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News in Marathon County, Wisconsin

Marathon County, Wisconsin Deploys ‘Military Tactics’ And SWAT To Collect Fine From Elderly Man
Tue, 28 Oct 2014 06:07:24 -0700

Marathon County, Wisconsin used “military style” tactics and deployed a SWAT team to collect a debt from an elderly man. Roger Hoeppner, 75, has been in a long court battle with his town over land use and $86,000 in fines imposed for work items “strewn across” his own property. Roger Hoeppner retired from a paper Marathon County, Wisconsin Deploys ‘Military Tactics’ And SWAT To Collect Fine From ...

Wisconsin man sues over armored vehicle response
Wed, 29 Oct 2014 03:18:29 -0700

A Marathon County man is suing the Town of Stettin for $4.5 million after two dozen deputies and an armored vehicle were sent to his home earlier this month.

Small Wisconsin town sends in SWAT team to collect debt from 75 year-old man
Tue, 28 Oct 2014 15:00:36 -0700

Marathon County dispatches armored vehicles and 24 armed officers to collect $86,000 debt

7th District Congressional Candidates Battle for Votes
Wed, 29 Oct 2014 21:33:04 -0700

It was a packed house and a fierce debate at U.W. Marathon County on Wednesday for Wisconsin's 7th Congressional District candidates.

7 Things You Need To Know: Oct. 30, 2014
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 02:56:20 -0700

Here are the top seven headlines in North Central Wisconsin to get you out the door for this Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014.

La Crosse County again eyes ‘wheel tax’
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 13:08:31 -0700

La Crosse County residents could pay $20 more for their annual vehicle registration starting in 2015 to help fund area road work and other transportation needs under a proposal coming to the c…

River Falls couple accused in revenge plot to kill police and judge
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 20:57:27 -0700

RIVER FALLS, Wis. -- A western Wisconsin couple have been charged with plotting to kill police and a judge in revenge for an early October search warrant and arrest at their River Falls home.

CHARGED: 34-year-old man leads police to body of woman, reported missing from Wausau in 2010
Wed, 15 Oct 2014 13:59:34 -0700

MADISON (WITI) — The Wisconsin Department of Justice has announced that Kristopher Torgerson, charged with first degree intentional homicide, attempted armed robbery as a repeater, and hiding a corpse as a repeater, made an initial appearance on Wednesday, October 15th in Marathon County court — where bond was set at $2 million. 34-year-old Torgerson is charged […]

Wisconsin County Uses Military Vehicle to Collect Money From Unarmed Senior (Video)
Sun, 26 Oct 2014 20:58:12 -0700

Wisconsin County Uses Military Vehicle to Collect Money From Unarmed Senior (Video) Wisconsin County Uses Military Vehicle to Collect Money From Unarmed Senior (Video) Legal Local Weird News Armored Military Vehicle Has Been Optimized Marathon County, Wis., recently sent 24 armored police officers and an militarized armored vehicle to collect a civil judgment from Roger Hoeppner, who is 75 years ...

Wisconsin Police Take Armored Tank to Collect Fine From 75-Year-Old Man
Wed, 29 Oct 2014 11:59:24 -0700

Seventy-five-year-old Roger Hoeppner's owed the town of Stettin, Wisc. an outstanding fine of $80,000. Earlier this month, 24 police officers descended on his 20 acre property to collect the fine with an armored car in tow. When police arrived, Hoeppner was filing medication into his pill organizer. Read more...