Remember the southern Minnesota volunteer firefighter who was suspended for flying a Confederate flag during a parade? Hartland city leaders say the issue remains under investigation, basically because officials have met just one time about it since it happened.
A small-town firefighter may lose his job after flying the Confederate flag from a firetruck during a parade in Albert Lea.
A small-town Minnesota firefighter has stirred up a firestorm by flying the Confederate flag at an Independence Day parade. Brian Nielsen is a volunteer firefighter in the town of Hartland. He said he was demonstrating against political correctness when he flew the flag at Friday’s parade in Albert Lea.
The football field at NRHEG High School in New Richland, surrounded by a sea of corn, is home to the best cheer team in Minnesota. The NRHEG Cheer Team’s 20 members practice up to five days a week, sometimes twice per day. “It might be a little cheesy, but we’re definitely like a family,” said cheer team member Jessica Nafe.
The Freeborn County Sheriff’s Office says they’ve taped off the Hartland home destroyed by an explosion Friday afternoon.
A house explosion Friday in Hartland, Minn., just north of Albert Lea, left a 75-year-old man with burns on multiple areas of his body and a home destroyed, police say.