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Archive for October, 2013

Burnett County Sheriff’s Report With Dean Roland (Audio)

Tuesday, October 29th, 2013

Sheriff Dean Roland was back on for his regular report.

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Body Of Somerset Man Found In Apple River

Tuesday, October 29th, 2013

On Sunday, a man’s body was found floating in the Apple River. The Associated Press reports the body was located by several kayakers, who observed something snagged on a rock in the middle of the river. This was just downstream from the Village Park, located in the Village of Somerset. The subject has been identified [...]

National Novel Writing Month Activities Planned At Pine City Library

Tuesday, October 29th, 2013

November is National Novel Writing Month and many area libraries are running special presentations. In Pine City, they’ve announced a schedule that actually begins tonight at 6pm with the NaNoWriMo Kick-Off Party. Those attending can mix and mingle over light refreshments, play writing games and enjoy camaraderie with area writers. Again that’s at 6pm tonight [...]

Girl Killed In Wisconsin Snomobile Safety Class Accident

Monday, October 28th, 2013

A young girl who was participating in a snowmobile safety class was killed when her machine accelerated and crashed into a dock. Police in Osceola say the 13-year-old girl, now identified as Sarah Thorsland, was taking a class being taught by volunteers from the local snowmobile club on Saturday when her snowmobile suddenly accelerated and [...]

Pine City Elementary Principal Comments On Tragic Death Of 8-Year Old Student

Monday, October 28th, 2013

Principal Dave Arola made the following comments regarding the sudden and tragic death of a student. The accident that claimed the life of Laura Maloney happened on Sunday.

Pine City Girl Killed In Sunday Crash

Monday, October 28th, 2013

On Sunday, a freak accident involving a horse trailer killed a young girl from Pine City. The Minnesota State Patrol says 8-year old Laura Maloney, a third grader at Pine City elementary, was riding in a Ford Super Duty pickup truck when it rear-ended a car and rolled in a ditch. The horse trailer the [...]

MN Murder Victim Steger Laid To Rest In Wisconsin

Monday, October 28th, 2013

Eight months after Kira Steger went missing in Minnesota, her family has laid her to rest in her native Wisconsin. The Associated Press reports candles, flowers and pictures filled St. Mark’s Parish in Rothschild, where more than 100 people gathered to pay their respects Saturday. Steger was last seen alive in February, having dinner at [...]