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Archive for June, 2013

Public Tip Leads To Arrest Of Suspect In Deadly Hit & Run

Wednesday, June 26th, 2013

A tip from the public has led to the arrest of a suspect in the hit-and-run crash that occurred in Hinckley on June 17. The crash took the life of Trevor Langlois of Wyoming, Minn.

Raw Milk From Cambridge Area Dairy Farm Affects Six

Wednesday, June 26th, 2013

At least six people have become ill after drinking raw milk from a Cambridge-area dairy farm. State health officials have warned anyone who bought raw milk from the Jaloszyski dairy farm near Cambridge, to discard it immediately. At least three of the six affected had a form of bacteria which causes fever, vomiting and abdominal pain. [...]

Justine Kurth And Family Find The Purple Medallion

Wednesday, June 26th, 2013

The third Medallion in the Freedom Fest Medallion Hunt was found on Wednesday afternoon by Justine Kurth and family of Pine City. Finding this medallion was no easy feat! They had to search deep in the woods at the Pine City Community Nature & Fitness Trails where the Medallion was hidden underneath a rock! The Kurth family is now qualified to win the $500 grand prize that will be awarded on Saturday morning at the fairgrounds at the 2013 Freedom Fest.

Clue Released For Purple Medallion #3!

Wednesday, June 26th, 2013

The hunt is on for the Purple Medallion, and a chance to win $500 this week as part of Freedom Fest on Saturday. Clue: Over the river and to the woods, Stay on the path to fitness. Leave no stone unturned in your search! Other clues may be released later in the day via our [...]

Bomb Squad Called In To Remove Explosives Found In Birchwood Home

Wednesday, June 26th, 2013

On Monday afternoon a bomb squad was called in to remove explosives found hidden in a deceased man’s shed in Birchwood, Wis. WDIO reports that the executor of the estate called authorities after discovering the explosives under the floor boards in the metal garden shed at the home on Main Street in Birchwood. The Washburn [...]

Ex-Hinckley Postal Worker Accused Of Stealing Cash

Wednesday, June 26th, 2013

The Associated reports that a former Minnesota postal worker faces a federal indictment for allegedly stealing cash and gift cards from the U.S. mail. Twenty-seven-year-old Bobbi Ouradnik of Hinckley was indicted June 11 on one count of theft of mail by a postal employee. The AP notes that the indictment was unsealed after Ouradnik made [...]

10-Year Old Brayden Bombard Finds White Medallion

Wednesday, June 26th, 2013

The second medallion in the Freedom Fest Medallion Hunt was found on Tuesday afternoon by 10-year old Brayden Bombard of Pine City. Brayden’s mom called it in, and is thus qualified to win the $500 grand prize that will be awarded on Saturday morning at the fairgrounds.

Pine City School Board member Wendy Leibel posted this picture on her facebook page… way to go Brayden!