Monthly Archives: July 2006

Daily Report

Here’s the info from the 27th

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Police Activity

I’ve had a number of recent inquiries about police activity. Some have noted the differences in what is posted in local newspapers, the Friday Report from the City Administrator’s Office and items selected for our Around The Block newsletter. Each … Continue reading

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National Night Out Donation

Marti Dompierre visited my office again the other day and for the fourth year in a row, brought a check with her to donate to our annual National Night Out Event. Marti has been a regular visitor to this blog … Continue reading

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Questionable Legislation at the Federal Level

HR 5005 and HR 5092 have been described by members of the Justice Department as potentially having a “chilling” effect on law enforcement, according to Ruben Rosario, columnist for the Pioneer Press. Mr. Rosario’s column says it all. Take a … Continue reading

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Don Starr

I wanted to note the passing of Don Starr. Don was a great guy and contributed much to Northfield through his time with Scouts and other local initiatives. This Northfield.org posting is a fitting tribute.

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The Northfield-Grand Island, NE Connection Via Germany

I’m always amazed how interconnected things are these days. This link to the Grand Island, Nebraska Daily Independent talks about Northfielder Yogi Reppmann meeting with Ken Gnadt, the former mayor of Grand Island and a man I’m pleased to say … Continue reading

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A Break

My family went north on Thursday to get a bit of recreation and rest. I was able to join them Friday night. We stayed a couple nights near Baxter, MN to take advantage of some teen-type activities and even tried … Continue reading

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Neighborhood Watch

Boris the Burglar here to the left is the icon most associated with Neighborhood Watch…with special emphasis on the big red slash through the circle. Our goal is to keep Boris and his ilk out of Northfield. I had the … Continue reading

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A Flower By Any Other Name….

We went outside of our garage at home yesterday and spotted this lone Petunia growing up in a crack in the driveway. Consider how dry and warm it’s been lately. We suspect it is a seed from last year when … Continue reading

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Officer Memorials

Detective Dennis Carmen Stepnowski, 33, of the DeKalb County, Georgia Police Department was shot and killed during a foot chase of a suspect on Thursday, June 29th. Detective Stepnowski had served his department for 12 years. He is survived by … Continue reading

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