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Miu trial: Acquitted on 1st degree intentional homicide but guilty of 1st degree reckless homicide

April 16, 2024

By LeAnn R. Ralph HUDSON  —  Nicolae Miu has been acquitted of first degree intentional homicide and first degree attempted intentional homicide, but has been found guilty on lesser charges of first degree reckless homicide and first degree recklessly endangering safety. The 54-year-old man from Prior Lake, Minnesota, was charged in connection with a stabbing…

Norm Hagen, retires his scissors after 70 years

April 9, 2024

by Renee Bettendorf GLENWOOD CITY – On a recent afternoon Norm Hagen, 92, chatted with several friends at his barber shop which has been located in downtown Glenwood City since 1958. The big news of the day was Norm’s retirement which will happen later this month.   “Is there something specific you plan on doing…

Trial began April 1 in Apple River stabbing case: underaged teenagers drinking and smoking marijuana

April 2, 2024

By LeAnn R. Ralph HUDSON  — On the opening day of a two-week trial for  a stabbing incident on the Apple River that left four people injured and one dead, testimony revealed that the group of underaged teenagers had been drinking and smoking marijuana. Nicolae Miu, age 54, of Prior Lake, Minnesota, is charged with…

Please Avoid Burning Until Conditions Improve – Elevated Fire Danger Statewide

March 19, 2024

MADISON, Wis. – The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) asks the public to avoid burning due to elevated fire danger throughout the state.  Warm temperatures, low humidity and breezy conditions are in the forecast for the beginning part of this week. Although parts of the state are predicted to see rain on Wednesday, the…

Fatal crash on WIS 25 in Dunn County

February 27, 2024

DUNN COUNTY — On February 25, 2024, at approximately 12:49 pm, a 2-vehicle crash occurred on Highway 25 near Northline Road in Dunn County. The crash involved one fatality and one injury.  Preliminary investigation shows a pickup truck traveling southbound pulled into the northbound lane to pass a vehicle and drove head-on into a passenger…

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