Monthly Archives: March 2006

Officer Memorial

Patrolman Terry Michael Byrd, 26, of the Pascagoula, Mississippi Police Department was killed in a motorcycle accident on March 27th. Patrolman Byrd had served is agency for 5.5 years. He is survived by his wife and child. Security Policeman Erin … Continue reading

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Interesting View

On my way back to Minnesota today (Tuesday), I noticed the cloud formation below. It was a bit of sunshine breaking through the late afternoon sky. It was a welcome sight since I’d spent the better part of the day … Continue reading

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Officer Memorials

Deputy Sheriff James McGrane Jr., 38, of the Bernalillo County, New Mexico Sheriff’s Department was shot and killed while making a traffic stop on March 22nd. Deputy McGrane Jr. had served his agency for 2 1/2 years. He had a … Continue reading

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Audio Of Meth Panel and Pictures

Here is the MP3 Audio File of the Meth Panel from the Meth Conference in Northfield, MN on March 18th. It is about 53 minutes long. The initial audio is a bit weak but gets better about 5 minutes into … Continue reading

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Listening To The Issues

I was invited to attend a leadership meeting by Senator Tom Neuville and Representative Ray Cox in Lonsdale this evening. The majority of those in attendance were elected and appointed city, township, county and school officials. The discussion was broad … Continue reading

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Officer Memorial

Senior Patrol Agent Nicholas D. (Nick) Greenig, 28, of the U S Department of Homeland Security, Border Patrol, was killed in a vehicle accident in Pima County, Arizona. Agent Greening had served his department for 4 years.

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Meth Conference

Our meth conference was held earlier today. Feedback from those in attendance indicated it was worth their time. Thanks to Karen Mangold, Jeff Ringlien, Kris Wilson and Sergeant Roger Schroeder, Officers Jesse Cordova, Monte Nelson, Thad Monroe and Jody Spinner … Continue reading

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Snow Emergency

The City Of Northfield has issued a snow emergency. Vehicles cannot be parked on streets and there are restrictions on lots. Please check the city web page for restriction guidelines and the snow removal hotline. You can also access a … Continue reading

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A Friend When I Needed One

I’ve mentioned several times about my experiences living in Edgar, Nebraska as a first grader. A recent conversation with my mom reminded me of one particular experience I’d like share with you. As a six-year-old I met the daily challenges … Continue reading

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Officer Memorial

Officer Matthew Melchionda, 31, of the Watchung, New Jersey Police Department was killed March 8th as the result of an automobile accident while following a suspicious vehicle. Officer Melchionda had served his department for 6 years. He is survived by … Continue reading

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