Arrest Made In Sawyer County: Man Caught In Undercover Operation Targeting Child Predators
(DrydenWire) -- Charges have been filed against Jaden Bundick, age 19, in Sawyer County Circuit Court following an undercover internet investigation conducted by law enforcement. The criminal complaint alleges that Bundick used a computer to facilitate an attempted sexual assault of a child. Read the full story below:. DrydenWire Insider.
K9’s Join The Ranks Of Barron, Polk, And Sawyer County Sheriff's Offices
Welcome the newest member of the Barron County Sheriff's Department, Deputy K9 Jasper. Deputy Ryan Hulback and K9 Jasper graduated on May 25th from an extensive 14-week training academy from the St. Paul Police Department K9 Unit. K9 Jasper is an 18-month-old Belgian Malinois / German Shepherd mix from Poland.
Motorcyclist Injured After Struck By Car in Washburn County
SARONA, Wis. – An 18-year-old man was seriously injured after the motorcycle he was on was struck by a vehicle in Washburn County last Friday. The accident took place just after 4:30 p.m. on Highway 253 at Sheldon Tower Drive near Sarona. The Wisconsin State Patrol says the motorcyclist...
Sarona man injured in two-vehicle crash
A Washburn County SUV vs. motorcycle crash on Friday resulted in life-threatening injuries for an 18-year-old Sarona man. According to the Wisconsin State Patrol, troopers responded at approximately 4:36 p.m. to the crash on Highway 253 at Sheldon Tower Drive. Preliminary evidence from the crash scene indicates that the motorcycle, driven by Eli Truth Zaloudek, was southbound on Highway 253, a news release said. The motorcycle was slowing down to enter a driveway when a southbound Chevy Cruze driven by Brianna Michelle Tromberg, 16, of Springbrook, struck it from behind. Zaloudek was seriously injured and airlifted to Regions Hospital in St. Paul, Minnesota. Tromberg and her passenger, Shane Joseph Laport, 19, of Trego, suffered no injuries. The State Patrol continues to investigate the crash.
18-year-old airlifted to hospital with life-threatening injuries in western Wisconsin motorcycle crash
An 18-year-old was airlifted to Regions Hospital with life-threatening injuries after his motorcycle was hit by a car in Washburn County, WI, Friday afternoon, according to a news release by the Department of Transportation. The WisDOT responded to the crash around 4:36 p.m. Friday on Highway 253 at Sheldon Tower...
High-Speed Motorcycle Crash In Sawyer County Leaves Passenger Injured; Driver Flees The Scene
HAYWARD, WI -- On Monday, the City of Hayward Police Department responded to a one-vehicle accident on State Hwy 27 in Wisconsin. An adult male riding a motorcycle at high speed with a female passenger collided with the center median after swerving around another vehicle. The male suspect initially fled the scene but returned briefly, yelling at the injured female to get up and attempting to pull her onto the bike. He then left again before law enforcement arrived. The female passenger was transported to a hospital via ambulance and later airlifted to another hospital. The motorcycle was located at a residence, and the male suspect was found at a different location. Both were taken to hospitals for medical attention, according to a press release from the City of Hayward Police Department.
Sawyer County Disposition And Warrant Status Reports - May 25, 2023
SAWYER COUNTY -- DrydenWire.com has been informed by the Sawyer County Clerk of Courts Office the following Criminal and Traffic Disposition and Warrant Status Reports for Sawyer County. The weekly Criminal & Traffic Disposition and Warrant Status reports for Barron, Burnett, Polk, Rusk, Sawyer, and Washburn Counties are published each...
WATCH: Pastor Brian Cole’s Weekly Sunday Sermon - May 28, 2023
Editor’s Note: Each Sunday, DrydenWire.com publishes Pastor Brian Cole’s Sunday Sermon from the previous week's message at the Oaks Community Church. "Join us as we continue in Paul's letter to the Corinthians concerning spiritual gifts - a well needed study of God's word for the Church today." Note:...
Man, woman injured in crash in Hayward
A male and female were injured in a motorcycle crash on State Hwy. 27 near the Namekagon River bridge in Hayward around 7 p.m. Monday May 23 according to a news release from City of Hayward police chief Joel Clapero. The male and female, whose names were not released, were transported to hospitals for treatment, according to police. Highway 27 was closed to traffic until late in the evening while the crash was being investigated. ...
High-Speed Chase On US Highway 53 Leads To Felony OWI Charges
(DrydenWire) -- Felony charges of OWI have been filed against Mason Bajanen, of Hayward, WI, stemming from an incident in October 2022 in Washburn County during which Bajanen allegedly drove his motorcycle at speeds in excess of 100 miles per hour on US Highway 53 between Sarona, WI, and Trego, WI. A Wisconsin State Patrol Trooper conducted a traffic stop on Mason’s motorcycle, and Mason was subsequently taken into custody.
