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Recent Area News

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…)

WWTP tour and process; Sen. Smith introduces teacher shortage bill; Nfld intros new mobile app

July 16, 2018

Last Friday, City Councilors and media were invited to tour the Wastewater Treatment Plant.  Utilities Manager Justin Wagner and Public Works Director Dave Bennett took us on an hour-long tour showing where the 3 major events have happened since January, including the latest wherein 1 million gallons of sewage had to be discharged into the Cannon River due to a pipe break and the (more…)

WWTP photos from tour

July 16, 2018

City Councilors and local media were invited on a tour of Northfield’s Wastewater Treatment Plant after 3 major events since January.  One of which led to the dumping of one million gallons of sewage into the Cannon River.  Another which destroyed $5 million worth of equipment and will cost more due to trucking of sewage till about the end of the year.

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