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  1. Signs of spring abound, despite some recent light snow, with dusting i...Read the original story

    Thursday Apr 23 | State of Wisconsin

    Signs of spring abound, despite some recent light snow, with dusting in the south and up to a couple of inches in the north. Lakes are now open statewide and only a little floating pack ice is reported in some spots on Lake Superior.


  2. Woman's loss illustrates importance of bill to protect pets of domestic violence victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | WKOW-TV

    ... protections to a victim's pets. Bowman drove five and a half hours from her home in Grantsburg, which is in Burnett County in far northern Wisconsin, to tell her story. In 2006, Bowman lost her dog, named Lambeau, during a divorce from her then ...


  3. DNR awards surface water grants to 55 groups in 31 countiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | State of Wisconsin

    ... easements on 90 acres of undeveloped hardwood, fields, ephemeral wetlands and ponds in Johnson Preserve. The Burnett County Land and Water Conservation Department will use grant funding to offer a shoreline incentive program to improve shoreline ...


  4. DNR board approves acquisition of Burnett County land for Amsterdam Sloughs Wildlife AreaRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 8 | State of Wisconsin

    The state Natural Resources Board on Wednesday approved the $360,000 purchase of 320 acres of Burnett County land within the Amsterdam Sloughs Wildlife Area. The parcel featuring upland grass, marshes, aspen and scrub oak was originally purchased in 2014 for $400,000 from a private landowner by the Friends of Crex, Inc. The Friends of Crex agreed to sell the property for $360,000 and donate the remaining $40,000.


  5. Teenager seriously hurt in crash north of GrantsburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 7 | WEAU-TV Eau Claire

    On Monday, April 06 2015 at 8:35 p.m., the Burnett County Sheriff's Office responded to a single-vehicle crash on County Highway F approximately four miles north of Grantsburg. Preliminary investigation indicates that Cody Pettis, 18, of Hertel was driving a 1999 Plymouth Breeze northbound on County Highway F when he apparently lost control of the vehicle and overturned.


  6. Burnett County Register of Deeds Starts E-Recording with SimplifileRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2015 | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    The register of deeds' office in Burnett County, Wis. , has implemented electronic recording of land documents through Simplifile, the nation's largest e-recording service provider.


  7. WILD Women Winter Workshop to be held March 7 at Crex MeadowsRead the original story

    Feb 17, 2015 | State of Wisconsin

    ... clothing, ice fishing rods, tackle, ice skimmer and a folding chair. Located just north of Grantsburg in Burnett County, Crex Meadows is one of the largest state owned wildlife areas in Wisconsin. "This workshop is for you if you have never tried ...


  8. Former Waupun police officer pleads guilty to burglary chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | WLUK-TV Green Bay

    ... of Green Lake restaurant. After a cross-state chase and manhunt in August 2013, he was arrested at a cabin in Burnett County. Young pleaded guilty Tuesday to seven counts - one burglary count each from Green Lake, Dodge, Waupun, Waushara, Burnett, ...


  9. Hairdressers and Dental Insurance in WisconsinRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2015 | Examiner.com

    ... I am self employed, own Harmony Hair Design. Please do not solicit this page." - Owner Harmony Hair Design Burnett County - emailed Tennille Kamish, Luck, WI on 1/31/2015 also Bella Salon in Luck via Facebook on 1/31/2015 Douglas County - Contacted ...


  10. Student dies in Burnett Co. crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2015 | WKOW-TV

    A foreign exchange student from Kazakhstan is dead after a crash in Burnett County. The Burnett County Sheriff's Department says it happened Tuesday night on Highway 48 just west of Frederic.


  11. Exchange student killed in crash near FredericRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | WEAU-TV Eau Claire

    ... ther details are being released at this time. Further investigation and crash reconstruction continues by the Burnett County Sheriff's Office.


  12. Single-Car Crash In Wis. Leaves Juvenile DeadRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | CBS Local

    ... 48. The crash happened at 5:30 p.m. near the intersection of Freedom Drive in the town of Trade Lake, the Burnett County Sheriff's Office said. The juvenile, who was a passenger, was pronounced dead at the scene. His or her name will be released ...


  13. Governor Walker Appoints Rusk County District AttorneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2015 | WEAU-TV Eau Claire

    ... private members of the bar. "Jim has decades of valuable experience and is highly qualified to serve," writes Burnett County District Attorney William Norine. "Jim brings to his practice not only a mastery of the criminal law and the rules of ...


  14. Wisconsin's oldest trumpeter swan a symbol of success recovery effortsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2014 | State of Wisconsin

    A regal old swan spending the winter on a wild river in Burnett County stands as a remarkable symbol of the success of Wisconsin's trumpeter swan recovery program. Known by her current identification collar number - the fourth ID collar over her lifetime - 82K turned 25 last June.


  15. News BulletinsRead the original story

    Dec 15, 2014 | Rice Lake Online

    ... held but was unsuccessful in finding him. The next morning, Young stole a car and was later apprehended in Burnett County outside a residence he'd allegedly burglarized. Wednesday, December 17, 2014 Ian J. Skjerly, the Rice Lake man who killed his ...


  16. Former Wis. Officer Charged in Multi-County Crime Spree Gets ProbationRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2014 | WDIO

    ... into grocery stores in Berlin and Markesan and a Town of Green Lake restaurant. He was arrested at a cabin in Burnett County following a manhunt.


  17. Riddle: What was the connection between falling temps and rising light-bulb sales?Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2014 | TwinCities

    ... seemed to match his, and we followed them to a dark and seemingly deserted cul-de-sac. Finally we phoned the Burnett County sheriff's department, then resigned ourselves to hauling out a leftover leash and blanket and feeding him copious quantities ...


  18. Parents sentenced in drowning death of toddlerRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2014 | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    Thomas Williams will spend five months in jail and three years on probation in the death of 3-year-old Reena Danish. Williams expressed remorse in a Burnett County courtroom Monday and told the judge he will have to live with the fact that he will never see his child again.


  19. Parents of drowned toddler sentenced for child neg...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2014 | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    The parents of a toddler who drowned in northwest Wisconsin in 2012 were given probation terms Monday for child neglect -- and the father's also going to jail. 44-year-old Thomas Williams of Redgranite was given 5 months in jail, plus 3 years of probation after he pleaded no contest in Burnett County to a felony charge of child neglect causing death.


  20. Wis. parents sentenced in neglectful drowning death of 3-year-old daughterRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... she drowned in a canal on her parents' property, according to NBC News' KARE-11 . Sheriff's deputies from Burnett County were called to the home of the little girl's parents, Jenna Danish, 33, and Thomas Williams, 42, on Aug. 14, 2012 after the ...