New material is being used on a road in Barnesville after dust complaints

The application started yesterday and they are expecting to finish today.

BARNESVILLE, Minn.- The City of Barnesville is applying experimental polymer to a road after years of dust complaints. Keith Jackson has been living between 12th and 13th Street Southeast in Barnesville for almost half a decade. When he first saw the home they knew it was the family’s “dream home.” It was everything he could imagine and more, ut there…

Thief River Falls Man Drowns Swimming in Gravel Pit Pond

Kuznia is urging swimmers in this week's heat wave to choose monitored beach areas and stay clear of gravel pits, calling the ponds very dangerous

  PENNINGTON COUNTY, Minn. — The sheriff of Pennington County is warning swimmers to stay away from gravel pit ponds after a drowning. Forty-year-old Myron Sunram of Thief River Falls was pulled from one of the ponds and later died. Sheriff Ray Kuznia says the accident happened Wednesday night in a pit near Oak Ridge Lutheran Church west of Thief…