Recent Area News
On February 4, 2019 a resident of Hampton Township reported that a 24 foot Haulmark trailer with a classic car stored inside was stolen.
The car is described as a 1951 Chevrolet Coupe. The car is black, and has been restored.
The engine is described as newer “crate” engine. Photos of the car are below.
The owner is most concerned on getting the car back as it has significant sentimental value to the family
At 08:13 am on February 20, 2019, the Faribault Fire Department, Faribault Police Department, and North Memorial Ambulance responded to a house fire at 1104 Central Ave in Faribault, Minnesota. Black smoke was coming out of the back door that was left open by the home owner as he tried to make entry to save his pets. There were no people inside the home but many pets were. Two dogs and three cats perished from the heat and smoke produced by the fire. Other pets were removed from the home and returned to the homeowner. The Faribault Police Department did transport a couple animals to a vet for treatment. Read the full press release below:
Northfield Police Chief Monte Nelson checks in to the KYMN studios to offer some advice and to caution folks on the roads. He also warns that it’s not acceptable behavior to take your anger out at the City plow drivers.
The City of Northfield’s current contract with Dick’s Sanitation expires March 31st. A majority of Councilors and the EQC have been advocating adding organic food and wet waste pickup. Utilities Mgr. Justin Wagner explained some suggested changes to the contract. He said, “the brush collection, which would be co-mingled with organic food/wet waste, staff was provided a price for that. An item with this is that it would have to have EVERY resident in the program for it to be offered at the rate that was provided with the contract”. That rate would be an additional near $8 a month. An annual audit would be required, wherein one garbage pickup route per year would be weighed and assessed (more…)