LOCAL NEWS - TUESDAY, DECEMBER 4, 2018
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Posted on 12-04-2018
AN UNDERCOVER FACEBOOK ACCOUNT OPERATED BY THE PINE TO PRAIRIE DRUG TASK FORCE, DESIGNED TO APPEAR AS A 15 YEAR OLD GIRL, WAS CONTACTED BY AN INDIVIDUAL FROM GREENBUSH NAMED TONY BRAZIER (REAL NAME ANTHONY HARRIS BRAZIER), WHO PROCEEDED TO HAVE CONVERSATIONS ABOUT VARIOUS EXPLICIT, SEXUAL ACTS. BRAZIER MADE PLANS TO MEET THE GIRL AT THE GREENBUSH SCHOOL AFTER HOURS. HE HAD A SMALL AMOUNT OF MARIJUANA, A PIPE, ALCOHOL, AND CONDOMS IN HIS POSSESSION. HE WAS MET BY AGENTS FROM THE PINE TO PRAIRIE DRUG TASK FORCE AND ARRESTED. 34 YEAR OLD ANTHONY HARRIS BRAZIER NOW FACES A MAX SENTENCE OF 3 YEARS IN PRISON AND OR A FIVE THOUSAND DOLLAR FINE.



MINNESOTANS WHO ARE ON MINNESOTA-CARE INSURANCE ARE REMINDED TO COMPLETE RENEWAL FORMS TO ENSURE THEY DO NOT HAVE A LAPSE IN COVERAGE TO START 2019. THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES MAILED THOSE FORMS TO OVER 62,000 MEMBERS THROUGHOUT THE STATE.



THE MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH ANNOUNCED YESTERDAY THAT IT WILL ADD ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE AS A NEW QUALIFYING CONDITION FOR THE STATE’S MEDICINAL CANNABIS PROGRAM, EFFECTIVE AUGUST 2019.



THE POST OFFICE AND OTHER FEDERAL BUILDINGS WILL BE CLOSED TOMORROW TO HONOR THE LIFE OF FORMER PRESIDENT GEORGE H W BUSH, WHO DIED FRIDAY AT THE AGE OF 94. PRESIDENT TRUMP SIGNED AN EXECUTIVE ORDER TO CLOSE THOSE DEPARTMENTS AND AGENCIES AS A SIGN OF RESPECT.



THE ROSEAU AMERICAN LEGION WILL HOST CHRISTMAS TURKEY BINGO ON TUESDAY, DECEMBER 11TH AT 7 PM.



THIS SATURDAY IS SANTA DAY AT THE WANNASKA COMMUNITY CENTER. SANTA WILL BE PRESENT FROM 11 TO 2, WITH SLEIGH RIDES, AND A FREE LUNCHEON.



THE WANNASKA LIONS ARE SERVING A BENEFIT MEAL FOR STEVEN BERGSTROM ON SUNDAY AT THE WANNASKA COMMUNITY CENTER. PROCEEDS WILL HELP WITH MEDICAL EXPENSES.



THE MINNESOTA DNR HAS ANNOUNCED TWO DECEMBER DEER HUNTS AS PART OF AN INTENSIFIED PLAN TO MANAGE CHRONIC WASTING DISEASE IN SOUTHERN MINNESOTA. THE SEASON ARE DECEMBER 21 TO 23, AND DECEMBER 28 TO 30 IN CERTAIN PERMIT AREAS IN SOUTHERN PART OF THE STATE