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Upgrading Expeditions to Improve Response and Communication | New

The Cleveland County Sheriff’s Office will soon be implementing technology software that promises to improve response to mailings to people in distress. A contract with Central Square Technologies will cost the county $ 638,723. The Cleveland County Council of Commissioners approved the allowance at its Monday meeting. “The sheriff’s office …

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Central Post Shipping | Hurricanes are hell

I don’t know about you, but I think the weather events known as hurricanes have worsened throughout my life. And not only that, but there also appear to be more tornadoes, volcanic eruptions, famines, and disease than ever before. And of course, preachers are sure to point out that the …

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Tailgating Returns to Marshall Football with ‘Thunder Street’ | New

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Graham native coordinates living history program at the National Pacific War Museum

A public history student at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock began a new career leading a living history program at the National Pacific War Museum, which provides the country’s most comprehensive account of the Second World war in the Asia-Pacific theater. Aaron Shuman, originally from Graham, Wash., Recently …

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2 inmates charged after riot in South Carolina prison | national

COLUMBIA, SC (AP) – A South Carolina sheriff’s department has laid charges against two inmates after a prison riot in which two guards were taken hostage and injured. Jujuan Council, 23, and Anthony Blakney, 32, have been charged with first-degree assault, kidnapping and rioting, The State newspaper reported on Saturday. …

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Meet a LAFD dispatch battalion commander – KCAL9 and CBS2 News, sports and weather

All California National Forests closed until September 17 due to wildfiresThe U.S. Forest Service announced Monday that all national forests will temporarily close due to wildfires until September 17. 8 minutes ago CDC urges vaccinees to assess labor day weekend travel risks and unvaccinated people to stay homeStacey Butler reports …

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Consumers Energy Celebrates ‘Dispatch Matriarch’, Students Meet Oakland University Vaccination Mandate, Extreme Weather Possible Sunday

‘Matriarch of Dispatch’ – Consumers Energy celebrates 50+ years of a woman in company DETROIT – Eva Fullwood has saved a lot for her retirement, but she continues to work because she appreciates the mental stimulation and the camaraderie between her colleagues. Fullwood juggled many roles – great-grandmother, fashion designer, …

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DEC proposes to increase the limit for walleye in Lake Oneida – Oneida Dispatch

Walleye limit in Oneida Lake could increase DEC recently released a regulatory proposal to increase the daily possession of walleye on Lake Oneida from three per day to five per day. The population is at an all time high of 1.2 million adult fish and the lower limit of the …

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08/23/2021 | Berlin museum roof replacement includes relocation of an old beehive

Berlin museum roof replacement includes relocation of an old beehive BERLIN – A trio of local businesses partnered with the Calvin B. Taylor House Museum to move a decades-old beehive last week. Thanks to the efforts of Baybees Honey and Burley Building Co., the long beehive on the edge of …

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Breaking News: Schools in Florida’s Capital Will Require Masks | national

TALLAHASSEE, Fla .– The principal of the Florida capital school on Sunday announced that masks will be required for students in Kindergarten to Grade 8, becoming the Seventh District to defy Gov. Ron DeSantis’ ban on these COVID-19 warrants. Leon County Superintendent Rocky Hanna said the district has seen positive …

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Let It Grow: A Lake Shore Stewardship Adventure

The native flowers that bloom on our hill all started when Harmony Maslowski from the Thousand Lakes Soil and Water Conservation District dropped a packet of seeds with us three years ago. She also left a brochure that explained how growing native plants along the shoreline is good for the …

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Commissioners continue central allocation talks

LIMA – Eleven political subdivisions of Allen County contribute – under contracts that in some cases date back a decade or more – just over $ 234,000 of the nearly $ 1.2 million needed each year to run 911 dispatch operations at the county sheriff’s office. Four other subdivisions served …

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The release date of the French expedition, the cast and the plot

Like most of Anderson’s films, “The French Dispatch” has a unique setup. The title of the film refers to a fictional diary, and the film is divided into stories from the latest issue of that diary (via THR), including “an obituary, travel column and three feature articles”. The huge cast …

