IWOONSOCKET — An Idaho man claims his patent is being infringed by a Woonsocket man who developed an air filter cleaner. The Woonsocket man, Shawn Peterson, was featured with his device, the Diesel Air Filter Cleaner, in a recent edition of The Daily Republic. Inventor Dennis Grieve, of Boise, Idaho, contacted The Daily Republic after reading the feature and charged Peterson’s air cleaner is a knock-off of Grieve’s own Air Filter Blaster, which is described on Grieve’s website, airfilterblaster.com Peterson denies the infringement charge.
Indian star advocates positive life choices.
Rest of week expected to be mostly dry, forecasters say.
WINNER — The five victims of a July 19 house explosion in Winner are all out of the hospital and improving daily, said April Al-Salihi, a relative and an officer with the Winner Police Department. Al-Salihi is the daughter of Audrey Ferguson, 66, who was injured when her home at 422 W. First St. was destroyed in a propane-related explosion.
Sharp Industries CEO Brian Stork said construction will begin soon begin on the new Sharp Industries building on 10th Street in north Alexandria near Interstate 90. Ground work began Sept. 11 on the 18,000-square-foot manufacturing facility, which will fabricate stainless steel doors for agriculture and medical industries. “There is not a lot of competition in the Midwest for this product and the owners feel it is a good fit for Alexandria,” Stork said. Building construction will be handled by Dakota Steel and Trim, a Canton firm owned by Leonard Decker.
Cover crops not widespread in area, but prove to be useful.
Diesel Air Filter Cleaner extends life of a crucial but expensive part.
The September loss of two leaders with the same last name has saddened Hanson and Lyman county communities. Longtime Hanson County Commissioner Chester “Chet” McManus, 82, died unexpectedly Saturday at his Fulton home. Reliance Mayor Ronald J. “Red” McManus, 68, died Sept.
The holidays came early Thursday for Kaden and Xavier Axsom, of Mitchell. In what was probably the best show-and-tell ever, the boys got to show off their dad, Petty Officer 1st Class Gerald “Jerry” Axsom — but only after being surprised by his unexpected appearance at a Thursday afternoon school assembly at John Paul II Elementary School in Mitchell. As part of Book It, a reading incentive program, Kaden, 10, and Xavier, 5, and about 200 fellow students were enjoying a reading by school principal Robin Cahoy of the book “My Dad’s A Hero,” which deals with families with members in the ar
Anyone who’s had a bite to eat in the 100 block of Mitchell’s North Main Street over the past 50 years might know Loretta Blindauer. She began waitressing in 1963 at Ryberg’s, a now-defunct restaurant that was situated near the location of the current Big Dummy’s bar. Then she worked at the Town House, a small restaurant that once occupied the location of the modern Mitchell VFW. She now works at the American Legion. She celebrated her 85th birthday Wednesday, and she plans to hang up her apron for good after today’s dinner rush. “I’ve been a waitress for 50 years,” she said.