horses http://northernpublicradio.org en Wanna Buy A Microscope? Latest Crundwell Auction Underway http://northernpublicradio.org/post/wanna-buy-microscope-latest-crundwell-auction-underway <p></p><p><strong>UPDATE 11/14/12: The trailer/lab equipment auction yielded $56,450. The trailer went for $31,500.</strong></p><p><strong>UPDATE: Crundwell&nbsp;changed plea to guilty: see follow-up stories.</strong></p><p>Time is running out for anyone interested in getting a deal on a horse hematology lab. The auctioning of former Dixon comptroller Rita Crundwell’s possessions continues, with a trailer and lab equipment on the on-line block until Wednesday night.</p> Tue, 13 Nov 2012 20:40:46 +0000 Susan Stephens 21294 at http://northernpublicradio.org Wanna Buy A Microscope? Latest Crundwell Auction Underway Estimates now at $53 million stolen from Dixon http://northernpublicradio.org/post/estimates-now-53-million-stolen-dixon <p>The city of Dixon may be out 20-million dollars more than originally thought in the case against its former comptroller. Federal prosecutors have now charged Rita Crundwell with stealing 53-million dollars over the past 22 years. In the original complaint against Crundwell, she was accused of embezzling an estimated 30-million since 2006 to &ldquo;support her lavish lifestyle.&rdquo;</p><p> Wed, 02 May 2012 07:18:06 +0000 Susan Stephens 11026 at http://northernpublicradio.org Estimates now at $53 million stolen from Dixon