Polk County Newswire

Polk County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Polk County, WI.

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  1. On some lakes, selective harvesting of largemouth bass is good for the fisheryRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 29 | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    A largemouth bass jumps at boatside as Mike Yurk of Hudson reels in the fish on an outing on Half Moon Lake near Milltown in Polk County. As delightful as the fleeting gems were, Mike Yurk and I didn't try to collect them, even with a camera.

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  2. Comic book expert shares stories behind superheroesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | Daily Herald

    ... chronicling the exploits of a character he named Albert, to appear in the Standard Press, the local paper in Polk County, Wisconsin. "As a kid I collected them and stuck them away in a box under my bed," he said. He still has them, he said, ...

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  3. Police car lights - PHOTO: Larry Lee 2014 Midwest CommunicationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 4 | WNFL-AM Green Bay

    Polk County Sheriff Pete Johnson says the youngster crashed a vehicle about 6:30 a.m. Tuesday while officers were chasing him in Forest Lake Minnesota. He was taken to a hospital for treatment, and will then be sent to the Anoka County Regional Juvenile Center.

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  4. Hunt for armed Wisconsin teenager ends in MinnesotaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 4 | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    ... residence prior to officers arriving and the vehicle was observed in the New Richmond area a short time later. Polk County Sheriff Pete Johnson says after the vehicle was seen in New Richmond, Laird ended up in the Cedar Lake area in southern Polk ...

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  5. 14-year-old arrested following western Wisconsin crime spreeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 4 | WXOW-TV La Crosse

    According to the Polk County Sheriff Pete Johnson, Cole Laird has been found and is in custody in Anoka County, Minnesota. Authorities said the search for Cole Laird, 14, started Monday afternoon in Eau Claire County.

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  6. Teen apprehended in Minnesota following Wisconsin crime spreeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 4 | WIGM-AM Medford

    ... a series of incidents Monday in western Wisconsin that included two car thefts and an attempted armed robbery. Polk County Sheriff Pete Johnson says the 14-year-old is suspected of driving a stolen vehicle in Eau Claire County, then attempting a ...

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  7. Officials Search For Armed 14-Year-Old In WisconsinRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 4 | Valley News Live

    The Polk County Sheriff's Office said a search is underway for an armed 14-year-old in the Cedar Lake area of southern Polk County, Wis. after a series of incidents Monday.

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  8. Officials Search For Armed 14-Year-Old In Polk/St. Croix Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 4 | CBS Local

    ... of the largest network-owned station groups in the country. Click here to get the [...] MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) - The Polk County Sheriff's Office said a search is underway for an armed 14-year-old in the Cedar Lake area of southern Polk County, Wis. ...

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  9. 4 men, including 3 family members, killed in plane crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2015 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Authorities say four men, including three family members, were on their way to a golf resort when their small plane crashed in western Wisconsin. Polk County officials say 44-year-old Daniel Ortner, of North Hudson, was piloting the Beechcraft Bonanza.

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  10. 4 men, including 3 family members, killed in Wisconsin plane crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2015 | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    ... three family members, were on their way to a golf resort when their small plane crashed in western Wisconsin. Polk County officials say 44-year-old Daniel Ortner, of North Hudson, was piloting the Beechcraft Bonanza. Passengers on board were ...

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  11. 4 Men, Including 3 Family Members, Killed in Plane CrashRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2015 | WSAW

    Authorities say four men, including three family members, were on their way to a golf resort when their small plane crashed in western Wisconsin. Polk County officials say 44-year-old Daniel Ortner, of North Hudson, was piloting the Beechcraft Bonanza.

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  12. Four Hudson area men identified as plane crash vic...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2015 | WOZZ-FM Appleton

    The four people that died in a plane crash in northwestern Wisconsin have been identified. Polk County Sheriff Peter Johnson says the pilot of the single engine craft was 44-year-old Daniel P. Ortner of North Hudson.

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  13. Plane crash in Polk County kills 4Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2015 | WIGM-AM Medford

    Four people are dead, following a small plane crash in northwestern Wisconsin. The Polk County Sheriff's office says the single-engine Beechcraft was found burning in a field between Amery and Star Prairie at about 5:30 Monday evening, about 50 miles away from Minneapolis.

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  14. 4 people killed in fiery crash of small plane in WisconsinRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2015 | WIBA-AM Madison

    Polk County sheriff's officials say there are no survivors of the crash in a field southwest of Amery. The single-engine Beechcraft crashed in the town of Alden about 5:30 p.m. Monday and caught fire, burning the field around it.

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  15. Silk exotic dance club proposes new downtown locationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2015 | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    ... which scorched the surrounding field, and found the four victims dead inside the aircraft, according to the Polk County Sheriff's Department. At his presidential campaign launch this month, Walker introduced Hermening - a former Iranian hostage - by ...

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  16. Delafield's Cindi Duchow announces candidacy for 99th Assembly seatRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2015 | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    ... which scorched the surrounding field, and found the four victims dead inside the aircraft, according to the Polk County Sheriff's Department. At his presidential campaign launch this month, Walker introduced Hermening - a former Iranian hostage - by ...

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  17. Freshwater Plaza project to get four more apartmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2015 | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    ... which scorched the surrounding field, and found the four victims dead inside the aircraft, according to the Polk County Sheriff's Department. At his presidential campaign launch this month, Walker introduced Hermening - a former Iranian hostage - by ...

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  18. Four die in fiery crash of a small plane in western WisconsinRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2015 | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    ... which scorched the surrounding field, and found the four victims dead inside the aircraft, according to the Polk County Sheriff's Department. "I heard a plane," she told the St. Paul Pioneer Press . "At first I thought it was a helicopter. Then it ...

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  19. 4 killed in Polk County plane crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2015 | WXOW-TV La Crosse

    ... a small, single-engine plane, crashed in a field near 150th Street and 30th Avenue, southwest of Amery. The Polk County Sheriff's Office said it was notified at approximately 5:24 p.m. A witness said he saw the plane twirling on its way down. The ...

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  20. Plane crash kills 4 in northwestern Wisconsin MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2015 | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    Four people are dead after a plane crash in northwestern Wisconsin. Polk County Sheriff Peter Johnson says they were notified at 5:24 p.m. Monday from Witnesses that say the single engine craft crashed in the Town of Alden near 30th Avenue and 150th Street.

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