The department had been buying laptops either with grant money or refurbished/discounted laptops that were four to five years old at the time of purchase. The $4,000 law enforcement laptops are more expensive than a typical consumer laptop because they have to be mounted and stay in the vehicles in all seasons, from extreme cold to extreme heat as well as be exposed to dust and other situations not common for most laptops.
Baseball caps reading Army, Navy, Vietnam or Korean Veteran were perched on mostly white- or gray-haired heads, some closely cropped, others sporting a ponytail. Peter Razor wore a Korean Veteran baseball cap. The energetic 88-year-old Army veteran was drafted into the war in 1951 and served 15 months.
Before the company can begin taking new material, it needs to go through an extensive process to make sure the material meets its criteria. "We have 30,000 pages of data we have to go through," Backstrom said as he pointed to a row of binders containing state rules and guidelines in the on-site office.
"We have some employees who do transport so we deal with this a lot," said Sheriff Kelly Lake. "I think we need to have receipts; it shows transparency to the public. It's not hard to get a receipt. Of course it's easier not to do it, but then it's not as easy to track where the taxpayer dollars are going. I don't think it's unreasonable to ask for receipts." <
"We started the week (by being) thrown into a mixing pot of diverse people," said Rengo enthusiastically. "It set the tone for culture and new experiences in Africa. The people in the group came from a variety of religions, Christian, Muslim, Buddhist and atheists, as well as different ethnic backgrounds.
"I hate to see dogs put down before they are too sick or too old," said Sarah Gustafson, whose dog was attacked less than a month before the attack on Kaito by the same three dogs. "
Begin the week cheering and clapping for the kids 10 years old and younger participating in the kiddie parade at 10 a.m. Monday morning. The fun mini-parade lines up at H&R Block and generally draws close to 100 kids each year.
The deputy and assisting officers discovered a black cardboard box containing a large amount of drug paraphernalia and other items necessary for packaging and selling drugs, including a gray digital scale, several empty bindle bags, a metal weight used to check scale accuracy and a green bindle bag that contained approximately 23.7 grams of crystal methamphetamine. The search also turned up a small deluxe vanity kit containing a glass pipe commonly used to smoke methamphetamine as well as more methamphetamine.
Smith left the casino and his girlfriend followed, and when they arrived at their car, Smith allegedly punched her several times in the face. She attempted to defend herself and scratched his face. When she attempted to get out of the vehicle, Smith then grabbed her arms hard enough to leave bruise marks from his fingers, which the deputies later could see.
Cloquet High School 2016 graduates Lucas Tomhave and Rob Sobczak gave a presentation to the board explaining why it's important to teach a foreign language beginning in kindergarten.