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Archive for January, 2013

Icy Roads Cause Late Starts

Tuesday, January 29th, 2013

Today, the following schools are starting two hours late:

Pine City, Rush City, Braham, Hinckley-Finlayson, Cambridge/Isanti, and North Branch are all two hours late.

There is no morning kindergarten in North Branch.

Phase is also two hours late.

Luck, Grantsburg Schools Now Closed

Tuesday, January 29th, 2013

After initially planning to start two hours late, the schools in Luck and Grantsburg have been closed on Tuesday.

Autopsy Results Back In Christmas Exposure Death In Chetek

Monday, January 28th, 2013

Autopsy results are back on the Christmas Day death of Laurie Lindig near Chetek. The Barron County Sheriff’s Department says her manner of death was an accident. The cause of death was hypothermia due to exposure to the cold. The department says other significant conditions found were methamphetamine abuse with acute intoxication and clinical history [...]

Rep. Faust Talks Budget, Recent Meeting With Congressman Nolan To Address Hwy 70

Monday, January 28th, 2013

Tim Faust is the State Representative for District 11B, which covers a large portion of our Minnesota listening area. Faust was back on this week to talk about the ongoing budget debate in St. Paul, but also told us about Saturday’s visit by Congressman Rick Nolan, who took a look at the problems with Hwy 70 between I-35 and Burnett County, WI.

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Braham School Board Meeting Scheduled For Tonight

Monday, January 28th, 2013

The Regular School Board meeting for the Braham School District will be taking place tonight, on Monday, Jan. 28. The meeting starts at 7pm at Braham Area High School in the Community Room and the agenda includes administrative, program and board member reports as well as other topics. Also to be discussed will be some [...]

Stolen Fish House Recovered In Isanti County

Monday, January 28th, 2013

The Isanti County Sheriff’s office is reporting that a fish house was stolen in North Branch, but it has now been recovered.

Woman Killed In Dunn County Crash

Monday, January 28th, 2013

One woman died in a three-vehicle car crash in Dunn County on Sunday afternoon. The accident happened just after 1:00pm near Boyceville when, according to the Sheriff’s office, both a car and truck traveling in opposite directions collided. The car then hit another pickup truck after the initial impact. The name of the deceased woman [...]