Friday Night Blitz – September 5

For the September 5th edition of Friday Night Blitz, watch highlights from 11 games including our Game of the Week between Sheldon and visiting Lakeridge.

Forest River Hiring

HARRISBURG, Ore. — The Forest River Facility is looking to hire dozens of new employees over the next few months. The company moved into the old Monaco Plant on Diamond Hill Drive in August and they’re not wasting any time getting the factory back up and running. Former Monaco management and a few other staff … Continue reading »

Harrisburg Honors Heroes

EUGENE, Ore. — One of the longest standing and most touching Memorial Day ceremonies took place in Harrisburg Monday. Veterans, Boy Scouts Troop 89, and the community performed wreath laying and flag ceremonies at cemeteries all around town. Four war veterans and VFW members shared their stories in this touching tribute, that started at the River Bank Gazebo. … Continue reading »

Fire Burns at Smucker Pelleting

HARRISBURG, Ore. — Fire crews responded to calls of a warehouse fire burning on Powerline Rd. in Harrisburg. The first calls came in just after 6:35 a.m. Wednesday. Fire officials say many firefighters, from Eugene to Brownsville, responded to the fire at Smucker Pelleting, a manufacturing plant that makes feed pellets for livestock. They say one building … Continue reading »

Harrisburg Gets Hit Hard By Snow

HARRISBURG, Ore. – There were reports that Harrisburg saw more than a foot of snow on Friday. Not a lot of people were out on the roads, or out playing in the snow, but KEZI 9 News Reporter Cyd Dutcher did catch up with a few brave souls, trying to take advantage of the snow … Continue reading »

Harrisburg Students Learn About Weather

HARRISBURG, Ore. — While the fog was thick in Harrisburg on Wednesday it didn’t stop the students at Harrisburg Elementary School from learning how to make fog right in their classroom. Meteorologist Melissa Frey spent the morning with the second graders in Mrs. Grassman, Tucker and Jackson’s classes teaching them how to forecast the weather. For … Continue reading »

Fog Related Crashes

HARRISBURG, Ore. — Law enforcement is blaming the dense fog for multiple crashes along I-5 today. The Linn County Sheriff’s Office is warning drivers about poor visibility that is expected to creep in again Sunday tonight. They say they helped Oregon State Police respond to numerous fog-related accidents, mostly in southern Linn County Saturday morning. … Continue reading »

Police Investigating Murder-Suicide

HARRISBURG, Ore. — The Linn County Sheriff’s Office says a Eugene woman was killed by her longtime boyfriend, who then killed himself. Their bodies were found on a rural road in Harrisburg. The family reported 34-year-old Jacqueline Marroquin missing to Eugene police on Monday night. The Linn County Sheriff’s Office said they were notified once … Continue reading »

Crowds Line Streets at Harrisburg Parade

HARRISBURG, Ore. — The annual Harrisburg Parade draws crowds from all over. There are a number of reasons why people came out to watch the parade. For veterans it’s about love of country. “Well I’m an American, what a wonderful day to be out on the birthday of America what a great day,” said Bill … Continue reading »

Funnel Cloud Passes Through Town

HARRISBURG, Ore. — Residents are still talking about the funnel cloud that touched down in Harrisburg on Thursday. People we spoke to say the day started just like any other, but the weather turned bizarre shortly before 5 p.m when the funnel cloud made its presence known. Friends and neighbors who spotted it immediately began … Continue reading »

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