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Body discovered along St. Croix River in Hudson
Rural areas continue to see higher rates of impaired driving
Impaired in the north country: Chronic drunken drivers plague Minn., Wis. roads
Pierce County sheriff's blotter
Wisconsin roundup: Lawmakers could act on concealed weapons without permits; 9 more state news stories
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First quarter onslaught too much for E-PC
Cards improve to 5-0 over Boyceville
Panthers lost MBC opener to SCC
Seniors get a victory they can relish
Watch: Big fourth quarter gives Ellsworth homecoming victory
Spring Valley Cardinals
United Way kicks off 2017 'We Fight for Strong Communities' campaign
Art project gives voice to homeless youth
St. Paul's UCC to celebrate 150 years
Pierce County Fair tractor and truck pull winners announced
'Powerful' indie film gets limited run in Red Wing
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PIERCE COUNTY FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE: 9/27/17 Special Meeting Agenda
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crime and courts
November 3, 2012
Saturday State News Briefs: Judge rules case agains four Milwaukee policemen can proceed
MILWAUKEE - A Milwaukee County judge has ruled prosecutors have enough evidence for the case against four Milwaukee police officers to proceed. Judge Jeffrey Wagner head about three hours of testimony yesterday from a detective who recounting secret testimony given by nine alleged...
November 3, 2012 - 7:07am
November 1, 2012
Hundred people bring pets to Wausau courthouse during animal cruelty trial
WAUSAU - About 100 people brought their pets to the courthouse in Wausau yesterday - the same day a woman appeared in court for the torturing-and-death of her boyfriend's dog. The case of 20-year-old Sean Janas of Wausau has attracted international publicity. Prosecutors said she...
November 1, 2012 - 8:47am
October 30, 2012
Onalaska man goes to jail for heroin overdose death
LA CROSSE - A La Crosse area man will spend four years in prison for providing the heroin that killed a 22-year-old man last November. Kyle Smith of Onalaska had pleaded guilty to reckless homicide and possessing heroin with the intent to deliver. He was sentenced yesterday. Bradley...
October 30, 2012 - 4:01pm
Schaffhausen's trial date set for April 1, 2013
HUDSON - A St. Croix County Circuit judge has scheduled an April trial date for the North Dakota man accused of killing his three young daughters. Aaron Schaffhausen's three week trial is to start April 1st. River Falls police found the bodies of 11 year old Amara, eight year old...
October 30, 2012 - 11:58am
October 25, 2012
Minnesota man due back in La Crosse court in murder case
LA CROSSE - A Minnesota man is due back in court today on charges that he killed a La Crosse man and his son while robbing the father's camera store. A preliminary hearing is scheduled for 39-year-old Jeffrey Lepsch of Dakota - and a judge will decide whether there's enough evidence...
October 25, 2012 - 2:02pm
October 23, 2012
Eau Claire man faces murder charge for stabbing in fight
EAU CLAIRE - A 20-year-old Eau Claire man is awaiting a possible homicide charge, in connection with stabbing death during a fight. 17-year-old Bobby Vue was killed early yesterday in an apartment building in Eau Claire. Police were initially told that a large brawl was taking place...
October 23, 2012 - 12:09pm
October 21, 2012
Cabin burglar sentenced to four years
BAYFIELD - One of two men convicted of burglarizing dozens of summer homes and cabins will spend four years in prison. Eugene John Grahn was found guilty of playing a role in break-ins of at least 24 homes in northern Wisconsin last winter and spring. His co-conspirator was convicted...
October 21, 2012 - 12:40pm
October 20, 2012
Bond set at two million for suspect in La Crosse photography armed robbery
LA CROSSE - A two million dollar cash bond has been set for a Minnesota man charged with shooting 56 year old Paul Petras and his 19 year old son A.J. to death. Jeffrey Lepsch made an initial court appearance yesterday in La Crosse. The double murder happened at May's Photo, 425...
October 20, 2012 - 9:58am
October 16, 2012
Barron DA defends seriousness of rape case referred to in Assemblyman's controversial remarks
RICE LAKE - The Barron County district attorney is defending the seriousness of a high school sex case that got a state legislator in trouble....
October 16, 2012 - 8:45am
October 13, 2012
Jury finds former Walker aide guilty of embezzlement
MILWAUKEE - A jury finds a former member of the Milwaukee County Veterans Service Commission of skimming more than $51,000 from bank deposits and making unapproved withdrawals from bank accounts for the Military Order of the Purple Heart. Sixty-two year old Kevin Kavanaugh of Cudahy...
October 13, 2012 - 9:20am
September 24, 2012
Crime and Court Roundup: Danbury couple facing child neglect charges turned themselves in
A northwest Wisconsin couple charged in the death of their three-year-old daughter turned themselves in yesterday. 42-year-old Thomas Williams...
September 24, 2012 - 9:36am
Three St. Croix county deputies on leave after killing a suspect over the weekend
Three sheriff's deputies in far western Wisconsin are on administrative leave, after they shot and killed a suspect at his home during the weekend. Saint Croix County officers went to Patrick McDonnell's house near Baldwin on Saturday night, after a woman called 9-1-1 to say he was...
September 24, 2012 - 9:34am
September 21, 2012
Police seek public's help in bank robbery
PRESCOTT--The Prescott Police Department and the Federal Bureau of Investigation request the assistance of the public in identifying the suspect...
September 21, 2012 - 10:26am
State Crime and Court Roundup: Illinois man set for trial on homicide charges
STURGEON BAY - A week-long trial is scheduled to begin January 28th for an Illinois man accused of killing a woman and her unborn child in Door...
September 21, 2012 - 9:18am
September 20, 2012
Judge rules defense may keep evidentiary materials in Schaffhausen case
The defense will be able to retain copies of specific sensitive materials in the Aaron Schaffhausen murder case following a hearing Thursday...
September 20, 2012 - 5:25pm