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Three injured when plow truck and car collide

TOWN OF GLENWOOD — A violent collision just past Noon on Thursday, October 22 in the Town of Glenwood between a St. Croix County plow truck and a passenger vehicle has injured three including two young children. Glenwood City Fire and EMS were dispatched to 2843 County Road G in the Town of Glenwood at…

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Dunn County reports first death due to COVID-19

Menomonie, Wisconsin, September 30, 2020 — The Dunn County Health Department (DCHD) confirmed today that a Dunn County resident has died due to the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19). The individual was elderly. The DCHD is not releasing any further information out of respect for the deceased and their loved ones. “Our hearts go out to…

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GC man arrested for attempted murder

CLEAR LAKE — A 32-year-old Glenwood City man is in the Polk County Jail for allegedly trying to kill a 77-year-old rural Clear Lake man Friday evening. According to a press release from the Polk County Sheriff’s Office, on Friday, September 25, at 6:09 p.m. deputies responded to a rural Clear Lake address for an…

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Menomonie man charged with gun and drug crimes

MADISON—A federal grand jury in the Western District of Wisconsin, return an indictment against a Menomonie Man on June 17th. David Hartwig, 32, is charged with being a felon in possession of a firearm and ammunition, with possessing heroin with intent to distribute, and with possessing a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime.…

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Dunn County dairy promotion supports local food pantries

MENOMONIE — The Dunn County Dairy Promotion Committee is looking to “Keep It Cool” with local Dunn County food pantries. Many food pantries are lacking storage space for the increased demands on milk, cheese, butter and yogurt. Committee members and Blue Northern Distributing are looking to “fill the fridge” at Stepping Stones Food Pantry in…

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Bail set at $100,000 cash for GCHS teacher charged with sex crimes

  By LeAnn R. Ralph HUDSON  —  Bail has been set at $100,000 cash in St. Croix County Circuit Court for a Glenwood City High School teacher charged with five felonies related to sex crimes involving a teenaged girl. Peter L.O. Gaustad, who also is a member of the Glenwood City Common Council, appeared before…

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