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  1. The Most Corrupt Election in Wisconsina s HistoryRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Madison Magazine

    ... gubernatorial election. But votes from municipalities like Bridge Creek in Chippewa County and Spring Creek in Polk County won't matter. The locations don't exist, even if they cast some of the deciding votes in the most corrupt gubernatorial ...

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  2. Polk County Woman Indicted for Bribing VotersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WTVC

    A Polk County woman faces a 6-count indictment over charges she paid people to vote a certain way in the August general election. The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation started looking into the matter about a week before the election.

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  3. Clayton woman arrested for trying to stab, strangl...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    ... Bowe Blackwell of Clayton survived the attack on Tuesday night. His 22-year-old wife Samantha is now charged in Polk County with counts attempted homicide, false imprisonment, strangulation and suffocation, battery, and disorderly conduct. ...

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  4. Baby Bears Rescued from Hollow TreeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 6 | Neatorama

    For 2 days, a woman in Polk County, Wisconsin heard strange animal noises from behind her home. She eventually summoned the police, who discovered two bear cubs trapped in a hollow tree .

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  5. Bear cubs stuck inside of tree in Wisconsin: Video of rescueRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 4 | Examiner.com

    Two bear cubs were frightened and stuck inside a hollow tree and the only way out was to trust those humans in uniforms to rescue them. When a Polk County, Wisconsin resident heard strange noises coming from a tree she went to investigate.

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  6. Two bear cubs rescued from collapsed tree in Polk ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 3 | WOZZ-FM Appleton

    A landowner near Milltown in Polk County called the state DNR, after hearing cries for distress for several hours last weekend. The cubs climbed into the hollow trunk of a cottonwood tree, and part of the tree collapsed in on them.

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  7. Wisconsin Dept. of Natural Resources logo file image.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 3 | WLUK-TV Green Bay

    The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources says a Polk County community has helped rescue two bear cubs that were trapped in a tree. Officials on Thursday said a landowner near Milltown called the DNR after hearing distress cries over several hours over the weekend and finding the bear cubs' snouts poking out of a hole in a cottonwood tree.

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  8. Wisconsin DNR helps rescue trapped bear cubsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 3 | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    ... more minorities to vote Republican this fall. Milltown The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources says a Polk County community has helped rescue two bear cubs that were trapped in a tree. Officials on Thursday said a landowner near Milltown ...

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  9. DNR wardens help two bear cubs score freedomRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 2 | WEAU-TV Eau Claire

    While the Green Bay Packers were taking care of the Chicago Bears Sunday at Soldier Field, two Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources wardens on patrol pulled off a real safety for two bear cubs that rushed a Polk County tree and failed to convert. This was a long play that started Saturday with an off-sides call from a Polk County woman who heard some strange animal noises.

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  10. Two bear cubs rescued by Wisconsin DNR wardensRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 2 | WKOW-TV

    Two bear cubs got stuck inside of a tree in Polk County over the weekend and two Wisconsin DNR wardens on patrol were able to help. The DNR says a woman on Saturday heard strange animal noises and followed them.

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  11. Wisconsin bear cubs trapped in tree are rescuedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 2 | TwinCities

    Like Winnie-the-Pooh after eating too much honey, two bear cubs found themselves in a very sticky situation this weekend in Polk County, Wis. The two cubs had climbed into the hollow trunk of a large cottonwood tree near Luck, Wis., when part the tree collapsed in on them.

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  12. Sex offender to be released in Polk County next monthRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | WEAU-TV Eau Claire

    A sheriff's office is notifying the public that a convicted sex offender will be released into the community next month. On Wednesday, the Polk County Sheriff's Office announced that Michael Horton, 27, will live in Room #3 of the Apple River Motel at 977 U.S. Highway 8 in Amery.

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  13. New Information: Man accused of hitting conservation warden with car arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 23 | WEAU-TV Eau Claire

    The Pierce County Sheriff's Office said Tuesday that Corey Peterson, 38, of Turtle Lake was arrested in Polk County. Investigators say Peterson was driving a rental car with North Carolina plates when they caught him on Monday.

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  14. Arrest made in Ducktown, TN carjackingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2014 | Polk County News

    An arrest has been made following a carjacking in Ducktown last Thursday. According to Captain Keith Baker of the Polk County Sheriff's Department, the victim reported that August 4, 2014, at about 11:30pm, she was stopped at a stop sign on Main St. in Ducktown.

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

    Sep 16, 2014 | 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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  16. Retreat owner found dead in submerged carRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2014 | 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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  17. Wis. retreat co-owner found dead on property in submerged carRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2014 | 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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  18. Wisconsin: Man dies in Polk County after crashing into pondRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2014 | 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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  19. Car pulled from Polk Co. pond, body found insideRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2014 | 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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  20. Jesse Helt, Miley Cyrus' VMA Award Accepter, Turned Himself InRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2014 | 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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