Dried corn

A Rusk County man was pronounced dead after authorities removed him from a corn bin in the Village of Sheldon yesterday afternoon, according to a Rusk County Sheriff's Office press release. 

The release states that life saving measures were attempted after the man was recovered from the bin.

The man was identified as Kevin A. Wiemer, 58, of Glen Flora. 

The Rusk County Sheriff's Office, Sheldon Fire Department, Rusk County EMS, Ladysmith Fire Department, Wisconsin State Patrol, Life Link Helicopter and the Jump River Fire Department responded to the scene, according to the release. 

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