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January 18, 2019
Twin Cities man dies after SUV falls through ice on Wisconsin lake
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Jake Patterson
Case against Jayme's suspected kidnapper complicated despite 'I did it'
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January 17, 2019
Federal judge blocks lame-duck session's restrictions on early voting
January 17, 2019 - 8:37pm
Hope McLeod's "Have I Got a Story for You" is a collection of 35 feature stories written during her journalism career. Photo courtesy of Hope McLeod
South Shore author has a story for you — actually, 35
January 17, 2019 - 5:45pm
January 15, 2019
Superior natural gas plant proposal filed in Wisconsin
January 15, 2019 - 7:28pm
The Wisconsin DNR on Tuesday confirmed West Nile virus in ruffed grouse for the first time. There are concerns that the disease may be impacting  grouse populations. News Tribune file.
Wisconsin confirms first West Nile in grouse
January 15, 2019 - 7:00pm
Health Notes: Lighthouse Center celebrates 100 years
January 15, 2019 - 4:00am
January 14, 2019
Fisher described Patterson as a person with morals who loved his dog Rosie and his parents. 
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Former friend of Jake Patterson: 'There were no red flags'
January 14, 2019 - 9:48pm
Jake Patterson, alleged kidnapper of Jayme Closs, make his first court appearance in court with Judge James C Babler presiding Monday in Barron, Wis. Richard Tsong-Taatarii / Minneapolis Star Tribune
Jake Patterson charged with kidnapping, murder in Jayme Closs case
January 14, 2019 - 6:03pm
The house that Jake Patterson allegedly held Jayme Closs in sits empty on Monday afternoon in Gordon.  (Jed Carlson /
Officials release 911 call in Jayme Closs case
January 14, 2019 - 5:12pm
Signs welcoming Jayme Closs home are a common sight around Barron. Steve Kuchera /
Read the full criminal complaint against Jake Patterson
January 14, 2019 - 2:51pm
January 12, 2019
011219.N.DNT.ClossC1 -- Barron County Sheriff Chris Fitzgerald holds a picture of Jake Thomas Patterson, the suspect in the kidnapping of Jayme Closs and the murder of her parents, during a press conference on Friday. Steve Kuchera /
'We're running on Jayme's time' -- Investigators working through weekend in NW Wisconsin
January 12, 2019 - 11:06pm
Jayme Closs was reunited with her family on Friday after escaping her abductor Thursday afternoon. Her aunt, Jennifer Smith, shared this picture Saturday of Jayme being comforted by two dogs. Photo courtesy of Jennifer Smith.
Jayme Closs' aunt gives positive update
January 12, 2019 - 6:09pm
January 11, 2019
Elizabeth Smart gives the keynote speech August 8, 2011 at the Crimes Against Children conference at the Sheraton Dallas, in Dallas, Texas. Smart was abducted from her Salt Lake City home in 2002 and found nine months later. (Jim Mahoney / Dallas Morning News)
Elizabeth Smart shares joyful message after Jayme Closs found alive
January 11, 2019 - 9:42pm
Barrron County Sheriff Chri Fitzgerald holds a picture of Jake Thomas Paterson, the suspect in the kidnapping of Jayne Closs and the murdger of her parents. Steve Kuchera /
Sheriff: Closs ‘targeted’ by 21-year-old Gordon suspect
January 11, 2019 - 7:25pm