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Clayton Lauritsen sentenced for fatally shooting man after Wisconsin car chase

MINNEAPOLIS -- A western Wisconsin man has been sentenced to prison for shooting a man in the chest following a car chase. Clayton Lauritsen, of Cumberland, Wisconsin had been charged with one count of first-degree intentional homicide in connection to the shooting. According to a criminal complaint, the shooting happened in December 2020 on the 200 block of North Mill Street in Barron. Officers found the victim lying motionless on the snow-covered ground. He died at the scene. His name was not released in the charging documents. Lauritsen called 911 after the shooting and turned himself in. He was...
CUMBERLAND, WI
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UPDATE: Wanted Suspect In Custody After Fleeing Law Enforcement

UPDATE: The following is an updated press release from the Polk County Sheriff's Office submitted to DrydenWire.com stating the wanted suspect has been apprehended. A Deputy observed the male on the Gandy Dancer trail near Frederic around 441pm. The suspect fled from the Deputies. A perimeter was established. K9 was...
POLK COUNTY, WI
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Cumberland man guilty of murder sentenced in Barron County Court

BARRON COUNTY, Wis. (WEAU) -A man guilty of felony murder is sentenced in Barron County Court Thursday. Court records show 22-year-old Clayton Lauritsen of Cumberland, Wis. was found guilty due to guilty plea of felony murder in Feb. of 2022. Lauritsen was charged and found guilty in the death of...
BARRON COUNTY, WI
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1 hurt after motorcycle crash in Pierce County

SPRING LAKE TOWNSHIP, Wis. (WEAU) -One person is hurt after a motorcycle crash in Pierce County Wednesday evening. According to a media release by the Pierce County Sheriff’s Office, on June 22 around 8:18 p.m., the Pierce County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a motorcycle crash on Highway 128 near 770th Avenue in Spring Valley, Wis. in Spring Lake Township.
PIERCE COUNTY, WI
Hudson Star-Observer

Weekend planner: Animal benefits, strawberry festival highlighted

After two years of COVID-19 and virtual fundraising for local rescues, Ultimissimo is excited to host its live, in-person 21st annual dog washing event in the alley, alongside Ultimissimo's building in downtown Hudson, 112 Walnut St., with Big Guys BBQ and lots of giveaways and raffle baskets. A requested $30...
HUDSON, WI
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It is go time as troops start construction

The temperature is rising and so is the pace of work at Freedom Park. In case you are wondering what all the commotion is about, troops from the 612th Engineering out of Duluth began setting up camp at Freedom Park over Memorial Day weekend. Troops, tents and heavy equipment in...
NEW RICHMOND, WI
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Two Arrested on Drug Possession Charges in Burnett County

The Burnett County Sheriff’s Office and the Siren Police Department conducted a joint investigation into heroin distribution in Burnett County. On June 15, 2022 we received information that a quantity of heroin was in a vehicle coming into Burnett County for distribution. A traffic stop was conducted on the...
BURNETT COUNTY, WI
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Update: 3-year-old boy reported missing in Rush City found safe

(FOX 9) - A 3-year-old boy reported missing in Rush City has been found. He was reported missing at 10 a.m. and was found by 10:17 a.m., the Chisago County Sheriff's Office said. He was found safe. The original story is below. Authorities are asking people to check their property...
RUSH CITY, MN
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DNR releases draft wolf management plan

Photo: In this July 16, 2004, photo, a gray wolf is shown at the Wildlife Science Center in Forest Lake, Minn. Courtesy of the Wildlife Science Center 2004. The state’s population of gray wolves is “resilient and robust,” and the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources aims to keep it that way.
FOREST LAKE, MN
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Canada appointed to North Branch council

The decision of who to replace Amanda Darwin on the North Branch City Council turned out to be an easy one, as by the time it came to the council voting, only one applicant was left. At the closing of the application deadline, two people — Robert Canada and Sarah...
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