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Credit Forum News Service Minnesota Man killed in bluff fall was from Missouri RED WING, Minn. -- The man who died after falling Wednesday evening from a bluff along the Mississippi River has been identified as David Locuson of Fenton, Mo. The Red Wing Police Department said investigators believe Locuson, 54, was in town for business. Chief Roger Pohlman said the department won't release what company Locuson worked for because the incident was not work-related. Police and the Red Wing Fire Department were dispatched to the north side of Barn Bluff about 8:50 p.m. Wednesday.
Starting today, you can make a difference in the lives of turtles by participating in the new Citizen-based Turtle Monitoring Project. In 2004, the WDNR partnered with the Wisconsin Citizen-based Monitoring Network to provide funding and assistance to encourage citizen and volunteer participation in natural resource monitoring. Their goal was not only to expand public participation but also to multiply the capacity of the DNR by employing public ears and eyes. "Citizen-based monitoring engages and informs thousands of citizens and students across the state every year and empowers them to di
The St. Croix Crossing project team invites the public to a series of open houses for the St. Croix Crossing project between May 21 and June 11 The Minnesota and Wisconsin departments of transportation will have representatives available to explain the project, answer questions and listen to concerns from area residents and local businesses. Wisconsin open houses are set for Tuesday, May 21, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Hudson High School cafeteria; and Tuesday, June 4, from 6:30 to 8 p.m.
To the Editor: Forty years ago I took a journalism class in college during the height of the Watergate scandal. Naturally, the scandal dominated class time. Daily we observed and analyzed the story developments and were amazed by the press's dogged determination to bring the truth to the American public.
I've done stories about people battling cancer before. They've been all ages, all types of cancers, and all stages of the cancer battle. I never thought I'd be the subject of the story. Life as I knew it changed a few years back by, of all things, a kidney stone. That experience was torture enough, but it opened a window to the biggest challenge I've ever faced. An alert lab technician at Westfields Hospital noticed something wasn't normal in one of my blood tests and brought it to the attention of the doctors. More blood tests followed.
After visiting a friend's nail salon in Hudson, Phong Nghiem discovered there was a need for nail salons in western Wisconsin. That's when the idea for Dianna's Nails was born. "My friend said New Richmond was a good opportunity, so we came up here, drove around and found this building for lease," he said.
New Richmond varsity football coach Jason Eckert has submitted his resignation from his football post. Eckert informed the Tiger players of his decision at a team meeting last Tuesday. The resignation will not be finalized until it is approved by the New Richmond Board of Education. It is expected to be on the school board's May 20 agenda. Eckert became the Tiger football coach for the 2008-09 school year, after serving six years as head coach of the Colfax football team. Eckert's teams amassed a 22-27 record in his five years as Tiger head coach.
Three New Richmond players hit their first career over-the-fence homers as part of a busy Tiger schedule last week. Two of those homers came when the Tigers swept a double-header at Amery last Thursday. The games were played in wet, windy conditions, but that didn't stop the Tigers from generating 20-1 and 10-6 wins. The first game was stopped in the fifth inning after the Tigers had scored their final five runs.
To the Editor: Re: May 6, 2013 story, "Board votes to transfer disabled program" My, that was quick and seemingly easy, one vote and it appears St. Croix Industries is history. Yes, I know it has to be voted on by the county board. In reality can St. Croix Industries be replaced with 40 years experience to their credit? Will the new program accept the clients that attend the program now or will they want only the higher functioning clients.
To the Editor: Well, it appears that spring is finally here and more than the grass has been uncovered, or has it? The May 5, 2013, New Richmond News headline story caused the cows to give sour milk, the chickens to stop laying eggs and pigs to start losing weight.