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During communications, the Bryan County 911 dispatch CAD system upgrade goes into service

Durant Communications and Bryan County 9-1-1 dispatchers will begin using an enhanced Computer Assisted Dispatch (CAD) system during calls this month. 911 dispatchers completed the training last month and say the new system makes getting help for residents faster and easier. “The new CAD software upgrade interface is more user-friendly …

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Trump laments lack of credit for supporting winner in Ohio’s run to Congress

Donald Trump has received credit in media reports across the country for supporting the winner in Tuesday’s Ohio GOP primary – unlike a Texas contest last month when his candidate lost – but he falsely told his supporters that the media had not mentioned his role. “It was a big …

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Iowa Child Care Crisis Continues Despite Legislative Pressure

Iowa is still experiencing a child custody crisis, advocates and lawmakers say, despite legislation approved this year aimed at alleviating the crisis. Iowa Legislature Passes Three Child Care Bills this year, ranging from changing tax credits to increasing the number of children in unregulated child care centers. Representative Tracy Ehlert, …

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High Rock Booger’s Lizards Secure Second Place in National Envirothon Competition

The five members of the High Rock Booger Lizards of Davidson County Homeschool are serious about conserving the environment, even if their names don’t reflect it. The team, which also represented the state of North Carolina, placed second in the National Conservation Foundation’s 2021 Envirothon competition on July 28. Nebraska …

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Iowa leaders advocate for vaccination as cases rise and delta variant spreads

Elected leaders and public health officials are begging residents of Iowa to get vaccinated as the highly transmissible delta variant of COVID-19 spreads throughout the state. “Right now, we are in a race against vaccinating people over the spread of the variant,” said Nola Aigner Davis, communications manager for the …

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Additional grant for water tower possible: Brainerd council allocates more funds for the project

And they no longer have a deadline looming on the horizon. Brainerd City Council agreed on Monday, July 19 to provide $ 162,043 in matching funds for a historical society grant application, which would provide the same amount – if awarded – to help fund a roof for the tower. …

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Redistribution of 22 could prompt full list of county returning officers

Administrative Services Director Deborah Erickson gave Commissioners an overview on Tuesday, July 20 of the timeline and procedures associated with the redistribution process, a ten-year event through which new U.S. census data is used to adjust district boundaries federal congressional lines, as well as national and local lines. County councils …

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Netflix Confirms Switch To Video Games As Growth Slows | national

SAN RAMON, Calif. (AP) – Netflix has reported its worst slowdown in subscriber growth in eight years as people emerged from pandemic cocoons. But he has an answer for that: video games. On Tuesday, the streaming giant announced plans to start adding video games to its existing subscription plans at …

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Brainerd makes the public works service permanent

City council agreed last October to test an interim public works department, following a request from the parks council after parks manager Tony Sailer announced a retirement in December. The new department began operating on December 19 – the day after Sailer’s departure – with city engineer Paul Sandy at …

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Roscommon and Crawford County Central Dispatch Partnership hit roadblock

Two counties in northern Michigan have encountered a hurdle in their partnership to merge central dispatching services. The counties of Roscommon and Crawford have maintained this partnership for more than five years and planned to formally merge their departments in January 2022. “The simple fact that we could combine our …

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Brainerd man faces assault charge after allegedly punching doctor

A 58-year-old man from Brainerd faces a fourth-degree assault charge for allegedly hitting an emergency room doctor in Crosby. James Julius Herman appeared for a solo felony on July 8 in Crow Wing County District Court in Brainerd. The charge stems from a 911 call made at 9:56 p.m. on …

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Company summary | Business | Herald Dispatch.com

Merritt’s Creek Women’s Health Certified HUNTINGTON – The Women’s Health Center at Cabell Huntington Hospital in Merritt’s Creek has been accredited for three years of ultrasound after a thorough review by the American College of Radiology (ACR). The center has been approved since 2018. Ultrasound, also known as ultrasound, uses …

