Chief Mark Vander Bloomen en Eagle River Police Have Loan, Still Need Contractor for Remodel <p>The Eagle River Police Department is getting a loan to pay for renovations. Police chief Mark Vander Bloomen says the department wants to create more space for evidence storage.&nbsp; Right now there’s just one small room.</p><blockquote><p>“We identified that we’ve basically used up our evidence storage area.&nbsp; We’re running out of room.&nbsp; A lot of that has to do with DNA evidence – we’re having to keep certain kinds of evidence for longer periods of time.”</p></blockquote><p>Vander Bloomen says the building also needs some security upgrades.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 21 Oct 2013 09:00:00 +0000 Natalie Jablonski 9493 at Eagle River Businesses Hit By Burglars <P>It's as simple as locking the door.</P> <P>Eagle River police chief Mark Vander Bloomen is reminding city businesses to make sure doors are locked at night when they go home.</P> <P>Four businesses have been burglarized recently and it doesn't follow the using pattern...</P> <P><I><U> </U></I></P> <BLOCKQUOTE> <P><I><U>"....the consistent them we've found on all four of them has been no signs of forced entry. No pry marks on the doors, no broken glass or something like that. Wed, 14 Aug 2013 20:01:40 +0000 Ken Krall 6538 at Eagle River Businesses Hit By Burglars