COLD SPRING

Molestation Victim Of Danny Heinrich Awarded Over $17 Million

In 2016, Heinrich admitted to sexually assaulting Jared Scheierl and to abducting, molesting and killing Jacob Wetterling

Jared ScheierlSTEARNS COUNTY, MN — A Minnesota man who was molested decades ago by the man who killed Jacob Wetterling has been awarded over $17 million. Jared Scheierl was 12 when he was molested by Danny Heinrich in 1989 in Cold Spring. In 2016, Heinrich admitted to sexually assaulting Scheierl and to abducting, molesting and killing Jacob as part of a…

Moorhead School Board Picks Final 6 Candidates for Superintendent

Two Moorhead Public Area School Employees Are In The Running

MOORHEAD, Minn. — The interim superintendent for Moorhead Public Schools has made the final six. Brandon Lunak is among the school board’s six finalists for the position. The others include Moorhead’s Assistant Superintendent of Learning Melissa Eidsness and superintendents from Pelican Rapids, Long Prairie, Worthington and Cold Spring. They were among 18 applicants to fill the job vacated by the…

Gold’n Plump Worker Accused of Contaminating Chicken at Cold Spring Plant

Faye Slye, 36, is charged for contaminating the 27 tons of chicken that had to be recalled by the company

COURTESY: goldnplump.com  A worker at the Gold’n Plump chicken plant in Cold Spring is accused of contaminating the company’s chicken that led 27 tons of product recalled. Faye Slye, 36, is charged with felony criminal damage to property. Investigators say Slye put sand and dirt from the parking lot of the plant on chicken she was handling. The plant’s owner…