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Dedication set for bathing dock and commemorative bench

The 9 a.m. event at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Crosslake Campgrounds Bathing Dock will recognize the Corps’ partnership with the Greater Crosslake Area Foundation and the Whitefish Chain Yacht Club to build the new dock. The dock is used by campers and serves as a site for swimming …

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State panel files open-file complaints against public health agency

Editor’s Note: Journalist Clark Kauffman was covering the Iowa Public Information Council meeting when he was unexpectedly asked to speak to a complaint he had filed on behalf of the Iowa Capital Dispatch . This article includes an edited version of some of his forum comments, in italics, which are …

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The Cancer Fund receives a grant of $ 9,000

Wednesday, July 14, 2021 By press release Molokai Cancer Fund press release The Molokai Cancer Fund received a grant of $ 9,000, which will help Molokai residents diagnosed with cancer and undergoing treatment to travel to Honolulu or Maui. Travel costs can be so expensive for those with little or …

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Regence and DispatchHealth join forces to provide hospital-level home care

DENVER and SEATTLE, July 13, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Regence BlueShield has partnered with DispatchHealth, a leading home health care provider, to provide Regence members with an advanced level of home health care. This innovative partnership is now available to Regence members in Pierce County, Washington, with plans to …

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Farrell and Ball Renewed to MU Board of Directors | New

HUNTINGTON – West Virginia Governor Jim Justice has reappointed Patrick Farrell and Shawn Ball to the Marshall University Board of Governors. Farrell, of Huntington, is the owner and president of Service Pump and Supply. He was re-elected by the members of the board of directors to the post of president. …

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No US force plans Haiti, but helps send assassination investigation | Voice of America

Since Washington-The United States has not developed a military plan against Haiti after asking Haiti to send troops after the assassination of President Jovenel Moise. Haiti is deploying troops to protect key infrastructure during a conversation between Acting Haitian Prime Minister Claude Joseph and US Secretary of State Antony Blinken …

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ODOT says noise barrier is not designed for impact like fatal accident

A young woman was killed and two others were seriously injured on Wednesday when a noise-reduction wall panel fell on top of a car in a single-vehicle traffic accident on Interstate 71 north near the highway 161, Columbus police reported on Friday. Police say Kayleeana Pannell, 18, of South Linden, …

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Eagle family takes flight after surviving predator attack

The Donahue family, visiting their summer home on Clear Lake near Glen, found the two flightless eagles with obvious injuries on June 21. MNR Conservation Officer Lieutenant Robert Gorecki responded to capture the birds and bring them to Wild and Free Wildlife Rehabilitation at Care Garrison. RELATED: Raptor Rescue: Neighbors …

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Bangalore Expedition

A startup founder, who hasn’t slept much all week, woke up on a recent Sunday to a phone call from his co-founder. A senior engineer was feeling exhausted and was considering leaving. For the founder, who had scheduled several calls with many of Silicon Valley’s top investors later in the …

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Column: Thinking about the act of putting

We all know this term, right? It means moving aimlessly, ideally while working on something, but in a random fashion. Empty the dishwasher, but do not fill it as you have noticed that the plants above the kitchen sink need to be watered. Watering plants is pretty crazy work, so …

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Expedition reporter Holly Zachariah listens to those who go unheard

I am a Metro Desk / Features reporter at the Columbus Dispatch and will be celebrating my 21st birthday in August. Most of my career at The Dispatch, I have spent in the state office covering rural western and southern Ohio. I also manage our internship program. Supervising young journalists, …

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Shipment of coronavirus to India: Covaxin 77.8% effective, according to Bharat Biotech

Over 44,000 new cases reported India reported 44,111 new coronavirus infections on Saturday, bringing the cumulative number of cases to 30.5 million, according to data from the central health ministry. The country has recorded 738 deaths from the pandemic, bringing the death toll to 401,050. The number of active cases …

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Gaskin calls for unity in first speech as mayor of Columbus

