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Tuesday Apr 15 | WEAU-TV Eau Claire

Deputy hurt in line of duty passes away

Deputy Seversen, a life-long St Croix Falls resident, was hired by Polk County as a part-time Deputy Sheriff in August of 1986.

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Related Topix: St. Croix Falls, WI, Burnett County, WI, Webster, WI

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Green Bay Press-Gazette

Lueders: Big money backfires in local races

One day before the U.S. Supreme Court opened new spigots of campaign cash, well-funded groups seeking to sway elections in two northern Wisconsin counties, Polk and Iron, inadvertently drove home another point: Throwing money into the process can hurt as well as help.

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Related Topix: US News, US Supreme Court, Scott Walker, US Governors

Tue Apr 08, 2014

Merrill Foto News

Spitballs come to life at library program

On Sunday afternoon, April 13, beginning at 1 p.m., step back in time and experience a slice of major league baseball history in T.B. Scott Free Library's Community Room in Merrill.

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Related Topix: Merrill, WI, Chippewa Falls, WI, St Croix County, WI

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

An election spending backlash

Today's Paper, also known as the e-Edition, is an online replica of the printed newspaper.

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Related Topix: Milwaukee, WI, US News, US Supreme Court, Scott Walker, US Governors, Opinion

Wed Apr 02, 2014

TwinCities

Polk County, Wis., political group does not see results, despite money spent

An independent political committee in western Wisconsin did not find the result it was looking for in a county board election, despite spending thousands to get candidates elected.

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Sat Mar 29, 2014

CBS Local

Man Charged With DUI After Crash With Child In Car

A 21-year-old Amery, Wis. man is charged with driving under the influence after crashing his car with a 6-year-old boy inside.

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Related Topix: Amery, WI, St. Croix Falls, WI

Mon Mar 24, 2014

TwinCities

Driver killed in crash with semi was Grantsburg woman

The driver who died Friday morning after her vehicle slid into the path of a semi truck in Polk County, Wis., has been identified.

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Related Topix: Grantsburg, WI

Sun Mar 23, 2014

Poughkeepsie Journal

Tired of slick roads? Try a little cheese

Rock salt is the long-standing way to get the job done, but it is harmful to cars, washes away easily, pollutes waterways and kills vegetation.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Cheese

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