Officers in fatal shooting ID’d, BCA continues review

The state investigative agency looking into the facts surrounding a use of force incident in North Branch, June 27, that killed a 36-year-old woman has released the names of the two involved officers.

First round of Opioid Action Council grants approved

The Opioid Action Council for Chisago County recommended a half-dozen grants to be awarded from pharmaceutical company lawsuit settlement funds, and the county commissioners unanimously supported the group’s advice. In total this round of grants distributes $229,000.

Karl Oskar: Imaginary person, actual impact

Karl Oskar Days marked its 60 year anniversary in 2023, and over the decades, many symbols of Lindstrom’s celebration namesake have become landmarks.

Elvis is in the building...

The Ebenezer Meadows on Fairview senior living campus in Wyoming is marking its 20 year anniversary. Pictured: Some of the party-goers June 20 at the complex welcoming an Elvis impersonator act. Attendees also enjoyed barbecue food items, a petting zoo, tours of the site and staff estimated about 200 guests …

Center City Council gets bike trail update, water tower clean-up set

Center City Council met July 2 for a regular meeting. All members were present.

Shafer City Council briefs

Shafer City Council met July 2 for a regular meeting. All members were present.

Special Lindstrom meeting held to get consensus on apartments

A Lindstrom City Council thumbs-up will give an apartment complex the support it needs to advance in a competitive housing tax credit program the developers will be applying for.

Taylors Falls Council awards facade improvement funding

Two owners of downtown Taylors Falls landmarks were approved at Monday night’s city council meeting for use of city facade improvement funds to do repairs and painting.

Here comes Karl Oskar Days, make your plans now

One little bit of “Matt negativity” before I move on to Karl Oskar Days. What is with the people who use those disposable dental floss picks and then decide the rest of us want to look down and see them all over the place? My lord that is so gross …

Extreme Chocolating!

This is just a two recipe column this week featuring two of my favorite chocolate desserts. They are great, rich, decadent desserts and I love them both in the summer. The tiramisu has a nice, light whipped topping and the German chocolate cake has that sweet, sweet coconut topping that …

Robert Gustafson

Robert Vance Gustafson, 89, of Chisago City, MN, passed away suddenly on June 29, 2024, after a heart attack. He had been recovering from a stroke.

Roger Machmeier

Roger Erle Machmeier, 96, of Lindstrom, Minnesota, died at Lindstrom Senior Living on July 6, 2024.

Janet Schumacher

Janet Marie Schumacher, age 64, of Stacy, Minnesota passed away surrounded by family on Friday, July 5, 2024 at Fairview Hospital, Wyoming, Minnesota.

O.C. Mangold

O.C. (Oliver) Mangold passed away peacefully at the age of 85 on July 1, 2024, at Gunderson St. Elizabeth Health Care Center in Wabasha, MN.

Steve Holmgren

Steve Allen Holmgren, age 59, of Harris, formerly of Hastings and Long Prairie died June 24, 2024. Steve was born January 24, 1965, in San Antonio, Texas to Edward and Joan (Herkenratt Jacobson) Holmgren. He attended Long Prairie schools and was a graduate of Alexandria vocational school. He worked construction, …

Law Enforcement

July 6 report of a male in roadway in Wyoming City about 10:45 p.m. Authorities found injured man with head trauma. A suspect was sought and K9 unit set up a track, but no arrest was made.

CITY OF WYOMING ORDINANCE NO. 2023-03

AN ORDINANCE EXTENDING ORDINANCE 2023-03 PROHIBITING THE OPERATION OF HEMP BUSINESSES IN THE CITY UNDER MINNESOTA STATUTE SECTION 462.355 SUBDIVISION 4 FOR AN ADDITIONAL 120 DAYS.

CITY OF WYOMING ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS: RAILROAD PARK PHASE 2

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Bids for the construction of Railroad Park Phase 2 will be received online through QuestCDN vBid™ until Thursday, August 1, 2024, at 11:00 a.m.

CITY OF CHISAGO CITY Notice of Filing for City Election

Notice is hereby given that filing for City Council will open July 30 and close August 13, 2024. A special election will be held in conjunction with the general election.

NOTICE ABANDONED VEHICLES

1989 Ford F150 1FTEF14YXKPA88611, 2000 Chevrolet Astro 1GCDM19W5YB213352 abandoned in Chisago County