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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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Man seriously injured in Rice Lake house fire

RICE LAKE, Minn. (FOX 9) - A 33-year-old man was airlifted to a hospital after he was severely burned during a house fire Wednesday evening, according to authorities. Myles Summer was taken to the Hennepin County Medical Center, where he remains in critical condition as of Thursday morning, according to the St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office.
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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

Man severely burned in house fire near Duluth

A 33-year-old man is in critical condition after being severely burned in a house fire near Duluth on Wednesday. The fire broke out around 6:30 p.m. about 10 miles northwest of downtown Duluth at a Rice Lake residence in the 3900 block of W. Tischer Road. According to the St....
DULUTH, MN
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Northwest WI Regional Construction Update - Jun. 24 2022

This week’s updates from the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) on road construction projects for Barron, Burnett, Polk, Rusk, Sawyer, and Washburn counties. Description: Replacing paving marking. Traffic impacts: Motorists will encounter moving lane closures in work areas. For the upcoming week, work is planned on:. US 53 in...
WASHBURN COUNTY, WI
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Man airlifted after Rice Lake house fire

RICE LAKE, MN. (KBJR) - A man was airlifted to a hospital with severe burns after a house fire Wednesday evening in Rice Lake. According to the St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office, a fire broke out around 6:30 p.m. on the 3900 block of W. Tischer Rd. Deputies say...
RICE LAKE, WI
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The Shell Lake Laker Weekly News! - Jun. 24, 2022

SHELL LAKE, WI -- Check out all the goings-on in this week’s Laker News from the Shell Lake School District!. How to View: The Laker News can be viewed in-article below on desktop/laptop below. If on mobile or tablet, you will need to download the file and open in a PDF viewer to read.
SHELL LAKE, 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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Court Sentences Rice Lake Man For Possession Of Child P*rnography

BARRON COUNTY -- The Court has sentenced Wayne Raschke, of Rice Lake, WI, for a conviction of Possession of Child P*rnography. Raschke was charged criminally in Barron County Circuit Court in September 2021 following an investigation by the Rice Lake Police Department and the Wisconsin Division of Criminal Investigation. The...
RICE LAKE, WI
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Man severely burned in Rice Lake fire

A man was severely burned in a Wednesday evening fire in the City of Rice Lake, Minn. The St. Louis County Sheriff's Office says 33-year-old Myles Summers was airlifted to the Hennepin County Medical Center. Authorities said Thursday morning he is in critical condition. The 911 call came in around...
RICE LAKE, WI
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Official Cause Of Death Released For Three Victims Of Barron House Fire

Police say the official cause of death for the three people who died in a house fire in Barron last month was smoke inhalation. That confirms the results of a preliminary autopsy of the father and his two children. The Wisconsin Department of Criminal Investigation is handling the case. Police...
BARRON, WI
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