Monthly Archives: July 2005

Taking It Outside

The weather cooperated so we set up a canopy in the back yard to spend some time outside after a bout of hot weather the past couple weeks. Thanks to wireless technology, I can sit outside and finish this posting. … Continue reading

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Summer Camp

My daughter Sarah, 13, got home today from a week at camp. Sarah likes horses so this is her chance to get up close and personal with a few of them for a week. She said she had a good … Continue reading

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Officer Memorial

Police Officer Scot Andrew Beyerstedt, 21, of the Mattawan, Michigan Police Department was killed Tuesday, July 26, 2005 as a result of a vehicle pursuit crash. Officer Beyerstedt had served as a part-time officer for the agency for only 2 … Continue reading

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Dishing Out Something Other Than Advice

I’m the one wearing the hat. To my right, is Gerry Franek, Northfield Fire Chief. We were part of a group of locals ask to scoop ice cream for a good cause. The Northfield News has hosted the event for … Continue reading

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E-Democracy Conference Comes to Northfield

The E-Democracy Conference came to Northfield this afternoon for lunch at the Contented Cow and then a panel discussion at the Archer House. A few of the participants enjoying a meal at the Contented Cow. The weather cooperated and provided … Continue reading

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Welcome To Northfield!

Welcome to Northfield, E-Democracy Symposium Participants: You will find Northfield a unique place in which to visit. Northfield is a diverse community with many opportunities for visitors to experience. Our history is a combination of pioneer spirit and an early … Continue reading

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H.R. 3132 – Children’s Safety Act of 2005

The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children issued this release about new legislation that would strengthen penalties Highlights of the bill as outlined by NCMEC is as follows: – Increases penalties on offenders for failing to comply with the … Continue reading

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Officer Memorial

Trooper Vincent P. Cila of the Massachusetts State Police died on July 22nd as a result of a motorcycle accident. Trooper Cila had served with the Massachusetts State Police for 22 years. He is survived by his wife and two … Continue reading

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Visitors

We had visitors this weekend. My Aunt Linda and Uncle Chuck Morgan, who live in Hastings, Nebraska came to visit. This was their first trip to Northfield and to Minnesota. Chuck was a long-time police officer in Hastings, Nebraska. He … Continue reading

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Getting The Message Out

Bruce Morlan posted an entry that included my comment about 99.99% of public safety officials are hard working, dedicated professionals. He went on to discuss the need for the community to be involved…the whole community. I agree with Bruce that … Continue reading

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