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A winery is coming to downtown Hudson
Thomas O'Connell and Elliott Ross added to high school's Wall of Fame
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Dog-attack issue sent back to committee
Pay-by-phone parking still a possibility in Hudson
crime and courts
Raiders run over Menomonie
Raider volleyball team opens strong
Raider boys post two Big Rivers soccer shutouts
Superior stuns Raiders in BRC opener
Meet Luke Howard, Hudson School District’s new athletic trainer
St. Patrick Catholic Church Fall Festival starts Friday
'Free Concert for Peace and Love' rescheduled to Sunday afternoon
St. Croix Valley potters share ancient craft
NETworks Youth Ministries has a new director
Eagle Scout project a hit at Homestead Parklands Bookworm Trail
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November 4, 2009
Former deputy charged
A former St. Croix County deputy has been charged with four counts of receiving stolen property in Thief River Falls, Minn. Paul James Kezar will face charges allegedly involving thefts from homes, hardware stores and farm machine lots in the Thief River Falls area. Many of the items...
crime and courts / news
November 4, 2009 - 12:02pm
October 8, 2009
Group wants deputy's memorial moved from courthouse
The Madison-based Freedom From Religion Foundation wants a granite memorial to a fallen sheriff's deputy moved. Jason Zunker was killed last year while he was directing traffic. A black granite marker in his memory is located outside the Chippewa County courthouse. Words Zunker...
October 8, 2009 - 9:00am
September 4, 2009
Chippewa County panel keeps religious inscription on deputy's memorial
A committee in northwest Wisconsin has changed its mind about sandblasting a religious inscription from a courthouse memorial to a fallen sheriff's deputy. The Chippewa County Buildings and Grounds panel did an about-face Thursday, after getting complaints from throughout the country...
September 4, 2009 - 9:00am
August 3, 2009
Wilson couple OK after shot by man posing as St. Croix County deputy
A western Wisconsin man is hospitalized in good condition, after he and his wife were shot by a man posing as a St. Croix County sheriff's deputy. Officials said the invader demanded money and drugs, and they do not believe it was a random incident. Tom Erickson is at a St. Paul...
August 3, 2009 - 9:00am
December 17, 2008
Clark County deputy pulls man from burning car
A Clark County sheriff's deputy has given a Willard man the greatest gift of all at Christmas - the gift of life. Dawn Jacobson pulled Donald Hoffman, 81, from his burning car Tuesday. He was taken to a Marshfield hospital, and was later flown to the University of Wisconsin Burn...
December 17, 2008 - 12:00am
November 18, 2008
Sheriff's deputy is suicide victim
A St. Croix County sheriff's deputy is the apparent victim of a suicide. Darren Hyland, 28, New Richmond, died Friday of a self-inflicted gunshot wound. The incident happened in Dunn County, said Sheriff Dennis Hillstead, and law officers there were handling the investigation. Hillstead...
November 18, 2008 - 12:00am
June 25, 2008
Off duty deputy makes water save
Deputy Jim Mikla was enjoying a day off fishing with his wife, Kathy, and four-year-old son, Steven, last Saturday. He was probably not thinking about his duties as a St. Croix County Sheriff's Department investigator as he took in an idyllic afternoon on Menomonie's Lake Menomin...
June 25, 2008 - 12:00am
May 14, 2008
Update: Deputy demoted after arrest
A St. Croix County deputy has been demoted and suspended without pay following an OWI arrest last week. Sheriff Dennis Hillstead said Monday that Mike Winberg, 36, was demoted from patrol captain to lieutenant and suspended for 30 days without pay after Hillstead reviewed the incident...
May 14, 2008 - 12:00am
May 8, 2008
County deputy arrested for OWI
A St. Croix County deputy was arrested for drunken driving while on his way to attend a management training session in Appleton last weekend. Sheriff Dennis Hillstead said Patrol Captain Mike Winberg, 36, was arrested for OWI in Grand Chute in the northeastern part of the state...
May 8, 2008 - 12:00am