Polk County News

County Board Holds 2 Meetings Today

The Polk County Board of Supervisors will hold two meetings today.  The first is a special meeting at 4pm Committee of the Whole meeting at which a presentation by ECCO International regarding the use of consulting services for the Administrator evaluation.  A discussion of other matters make also take place.  The County Board will then…

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Polk Co. Criminal Justice Council Meets Today

The Polk County Criminal Justice Collaborating Council meets today, Thursday, August 15th, at 12:15 in the Community Room at the Justice Center in Balsam Lake.  Various reports are on the agenda, along with a recommendation for program expansion by the addition of one data position and one case manager.  A report of jail inmate interviews…

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Product Tampering From New Richmond Walmart Under Investigation

The New Richmond Police Department is investigating an alleged product tampering complaint made Sunday, July 28.  A 21-year-old woman stated she used hair conditioner recently purchased at the New Richmond Walmart and, upon using the product for the first time, reported significant hair loss on her head.  The subject reported that the conditioner had a…

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