Archive for June, 2013

Fatality Reported In Isanti County Three Vehicle Crash

Friday, June 28th, 2013

The State Patrol is reporting a deadly crash on Highway 65 in Isanti County on Thursday that claimed the life of 46-year-old Billie Borchardt of Braham. The accident involved three vehicles that collided around 3:10 p.m. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, one vehicle was rear-ended into oncoming traffic. The State Patrol says 42-year-old Jennifer [...]

Red Freedom Fest Medallion Found!

Friday, June 28th, 2013

Despite Jesse’s best effort, the Red Medallion was found in just 29 minutes. The medallion was at the first hole on the disc golf course at Voyageur Park. It was in a tree that was split and had partially fallen down. About 4 feet off of the ground and in a large hole on the top side of the tree, Chad Hopkins of Pine City found it. More pics in post.

FINAL MEDALLION CLUE RELEASED!

Friday, June 28th, 2013

The fifth medallion of the week is red. Click here for the clue! Disclaimer: If this clue is too hard, you can take it out on Jesse at the dunk tank tomorrow at 11:30!!!!

Timberwolves Trade Down, Land Former Top Prospect

Friday, June 28th, 2013

The Minnesota Timberwolves had the ninth pick in last night’s NBA Draft and drafted Michigan’s Trey Burke, a player who they then traded to pick up two other later first rounders. The team ended up with Shabazz Muhaammad from UCLA with the 14th pick and Gorgui Dieng of Louisville with the 21st pick. Muhammad was [...]

Minneapolis Mayor To Conduct Same-Sex Ceremonies On Aug. 1

Friday, June 28th, 2013

The mayor of Minneapolis has announced plans to officiate at the city’s first same-sex weddings as soon as gay marriage is legal in Minnesota. Mayor R.T. Rybak said Thursday he will begin officiating at same-sex weddings in the Rotunda of Minneapolis City Hall just after midnight on Aug. 1. The Associated Press reports that Rybak [...]

Walker Signs Bill To Exempt Soldiers KIA From Taxes

Friday, June 28th, 2013

Gov. Scott Walker has signed into law a bill that exempts from taxes military income for a soldier killed in combat. The exemption would cover income earned during the year the soldier is killed and in the year before if the soldier hasn’t filed a return for that year. The exemption begins with the current [...]

UPDATE: Power Restored To 900 Members Within Hours

Friday, June 28th, 2013

At 3:38pm Thursday, an outage was reported affecting 900 members primarily west of 35 and north of Hwy 95 in North Branch. Power was restored by ECE crews about three hours later.