Fallen attorney remembered as 'Balsam Lake landmark'
An apparent accident during a demolition project claimed the life of a Balsam Lake area attorney.
John E. Schneider, 59, of rural Balsam Lake was found dead at his home on Monday, June 28th.
The Polk County Sheriff's department said Schneider was attempting to demolish a small outbuilding when a wall collapsed, pinning him under the rubble. It was determined that the accident occurred sometime during the late afternoon or early evening of Sunday, June 27.