Keith Gaskin pledged to pursue responsibility and embrace change after being sworn in as mayor of Columbus on Thursday in front of a large crowd at the downtown Trotter Convention Center. “It’s easy to agree on the big picture,” he said. “We want our public schools to thrive. We need …

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Dispatch Games sends digital codes as customers wait for delayed physical orders

The saga of Dispatch Games – arguably the most ironically named publisher in the gaming industry – continues. If you’re unfamiliar with this long, sad story of radio silence, apologies and broken promises, in all fairness we recommend you steer clear. It’s not a pretty picture. As a brief reminder, …

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Ohio lawmakers pass budget with tax cuts and new school funding formula

Ohio lawmakers finally agreed to a two-year, $ 75 billion spending plan that cuts income taxes, creates a new formula for funding schools, and allows college athletes to earn money thanks to their fame. Ohio lawmakers sent the bipartisan budget to Governor Mike DeWine on Monday night following an 82-13 …

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A coroner called to the scene of a motorcycle accident in Aliquippa

A coroner called to the scene of a motorcycle accident in Aliquippa First responders arrived at the scene near 626 Mckee Avenue to report a motorcycle accident at around 7:39 p.m., the report said. Update: 8:59 p.m. EDT June 27, 2021 A coroner was called to the scene of a …

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Police blotter – June 27

SUSPECT – Report at 3:28 a.m. on Tuesday, June 22 of a vehicle lurking in a parking lot at the Baymont Inn & Suites Baxter Brainerd, 7208 Fairview Road. The agents made contact and people said they had a room with a friend. They were sent on their way. Report …

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Several indicted in Lawrence County | New

IRONTON – A Lawrence County grand jury released dozens of indictments on Wednesday, including three sealed drug indictments, according to prosecutor Brigham Anderson. Frank T. Hill, 48, of 2200 block of South 8th Street, Ironton, was charged with felony assault for shooting a woman in the upper torso on May …

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BCTV Daily Dispatch June 25, 2021

| The power to live is a curious thing. Make a man cry, blackmail another man. Change a hawk into a little white dove. More than a feeling, it is the power to … The Daily BCTV dispatch! Welcome to our daily dose of the best things that are happening …

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Nisswa: lake problems draw residents to town hall

This was a request from the developer of Pine Trail Homes, a housing development on Clark Lake, to remove a condition approved in 2006 for the Pine Trail Homes platform that no docks be placed on the exterior lot leading to to the lake. The condition was broken because a …

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Colleagues save Chicago expedition supervisor life after heart attack – NBC Chicago

Hundreds of calls arrive every day at the Office of Emergency Management and Communications 911 call center, but recently dispatchers received an emergency call for one of their own. “I was actually on the stretcher and they drove me to the ambulance (before) I realized what had happened,” said Timothy …

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Vandergrift puppeteer spreads joy and uses crafts to help traumatized children

David English of Vandergrift has a passion for puppetry. His love of art began when he was 3 years old. He went on to obtain a bachelor’s degree in theater and puppetry from the University of West Virginia. English said watching “The Muppets” when he was young in his hometown …

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Senior Brainerd Calendar – June 21-25

803 Kingwood Street, Brainerd 218-829-9345 TheBrainerdCenter.com and on Facebook Monday 7 am-4pm – Exercise rooms 8 a.m.-12 p.m. – Card recyclers 8 am-4pm – Prayer Quilters 9am – Golf – Cragun’s Legacy Course 9 am-11am – Tennis, Gregory Park courts 9-11 a.m. – Ann’s advice 9:30 am – Mahjong lesson …

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Distribution center under development in Ona | New

ONA – A distribution center is being built in Ona by ECEK-OWV LLC, according to Chad Nelson, grants and permits administrator for the Cabell County Commission. Nelson says his office has had no discussions with anyone about who would occupy the center once it is finished. “Subcontractors told me they …

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06/18/2021 | Fly with GEICO skytypers over Ocean City

Fly with GEICO skytypers over Ocean City OCEAN CITY – For the first time in my years as a journalist, I had the opportunity this week to join the GEICO Skytypers on a close formation flight over Ocean City. On Thursday, as The Dispatch staff wrapped up this week’s issue …

