Polk County Newswire

Polk County Newswire

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  1. Isro boost to student satelliteRead the original story

    Sunday Feb 19 | The Oak Ridge Observer

    ... on April 2 against a conservative rival, most likely Lasso. Croix Falls, Wis., police departments along with the Polk County, Wis., and Chisago County, Minn., sheriff's departments. Deputies unsuccessfully searched the area for Reese before learning ...

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  2. British Officials Reportedly Believe Russia Behind Plot to Kill Montenegro's Prime MinisterRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 19 | The Oak Ridge Observer

    ... and was a member of the National Labor Relations Board. Croix Falls, Wis., police departments along with the Polk County, Wis., and Chisago County, Minn., sheriff's departments. Deputies unsuccessfully searched the area for Reese before learning he ... 1 comment

  3. Documentary maker wants to build audience in a new marketRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 19 | Star Tribune

    I'm the filmmaker of an award-winning documentary, "Church of Felons," which exposes the severe drug and alcohol addiction epidemic of Polk County, Wis. How could we better reach over the border into Minnesota to gain support, book screening events and direct attention of influencers toward our project? A: Given the grass-roots nature of your efforts, a couple of specific strategies come to mind, both more akin to direct sales and public relations than anything else.

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  4. Unilever rejects Kraft Heinz takeover bid, talks ongoingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 19 | The Oak Ridge Observer

    ... for Apollo 10, and most of the space shuttle missions. Croix Falls, Wis., police departments along with the Polk County, Wis., and Chisago County, Minn., sheriff's departments. Deputies unsuccessfully searched the area for Reese before learning he ...

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  5. Ecuador Presidential Candidate Looking to Get Rid of AssangeRead the original story

    Sunday Feb 19 | The Oak Ridge Observer

    ... denied for long, however, as Kane duly broke the deadlock. Croix Falls, Wis., police departments along with the Polk County, Wis., and Chisago County, Minn., sheriff's departments. Deputies unsuccessfully searched the area for Reese before learning ...

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  6. Jail rapesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 7 | TwinCities

    A federal jury has awarded a total of $11.5 million in damages to two women who were sexually assaulted by a former Polk County, Wis., jailer. Darryl L. Christensen, 50, who was also fire chief in Amery, Wis., was convicted of five counts of second-degree sexual assault by a corrections officer.

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  7. Jury awards $11.5 million to assaulted Polk Co., Wis., jail inmatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 6 | Star Tribune

    Two female inmates who were sexually assaulted numerous times while in the Polk County, Wis., jail have been awarded multimillion-dollar settlements. A jury in a federal lawsuit against corrections officer Darryl L. Christensen decided that each victim should receive $3.75 million in compensatory damages from him.

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  8. Wisconsin police chase ends in rollover that ejects, kills fleeing driverRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2016 | TwinCities

    ... Dec. 30, 2016, that ejected and killed the driver and sent two passengers to the hospital. (Courtesy of the Polk County sheriff's office) A Friday morning police chase in western Wisconsin ended with a rollover crash that ejected and killed the ...

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  9. 1 Dead, 2 Injured In Polk County RolloverRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2016 | CBS Local

    ... one of the largest network-owned station groups in the country. Click here to get the [...] 1 Dead, 2 Injured In Polk County Rollover One person is dead and two people are injured following a rollover accident in Polk County, Wisconsin early Friday ...

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  10. MN daycare provider charged with manslaughterRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2016 | Valley News Live

    ... ween four and six. A records check revealed that Englebretson had previously been a licensed daycare provider in Polk County, Wisconsin, where she was cited six times for not complying with restrictions on number and ages of children.

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  11. National Adoption Month Brings Out Iowans' StoriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2016 | WHO-TV

    ... be in your arms, at the perfect time, in the perfect way, if you don't give up on your dreams," she said. Join Polk County in celebrating its 16th Adoption Saturday at the Polk County Justice Center on November 19; the event will go from 8:30 a.m. ...

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  12. Polk County Justice Center ribbon cutting Nov. 14Read the original story

    Nov 10, 2016 | Cityview Online

    The Polk County Board of Supervisors and Fifth Judicial District are hosting a ribbon cutting at the newly renovated Polk County Justice Center at 222 5 Ave. in Des Moines on Monday, Nov. 14 at 3:30 p.m. Remarks will begin at 3:45 p.m. Polk County Supervisor Tom Hockensmith said "the completion of the Justice Center is just one of three major renovations planned for the new courts complex in downtown that were made possible by the passing of an $81 million public referendum in November of 2013." The Polk County Justice Center is located in the former Wellmark/JC Penny building and is now home to juvenile court, magistrate court, small claims court and the Polk County Attorney.

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  13. Sheriff: Man, 64, Dies Following Head-On Crash In Western Wis.Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2016 | CBS Local

    ... died Wednesday night after his pickup crossed the center line on a highway and collided head-on with an SUV. The Polk County Sheriff's Office says the crash happened shortly after 9 p.m. on Highway 35 near 160th Avenue in the town of St. Croix ...

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  14. Delicious Wisconsin place namesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2016 | OnMilwaukee

    ... Matthew B. Uren. One might argue that's putting the steer before the cart. According to the book, "the town (in Polk County) took its name from Apple River, a translation with shortening of French pomme de terre, literally, 'apple of the earth,' ...

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  15. Senator Tiffany's tentacles reach into Western WisconsinRead the original story

    Sep 2, 2016 | Lakeland Times

    Tom Tiffany's lack of respect for the inalienable rights of communities across Wisconsin to care for their local residents and resources is breathtaking. He has recently been running roughshod through Western Wisconsin's Polk County attempting to undermine local communities' decision-making power regarding trap-rock mining.

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  16. Federal judge reprimands class-action lawyers, says they abused judicial processRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2016 | NWAonline

    ... lawsuit against automobile insurers and how they calculated property damage claims. The suit originated in Polk County Circuit Court and was moved to federal court. Lawyers for the plaintiffs and the insurers agreed to dismiss the case from Holmes' ...

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

    Jul 12, 2016 | 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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  18. Sarah M. Bradehoft (PHOTO): Woman Ran Prostitution Business From Chicken CoopRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2016 | 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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  19. Local man arrested for OWI with two children in vehicleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2016 | 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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  20. Wisconsin Man Killed When Van Hits Truck Pulling TrailerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2016 | 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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