Taylors Falls News

10/22/2018 10:23 PM  ~~~Source~~~
8-Year-Old Recovering from Fall at Taylors Falls 

An 8-year-old boy is in a medically induced coma at Regions Hospital after a day enjoying nature took a terrible turn. It happened Thursday afternoon while he was hiking with his uncle and cousin at a popular sightseeing spot inside Interstate State Park called Angle Rock.

10/19/2018 08:24 PM  ~~~Source~~~
8-year-old boy injured in fall from cliff at Taylors Falls 

An 8-year-old boy has been seriously injured in a fall from a cliff at Interstate State Park in Taylors Falls on the Minnesota-Wisconsin border. The Chisago County sheriff's office says the boy was hiking with family members when he fell about 50 feet from a rock Thursday afternoon, landing in an area of the cliffs that was inaccessible by foot.

10/11/2018 08:20 PM  ~~~Source~~~
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Taylors Falls City Council enthusiastically hired a new maintenance staff member to fill a department vacancy with the retirement of Bill Neska. Paul Stenger, who brings experience and the ability to work odd, long hours, to the job-- was hired at $24 an hour, unanimously.

09/28/2018 04:24 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Sculpture park founder fired for 'inappropriate conduct' toward young woman 

Franconia Sculpture Park disclosed that it terminated co-founder/CEO John Hock in August for "inappropriate conduct toward a young female." After initially declining to explain his abrupt departure, the president of Franconia's board of directors, Dorothy Goldie, took the unusual step of releasing a "truthful reason for termination letter" after 124 artists wrote to demand Hock's reinstatement as leader of the 43-acre arts park near Taylors Falls, Minn., and the resignation of its board.

09/21/2018 03:12 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Chisago Lakes School Board reassured on high school parking plan 

The Chisago Lakes School Board convened September 13 to discuss a variety of topics; all members were present for the meeting. Opening the discussion board members stated and responded to concern for the continued challenge at the high school parking lot where construction is creating significant hubbub about traffic space.