Archive for August, 2013
A Deer River woman was killed after reportedly crashing a motorcycle she was driving Monday afternoon. The Itasca County Sheriff’s Office tells WDIO that the accident occurred on Scenic Hwy 7, north of the Scenic State Park, in Itasca County. First responders arrived on scene just before 4 p.m. on Monday and initiated CPR. The [...]
Packers placed RB DuJuan Harris (knee) on injured reserve, ending his season. Harris had been listed as the starter on the Packers depth chart, but now that job will fall into the hands of rookie RB Eddie Lacy. Coach Mike McCarthy made the announcement on Harris on Tuesday. Harris injured his right knee twice over [...]
The Minnesota GOP and DFL leadership agreed to a one day Special Session for disaster relief, scheduled for Sept. 9. The Legislature will take up only one bill dealing with the damage from June storms. It will appropriate approximately $5.7 million to cover the State’s portion of disaster aid to 20 central and southern Minnesota [...]
A deadly lightning strike took place on Monday evening in Pine County. In a press release we learned that at approximately 7:35 p.m., Pine County Dispatch received a medical call to an address on Alder Loop in Sturgeon Lake. The victim was taken by ambulance to Mercy Hospital in Moose Lake where he died from his injuries.
The Wisconsin police officer accused of burglary, stealing two vehicles and leading other officers on a high-speed chase has submitted his resignation to the Waupun Police and Fire Commission, according to a report by the Associated Press. Lt. Bradley Young’s resignation comes as he still sits in the Burnett County Jail, where he’s been since [...]
The Associated Press is reporting on the test scores of Minnesota students from exams taken earlier this year. The report shows that the students scores dropped in standardized tests math this year and struggled with a new reading test. In a positive twist, the students did show small gains on the science test. The Department [...]