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2-Vehicle Polk County Crash Kills 1, Injures 2

BALSAM LAKE, Wis. (WCCO) – A man has died from injuries he received when two vehicles crashed on County Road I Thursday in the Town of Balsam Lake, Wisconsin. 188 more words


Police Free Bear Cub's Head From Plastic Globe

POLK COUNTY, Wis. (WCCO) — Another bear has been rescued after Polk County Police removed a plastic globe from a cub’s head.

The Polk County Sheriff’s Department posted a photo of Officer Tamara Larson and Sgt. 248 more words


36 Hours on the Prairie: Glacial Ridge National Wildlife Refuge

Glacial Ridge NWR is in northwestern Minnesota and is a complex of prairie tracts that has been consolidated as a federal National Wildlife Refuge. It is a vast complex of “aspen parkland” prairie habitat; savannah like in that there are clusters of aspen trees dotting the grassland. 255 more words

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3 seconds will determine . . .

Licensed concealed carry good guy takes out bad guy during a “domestic violence” road rage incident.

Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd:  ” . . .  110 more words

Uber Driver Claims Self-Defense In Fatal Shooting

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MIAMI (CBSMiami/CNN) — After a heated text message exchange with his on-again, off-again girlfriend, Jason Boek followed an Uber he thought was giving her a ride home. 740 more words


I Thought Uber Wanted Their Drivers To Be Defenseless

Good thing this driver wasn’t. Jealous boyfriend acting like an idiot pays a steep price. Uber driver fatally shot man in self-defense: cops.

The sheriff’s office said an enraged Boek, believing his estranged girlfriend was the Uber’s passenger, aggressively trailed the car of 38-year-old driver Robert Westlake.

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