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Due to flooding conditions and the current weather forecast of additional rain, travel overnight is not advised in Ashland, Bayfield, Douglas, and Iron Counties. WisDOT continues to work with County and Local partners to identify and sign detour routes early on Monday, June 18.
Suspects arrested after found at foreclosed home Mandy L. Boos, 46, Eau Claire, and Jeremy P. Finley, 41, Superior, were arrested after deputies responded to a report of a car in driveway of a foreclosed home at 5:56 a.m. June 5 at N7563 County Road CC in Spring Valley. Boos was charged with criminal trespass to dwelling and possession of drug paraphernalia. Finley was charged with criminal trespass to dwelling, probation hold and possession of methamphetamine. Long hair caused bad driving
At 15, K. Coleman was left in the snow on the side of Highway 61 in Cottage Grove, bloody and bruised after being raped by three men. She experienced the brutal horror again years later when, at 19, she was forced by a group of strangerS with weapons into an unknown home. "I just started crying. 'I'm not here by choice, I need to get out,' and it didn't really phase him," she said. "So he assaulted me, but he kept saying, 'I'm sorry.'" Twice in five years Coleman found herself reporting rapes, talking to police and nurses, feeling lost and alone.
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. — A Red Wing man was sentenced Friday to jail time and probation after pleading guilty this spring to felony child enticement
Matthew J. Anderson, 33, Ellsworth, pleaded innocent and posted a $5,000 signature bond on a theft-movable property charge May 9. The charge stemmed from a May 4 incident in the town of Gilman. Jayson J.R. Bailey, 20, St. Paul, posted a $15,000 signature bond on a felony burglary - building or dwelling charge May 7. The charge resulted from a May 3 incident in Prescott.
EAU CLAIRE — When members of Kristina Novek's environmental science class at Chippewa Valley Technical College in River Falls brainstormed ideas for a class project, helping save an endangered species did not immediately come to mind. After all, weren't endangered species a problem in someone else's backyard? "Then someone mentioned Crystal Cave was doing bat research," said Aaron Larson, a 2012 Elmwood High School graduate who grew up about 5 miles from the iconic tourist attraction in rural Spring Valley.
Cattle on the loose in Pierce County • Deputies responded to a report of a pig on the roadway on Highway 10 by Prescott on April 23. The pig was located and put back in its pen. • Deputies reported to 650th Street/State Highway 29 near River Falls for a report of cows on the roadway on April 23. When officers got there the cows were back in fence, but police did notify property owner that it was reported that cows had been out.
The 2018 Pierce County Fair is Aug. 9-12. Entry day for all non-animal exhibits is Aug. 8 with judging beginning Aug. 9. So whether you bake, sew, build, grow or train, entering an exhibit at a county fair is an exciting process.
MONDOVI — Charlene Warner, of rural Mondovi announced her candidacy for Wisconsin's 93rd Assembly District. "Charlie," a fourth-generation Wisconsin Democrat, is currently the only challenger to incumbent Warren Petryk.
A woman reported what she thought might be a possible attempted abduction in Spring Valley Friday, April 27 after a man approached her and her three children. The woman, who was on a walk with her children near Newman Avenue and Central Street near the Spring Valley Emergency Services Building, said a man later identified as Stephen W. Gullixson, 65, Baldwin, approached them in a vehicle and offered her money as part of God’s work. She said he also allegedly asked to take a picture of the children.