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Mary Means Business: Jimmy John’s in Columbus closed

A fast food restaurant in Columbus is closed for the moment. Jimmy John’s, 1902 road. 45, ceased its activities. The Jimmy John’s sign has been removed and the windows have been plugged with brown paper. Carolyn Brownson, who owns the local franchise with her husband Pat Brownson, told The Dispatch …

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Driver charged with murder in murder of Minneapolis protester

MINNEAPOLIS – Nicholas Kraus, 35, was driving drunk on a suspended license on June 12 when he came across protesters who had blocked a section of Lake Street near Girard Avenue in the Minneapolis Uptown neighborhood, according to the criminal complaint filed in Hennepin County. He told police that upon …

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BOE Approves Leave Incentive Program For Employees | New

HUNTINGTON – The Cabell County Board of Education has renewed a trial program that allows eligible employees to cash in unused personal leave days at the end of the 2021-2022 school year. Billed as the Personal Leave Incentive Program (PLIP), district officials say the program aims to encourage employee participation …

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The American Duchess will travel to Huntington on Thursday | New

HUNTINGTON – The American Duchess passenger boat will stop at Harris Riverfront Park on Thursday morning as passengers take advantage of the day to visit Huntington. The boat makes its first stop at Huntington this year. He passed Huntington last week towards Pittsburgh. It will arrive in Huntington around 11 …

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Former TV reporter Tom Sussi wants a seat on Columbus city council

In the old days, if you were a crooked entrepreneur, welfare cheater, or slum owner, one of the last people you wanted to see as you walked to your vehicle was Tom Sussi. The former Columbus TV bulldog reporter made a career out of sting, gotcha, in your face showdowns …

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Maplewood man arrested after fatal boating accident

McGREGOR, Minn. –A man from Maplewood was arrested after another man died while boating on Big Sandy Lake on Friday evening June 11. McGregor’s Fire Department and Aitkin County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a man overboard call on Big Sandy Lake near Hillcrest Resort at around 11:40 p.m. Friday. According …

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Ironton Man Sentenced in Identity Fraud Case | New

IRONTON – An Ironton man was sentenced to three years in prison earlier this week by the Lawrence County Common Plea Court. Brandon Cron, 27, of Coal Bank Hollow, Ironton, has been charged with identity theft, tampering with evidence and possession of drugs. He was sentenced Tuesday by Judge Andy …

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$ 570,000 allocated to local emergency dispatch centers for expenses and upgrades

ALBANY, NY – Local counties have received a portion of $ 10 million in state funding to support 911 dispatch operations. The assistance will help emergency response centers cover expenses and modernize technology and services at facilities. This could include the implementation of 911 text messaging or improvements to the …

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Joyce Spencer: Community News for Friday, June 11 | Features / Entertainment

FAREWELL: A farewell picnic was held on June 2 at Barboursville Park in honor of Chuck Minsker and Jeanette Rowsey for their contributions to Barboursville and the Tri-States. Minsker wrote a Herald-Dispatch column on video games for 14 years; produces the children’s information program, Kid’s Mag; and founded the First …

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Police blotter – June 10

ARRESTS – A 21-year-old man was arrested at 1:56 a.m. on Monday on a felony arrest warrant, two counts of fifth-degree drug possession, fourth-degree drunk driving and safe driving permit valid during a roadside check on the 100 block of first avenue northeast. A 26-year-old man was arrested Monday at …

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Church News – June 9

MALMO – The Malmo Free Church will present the family group Espeseth in concert at 7 p.m. on Saturday June 12. These are local bluegrass artists from the Aitkin area who play various instruments. Bring a lawn chair to enjoy the music outside. In case of rain, the concert will …

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Four search and rescue missions this week | News, Sports, Jobs

Rangers from the State Department for Environmental Conservation conducted four search and rescue missions in the Adirondacks last week. – Lost Ranger School Student – On Thursday, June 3 at 6:05 p.m., Ranger Peter Morehouse received a call from staff at Wanakena Ranger School about a student lost in the …

