Peter Ostroushko is one of the most accomplished instrumentalists and gifted composers of his generation. His die was cast early on. Growing up in the Ukrainian community of northeast Minneapolis when Peter heard mandolin, balalaika and bandura tunes played by his father and family friends. His professional career began in high school and honed his [...]
Archive for March, 2013
US Senator Ron Johnson will be holding an Open Business Forum at the Siren Village Hall next Wednesday, April 3rd, from 4:15 to 5:00 pm. This is a non-partisan event. The Senator would like to hear from local businesses regarding issues, concerns, and what would help such business thrive. Other community and civic members are [...]
A North Dakota man accused of killing his three daughters in Wisconsin is back in court on Wednesday. Aaron Schaffhausen’s lawyers say their client may admit to the crimes but maintain an insanity claim.
In NFL news, on Tuesday we found out that Jared Allen had offseason knee surgery. 1500ESPN reports that when Allen went under the knife for a torn labrum in his left shoulder a couple months ago, he also had a minor knee scope. One source categorized the knee surgery as a “minor” cleanup job. The [...]
The Wisconsin Department of Justice has filed disorderly conduct charges against 34-year old Burnett County Sheriff’s Deputy Christopher Culvey, who was the center of a two-year-long investigation. Culvey has been summoned to appear before Burnett County Circuit Court Judge Ken Kutz on Wednesday, April 24. As we’ve reported before, he has been on administrative leave [...]
Late last week, deputies of the East Central Drug and Violent Offender Task Force served a drug search warrant at Stogies Discount Tobacco Shop in Pine City. Officials are now saying that 800 packets of synthetic marijuana were seized and charges are pending.
Notice is hereby given that there is a possibility of a quorum of Rock Creek City Council and/or Planning Commission members attending a meeting on economic development to be held at the Pine City Courthouse Boardroom on Tuesday, March 26 at 3pm. This notice was submitted by Skip Stevens, the Mayor of Rock Creek.