Sandstone News


09/01/2018 09:46 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Which Christmas tree best fits you? Find out now 

Don Ramberg, owner of Fairfield Tree Farm in Pine City, Minn., examines a Christmas tree inside the Agriculture Horticulture building at the Minnesota State Fair on Tuesday, Aug. 28. The tree, grown in Grey Eagle, Minn., is on display as part of an annual Fair showcase of Minnesota-grown Christmas trees. Ryan Faircloth / St. Paul Pioneer Press ST.


08/06/2018 09:06 AM  ~~~Source~~~
13-year-old girl trapped for hours while rock-climbing reunites with rescuer 

A 13-year-old Minnesota girl who fell down a crevice while rock climbing thanked her rescuer for the first time now that her feet are safely on the ground. Scarlett Erickson was rock climbing as part of her summer camp at Robinson Quarry in Sandstone, Minnesota, on Wednesday when her excursion got a little too rocky.


08/06/2018 02:06 AM  ~~~Source~~~
JoAnn Severin 

JoAnn Severin, 77, of Oskaloosa, died Thursday, August 2, 2018, at the MHP Hospice Serenity House in Oskaloosa. She was born January 10, 1941, in Sandstone, Minnesota, the daughter of Leonard and Lilly Bowen Gervais.


08/03/2018 06:48 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Political Matters a " August 2018 

Dick Bancroft, a photographer who had many friends in the Native community, passed on to the spirit world on July 16. He had been suffering for some time from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, and died just a few days before his 91st birthday.


08/03/2018 02:23 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Dish soap helps free girl wedged in rock formation Friday, August 3 

Photo captioned by the St. Louis county Rescue Squad: This photo shows Dan, Carter, Clinton, and Fred tending to the subject on the cliff side. Rick acts as topside boss at lower right.