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Archive for February, 2012

Wisconsin DNR Reminds Anglers To Remove Ice Houses This Week

Monday, February 27th, 2012

The Wisconsin state Department of Natural Resources wants ice anglers to start thinking about packing up their shanties. The deadline for clearing the shacks off Wisconsin-Iowa boundary waters was last week. The deadline for Minnesota boundary waters is Thursday. The Michigan boundary water deadline is March 15. The DNR is urging anglers to get their [...]

Fire Fatalities Rose In Minnesota In 2011

Monday, February 27th, 2012

Fire fatalities rose in Minnesota in 2011. According to the Minnesota Public Safety Department’s State Fire Marshal Division there were ten more fire deaths in 2011 than 2010. The Division said 51 people died in fires in 2011. That compares with 39 people in 2010. Officials say 2010 last year’s number was abnormal as the [...]

Rubio Sets Guinness Record For Most Shots From Behind Backboard (Video)

Monday, February 27th, 2012

Minnesota Timberwolves guard Ricky Rubio set a world record Friday morning by making 18 shots from behind the backboard in less than a minute. The impressive shooting performance took place at the Orange County Convention Center after practice for Friday night’s Rising Stars Challenge. Rubio took the record from Philadelphia 76ers guard Evan Turner, who [...]

Pine City Superintendent Fischer Applies For Similar Position In North Dakota

Monday, February 27th, 2012

Pine City School Superintendent Dennis Fischer has applied for a similar position at a school in North Dakota. Late last week Mandan Public Schools announced that they have received three applications for a vacancy at superintendent, including that of Mr. Fischer.

St. Cloud Inmate Dies From “Medical Emergency”

Sunday, February 26th, 2012

An inmate at the Stearns County Jail is dead after suffering what authorities are calling a “medical emergency.” According to the Stearns County Sheriff’s Office, the victim is 22-year-old Jerome Harrell. Sheriff John SannerĀ told the St. Cloud Times that the incident happened at around 8:30 Friday morning. First responders from the St. Cloud fire department [...]

Wrong Way Driver Causes Head-On Collision

Sunday, February 26th, 2012

A Minnesota man was injured early Saturday morning after a car going the wrong way crashed into his car. The crash happened just after 2am Saturday on I-94 in St. Croix County. According to St. Croix Deputies, they tried to stop a vehicle going the wrong way near Hammond, but the driver refused to pull [...]

5 Arrested In St. Cloud Drug Bust

Saturday, February 25th, 2012

Five people were arrested in a drug bust in St. Cloud on Thursday. According to police, officers executed a search warrant at about 9:30am Thursday on the 200 block of 19th Avenue North in St. Cloud. An ongoing investigation led authorities to believe methamphetamine sales. When police arrived, they seized about 14 grams of methamphetamine [...]