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Snowplows hit by motor vehicles on I-94

ST. CROIX COUNTY — Working county snowplows were struck three times in a 24 hour period, January 25-26 along I-94 in St. Croix County. One plow was hit twice within two hours. There have now been 12 crashes involving plows in St. Croix County this winter. These incidents not only took plows off the road,…

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Officer involved critical incident investigation in Dunn County

MENOMONIE –The Wisconsin Department of Justice (DOJ) Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI) is investigating an officer involved critical incident in Dunn County, Wis. that occurred on the evening of Saturday, January 21, 2023. At approximately 9:08 p.m., law enforcement from Menomonie Police Department, DunnCounty Sheriff’s Office and the University of Wisconsin -Stout Police Department conducted…

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Threat closes Glenwood City schools, suspect in custody

GLENWOOD CITY — The Glenwood City School District was closed today, Friday, January 6, 2023, after an emailed threat was sent to staff and students the previous day. In a recorded message sent to parents and staff members, in the early morning of Friday, Superintendent Tim Johnson stated that the district would not be conducting…

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No Injuries

NO INJURIES were reported in this two-vehicle accident that happened shortly after 9 a.m. along Railroad Avenue (State Road 170), just east of East Street (State Road 79) in the Village of Boyceville Wednesday, December 21. According to the crash report from the Boyceville Police Department, a 2010 Ford Escape being driven by Eugene Carlson, 76…

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Abandoned vehicle found near Downing

THIS VEHCILE WAS FOUND abandon early Tuesday morning in the ditch along the County Line Road north of Downing. No other information of the accident was available at press time. —photo by Carlton DeWitt

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Attempted carjacking in Hudson

Town of Hudson – On Sunday, November 13, 2022, the St. Croix County Emergency Communication Center received a call at approximately 8:37 p.m. with a report of an attempted carjacking, with a firearm used, in the area of CTH N and USH 12, in Hudson Township. Deputies arrived on scene and located the victims of…

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Fire Destroys Semi-Tractor

FIRE DESTROYS A SEMI-TRACTOR of Bob Tallman at 218 Limberg Court in Glenwood City. The local fire department was called out at 2 p.m. Thursday, October 20 for the fire. The tractor had less than 50 gallons of fuel and that was spilled from the trucks fuel tank and fuel flowed down the street. Quick…

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A FIRE DESTROYED A SHED

A FIRE DESTROYED A SHED and a large amount of hay on property on 1160 Avenue in Hay River Township last week. As of press time on Tuesday, information about the fire from the Boyceville Fire Department was not available. —photo by Carlton DeWitt

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Legion Honored at Highground

THE HIGHGROUND — Members of the American Legion Russell-Toycen Post 131 of Colfax, the American Legion Auxiliary and Gold Star Mothers of Colfax were honored during a stone-placing ceremony at The Highground in Neillsville on Saturday, September 17. Members of the Russell-Toycen Post 131 also acted as the Honor Guard for the day. —photo courtesy…

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