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July 2016, Page 2

Train derailment

At about 2:15 p.m. on July 22 a loaded Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad coal train derailed 10 cars at Bena. Three …

The Loon Whisperer

by Terry Uhde Otto Home to roost The bats at the lake were just getting ready to call it a night. I …

Itasca Firewise Tip

Most of the home modifications needed to further reduce wildfire risk can be expensive. They include siding with brick, stone, stucco or …

Looking Back

Compiled by Joan Isaacs from the files of the Deer River Newspapers. 110 Years Ago—The worst wreck ever occurred on the M&R …

Golf Scores

Senior men’s scramble BLUEBERRY HILLS golf Course 22 Players 1st Place at -4 Gordy Snyder, Mike Bellomy, Tom Pippenger and Dale Roth