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Archive for November, 2012

Minnesota Police Officer Shot, Killed In Line Of Duty

Friday, November 30th, 2012

The Stearns County Sheriff’s Office and the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension are investigating the shooting death of a Cold Spring Police Department officer. The Associated Press reports that 31-year old Officer Tom Decker was shot and killed around 11 p.m. Thursday night near Winner’s Bar on Main Street in Cold Spring as Decker and [...]

“A Christmas Carol” Hits Pease Stage

Friday, November 30th, 2012

Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol” will be performed in December at the Northern Lights Ballroom Dinner Theatre. It plays in the spacious Northern Lights Ballroom Dinner Theatre on the weekends of December 14, 15, 16 and 21, 22, 23. Friday and Saturday evenings at 6:30pm and Sundays at 12:30pm.

Pine City Upcoming Holiday Choir Concert Schedule

Friday, November 30th, 2012

Junior High Band and Choir Concert Thursday December 6th 7:30 PM – Elementary Auditorium Senior  High Band and Choir Concert Monday December 10th 7:30 PM – Elementary Auditorium Elementary Band and Choir Concert Thursday December 13th 6:30 and 7:30 PM – Elementary Auditorium Third Grade Program Thursday December 20th 7:00 PM  Elementary Auditorium

Drought Worsening In Minnesota

Friday, November 30th, 2012

Thursday’s update from the U.S. Drought Monitor shows that a large portion of Minnesota that had been in a moderate drought is now in a severe drought. Areas of the Northland now in severe drought include most of St. Louis County, the southern half of Koochiching County, and all of Carlton, Pine, Aitkin, and Itasca counties.

Memorial Fund Set Up For Two Teens Killed In Apparent Burglary

Friday, November 30th, 2012

A memorial fund has been set up for the families of two Minnesota teenagers fatally shot during an alleged home burglary. The Brainerd Dispatch reports that a fund was set up at Pine Country Bank in Little Falls, Bowlus, Royalton and Rice. The fund is intended to help with funeral costs for the families of [...]

Michigan Now Considering Wolf Hunt

Friday, November 30th, 2012

Wolf hunts took place this fall in both Minnesota and Wisconsin, and now it appears that Michigan could follow suit. The Michigan Senate has approved a bill that would designate the gray wolf as a game species, a possible step toward allowing hunters to kill them. The Associated Press reports that State Senators approved the [...]

Duluth Police On Lookout For Robbery Suspect

Friday, November 30th, 2012

Duluth Police are looking for a robber who put a motel employee in a bathroom before leaving. The robbery happened at the Best Western Motel, 131 West 2nd Street, just after 9 p.m. Wednesday. Police told WDIO that the robber entered the lobby, showed a handgun, and demanded money from a female employee. The robber [...]