Area News

Representative Rob Stafsholt announces bid for State Senate

NEW RICHMOND, WI – State Representative Rob Stafsholt (R-New Richmond) announced his bid for the 10th State Senate district recently at a number of events throughout the 10th Senate district. Stafsholt said voters deserve to have a State Senator who will fight for the interests of Northwestern Wisconsin, not Madison and Milwaukee. “My family’s roots…

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Body of missing Dunn County woman found in wooded area

The search for a missing Dunn County woman has come to a tragic conclusion. The Dunn County Sheriff’s Office confirmed last Friday, November 22 that a body found in a wooded area near the Chippewa River in Dunn County is that of Robynn Bridges, who had been the subject of a missing-person investigation for the…

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Justice Department awards grants to Wisconsin Tribal communities

MADISON — The U.S. Department of Justice announced Friday, October 18, that it has awarded over $273.4 million in grants to improve public safety, serve victims of crime, combat violence against women and support youth programs in American Indian and Alaska Native communities. “Violent crime and domestic abuse in American Indian and Alaska Native communities…

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Pursuit started in Washington County, MN ends in Hudson

HUDSON — A suspect wanted  for kidnapping and sexual assault led law enforcement agencies on a dangerous, high-speed chase that began in the Twin Cities and ended in a crash near Hudson last Wednesday afternoon. According to a news release provided by the St.Croix County Sheriff’s Office, the Washington County, MN Sheriff’s Office contacted the…

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Local processors participate in the 2019 Deer Donation Program!

Each year, hunters, meat processors, and food pantries help families in need by working closely with the Wisconsin DNR and its partners including: county land and water conservation departments, food pantries, charitable organizations, Hunt for the Hungry, and USDA-Wildlife Services who all help to implement and administer the program. This year marks the 20th anniversary…

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Attorney General William P. Barr announces launch of Project Guardian

Western District of Wisconsin MADISON, WIS. – Attorney General William P. Barr announced the launch of Project Guardian, a new initiative designed to reduce gun violence and enforce federal firearms laws across the country. Specifically, Project Guardian focuses on investigating, prosecuting, and preventing gun crimes. Reducing gun violence and enforcing federal firearms laws have always…

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