A 40-year-old man from Newport, Minnesota, was scheduled to go to trial last week after pleading not guilty to a third-degree criminal sex conduct charge from an alleged incident that occurred inside a Fish Lake Township cabin in 2013. The felony charge lodged against Steven Paul Juckel indicates he...Read More
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Carbon monoxide exposure appears to be the cause behind the deaths of two adult women in Lindstrom. Officers from the Lakes Area Police Department discovered the victims inside their home in the 13100 block of Sylvan Avenue around 2:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 12, while following up on a welfare request on...Read More
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Rush City Schools have begun the search for a new superintendent to replace Vern Koepp, who will be entering retirement following the end of the current school year. School Board Chairwoman Stefanie Folkema gave an update on the search process at the first regular board meeting of the year Jan. 15. ...Read More
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The following actions and discussion points were addressed at the Jan. 12 Harris City Council meeting. Looking for new public works employee Harris is once again having to deal with hiring to replace the city’s public works employee. Jason Zastera has been filing in on a part time basis; he intend...Read More
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Not only did the Rush City girls basketball team extend its win streak to eight last Tuesday, the Tigers broke some milestones along the way. Their 49-46 victory over Braham on the road broke the Bombers’ 73-game home win streak. This is the Tigers’ first win over Braham in nine years since thei...Read More
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The North Branch girls basketball team split with Mississippi 8 Conference opponents last week on the road. The Vikings first traveled to Monticello last Tuesday and cruised past the Magic, 57-34. Junior Kalley Hartmann led the Vikings with 16 points and six rebounds, followed by junior Courtney Sel...Read More
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