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  • February 11, 2016

The Ladysmith News: Regional News

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Woman killed in Barron area crash

A 34-year-old Turtle Lake woman suffered fatal injuries Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2016, in a collision between a propane tanker truck and a car at the corner of U.S. Hwy. 8 and 17th Street on the eastern outskirts of Barron, according to Chris Fitzgerald, county sheriff.

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Friday 01/08/2016
Two found dead in Rice Lake after gunshots reported
Updated: January 08, 2016 - 11:49 am

Barron County Dispatch received a 911 call at about 10:26 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 7 from a woman advising she heard a gunshot and screaming from a location later to be determined as an apartment at 5 ½ W. Eau Claire St., Rice Lake.

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Thursday 11/19/2015
Two charged after alcohol-fueled trigger happy incidents behind the wheel
Updated: November 19, 2015 - 9:55 am

A video posted to social media – which reportedly shows two people drinking and shooting a gun out of a moving vehicle with police lights -- has led to criminal charges against a Spooner man and a Dallas woman.

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Tuesday 08/18/2015
Rice Lake woman sentenced to 18 months in prison
Updated: August 20, 2015 - 9:49 am

A former Rice Lake resident was sentenced to 18 months in prison after her probation was revoked Aug. 13, 2015, in Barron County Circuit Court.

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Trail camera helps officers catch alleged copper thief
Updated: August 20, 2015 - 9:49 am

Barron County Sheriff’s officers used  a “trail camera” early Monday, Aug. 17, 2015, to catch a suspect charged with stealing an estimated $8,000 to $10,000 worth of copper cable from a rural Cameron storage yard, Barron County Circuit Court documents said.

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Demand slowdown idles Chieftain wet plant
Updated: August 20, 2015 - 9:49 am

With full stockpiles of frac sand, Chieftain Sands’ wet processing plant at 362 25-1/2 CTH AA—also known as the Lucky mine—has stopped operations and laid off workers.

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Cameron man fighting back from brain injury; ‘Bring Kyle Home Benefit’ Aug. 22 at Cameron Fire
Updated: August 20, 2015 - 9:49 am

A Cameron High School graduate, Class of 2010, is fighting a long battle of recovery after suffering severe brain trauma in a skiing accident in December 2014.

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Monday 07/20/2015
Woman's body recovered from lake
Updated: July 20, 2015 - 12:00 pm

The body of Theresa Grover, 45, of Cameron, has been recovered from Pokegama Lake by a dive team.

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Wednesday 06/24/2015
Hayward residents plead guilty to drug charges
Posted: June 24, 2015

Three Hayward residents recently pleaded guilty to federal drug charges involving the importation of a synthetic cathinone, Alpha-pyrrolidinovalerophenone (Alpha-PVP), from China into the U.S. Drugs of this type are often referred to as “bath salts.”

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Wednesday 10/29/2014
Man charged with taking coins from charity jugs
Updated: October 31, 2014 - 7:54 am

A man from Rice Lake already facing felony drug-related charges now faces new charges after the alleged theft of change from charity donation jars at a convenience store, Barron County Circuit Court documents said.

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