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Pequot Lakes: school board offers Superintendent position at Stumpf

After interviewing four candidates at a special meeting open to the public on Monday, June 7, the Pequot Lakes School Board voted unanimously to offer the position of acting superintendent to Kurt Stumpf. Stumpf is a graduate and former Pierz School District teacher and coach, then joined Little Falls Middle …

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Rochester Police say dice game led to fight, fatal shootout

ROCHESTER, Minn. – Rochester Police said Monday morning June 7 that the shooting death of a 28-year-old man followed a dice game that turned into a brawl. The man’s identity was not disclosed Monday morning as an autopsy by the Southern Minnesota Regional Medical Examiner’s Office was expected later today. …

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Leechburg celebrates 100th of ‘Fem’ Biagioni with a bash

The community of Leechburg gathered on Sunday to celebrate a milestone for one of their own. Almost 200 guests filled the ballroom at the Marconi Club in Leechburg to celebrate the 100th birthday of Leechburg native Ufemio “Fem” Biagioni. A proud Navy veteran and former Leechburg business owner, Biagioni’s party …

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Fans returning to Dudy Noble remember Bulldogs baseball history

MIssissippi state played the first game on Friday in the NCAA Starkville Regional, which gave Bulldog fans more than 24 hours to kill before Saturday’s winners meet with Virginia Commonwealth on Saturday night. The Ince family – Jeff and Lisa and their teenage son Jeffrey – idled in the morning …

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Why the Shawnee County Dispatch Center struggled to fill vacancies

Kansas’ seasonally adjusted unemployment rate hit 12.6% in April 2020. And the COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in higher than usual unemployment rates, which Melanie Bergers and the Shawnee County Dispatch Center hoped would mean an increase in applications for open positions. No influx of job applications followed. Shepherds, director of …

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Dispatch system issues add to growing concern about ambulance delays in B.C.

Amid a series of reported incidents of slow ambulance service in British Columbia, Global News learned last week of even greater – and potentially dangerous – delays. E-COMM, the 911 call center, says its goal is to get operators to answer the phone in five seconds less. Read more: Surrey …

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The impact of COVID-19 on academics in the region is believed to be widespread

“I would say most schools have issues,” Pine River-Backus Superintendent Jon Clark said. “I think what you saw at Pine River-Backus is something you could probably see all over the country, I think for obvious reasons,” said Chris Lindholm, Superintendent of Pequot Lakes. Those who watched the Pine River-Backus school …

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Health Fusion: Depression and Late Sleep Connection

OK, now I’m really going to try and change my night owl habits. A study published in the journal JAMA Psychiatry shows that waking up an hour earlier can reduce your risk of major depression by 23%. After studying 840,000 people, the researchers found that a person’s chronotype – that …

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Minnesota settles with Renaissance Festival operator over sexual assault allegation

The department says the Mid-America Festivals Corporation violated state civil rights law by failing to provide a safe work environment free from sexual assault and harassment. An investigation revealed the probable cause of the festival artistic director’s rape of a freelance photographer at the festival grounds in Shakopee in 2017. …

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Nets send Celtics into Game 5 with ruthless efficiency

Despite their limited time together during the regular season, the Big 3 of the Nets have shown just how powerful they can be in this series. The Brooklyn Nets went about business on Tuesday night, ending their first-round streak against the Boston Celtics with a 123-109 win in Game 5. …

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Watchmen, Barrowman, Titans and more

| And that’s how it starts. You take off your shoes in the back of our van. Our shirt is so beautiful when it hangs down your back. And she said, “Use your hands and my free time. We have one thing in common, and that is… the BCTV Daily …

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Monday noon obituary update | Recent news

The following obituaries were provided by local funeral homes. Read our full obituaries in The Herald-Dispatch Tuesday and at www.herald-dispatch.com. The following obituaries were provided by local funeral homes. Read our daily updates at 12:30 p.m., 2:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m., and our full obituaries in The Herald-Dispatch Tuesday and …

