Area Breaking News

U-Fuel, northwest of Elk Mound, robbed at gun point

ELK MOUND — The Dunn County Sheriff’s Department is on the lookout for an armed suspect that robbed the U-Fuel located at Exit 52, I-94 and U.S. 12 interchange, in Elk Mound. According to a press release sent to the Tribune Press Reporter a call came in at 12:56 p.m. Friday afternoon, October 11, about…

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2019 Glenwood City Homecoming

The 2019 Glenwood City High School Homecoming festivities were held October 4. The 2019 Glenwood City Homecoming queen and king are Makiah Schutz and Nick Melendrez. More photos can be found on our photo website.    

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Glenwood City man found dead in submerged vehicle

NEW RICHMOND — One adult male was found deceased inside of a vehicle that was partially submerged in Hatfield Lake. According to a press release from the New Richmond Police Department, it stated that the department had received notification at 9:29 a.m. Monday, October 7, that a vehicle was seen in Hatfield Lake partially submerged.…

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Distracted driving causes accident on Oak Street in Glenwood City

By Amber Hayden GLENWOOD CITY —Careless driving was the cause of an accident on late Tuesday afternoon, October 1. Larissa Pelzel, of Clear Lake, was headed west on Oak Street when she looked down to plug in her phone charger causing her Trailblazer to hit a parked vehicle owned by Terry Bazille, of Emerald. Bazille’s…

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2019 Colfax Homecoming photos

The 2019 Colfax High School Homecoming festivities were held October 4. King and Queen, Marcus Drees and Hailey Klukas (center), were crowned Friday evening, October 4, during halftime of the football game. More photos can be found on our photo website.  

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Boyceville Police release photos of bank robbery suspect, seek information

UPDATED PRESS RELEASE FROM THE BOYCEVILLE POLICE DEPARTMENT – OCTOBER 1, 2019 AT 6:00 P.M. On Tuesday October 1st, 2019 at 8:27AM, Dunn County Communications received a report of an armed robbery that had just occurred at the Peoples State Bank in Boyceville. Officers from the Boyceville, Colfax, and Elk Mound Police Departments, Dunn County…

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Car runs into tractor on County Road D south of Emerald

INJURED AS CAR RUNS INTO TRACTOR—A 65-year-old Amery woman received cuts and bruises when the vehicle she was driving ran into an Allis Chalmers tractor her son, William Bow, was driving. The accident happened about noon on Saturday, September 28 on County Road D near 130 Avenue south of Emerald. Deborah Bow who was driving a 2003 Ford F-150 pickup…

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Suspect still on the loose after robbery at People’s State Bank

BOYCEVILLE — There was a strong police presence in Boyceville Tuesday morning, October 1, after a call came in at 8:27 a.m. about a armed robbery that had just taken place at People’s State Bank in Boyceville, multiple law enforcement agencies responded. Chief of Police for Boyceville, Greg Lamkin, stated that officers from Boyceville, Elk…

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Tornado rips through Wheaton; does damage to parts of Elk Mound

By Amber Hayden WHEATON – According to the National Weather Service, an EF3 tornado touched down in the Town of Wheaton at 7:50 p.m. on Tuesday evening, September 24 The EF3 refers to the fujita scale and the amount of damage the tornado creates in its path. An EF3 has an estimated wind speed of…

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