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The Somerset Police Department, Somerset Fire and Rescue and Lakeview Ambulance were dispatched to 820 Rivard St. at 7:37 p.m. Tuesday, April 26, on the report of a male suffering from a gunshot wound. When emergency personnel arrived on the scene, near commercial buildings on the eastern edge of the village, they found a male on the ground. He had been discovered by members of his family. According to a press release from the Somerset Police Department, efforts to resuscitate the teenager were unsuccessful. He was declared dead at the scene. The St.
Two western Wisconsin residents are dead following a one-vehicle accident Saturday night. At about 8:30 p.m. Saturday, the Polk County Sheriff's office received a 911 call reporting an accident on Highway 65 near 40th Avenue in the Town of Alden. Officers found a 2007 Dodge Caliber had struck a number of trees after leaving the roadway. The vehicle was operated by Jeffrey S. Pomerleau, 35, Luck. The owner of the vehicle, Jayme L.
The promotional push for a new bridge over the St. Croix River is picking up steam. On Friday, Wisconsin Department of Transportation Secretary Mark Gottlieb and Minnesota Department of Transportation Commissioner Tom Sorel were among the officials who attended a meeting of the St.
Somerset Fire and Rescue received a call around 5 a.m. Thursday, about a house fire at 618 232nd Ave. in the Township of Somerset. The home, owned by Eric and Christine Peterson, is located in the Grandview Estates, about five miles northwest of Somerset and just west of County Highway H. Somerset Fire and Rescue Assistant Chief Jason Crotty said fire and emergency responders from Somerset, New Richmond, Osceola and the St. Joseph Township responded to the scene. When responders arrived on scene the house was fully engulfed in flames.
The Minnesota Department of Transportation and the Minnesota State Patrol will close both directions of the Stillwater Lift Bridge spanning the St. Croix River at 9 a.m. Friday, April 8, due to high water. Officials will continue to monitor the river's rise, and the bridge may close sooner than 9 a.m. April 8 if conditions warrant. Until further notice the roadway will be closed between downtown Stillwater and Houlton, Wis. The suggested alternates are Highway 243 south at Osceola or Interstate 94 at Hudson. For real-time travel information anywhere in Minnesota visit 511mn.org.
Iraq's ambassador to the United States, Samir Sumaidaie, visited a New Richmond business on Friday, April 1. Ellicott Dredge Enterprises of Baltimore, the manufacturing plant known as Liquid Waste Technology LLC/Ellicott Dredge in New Richmond, played host the the Iraqi dignitary for much of the morning. Company officials provided Sumaidaie with a tour of the facility, along with some general information about the company. According to Jim Pflueger, general manager of LWT, the Iraq government is one of the local company's customers.
The long wait may be over for the St. Croix Correctional Center in New Richmond. When Gov. Scott Walker released his list of proposed capital projects for 2011-13 two weeks ago, one item caught the eye of Jo Skalski, superintendent of the local Correctional Center. After years of requesting funding, the center was one of the funding priorities in the proposal.
The United States was founded by ordinary citizen activists desiring a government that was accountable to the people. Today, ordinary citizens across the nation are ready to engage for the betterment of their communities, according to organizers for an upcoming training session. American Majority's political training addresses these passions by providing education and resources to help you meet individual and group goals.
The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for St. Croix County and the surrounding region. Heavy snowfall is expected to fall over parts of west central Wisconsin tonight through Wednesday. According to forecasts, six to 11 inches could fall in the region. The warning will go into effect at 10 p.m. tonight (Tuesday) and last through Wednesday at 7 p.m. Snow should increase in intensity by midnight and persist all day tomorrow. A winter storm warning means severe winter weather conditions are expected, making travel dangerous.
Paul J Meyer, 42 years of age, from Hudson has been arrested by the Wisconsin State Patrol Spooner Post for operating a motor vehicle under the influence, fourth offense. On Monday, March 21, at approximately 12:20 p.m., a Wisconsin State Patrol Trooper stopped a vehicle on Highway 35 near Highway 70. The driver, 42-year-old Paul M. Meyer of Hudson was arrested for fourth offense OWI-drugged driving, operating after revocation, obstructing an officer and a probation violation. A passenger, 50-year-old Tamara J. Arendt was arrested for possession of methamphetamine.