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Minnesota bars, restaurants and other businesses no longer have COVID restrictions

ST. PAUL – No seat limit. No dinner tables far apart – or state-mandated, standing 6 feet apart in a row. No more bar jockey, sweaty crowds or mosh pits bans. No more. COVID. Restrictions. (Unless the bar, restaurant, or business – or a local government – requires it.) As …

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The regional report: Yawning deficit is a challenge for Aitkin schools

A deficit of $ 800,000 as we approach 2021-2022 The school year is just one of the challenges facing the Aitkin School District, which plans to seek voter approval for a tax on capital projects this fall, Aitkin Independent Age reported. Wednesday May 26. Declining enrollments and reductions in state …

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County seeks grant funds to build more broadband

The unique funding opportunity made possible by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act targets low to moderate income communities to improve internet access in support of activities such as telecommuting, telemedicine, distance learning and more. Kristi Westbrock, CEO of telecommunications company CTC, on Tuesday, May 25, asked the …

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Local Veteran Honors Military with Huge Painted Flag | New

BARBOURSVILLE – For the past 10 years, local Vietnam veteran Tom Plumley has painted a large American flag on his yard to celebrate Memorial Day and honor those who served. The process itself takes between two and three days and is extremely thorough. Using a large, pre-measured rope, Plumley shapes …

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Frisch: tactics that caught more fish

This process revealed some suggestions which I think may be useful for other anglers looking to improve their game this fishing season. See the fish, catch the fish! For years die-hard fishermen, walleye fishermen in particular, have used their sonar units “down below” to look for “marks” on the screens …

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05/27/2021 | OC Eyes Formal fine collection process

Worcester Public Schools Introduce Blended Learning Program for Fall Back NEWARK – School system officials this week announced plans for a new virtual learning program to be offered during the upcoming school year. Superintendent Lou Taylor informed parents on Tuesday that the blended learning program Worcester County Public Schools would …

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Baxter Board Approves Addition of Avantech for New Manufacturing Plant

By approving a redevelopment of the property at its virtual meeting on May 18, Baxter City Council paved the way for an addition to the Avantech property at 7790 Hastings Road, including an off-park portion, as well as the ‘addition of more than 50,000 square feet and development agreements to …

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Dispatch Consoles Market To Reach $ 4.70 Billion By 2028 –

Dallas, TX, May 26, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Dispatch Consoles Market By Type (IP-Based Dispatch Console, TDM-Based Dispatch Console), End Users (Government & Defense, Manufacturing, Public Safety, Transportation , utilities and others)), And by region (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East & Africa and Latin America), the Global Forecast 2018 …

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Christian’s Sports Beat: Playing Ball | Putnam News

Minor league baseball returns to Appalachian Power Park this Friday night as the new West Virginia Power takes on the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs in Atlantic League action. Just over a year ago, we learned that due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2020 season of Power (then a member of …

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Minnesota tenants worry, landlords rant over eviction ban

Legislative negotiations on how to end the moratorium in an orderly fashion have bogged down on timing, notice requirements and other aspects of the tenant-landlord relationship. As a new program rolls out – albeit slowly – to provide financial assistance to those behind on rent and to utilities or those …

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Lakes Jam 2021 is happening

Lakes Jam – an outdoor music festival that combines country and rock with top-notch camping – will last four days instead of three this year and take place June 23-26 at Brainerd International Raceway, north of Brainerd. “Coming back after being away last year almost created a nervous excitement because …

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New manufacturer for Baxter industrial park after council nods

By approving a redevelopment of the property at its virtual meeting on May 18, Baxter City Council paved the way for an addition to the Avantech property at 7790 Hastings Road, including an off-park portion, as well as the ‘addition of more than 50,000 square feet and development agreements to …

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‘Tiger King’ animals seized from Minnesota Wildcat Sanctuary

SANDSTONE, Minnesota – The Wildcat Sanctuary in Sandstone, Minnesota has accepted several big cats seized last week at Tiger King Park, the park featured in the popular Netflix documentary series “Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem and Madness.” Federal authorities seized 69 big cats from the wildlife park belonging to Jeff and …

