Former Spring Valley police chief dies
SPRING VALLEY--Former Spring Valley Police Chief Jim “Furgy” Furuglyas died Friday at the University of Minnesota Hospital-Fairview, Minneapolis. He was 69.
In 1979, Furuglyas took a job as a police officer in Spring Valley and worked there until his retirement. He eventually served as chief of police. He had attended the police academy in Racine and worked for Racine County for about five years previously.