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Court Sentences Man In Barron County Fatal Road Rage Case

BARRON COUNTY -- The Court has sentenced Clayton Lauritsen for the December 28, 2020 fatal road rage incident in Barron, WI that resulted in the death of Lauritz Robertson. On Monday, December 28, 2020, shortly before 5p, Barron County Dispatch received a 911 call about a shooting in the City of Barron.
BARRON COUNTY, WI
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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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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.
HENNEPIN COUNTY, 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

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, fire broke out around 6:30 p.m. on the 3900 block of W. Tischer Rd. Deputies say they arrived to find a 33-year-old...
RICE LAKE, 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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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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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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Nathan Leslie

A celebration of life for Nathan Leslie, who passed away on March 14, 2022, will be observed on Saturday, July 9, 2022, at the Veterans Memorial Association/Drop Zone Bar & Grill, 605 Summit Ave., in Ladysmith. Fellowship will be from 1-4 p.m. with military honors at about 2 p.m.
LADYSMITH, WI

Native American powwows on next ‘Route 51’

WAUSAU – Native American powwows are synonymous with colorful regalia and impressive dances, a time to celebrate history, honor ancestors and affirm community connections. A traditional powwow is much more than just a dance. These events combine spirituality and community, and while many are open to the public, they serve as a way to renew Native American cultures and preserve their rich heritage.
WAUSAU, 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

Search for missing boater expands in western Wisconsin

The search for a boater believed missing in western Wisconsin is expanding during its second day. Barron County Sheriff Chris Fitzgerald says a boat belonging to a known 55-year-old man was discovered empty on the shore of Red Cedar Lake, just north of Rice Lake, on Monday morning. Investigators believe the boater went missing sometime Sunday evening.
BARRON COUNTY, WI
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Fire that claimed the life of three deemed accidental

BARRON Wis. (WLAX/WEUX) – The Barron Police Chief says a fire that claimed the lives of a man and his two children last month was accidental. Chief Joe Vierkandt says final autopsy results confirm the three died from smoke inhalation. He says the state DCI has not released an...
BARRON, WI
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Joint Investigation Into Heroin Distribution In Burnett County Results In Arrests Of Two Shell Lake Residents

BURNETT COUNTY — A joint investigation into heroin distribution in Burnett County has resulted in 2 arrests, according to a press release submitted to DrydenWire.com from the Burnett County Sheriff’s Office. Press Release. The Burnett County Sheriff’s Office and the Siren Police Department conducted a joint investigation into...
BURNETT COUNTY, WI
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