Burnett County Newswire

Burnett County Newswire

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Results 1 - 18 of 18 in Burnett County, WI

  1. Weather Service Crew Surveys Tornado DamageRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 29 | WDIO

    ... t. Margraf said Thursday another tornado touchdown was reported by law enforcement to the north near Siren in Burnett County about 5 p.m. The tornado damaged a barn and trees.

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  2. Weather service crew surveys Wisconsin tornado damageRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 29 | SFGate

    ... Brown said. Margraf said another tornado touchdown was reported by law enforcement to the north near Siren in Burnett County about 5 p.m. The tornado damaged a barn and trees. Other touchdowns were reported between 6:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. near Dover ...

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  3. Tornado Touches Down in Pierce Co., Wis.Read the original story

    Wednesday Jun 28 | WDIO

    ... be moving eastward toward Spring Valley. But the National Weather Service then issued a tornado warning for Burnett County around 5:15 p.m. Rotation was observed east of Siren, though no tornado had yet been confirmed to have touched down. That ...

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  4. Tornado Warning Issued for Burnett County, Wisconsin; Watches Issued for East MetroRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 28 | KSTP

    A tornado watch has been issued for eastern Minnesota and western Wisconsin, according to the National Weather Service in the Twin Cities. A tornado warning was issued earlier Wednesday afternoon for Pierce and St. Croix counties.

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  5. Youth experts say ordinary products being bought to conceal drugsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2017 | WKOW-TV

    ... Items included baseball caps, water bottles, energy drink bottles and a Rubik's cube. Lillian Pinero of the Burnett County Prevention Coalition says all of the items are available to be purchased online without checking the age of the buyer. A west ...

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  6. Ordinary products may be used to conceal drugsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2017 | WAOW

    ... . Items included baseball caps, water bottles, energy drink bottles and a Rubik's cube. Lillian Pinero of the Burnett County Prevention Coalition says all of the items are available to be purchased online without checking the age of the buyer.

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  7. Social-media threat closes schools Wednesday, May 10Read the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2017 | WOZZ-FM Appleton

    ... Jacob Wicklund of Siren was arrested Tuesday and charged with terrorist threats and disorderly conduct. The Burnett County Sheriff's Office says the 19-year-old threatened to carry out a school shooting in a Facebook post. The post said, in part: ...

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  8. Social-media threat closes schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2017 | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    ... Jacob Wicklund of Siren was arrested Tuesday and charged with terrorist threats and disorderly conduct. The Burnett County Sheriff's Office says the 19-year-old threatened to carry out a school shooting in a Facebook post. The post said, in part: ...

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  9. Teen charged in threats that closed schools in NW WisconsinRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2017 | WIGM-AM Medford

    A Burnett County teenager accused of threatening a school shooting on social media has been charged in connection with the postings, which led to closings and evacuations in two school districts on Thursday. Charges of Terrorist Threats and Disorderly Conduct were filed against 19 year-old Jacob Wicklund of Siren on Tuesday.

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  10. 19-Year-Old Charged in NW Wisconsin School Shooting ThreatRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2017 | KSTP

    A Wisconsin man has been arrested and charged for making terroristic threats in connection with the Tuesday closing of the Granstburg and Siren school systems in Burnett County. The Burnett County sheriff wrote in the criminal complaint that 19-year-old Jacob Aaron Wicklund had made two Facebook postings to a private room called "Confessions of Mine."

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  11. Threat closes Grantsburg, Wis. schools TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2017 | Star Tribune

    ... who answered the phone did not specify what the nature of the threat was. A message also was left with the Burnett County Sheriff's Office. The neighboring school district in Webster was on lock down this morning as a result of a threat, a message ...

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  12. Grantsburg High School Closed due to Safety ThreatRead the original story

    May 9, 2017 | WDIO

    ... to send students to school, and said bus drivers were asked to bring students back home. A dispatcher at the Burnett County Sheriff's Office told KSTP-TV the schools were closed due to the threat of a school shooting, but he could not provide ...

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  13. Sex offender listed as homeless;public awareness urgedRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2017 | Rice Lake Online

    ... second-degree criminal sexual conduct in Minnesota in 1993 and of first-degree sexual assault of a child in Burnett County in 2004, is prohibited from having contact with children. The public is encouraged to contact local law enforcement if Atkins ...

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  14. Jan. 27 Police Reports -Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2017 | Sedalia Democrat

    ... confirmed both people had warrants. Rader had a $3,500 Pettis County warrant for property damage and a Burnett County, Wisconsin warrant for substantial battery with no bond. He was found to be in possession of methamphetamine. 8 a.m.: Reuben J. ...

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  15. Two 19-year old men killed in Burnettt County crash SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2016 | Rice Lake Online

    Two 19-year old men were killed in a one-vehicle overturn in Burnett County Saturday morning. Pronounced dead at the scene were Jorden Otis of Grantsburg and Joel Rauchbauer, 19, of Frederic.

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  16. Early cabin life had profound impact on family's futureRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2016 | Star Tribune

    ... my father died unexpectedly, she asked my brother to help her look for a suitable lake place. He lived near Burnett County in Wisconsin, and they started there. Two of her requirements were indoor plumbing and a good beach for swimming. They found a ...

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  17. Stefanski hired as new DNR wildlife biologist for Marathon CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2016 | State of Wisconsin

    ... Stefanski has worked for the DNR as a limited term employee and intern at Crex Meadows Wildlife Area in Burnett County and an LTE wildlife technician and forestry technician based out of Wisconsin Rapids. He also has worked as a landscape foreman ...

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  18. St. Croix tribe reinvesting heavily in HertelRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2016 | Business North

    ... in Danbury, also owned by the tribe. "One of the things we did as a tribal council was invest heavily in Burnett County for the future of our people - to generate the revenue we need to operate our great tribe and our nation," Tribal Chairman Lewis ...

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