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  1. Body of retreat owner found in submerged carRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 16 | Daily Herald

    ... say one of the owners of a western Wisconsin retreat has been found dead in a submerged car on the property. Polk County sheriff's officials say the body of 39-year-old Blair Piper was discovered Sunday at the Big Rock Creek Retreat north of St. ...

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  2. Retreat owner found dead in submerged carRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 16 | WKOW-TV

    One of the owners of a western Wisconsin retreat has been found dead inside a submerged vehicle on the property. Officials with the Polk County Sheriff's Office say the body of 39-year-old Blair Piper was found Sunday at the Big Rock Creek Retreat.

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  3. Wis. retreat co-owner found dead on property in submerged carRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 16 | Star Tribune

    ... was discovered shortly after 9:30 a.m. Sunday when emergency responders pulled the car from the water, the Polk County Sheriff's Office said Monday. Authorities have yet to say how the car became submerged up to the roof line with the 39-year-old ...

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  4. Wisconsin: Man dies in Polk County after crashing into pondRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 15 | TwinCities

    A man was found dead in Polk County, Wis., on Sunday morning after a car he was driving crashed into a pond and became submerged. The Polk County sheriff's office was called to the scene at Big Rock Creek Retreat in the town of St. Croix Falls shortly after 9:30 a.m. A caller said a vehicle was in a pond and there were concerns someone was inside it.

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  5. Car pulled from Polk Co. pond, body found insideRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 15 | WEAU-TV Eau Claire

    On Sept. 14, 2014 at 09:36 the Polk County Sheriff's Office received a call from the Big Rock Creek Retreat located at 1674 STH 87 in St. Croix Falls Township reporting a vehicle in a pond on the property.

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  6. Jesse Helt, Miley Cyrus' VMA Award Accepter, Turned Himself InRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 29 | The Pordland Mercury

    Helt, the homeless 22-year-old aspiring model from Salem who accepted Miley Cyrus ' MTV Video Music Award on Sunday night, surrendered to Polk County Police yesterday and was later released on bail.

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  7. Judges, sheriffs to be sworn in this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 28 | Cleveland Daily Banner

    ... event, judges in the circuit will also be sworn in at the McMinn County and Monroe County courthouses and the Polk County Justice Center. Among those taking oaths will be Sandra Donaghy, who won the seat in the 10th Judicial District Criminal Court ...

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  8. DNR won't remove or kill otter that attacked 12-ye...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2014 | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    ... shots as a precaution, after the otter bit and scratched her while she was getting out of Bone Lake near Luck in Polk County. The DNR could issue permits to let people shoot or trap an otter at Bone Lake, but the agency says it won't do so for now ...

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  9. Otter attacks remain rareRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2014 | WIGM-AM Medford

    A recent otter attack in Wisconsin is a rare occurrence. They are more likely to avoid people than to attack them, but a 13-year-old Twin Cities girl was attacked by an otter on a Polk County lake over the weekend, sustaining bites, scratches and bruises.

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  10. New Information: Wisconsin won't trap otter that attacked girlRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2014 | WEAU-TV Eau Claire

    Wisconsin officials say they won't remove or kill an otter that attacked a Minneapolis girl at a Polk County lake.

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  11. Otter attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2014 | TwinCities

    Kliewer sustained bites, scratches and bruises during the attack. The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources has no plans to remove or kill an otter that attacked a Minneapolis girl in a Polk County, Wis., lake over the weekend.

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  12. Wisconsin DNR asks people to record bird sightingsRead the original story

    Aug 15, 2014 | WBAY-TV Green Bay

    ... redistributed. Wisconsin officials say they won't remove or kill an otter that attacked a Minneapolis girl at a Polk County lake. Wisconsin officials say they won't remove or kill an otter that attacked a Minneapolis girl at a Polk County lake. ...

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  13. Wisconsin otter that attacked Minneapolis girl won't be trapped, DNR saysRead the original story

    Aug 14, 2014 | TwinCities

    The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources has no plans to remove or kill an otter that attacked a Minneapolis girl in a Polk County, Wis., lake over the weekend.

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  14. Wisconsin Expands Simplifile E-recording in Iowa and Polk CountiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2014 | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    ... as possible, and Simplifile helps us achieve this by providing excellent reporting and document tracking," said Polk County Register of Deeds Laurie Anderson. "Documents can be accepted, filed, and returned all in one day. E-recording is not only ...

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  15. 1 Dead In Polk County CrashRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2014 | CBS Local

    A Wis. woman died Thursday evening after the car she was driving rolled into a ditch in Polk County, Wis.

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  16. Hail storms hit parts of Wisconsin Tuesday eveningRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2014 | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    McKinley in Polk County had two-and-three-quarter-inch hail, almost the size of a small softball.

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  17. Sheriff's department: Alcohol appears to be factor...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2014 | WNFL-AM Green Bay

    ... Wilson of Frederic. A 30-year-old male passenger from Centuria was taken to a St. Paul hospital with injuries. Polk County sheriff's officials said Wilson lost control of his car on a curve at high speed on a rural road near St. Croix Falls. It flew ...

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  18. Sheriff: Speed, alcohol factors in driver's fatal late-night crash in St. Croix FallsRead the original story

    Jul 29, 2014 | Star Tribune

    ... occurred about 2:45 a.m. Saturday on 200th Street just east of the St. Croix Valley Raceway, according to the Polk County Sheriff's Office. Killed was Preston Wilson, of Frederic, Wis., the Sheriff's Office said. His passenger, Anthony Kralewski, ...

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  19. Speed, alcohol believed to factors in fatal Polk County, Wis., crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2014 | TwinCities

    ... Grand Prix he was driving left the roadway early Saturday morning in the town of St. Croix Falls, Wis. The Polk County sheriff's office said speed and alcohol are believed to be factors in the crash, which also injured a passenger. (Photo courtesy ...

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  20. Frederic man killed in crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2014 | WEAU-TV Eau Claire

    On 7/26/14 at 2:49 a.m. the Polk County Dispatch Center received a report of a one vehicle crash on 200th Street, approximately A1 4 mile south of 160th Ave. in the Town of St. Croix Falls.

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