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Polk County Newswire

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  1. Chicken-coop prostituteRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | TwinCities

    A Wisconsin woman is accused of neglecting her children, who authorities say were left behind while she slipped outside to prostitute herself inside a modified chicken coop. Sarah M. Bradehoft, 27, of Star Prairie was charged June 23 in Polk County Circuit Court with two felonies - child neglect causing bodily harm and second-degree recklessly endangering safety - and three misdemeanor counts of prostitution.

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  2. Sarah M. Bradehoft (PHOTO): Woman Ran Prostitution Business From Chicken CoopRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 10 | Oliver Willis

    ... outside to prostitute herself inside a modified chicken coop. Sarah M. Bradehoft, 27, was charged June 23 in Polk County Circuit Court with two felonies - child neglect causing bodily harm and second-degree recklessly endangering safety - and three ...

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  3. Local man arrested for OWI with two children in vehicleRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 2 | WEAU-TV Eau Claire

    Wesley Geyer, 38 of Osceola, was stopped for speeding on 240th St. south of County Highway M in Polk County around 9:30 p.m. Friday night. Geyer was then arrested for operating while intoxicated with an 8-year-old and an 11-year-old in the vehicle.

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  4. Wisconsin Man Killed When Van Hits Truck Pulling TrailerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 29 | KSTP

    A Wisconsin man is dead after his van hit a truck and trailer from behind and then crashed in a ditch, the Polk County, Wisconsin, Sheriff's Office said. The sheriff's office said 64-year-old John Bibeau of Balsam Lake, Wisconsin, was driving a minivan.

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  5. 16 Attorneys to Face Judge's Punishment for Abuse of Judicial ProcessRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2016 | ArkansasBusiness.com

    ... to approve the agreed dismissal.) The case was refiled the next day, with a settlement agreement attached, in Polk County Circuit Court. Although four USAA policyholders hired Little Rock attorney Robert Trammell to object to the terms of the ...

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  6. New suit names class action's 15 rebuked lawyersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2016 | NWAonline

    ... claims for actual cash-value property damage, harming certain insurance policyholders. The case's settlement in Polk County Circuit Court in December primarily benefited the plaintiffs' attorneys and the insurance company, the Wartick filing says. ...

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  7. Region EMSa SDirector announces air ambulance base giftRead the original story

    May 19, 2016 | Chisago County Press

    ... subsidy and self-funds operations through fees and insurance payments. It is serving all of Chisago County, and Polk County, Wisconsin out of Milltown and St Croix Falls bases. Reinert, in his 12th year as executive director, says there are now 80 ...

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  8. Polk County farmer indicted for crop insurance fraudRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2016 | WEAU-TV Eau Claire

    According to the indictment, Mark Johnson of Dresser and Spring Brook Grain Farms LLC devised a scheme to defraud the U.S. by overstating his corn and soybean production. If convicted, Johnson faces up to 20 years in federal prison for each of five wire fraud counts and 30 years behind bars for each of five counts of making a false statement in regard to crop insurance benefits.

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  9. Texas man in Iowa to face lottery jackpot fraud chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2016 | WKBT

    A Texas man accused of helping a lottery computer manager in Iowa collect jackpots from rigged lottery games has given up an extradition fight to face charges in Iowa. Assistant Iowa Attorney General Rob Sand says Robert Rhodes, of Sugar Land, Texas, reported to the Polk County jail Thursday to face lottery fraud charges filed last year.

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  10. Planning to punish 16 lawyers for ethics violations, Arkansas judge indicatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2016 | NWAonline

    ... to the nature of sanctions the court intends to impose against him or her." Adams v. USAA was initially filed in Polk County Circuit Court on Dec. 5, 2013, then moved to U.S. District Court in Fort Smith the next month. Attorneys for plaintiffs and ...

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  11. Wis. Man Arrested On St. Patrick's Day For 11th DWIRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2016 | CBS Local

    MINNEAPOLIS - A western Wisconsin man is facing his 11th DWI charge after being arrested on St. Patrick's Day. Authorities in Polk County, Wisconsin, say Daniel Hess, 47, was taken into custody last Thursday night.

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  12. Wis. Man Arrested On St. Patrick's Day For 11th DWIRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2016 | CBS Local

    MINNEAPOLIS - A western Wisconsin man is facing his 11th DWI charge after being arrested on St. Patrick's Day. Authorities in Polk County, Wisconsin, say Daniel Hess, 47, was taken into custody last Thursday night.

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  13. Ice Age Trail to be expanded in Polk CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2016 | Rice Lake Online

    The Ice Age National Scenic Trail will be expanded in northwest Wisconsin, under a land deal approved by the state Department of Natural Resources Board. Members approved the purchase of 260 acres, to add to Straight Lake Wilderness State Park in Polk County.

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  14. Bismarck Police Search for Missing ManRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2016 | KFYR-TV Bismarck

    Johnson has been missing from his home in Bismarck since Feb. 23. There is reason to believe Johnson was in Minnesota on March 2, and that he may be traveling to Abbotsford, Wis., or the Polk County, Wis., area. He may be driving a white 2015 Chevrolet Silverado pickup with ND license plate KLK749.

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  15. Ice Age Trail to be expanded in Polk CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2016 | Rice Lake Online

    The Ice Age National Scenic Trail will be expanded in northwest Wisconsin, under a land deal approved by the state Department of Natural Resources Board. Members approved the purchase of 260 acres, to add to Straight Lake Wilderness State Park in Polk County.

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  16. Judge Questions Attorneys Over 'Forum Shopping' in HearingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2016 | ArkansasBusiness.com

    ... of Mark and Katherine Adams vs. United Services Automobile Association was dismissed and refiled the next day in Polk County Circuit Court with a settlement attached. Holmes wanted to know if the case was moved to the state court in order to ...

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  17. Plaintiffs lawyers questioned related to controversial class-action caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2016 | Arkansas Times

    ... action case long pending in his court that was suddenly dropped and then immediately settled in a state court in Polk County. /more/ A Reuters legal writer notes that it took two to tango - both plaintiff and defense lawyers - in the controversial ...

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  18. Weigh plusses, minuses of frac sand miningRead the original story

    Feb 3, 2016 | Http

    ... achieved tax-exempt status in 2007. Members include Gretchen Sampson, a registered nurse and director of the Polk County Health Department, Rick Abrams, attorney and chief executive officer with the Wisconsin Medical Society, Terry Brandenburg, ...

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  19. Federal Judge Holmes Previews Schedule for Class-Action CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2016 | ArkansasBusiness.com

    ... in June by both the plaintiffs' attorneys and USAA's attorneys. The case was refiled the very next day in Polk County Circuit Court with a settlement agreement attached. "The clear inference," Holmes wrote in December in his order to show cause, "to ...

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  20. Couple, too drunk to drive, give keys to 9-year-oldRead the original story

    Feb 10, 2016 | Bladen Journal

    A Wisconsin couple allowed their 9-year-old daughter to drive them and their 11-month-old baby because they were too drunk to do so themselves, according to Polk County Circuit Court records. Jason Roth, 36, and Amanda Eggert, 32, pleaded not guilty at the court on Friday to charges of recklessly endangering safety and neglecting a child, according to the online records.

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