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Northwest WI Regional Construction Update - Jun. 24 2022

Road construction project updates for Barron, Burnett, Polk, Rusk, Sawyer, and Washburn counties.

Two-Vehicle Head-On Crash Results In Death Of Rusk County Man

A 48-year-old man from Sheldon, Wisconsin, died following a head-on crash in Chippewa County

UPDATE: Sheriff’s Office Releases Name Of Missing Boater Found Deceased In Barron County

The Midwest Medical Examiner’s Office and the Barron County Medical Examiner will be conducting an autopsy.

UPDATE: Missing Boater In Barron County Found

The missing person in Barron County has been found deceased.

Authorities Continue Search For Missing Boater In Barron County

The Barron County Sheriff’s Department is still searching Red Cedar Lake for a 55-year-old male subject that went missing.

Man Reported Missing In Burnett County Found Deceased: Police

A 59-year-old man who was reported missing Wednesday morning was found deceased in the afternoon.

UPDATE: 11-Year-Old Involved In Rollover Crash In Chippewa County Has Passed Away

Sheriff James Kowalczyk: With much regret I am sad to announce the passing of 11-year-old Tara M. Lemay

Rollover Crash Results In 1 Fatality, Life-Threatening Injuries For Juvenile: Police

Chippewa County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a one-vehicle crash with vehicle upside down in a swamp.

Click It Or Ticket Enforcement Begins Today

Donald Driver featured in WisDOT’s latest campaign video to encourage seat belt use.

UPDATE: Authorities Release Names Of The 3 That Died Following 2-Vehicle Crash

Investigations found that the vehicles collided head-on causing severe damage to both vehicles and causing one vehicle to leave the roadway.

UPDATE: 3 Deceased Following Multi-Vehicle Crash

The Rusk County Sheriff's Office on Sunday released the following updated press release.

Authorities Seeking Public’s Help On Multi-Vehicle Crash In Rusk County

Authorities are asking for the public's help regarding any information they may know about a 2-vehicle crash that occurred on Saturday afternoon

Death Of Nicole Bohannon Suspicious In Nature, Possible Factor Of Drug Overdose: Police

The Barron County Sheriff’s Department is ruling the death of 24-year-old Nicole Bohannon suspicious in nature with a possible factor as a drug overdose.

UPDATE: Names Released In May 12 Fatal Fire In Barron County

Barron Police Department is releasing the following information on the tragic fire from this morning.

Fatal Fire In Barron County

The following is a press release regarding a fatal fire this morning from the Barron County Sheriff’s Office and Barron Police Department.

Sheriff Waak Issues Press Release Regarding Recent Storm

"Currently, the National Weather Service is evaluating the storm damage to confirm if the damages were caused by tornadic activity."

Man Dies In Barron County Drowning

A 39-year-old male died on Saturday, May 7, 2022, on Prairie Lake in Barron County from an apparent drowning.

Pour House Bar In Bruce Destroyed In Overnight Fire

The Pour House Bar is a "total loss" after authorities responded to the structure fire overnight in Bruce, Wisconsin.

Fatal ATV Crash In Polk County Near Apple River

The operator was 67 year old Mark Rice from Isanti, Minnesota.

UPDATE: Missing 10-Year-Old Girl Found Deceased

The missing 10-year-old from Chippewa Falls, Iliana Peters, has been found deceased

58-Year-Old Dies In Fatal Motorcycle Crash

Gary Woolsey has died as a result of motorcycle crash in the Township of Tilden.

UPDATE: Authorities Release Name Of Driver Who Died In Fatal Crash

The Polk County Sheriff's Office has identified the deceased as Roger Lundeen, 59, of Milltown, Wisconsin.

Fatal Crash On Hwy 35 In Polk County

A multi-vehicle crash on Thursday morning in Polk County has resulted in one fatality.

Body Discovered After Building Fire In Polk County Extinguished

The identity of the victim is being withheld pending notification to family members and further investigation.