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Sending coronavirus to India: deaths cross 300,000 mark, recoveries increase

The dead cross the dark stage of 300,000 India reported 222,315 new coronavirus infections on Monday, bringing the cumulative number of cases to 26.7 million, according to data from the central health ministry. The country has recorded 4,454 deaths from the pandemic, bringing the death toll to 303,720. The active …

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Updates on the set in downtown Columbus, Ohio: Olivia Kurtz, 16, dead

A teenage girl has died, five other young people were injured and two others injured in a mass shooting Saturday night during a musical evening promoted on social media at the Bicentennial Park Amphitheater in downtown Columbus. Columbus Fire police and medics were called at 11:51 p.m. Saturday for a …

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Higgins: Golden triangle striking ‘balance’ with solar power

In less than 18 months, three 2,000-acre sites in the Golden Triangle – two in Lowndes County, one in West Point – are under contract to solar energy production facilities. Another 2,000 acres adjacent to the Clay County project, as well as another comparable site near the Starkville Industrial Park, …

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2 dead, 8 injured in shooting in Minneapolis

A preliminary investigation shows that two people were standing in a crowded area and arguing verbally. They both drew their guns and began firing, police spokesman John Elder said in a statement. At 1:59 a.m. on Saturday, officers working at the evening bar near the 300 block of North First …

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Police Blotter – May 22

ARRESTS – A 22-year-old man was arrested at 10:52 p.m. on May 15 in a hit-and-run accident on the 9600 block of Business Highway 371. A 62-year-old woman was arrested at 10:30 p.m. on May 14 for burglary and assault following an incident at the 3100 block of River Road, …

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Cuyuna Regional Medical Center appoints interim CEO

The Board of Directors of Cuyuna Regional Medical Center has appointed Charisse Oland of Sioux Falls, South Dakota as Interim CEO to lead the organization through its transition. Kyle Bauer, who has led the organization since 2017, announced his resignation as CEO on April 30 for personal reasons. Oland will …

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Sent from the road, but not lost at sea!

Vicki Shurly’s dispatch from the road; Alabama and the Tennessee River | Photo by Vicki Shurly (Remember when our librarian was lost at sea at the start of the pandemic last year? Read all about it here. Well, she’s traveling again! This time in their little “Cottage on Wheels”, as …

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Brainerd ambulances move stations for the first time in decades

A recent move, however, means ambulances are responding to new management and new searches. The North Memorial Health Brainerd area ambulance moved on March 1 from its accommodation in two buildings on the 200 block of Northwest Fifth Street in Brainerd to an expanded location on Industrial Park Road in …

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Home battery, deceased listed among HPD reports | New

HUNTINGTON – The Huntington Police Department listed 15 new incident reports in the 24-hour period ending at 8:40 a.m. Saturday, according to a printout released by the department. However, individual police reports were not made available, so these are the only details known: Driving under suspension or revocation, Saturday 6:30 …

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Spread the word: Lower Burrell officials are happy with what the public can do on the new website

Making a reservation on Lower Burrell’s new website to see the Easter Bunny this year was so easy, officials are hoping more residents will visit for a host of other reasons. The city launched its new website earlier this year to offer online, for the first time, services such as …

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Derek Chauvin’s trial strikes to the following part

Chauvin, a former Minneapolis police officer, is on trial for second diploma homicide, third diploma homicide and second diploma manslaughter within the Could 25, 2020 arrest for the loss of life of George Floyd. In keeping with prosecutors, Chauvin knelt on Floyd’s neck for 9 minutes and 29 seconds whereas …

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Hudson Police Division upgrades dispatch heart

$ 804,500 venture improves communications between regulation enforcement companies and locates mobile phone customers after they name 911 HUDSON – The police division just lately accomplished an $ 804,500 improve that modernizes its dispatch heart on Oviatt Road. “It was an enormous venture that took loads of effort and exhausting …

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