At 12:55 p.m. on May 4, it was sixth hour at the Gilman School, but it wasn’t what one would call a normal school day. Students, teachers and staff were waiting for an intruder to enter the building during an ALICE training drill.
A Unity resident urged local board members Monday to look for ways of providing water to all village residents, even those whose wells have not yet been contaminated by hazardous chemicals infecting the local water table.
By an 8-4 vote Monday, the board of trustees for the Abbotsford Fire and Ambulance, Inc. accepted a plan of dissolution and complete liquidation as set forth by the city. Trustees also approved a side agreement asking for certain guarantees regarding their fundraiser money and other issues.
The Parish Council of Catholic Women (PCCW) representing St. Mary in Colby, St. Bernard's in Abbotsford and St. Louis in Dorchester held their annual "Spring Bling" event May 4 in the basement of St. Bernard's.
The death of an Abbotsford woman last Wednesday remains under investigation while police wait for the results of toxicology tests.
Colby-Abbotsford police chief Jason Bauer said Monday the cause of death for 44-year-old Sue Luraas is still unknown at this point, and it could take up to six weeks to get blood tests back.
“I am just doing my job,” says Rib Lake band teacher Matt Robisch.
Robisch, who has taught middle and high school band at Rib Lake for 21 years, was selected to receive a 2016 Kohl Educational Fellowship.