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Citizen questions Fire Investigation report; Line cut shuts down Nfld City communications for a time; Lighten Up garage sale raises $36,000 for non-profits

July 19, 2018

pasteurization vessel

Whitemore Fire Consultants were retained by the League of MN Cities to investigate the fire in the Northfield WWTP biosolids building in May, the 2nd incident of three, at the plant in the last 6 months, and the most expensive at over $5 million.  Public Works Director, Dave Bennett, told Council that the built-up sludge from the pre-treatment building is sent to the biosolids building where the liquid is further squeezed out of it and it’s blended and stabilized using quicklime (more…)

Update on Axel!

July 18, 2018
About an hour ago (2:30ish), Axel’s Grandma, Cara, reports that: 

The Transportation portion has been met due to generous donations. The funds raised in addition will go towards medical care and treatment for our grandson. with sincere gratitude to each and everyone of you !!!!

 

Updates on Axel and word from the Grisims; Witt Bros get wider driveway and Council okays ask for grant dollars on Transit Hub; Vikla crowed 2018 Rice County Fair Queen

July 18, 2018

A young family starting their 2 week vacation in Costa Rica is now trying to get their son home on a medical transport.  I spoke with Grandpa Doug Grisim. He said his daughter Emmee and her family arrived at their host family’s home on July 10th to enjoy time on the beach, in the parks and more but the very next day, nearly 4 year old Axel, fell and broke his femur.  Doug said, “he was able to get the medical attention needed and he was placed in, what’s called, a spika cast”.   (more…)

Grisim family needs help

July 17, 2018

A young family starting their 2 week vacation in Costa Rica is now trying to get their son home on a medical transport.   I spoke with Grandpa Doug Grisim. He said his daughter Emmee and her family arrived at their host family’s home on July 10th to enjoy time on the beach, in the parks and more but the very next day, their nearly 4 year old son Axel, fell and broke his femur.  He was put in a cast that makes him immobile, unable to sit up.  He cannot fly a commercial airline and their insurance won’t pay for anything.  (more…)

Three strikes and you’re in jail; Nfld man charged with sexual misconduct; Nfld council to get WWTP Fire Investigation update; MS bikers rest up in Nfld

July 17, 2018

He was driving a stolen car with a warrant for his arrest and decided to flee officers. Now he’s in jail.   19 year old Brandon Anthony Hendrickson of Owatonna led Faribault police on a chase through the City that began on Hwy 60 around Lyndale Avenue on Saturday afternoon.  According to the complaint, the officer did a quick plate check and discovered the vehicle reported stolen from Owatonna and attempted a stop with lights and siren but Hendrickson took off.  He led officers on a chase that reached speeds of 85 mph within city limits and ending on Babcock Avenue near 230th with speeds reaching (more…)

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