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  • June 2, 2015

The Ladysmith News: Area News

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Three bodies found at Sawyer County house fire

The Sawyer County Sheriff’s Office received a call at about 11 a.m, Saturday, May 30, from the Washburn County Sheriff’s Office reference a female who reported her son had shot her husband and has set their home on fire. Washburn County then lost contact with the female.  The address of the call was 1742N Knutson Lake Road in the Town of Edgewater in Sawyer County.

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Wednesday 05/27/2015
Husband, wife charged with stealing venison from freezer
Updated: May 28, 2015 - 8:08 am

The alleged theft of venison from of a town of Bear Lake home on May 4, 2015, has led to felony charges against a husband and wife from Rice Lake, Barron County Circuit Court documents said.

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Deputy, on patrol, saw man riding on roof of vehicle
Updated: May 28, 2015 - 8:08 am

An apparent joyride on the roof of a moving vehicle has led to felony and misdemeanor charges against two people from Rice Lake, according to Barron County Circuit Court documents.

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Father, son charged with multitude of offenses
Updated: May 28, 2015 - 8:08 am

A Rice Lake father and son duo face a variety of charges ranging from reckless endangerment and false imprisonment to battery and disorderly conduct in connection with a May 9 incident, Barron County Circuit Court documents said.

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Freak accident kills Cumberland man
Updated: May 28, 2015 - 8:08 am

A passenger in a moving vehicle was fatally injured Saturday morning, May 23, at an intersection in rural Washburn County, about five miles west of Spooner, according to Sheriff Terry Dryden.

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Annual Camerama kicks off Friday
Updated: May 28, 2015 - 8:08 am

The 35th edition of Camerama comes to the village of Cameron starting Friday, May 29, and continuing through Sunday May 31, 2015, under the sponsorship of the Cameron Civic Club and surrounding community businesses.

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Friday 05/22/2015
70 mph signs go up on rural Wisconsin interstates
Updated: May 22, 2015 - 1:25 pm

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) will oversee installation of about 470 new speed limit and related signs along 726 miles of rural Interstate in Wisconsin now that Gov. Scott Walker has signed the 70 mph speed limit bill.

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Liquid fertilizer spilled in crash closes Wis. 27
Updated: May 22, 2015 - 1:13 pm

A 2-vehicle crash with injuries Thursday, May 21 caused liquid fertilizer to spill on Wis. 27 in Chippewa County and closed the highway for three hours.

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Wednesday 05/20/2015
Cameron man sought for alleged child sex crimes
Updated: May 21, 2015 - 7:57 am

A registered sex offender who allegedly committed several sex crimes involving a child is being sought by law enforcement.

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Chickens could get the boot
Updated: May 21, 2015 - 7:57 am

Five chickens have become the subject of controversy in Barron, the City Council learned at its regular monthly meeting Tuesday, May 12

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