Polk County Newswire

Polk County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Polk County, WI.

Results 1 - 20 of 127 in Polk County, WI

  1. Gavel. Image Midwest Communications, Inc. 2014.Read the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | WNFL-AM Green Bay

    A man accused of killing a wrestling coach during an argument in northwest Wisconsin pleaded not guilty Thursday to two new charges of violating his bond. Polk County prosecutors said 19-year-old Levi Acre-Kendall posted messages on Twitter -- and two friends who were with him the night of the killing saw the tweets, even though Acre-Kendall was not allowed to communicate with them under his bond.

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  2. Man Accused of Killing St. Croix Angler Sent Back to JailRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | KSTP

    ... counts of bail jumping for "failing to comply with the terms of his bond," according to a complaint filed in Polk County. A condition of Acre-Kendall's original bond was that he couldn't have direct or indirect contact with several people listed on ...

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  3. Man charged in fatal stabbing on St. Croix is back in jailRead the original story

    Saturday May 16 | WXOW-TV La Crosse

    A Minnesota man charged with fatally stabbing a Wisconsin fisherman is back in jail after allegedly tweeting about the victim. Charges filed in Polk County say 19-year-old Levi Acre-Kendall tweeted on May 7 that if anyone is praying for him, they should also keep the victim's family in mind.

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  4. Ceremony honors 266 fallen officers in WisconsinRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | Channel3000

    ... with the names of 266 law enforcement officers who lost their lives in the line of duty. This year, the name of Polk County Deputy Sheriff Michael Seversen was added to the memorial. Deputy Seversen was wounded by a suspect on April 19, 1991, in ...

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  5. 25th Annual Law Enforcement Memorial ceremony honors fallenRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | WMTV Madison

    ... served quietly and without fanfare but always with bravery," said Attorney General Brad Schimel. This year, late Polk County Sheriff's Deputy Michael Seversen's name was added. He was shot in 1991, and passed away last April from complications. "He ...

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  6. Fallen Polk County Deputy added to Wisconsin Law Enforcement MemorialRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | WIGM-AM Medford

    Polk County Sheriff's Deputy Michael Severson was just 27-years-old when a gunshot wound left him paralyzed from the neck down. Despite his injuries, he returned to western Wisconsin and proceeded to give the rest of his life to his community, speaking to schools and other groups around St. Croix Falls.

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  7. Polk County firm buys Colorado companyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 6 | Business Journal

    Mountain Molding, founded in 1976, has about 50 employees and operates about 50,000 of manufacturing space. In 2013, Wichita, Kan.-based Arcady Capital Co.

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  8. Minnesota man pleads not guilty in fatal stabbing along St. Croix RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 4 | Star Tribune

    ... after an hourslong dispute between two groups of men. Levi Acre-Kendall, 19, of Cambridge, pleaded not guilty in Polk County Circuit Court to first-degree reckless homicide in the April 14 death of Peter S. Kelly. His bail was also lowered from ...

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  9. Polk County, TN inmates learn to have a better futureRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | Polk County News

    Some changes begin with a dream. Some changes begin with a nightmare. Polk County Adult Education program had its beginning in both.

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  10. Former jailer charged with sexually assaulting female inmatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | WNFL-AM Green Bay

    A former jailer in northwest Wisconsin is due in court Friday morning on charges of sexually assaulting five female inmates. Polk County prosecutors said 48-year-old Darryl Christensen of Amery had sexual contact with the prisoners in secluded parts of the jail not covered by security cameras.

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  11. Jailer accused of assaulting 5 inmatesRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 29 | WXOW-TV La Crosse

    A former Polk County jailer is due in court Friday on charges of sexually assaulting at least five female inmates. Forty-eight-year-old Darryl Christensen, of Amery, is facing five felony counts of second-degree sexual assault by a corrections officer.

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  12. Jailer accused of assaulting 5 inmates due in courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | WEAU-TV Eau Claire

    A former Polk County jailer is due in court Friday on charges of sexually assaulting at least five female inmates. Forty-eight-year-old Darryl Christensen, of Amery, is facing five felony counts of second-degree sexual assault by a corrections officer.

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  13. Man charged with killing St. Croix River angler to appear in court todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | Star Tribune

    ... is scheduled to appear in court Wednesday morning. Levi C. Acre-Kendall, 19, has a preliminary hearing in Polk County Wisconsin at 9:30 a.m. He was charged April 17 with first-degree reckless homicide in the April 14 death of Peter S. Kelly. It's ...

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  14. Man charged in fatal fisherman stabbingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2015 | Valley News Live

    ... three days after the death of a popular youth wrestling coach and father of five. A criminal complaint filed in Polk County Court details how an argument between two groups fishing the river at Interstate Park Tuesday escalated over several hours ...

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  15. Minnesotan Charged in Fatal Stabbing of Wisconsin FishermanRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2015 | WSAW

    ... Thursday. The Star Tribune of Minneapolis reports the criminal complaint sheds no insights on the argument. Polk County Chief Deputy Steve Moe said authorities have no answers despite cooperation from both men's friends. Acre-Kendall's mother, ...

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  16. News from around Wisconsin at 5:28 a.m. CDTRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2015 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... style known as a henley - a play on Henley's name and a title of a popular song by the classic rock band. The Polk County sheriff's office says the suspect was accompanied by his attorney when he turned himself in Thursday afternoon. The Wisconsin ...

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  17. Suspect Arrested in Fisherman's Fatal Stabbing in WisconsinRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2015 | WDIO

    Wisconsin authorities have arrested the man wanted in the stabbing death of a fisherman after an argument on opposite banks of the St. Croix River. The Polk County sheriff's office says the suspect was accompanied by his attorney when he turned himself in Thursday afternoon.

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  18. Levi Acre-Kendall charged with murdering fisherman Peter Kelly during fight over swearingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2015 | Daily Mail

    ... the teenagers, Levi Acre-Kendall, was charged with one count of first-degree reckless homicide on Friday by the Polk County attorney's office. Kelly and his wife Christie, pictured, have four sons and a daughter all under the age of nine. He was ...

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  19. Suspect Charged in Killing of Former RCTC StudentRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2015 | KAAL-TV Austin

    ... Community and Technical College, near the St. Croix River. If convicted, he faces up to 60 years in prison. Polk County Sheriff's officials say Kelly was stabbed during a confrontation with a group of fishermen. Kelly's friend, identified by police ...

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  20. Minnesota teen charged in St. Croix angler's stabbing deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2015 | TwinCities

    A Cambridge, Minn., teenager has been charged with first-degree reckless homicide in the St. Croix River stabbing of Peter Kelly. Levi C. Acre-Kendall, 19, was charged Friday in Polk County, Wis., Circuit Court.

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