THE NEW FORTY Smile...you are on Candid Camera! ;-)
As a kid I loved to watch a show called Candid Camera hosted by Allen Funt on television. For those of you not in the new forty or beyond, the best current examples I can provide are Punk'd and Off Th... Posted on 4/26/13 at 3:51 PM
NEW PLATEAUS Justice Going to Pot
Our Minnesotan boys in blue have been caught green-handed pulling some peculiar police work. Fox 9 news out of the Twin Cities had the story last night and the video below is definitely worth a look.
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A MINNESOTAN IN CHINA Beijing Means Business
Here's a picture book for your eyes and minds highlighting some illegal entrepreneurs, the business district of bustling Beijing and Walmart in China.
A common sight in Chinese cities are the... Posted on 7/14/12 at 9:03 AM
A 911 emergency call brought the River Falls Ambulance to a rental house at 122 ½ W. Cascade Ave. after 2 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 19. There, an unresponsive 23-year-old man was found. Efforts to revive him were unsuccessful.
Following up on a woman's harassment complaint led River Falls police to jail a 39-year-old local man for possession of marijuana and methamphetamine, plus recover a raft of stolen items that allegedly came from City Hall, the public library and the River Falls Medical Clinic. The man, taken into custody at his South Wasson Lane address last Thursday, Nov. 22, may have committed thefts at those places while working for a cleaning company.
A 20-year-old local man said he was driven from his apartment by the woman he shares living space with. He said she came home at 5 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 18, and went into a fury because he was sleeping on her couch. The man said he was scratched on the neck by her fingernails. He was later found, without jacket or shoes, at the corner of Main and Maple streets. River Falls police say the man was so distraught that he was almost hyperventilating
A 22-year-old St. Paul man who said he was a Mexican citizen allegedly head-butted another man who was with his estranged girlfriend and held up the girlfriend's small child and told the woman to say goodbye to her son. The disturbance occurred Friday night, Oct. 19, in the parking lot of Best Maid Cookie.
An impasse between the Pierce County district attorney and the River Falls police over a late-night, downtown disturbance that left a patrol officer injured shouldn’t be allowed to spill over. There’s no reason for other important cases that routinely pass between the two public entities to stall.
The apparent murders of three River Falls sisters in their home last week has gripped and stunned all of us. We read the latest accounts and see the victims’ pictures and experience shock, horror and then disbelief.
Forty-ounce glass beer bottles were found smashed in the 200 block of Riverside Drive late last month on four separate occasions. A 50-year-old Minnesota homeless man was arrested last week Thursday night, April 26, outside the Bye, Goff and Rohde law office for criminal trespassing and have open containers of liquor. The man insisted he didn’t litter but put his empties in the law firm’s dumpster. After his arrest, however, the broken beer bottle debris on Riverside Drive stopped – temporarily.
A 19-year-old UW-River Falls male student was stopped for speeding on Main Street and an I.D. card violation (2nd offense) before midnight Sunday, April 29. The student allegedly told the officer that the fake Wisconsin driver’s license in his wallet was needed for a school class he was taking. He also said he paid $400 for it from a website that sends out fake identifications. The same student was cited in February for trying to use another fake I.D. to buy booze.
River Falls police were called to assist several female tenants at 203 Broadway St. who found a strange man in their apartment Friday morning, Jan. 6. The suspect appeared drunk. He had walked into a bedroom, startling the occupants, then went to a bathroom before getting snuggly on a couch.
William Radosevich, a prominent local attorney, has filed a notice of claim against the village of North Hudson for what he calls an illegal arrest and false imprisonment. He is asking for $50,000 in damages.
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