January 19, 2017 at 11:50 a.m.
Wed., January 11 a house fire reported in Rush City on Third Street, about 2:40 a.m. Sheriff’s information is that the family exited the dwelling without injury. Most of the basement was destroyed by the fire. Smoke detectors alerted inhabitants to get to a safe place. The Fire Marshal is investigating. North Branch, Harris and Pine City were dispatched to assist Rush City firefighters.
January 11 there was a crash between a county plow truck and a passenger vehicle at Athens Blvd. and #30, Lent Township. The accident was reported about 2:30 p.m. No injury resulted.
The car was northbound on #30 behind the truck and just as the truck started a turn to the left, the driver of the car sped up to pass the plow and was hit. The turn signal was apparently obscured by swirling snow.
Tuesday, Jan. 10 a bus carrying numerous students went off the road near Wild Mountain. Sheriff’s investigators determined the driver was not in violation of requirements or any laws, and then proceeded to help with getting the bus out of the ditch, about 3 p.m. There were no injured students but many were transported to a nearby restroom.
Nicholas Daniel Jenniges, 27, Coon Rapids. Booked by Wyoming Police. Released.
Nicholas Michael Hollen, 19, North Branch. Booked by Chisago County. Released.
Robert William Pladson, 46, Sturgeon Lake. Booked by county. Released.
Bryan Joseph Doten, 30, North Branch. Booked by North Branch Police. Released.
Samuel Lee Russell, 25, Eagle River. Booked by county. Released.
Kayla Ann Bowlin, 21, Lindstrom. Booked by Lakes Area. Released.
Paige Louise Bijan, 23, Stacy. Booked by county. Held.
Karl Jerome Arrigoni, 23, Stacy. Booked by Wyoming Police. Held.
Lizabeth Jeanne Mutka, 47, Lindstrom. Booked by Lakes Area. Released.
Sandra Ann Bartell, 36, Braham. Booked by Wyoming Police. Released.
Michael Kevin Finklea, 31, Forest Lake. Booked by county. Released.
Lara Kristine Vandanacker, 35, Wyoming. Booked by county. Released.
Quentin Reginald Garbow, 27, Rush City Prison. Booked for assault at state facility.
Aaron Wayne Stillday, 34, Oak Park Hts. Booked by Dept. of Corrections. Released.
Peter Gene Karpe, 56, St. Francis. Booked by North Branch. Released.
Mari Elizabeth Hansen, 27, Cloquet. Booked by Wyoming. Released.
Curtis Patrick Wagner, 30, North Branch. Booked by North Branch. Released.
Koutkeo Lovan, 39, Crystal. Booked by county. Released.
Jeffrey Allen Dubois, 31, Wyoming. Booked by Wyoming. Held.
Brian Lee Stromberg, 57, Stacy. Booked by North Branch. Released.
Ian Sheldon Milbridge, 33, North St. Paul. Booked by county. Held.
James Oundo Okuku, 39, Hugo. Booked by county. Held.
Sean Richard Nelson, 24, Lindstrom. Booked by county. Held.
Kayla Marie Neadeau, 30, Red Lake. Booked by unknown agency. Held.
Anthony Michael Hofman, 36, North Branch. Booked by North Branch. Released.
Randy Alan Marlette, 54, Ham Lake. Booked by county. Held.
Fred Dale Button, 44, Pine City. Booked by state patrol. Held.
Tara Jane Reichow, 31, Chisago City. Booked by Wyoming on warrant. Held.
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