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As one of only two verified burn centers in Minnesota and just eight across the United States, the Regions Hospital Burn Center team is proud to provide the highest level of care for patients in the Twin Cities and for those up to hundreds of miles away. Along with treating injuries from incidents including fires, scalding water or even explosions, we also treat patients for frostbite, including over 90 patients last winter.
Just moments after his motion for dismissal was denied Tuesday afternoon, defense attorney Earl Gray said his client Kayle A. Fleischauer, accused in April 2018 of murdering his 19-year-old son during a late night of drinking, will not testify at trial. St. Croix County Circuit Court Judge Scott Needham denied the request to dismiss the first-degree intentional homicide charge and said questions of credibility — on which this request appeared to hinge — should be determined during a jury trial, not a preliminary hearing.
A former Alula Manufacturing employee last week was charged with felony intent to cause public panic or fear in response to a December 2018 phone call during which he allegedly told a coworker he planned to "shoot up" the business and two specific employees, according to a criminal complaint filed in St. Croix County Circuit Court. Brady Leon Reetz, 23, River Falls, said he had a stockpile of weapons and a detailed plan of attack for retaliation following his insubordination-driven Dec. 17, 2018, termination from the Hudson-based alarm company, the complaint states.
A White Bear Lake, Minn., man led police on a chase across state lines that ended just shy of St. Croix County's eastern border on I-94, according to a criminal complaint filed in St. Croix County District Court Jan. 16. Dean Allan Curley, 58, was charged with felony attempting to flee or elude an officer following a chase that started in Anoka County, Minn., continued through Washington County and crossed the St. Croix River to Wisconsin on I-94, the complaint states. According to the complaint:
An off-duty St. Croix County Sheriff's Office K-9 officer was formally charged earlier this week with possession of a firearm while intoxicated following a December traffic stop outside New Richmond. Wisconsin State Patrol located a loaded handgun inside John Shilts Jr.'s vehicle, according to a criminal complaint filed in St. Croix County Circuit Court.
New Richmond Police Department has asked the public's help to locate a suspect believed to have attacked another man with a boxcutter and fled the scene in a stolen vehicle, according to a City of New Richmond press release. Officers responded Jan. 14 to a report of a disturbance on the 800 block of Knowles Avenue where a victim sustained multiple lacerations to his head and face by a man he identified as 32-year-old Roberto Reyes Jr., also known at Tito, who fled the scene in the victim's vehicle, the release states.
Students get real-world hospital work experience Area students were part of a cohort that recently graduated from a six-week immersion program at Lakeview Hospital in Stillwater. The Explorers Program, offered through the Boy Scouts of America's Northern Star Council, lets students ages 14-20 explore health care careers in a real-world setting, such as sessions in the pharmacy, birth center, emergency department and radiology. Students who graduated Dec. 10, 2018, include: • Colin Muehlbauer, Clare Roti and Jack Seipel of Woodbury
St. Croix County Sheriff's Office is searching for the owner of a vehicle which was parked and left unoccupied on railroad tracks west of the Village of Hammond and struck by a train Saturday, Jan. 12 around 7:30 p.m., according to Sheriff Scott Knudson. The sheriff's office was notified by Union Pacific of the crash and Knudson said deputies were unable to locate anyone in or around the vehicle upon arrival.
Jill Gorres, president of St. Croix Economic Development Corporation (EDC), announced the EDC's selection of St. Croix Valley Blow Molding, Inc. (town of Hudson), Next Generation Auto, Inc. (Baldwin and city of Hudson), and iMARK Molding, Inc. (Woodville) as recipients of the 2018 Business of the Year awards in St. Croix County. The companies will be honored at a banquet on Thursday, February 21, 2019 at Ready Randy's in rural New Richmond.
River Falls senior quarterback Logan Graetz, seated at center, is flanked by his parents Beth, left, and Matt, after signing his national letter of intent to commit to the University of Minnesota Golden Gophers during the early signing period last week at the high school. Looking on are Wildcat assistant football coach Bill Forster, left, assistant coach Mike Miller, head coach David Crail and assistant coach Ryan Scherz.