Hayward Lions to serve free breakfast
The Hayward Lions Club will serve a free pancake breakfast, open to all persons, from 7 to 11 a.m. Saturday May 27 at the Veterans Community Center. The menu will include all-you-can eat pancakes, scrambled eggs, sausages, juice, coffee and milk. Goodwill offerings will go towards all community organizations. Individuals are invited to donate a pair of used eyeglasses for an extra chance to win in the prize drawings.
Cops vs. Coaches softball game fights ALS
The Cops versus Coaches softball game and fundraiser to fight ALS, in honor of John Jaeckel and Don Sheehan, was held on a warm and sunny Sunday May 21 at the Hayward High School varsity softball field. A large crowd attended and had fun while contributing to Jaeckel/Sheehan vs. ALS. The day’s events raised $1,800, according to event organizer Julie Zawistowski. ...
HHS girls track wins third straight HON championship
The Hayward Hurricanes girls track and field team won their third straight Heart O’ North Conference championship Tuesday May 16 at Maple Northwestern. Hayward scored 135 points, followed by Ladysmith with 119.50 and St. Croix Falls with 97.50. The Hurricane girls were led by senior Sarah Grubbs, who who won all three dashes: 100, 200 and 400 meters. The 4 X 400 and 4 X 800 meter relays also took...
Anglers, helpers enjoy Fishing Has No Boundaries on the Chip
More than 60 anglers with disabilities along with more than 100 volunteer guides and helpers, enjoyed the 36th annual Fishing Has No Boundaries (FHNB) Hayward event Friday and Saturday May 19-20 on the Chippewa Flowage. Based at the Lake Chippewa Campground, anglers caught plenty of panfish and crappies, along with northerns, a few bass and a few walleyes during the event, which was held in cool, windy conditions Friday and sunny warm weather on Saturday. ...
Canes softball team wins playoff opener, advances
The Hayward Hurricanes softball team defeated the Osceola Chieftains 13-0 in six innings in the WIAA Division 2 regional semifinal playoff Tuesday May 23 at Diane Hedin Field in Hayward. Leah Swan’s grand slam home in the bottom of the sixth inning scored four runs and propelled the Canes to the win. Riley Sprenger pitched the win for the Canes, allowing one hit. Leah Swan had three hits and five RBIs in the game, while Riley Sprenger had three hits and Madi Bergschneider had two hits. Maekayla Cadotte also had a hit. With the win, the Canes (19-3) are advancing to the regional championship game, where they will face St. Croix Central at 5 p.m. Thursday May 25 at Diane Hedin Field.
Twenty-two Hayward tracksters advance to sectional
Numerous Hayward Hurricanes track and field team members are advancing to the May 25 Arcadia sectional based on their qualifying efforts at the WIAA Division 2 regional in Rice Lake Monday, May 22. The top four in each event at the regional advance to the sectional. First place winners for the Canes were Avery Poppe in the girls high jump and Elliott Kuehl in the boys 200-meter dash. The Hayward...
HHS boys golfers bow out at regional
The Hayward Hurricanes boys golf team finished their season Tuesday May 23 at the WIAA Division 2 regional playoffs at Turtleback Golf Course in Rice Lake. The Canes fell nine strokes short of advancing to the sectional as a team. None of the Canes scored low enough individually to advance to the sectional. The top four teams at the regional are advancing to the sectional. They are Medford, 333; Rice...
Washburn County Weekly Jail Bookings Report - May 23, 2023
WASHBURN COUNTY -- DrydenWire.com has been informed by the Washburn County Sheriff's Office the following people were recently booked at the Washburn County Jail. The records that are available on this website are public information. Any indication of an arrest does not mean the individual identified has been convicted of a crime. All persons arrested are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.
City by City: Town of Namakagon, Iron Range, Lincoln Park
Town of Namakagon, WI- Development is underway for a new community park. The town was awarded an infrastructure grant through Bayfield County. A road crew and volunteers have been at work clearing a trail and installing workout equipment. The new fitness trail features machines such as a chest press and a rower. Pickleball courts will also be set up in the parking lot. The park is located across from the Town Hall on Highway M.
HHS seniors get numerous scholarships, awards
Hayward High School Class of 2023 members received numerous academic and co-curricular awards from teachers, along with scholarships from local businesses and civic organizations at the Senior Awards Day Wednesday, May 17. The award and scholarship recipients were: Scholarships Arclin USA Inc. (presented by Bob Miller): Mason McKay, Tanner Poppe. ...
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