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

    32 min ago | WOZZ-FM Appleton

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

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

    23 hrs ago | 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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  3. Sheriff: Speed, alcohol factors in driver's fatal late-night crash in St. Croix FallsRead the original story

    Yesterday | 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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  4. Speed, alcohol believed to factors in fatal Polk County, Wis., crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | 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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  5. Frederic man killed in crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | 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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  6. Polk County DA rules child's death an accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 17 | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    ... business run by the child's father near Centuria. Wednesday -- on the one-year anniversary of Isaiah's death -- Polk County District Attorney Dan Steffen said no charges would be filed. He said he agreed with investigators who concluded that the ...

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  7. Death of Polk County boy found in trunk ruled an accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 17 | WIGM-AM Medford

    The Polk County district attorney says the death of a two-year-old boy from rural Centuria has been ruled an accident and no charges will be filed.

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  8. Wisconsin toddlera s hot car death ruled accidentalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 16 | WLUK-TV Green Bay

    The death of a 2-year-old boy found in the trunk of a car on his family's property in rural Centuria was ruled an accident after investigators determined he took his father's keys and climbed into the vehicle, the Polk County district attorney said Wednesday.

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  9. Wisconsin toddler's hot car death ruled accidentalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 16 | WKOW-TV

    The Polk County District Attorney announced Wednesday that no charges will be filed in the death of Isaiah Theis.

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  10. Case closed one year after toddler's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 16 | WEAU-TV Eau Claire

    One year after the tragic death of a toddler in Polk County, the District Attorney there says the case is closed, and no charges will be filed.

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  11. Woman charged in fatal pedestrian crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 9 | WKBT

    Thirty-three-year-old Jeanne Fisher, of Frederic, was arrested last January after Chad Hansen was struck and killed while walking on Highway 35 in Polk County.

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  12. Woman charged in fatal pedestrian crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 9 | Channel3000

    Thirty-three-year-old Jeanne Fisher, of Frederic, was arrested last January after Chad Hansen was struck and killed while walking on Highway 35 in Polk County.

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  13. Northwestern WI woman charged in fatal pedestrian crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 9 | WKOW-TV

    ... charges after she was accused with being drunk when she hit and killed a pedestrian with her car in January. The Polk County Sheriff's Office says Chad Hansen was walking in the roadway on State Highway 35 when he was hit by Jeanne Fisher. Fisher ...

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  14. Hopkins man drowns in Polk County, Wis., lakeRead the original story

    Monday Jul 7 | TwinCities

    ... body a little more than an hour later about 30 feet from the dock in 10 feet of water, according to the Polk County Sheriff's Office. "The main thing is to know your ability level and if you aren't a strong swimmer, don't swim farther than you're ...

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  15. Deputies investigate drowning on Balsam LakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 7 | WEAU-TV Eau Claire

    On July 6th, 2014 at 10:25A.M the Polk County Sheriff's Office was notified of a missing swimmer at a residence located on Kemah Park Lane on Balsam Lake.

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  16. Deputies searching for armed robbery suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2014 | WEAU-TV Eau Claire

    ... area on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash. A search of the area by deputies including a K9 unit from the Polk County Sheriff's office did not locate the suspect. No one was injured during this incident. The suspect in this incident is ...

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  17. Clear Lake woman killed in crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2014 | WEAU-TV Eau Claire

    On June 20th, 2014 at 8:05 A.M the Polk County Sheriff's Office was notified of a 2 vehicle crash with injuries at the intersection of County Line Avenue and County Line Street in Clear Lake Township.

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  18. Minnesota man preserves history by recycling barnsRead the original story

    Jun 21, 2014 | Nashua Telegraph

    ... a lot of old wooden structures in the South," Richter said. Richter drove one buyer from Texas to see a barn in Polk County, Wis. On the way, they passed dozens of historic barns - which astounded the buyer. Exporting history may upset some ...

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  19. Barn preserverRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2014 | TwinCities

    ... a lot of old wooden structures in the South," Richter said. Richter drove one buyer from Texas to see a barn in Polk County, Wis. On the way, they passed dozens of historic barns -- which astounded the buyer. Curt Richter and his son Noah Richter ...

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  20. He preserves Minnesota barns -- and moves them out of stateRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2014 | TwinCities

    ... a lot of old wooden structures in the South," Richter said. Richter drove one buyer from Texas to see a barn in Polk County, Wis. On the way, they passed dozens of historic barns -- which astounded the buyer. Curt Richter and his son Noah Richter ...

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