From the period of June 22 – 28 the Orono Police Department issued a total of 39 citations. Those included 10 for expired registration, nine for speeding, six for seat belt violations, three for moving violations, three for insurance violations, two for driving after license revocation/suspens...Read More
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Sunday, June 21 A backhoe was on fire on Crane Island. St. Boni Fire and Water Patrol responded to extinguish the fire. Officers were requested to check the welfare of adults in St. Bonifacius. A Silver Lake motorist struck a deer on Highway 7. Officers checked on a suspicious occupied vehicle on Pa...Read More
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by Lorrie Ham The Laker The Spring Park City Council dealt with sewage concerns at its June 15 meeting. Holly Spaeth, a two-and-a-half year resident of Black Lake Road, addressed the council regarding a June 11 sewer back-up in her home, the second in less than a year. The most recent event was dete...Read More
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Orono High School junior Emma Peterson, daughter of Tim and Caroline Peterson, of Medina, earned a top composite score of 36 on a recent ACT test. Nationally, while the actual number of students earning a 36 varies from year to year, on average, fewer than one in a thousand ACT-takers earn the top s...Read More
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  The following incidents were reported by West Hennepin Public safety between June 18 and 24: June 18 •WHPS responded to the 3100 block of Lake Sarah Road in Independence for an ATV trespassing on private property. The ATV and driver were located. The driver admitted that he did drive on the...Read More
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Danny Murphy, 13, of Minnetrista, warms up for the wiener dog races with running partner Oscar Saturday, June 27, in St. Bonifacius during the annual Spass-Tagen festival. Melia Menth, 9, of St. Bonifacius, tries on firefighting gear with fire department member Bill Ewald. A crowd cheers on particip...Read More
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Visitors to the Mound Harbor District can now fill the air with pleasant melodies with the three musical installations put the park on June 27. To make music, individuals can tap on the colorful drums or play the other two installations with permanently attached mallets. “After all the work and pl...Read More
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