Weather Forecast



Crosby police

STORM — An officer on Sunday noticed a truck at the Pennington Pit access, a boat in Pennington Mine Lake and a male in the boat fishing during a heavy rain and lightning storm. Officer waved the male in and suggested he call it quits so he didn’t need to be rescued later. The male stated he did not know it was illegal to fish in the rain. “Really? Let’s see, graphite fishing rod, aluminum boat and add lightning … Hmm.”

SUSPICIOUS — A report Thursday of an abandoned hospital bed near a closed business on Curtis Avenue, Ironton. Officer noted there was a hospital bed near the entrance of the business, but did refrain from taking a short nap. No IVs or food trays were noted.

LITTERING — A report June 12 of a juvenile female in a vehicle at the Crosby City Park near Second Street Southwest littering. Officer made contact with parent and the female was banned from the park for one week.

Baxter police

SUSPICIOUS — A report at 4:31 p.m. Monday that kids at Loren Thompson Park were hitting balls at cars. Officer spoke with two kids who stated they did not know anything about balls being hit at cars.

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— Compiled by Jennifer Stockinger, Staff Writer. Follow me on Twitter at

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