday afternoon to discuss a series of initiatives designed to protect children against...
February 12, 2013 - 2:57pm
February 1, 2013
Prosecution wins motion on Schaffhausen mental health records
The prosecution will have access to all records relative to Aaron Schaffhausen's insanity plea following a judge's ruling in St. Croix County...
February 1, 2013 - 9:35am
School near La Crosse is not saying how a convicted felon got hired,
LA CROSSE - A school near La Crosse is not saying how a convicted felon got hired, before he was charged with molesting his students. Jason Barker was the head of special education at the La Crescent Montessori Academy, just west of La Crosse in Minnesota. Prosecutors said he had...
February 1, 2013 - 2:33am
January 18, 2013
Judge accepts Schaffhausen insanity plea
Judge Howard Cameron fielded a slew of motions in the Aaron Schaffhausen murder case Thursday, including one filed recently. The St. Croix County judge accepted Schaffhausen's plea of not guilty by mental defect or illness filed by the defense the previous day for a ruling at the...
January 18, 2013 - 8:50am
December 29, 2012
Former Stout student who caused death of fellow student arrested in Alaska
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - A former UW-Stout hockey recruit who helped cause the death of another student two years ago has been arrested in Alaska for drunk driving. 23-year-old Jed McGlasson of Nikiski, Alaska was stopped around three-in-the-morning on Christmas Eve. Police said he didn't...
December 29, 2012 - 11:44am
December 14, 2012
No insanity plea for Schaffhausen
A man accused in the murder of his three daughters last summer did not meet the court's deadline for entering a not guilty by reason of insanity plea Friday. Public defender John Kuscinski said his client, Aaron Schaffhausen would most likely appear in court next at a scheduled hearing...
December 14, 2012 - 11:34am
December 4, 2012
Judge in Schaffhausen case to decide to allow police interview to be heard in court
HUDSON - A judge will decide next month whether a jury will be allowed to hear a three-and-a-half hour police interview with Aaron Schaffhausen. He's the man accused of killing his three daughters at his ex-wife's home in River Falls on July 10th. Judge Howard Cameron took testimony...
December 4, 2012 - 10:36am
St. Paul man scheduled to have first appearance in Burnett County court on 'car surfing' incident
SIREN - A 21-year-old man is scheduled to make his first court appearance December 19th in a car-surfing death in northwest Wisconsin. Cole Fohrenkamm of Saint Paul faces three felony charges and two traffic counts in the death of 21-year-old Shawn Swanson, also of Saint Paul. The...
December 4, 2012 - 8:45am
November 22, 2012
Prosecutors say Schaffhausen's motive was to hurt ex-wife
HUDSON - Prosecutors say Aaron Schaffhausen killed his three daughters in order to hurt his ex-wife. The revelation at a court hearing yesterday is the first time a motive has been suggested for the July triple-murder in River Falls. Eleven year old Amara, eight year old Sophie...
November 22, 2012 - 4:46am
November 13, 2012
River Falls man pleads no contest in killing friend last June
HUDSON - A River Falls man has pleaded no contest to shooting a friend to death in June of last year. 27-year-old Anthony Velure struck a plea deal, and he was convicted on a Saint Croix County charge of homicide by a dangerous weapon or explosive. A sentencing date has not been...
November 13, 2012 - 7:27am
November 4, 2012
No criminal charges to follow fatal stabbing
The man arrested, jailed and later released after the stabbing death of 22-year-old Dylan Barry July 6 in an apartment at 233 W. Cascade Ave., River Falls, won't be charged with homicide. Pierce County District Attorney John O'Boyle explained his legal decision last week by releasing...
November 4, 2012 - 7:40am