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U of M system to shoulder cost of Miller award: Discrimination ruling has broad impact, experts say
Few holes found in state's voting: Audit confirms small numbers of illegal votes, suggests fixes
Secretary of state asks for $1.4M to strengthen voter registration
Minn. man gets 26 years for raping woman with disabilities
A man died after a boulder fell onto his car from an overpass. Officials say someone pushed it.
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Red Lake votes to remove Enbridge pipelines
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COLLEGE BASKETBALL: No. 16 seed UMBC ousts No. 1 Virginia in historic upset
Girls Basketball: Sleepy Eye upsets another top seed
UND's NCAA hopes alive but fading after NCHC Frozen Faceoff loss
Friday night NCAA roundup: Marshall thunders past Wichita State, gets first tournament win in program history
Gopher women upset Green Bay in NCAA tourney opener
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Outdoor report: March fishing heating up on Lake of the Woods
MnDNR Conservation Officer Weekly Report - March 15, 2018
Turkeys trot along 210
Elk surveys mailed to 8,500 homes as Fond du Lac Band effort inches toward reintroduction
Sliding on spring break
Outdoor Traditions Magazine
Church News for March 16
Clergy View: Let Jesus take the wheel
Salmonella cases linked to consuming opioid substitute kratom
FDA takes 'historic' step to lower nicotine in cigarettes
Clergy View: Finding rest, remembering Sabbath
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CBS tentatively sets March 25 for airing '60 Minutes' interview with Stormy Daniels
Publicist for Matt Damon squashes rumor saying he was moving to Australia because of Trump
'American Idol' contestant was 'uncomfortable,' but says Katy Perry's kiss wasn't harassment
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March 8, 2018
MnDOT awards $25 million for Local Road Improvement Program projects
ST. PAUL—Thirty-six Minnesota cities, counties and townships received funding to improve transportation infrastructure on local roads through...
March 8, 2018 - 6:00am
February 19, 2018
Dance Team: Warriors finish 8th in 3A state kick - Aitkin places 3rd in 1A state kick
MINNEAPOLIS—The Brainerd Warriors finished eighth in the preliminary round and as a result did not advance to the finals in the Class 3A...
February 19, 2018 - 8:00am
February 17, 2018
Dance Team: Aitkin lands in 5th, Brainerd in 8th at state
MINNEAPOLIS—Aitkin made the finals of Friday's Class 1A state jazz competition, but couldn't repeat as state champions. The Brainerd Warriors...
February 17, 2018 - 6:00am
February 16, 2018
Dance Team: Warriors ready for 'most wonderful time of year'
Brainerd Warriors head coach Cindy Clough says "it's the most wonderful time of the year" for her squad, which will compete in the Class 3A state...
February 16, 2018 - 10:00am
February 11, 2018
The Regional Report: Motley council disciplines police chief; Aitkin business seeks relief from Officer Down 5K org
AITKIN An Aitkin business is bringing a national events management company to court, seeking to recover more than $12,000, the Aitkin Independent...
February 11, 2018 - 4:00am
February 5, 2018
Dance Team: Aitkin returns to 1A state meet in jazz, kick
WADENA—Aitkin will be defending state titles in jazz and high kick following Saturday's Section 4-1A Tournament where it finished second in high kick and third in jazz. The top three section teams in each category advance to the state tournament Feb. 16-17 at Target Center in...
February 5, 2018 - 1:30am
February 4, 2018
The Regional Report: Pierz voters to consider referendum again, Motley police chief facing complaint
AITKIN A program providing free community meals in Aitkin will be featured in a PBS television show, the Aitkin Independent Age reported. A camera...
February 4, 2018 - 5:00am
February 1, 2018
Lueck seeks 3rd term in Minnesota House of Representatives
As long as Dale Lueck believes there is still work to do, the Aitkin Republican said he hopes voters will continue to send him to St. Paul, so...
February 1, 2018 - 10:00am
January 27, 2018
Mom delivers baby in vehicle on way to Aitkin hospital
Brainerd resident Kelsey Henson never thought she would deliver her baby along a Minnesota highway. But that is what happened the morning of...
January 27, 2018 - 5:00am
January 20, 2018
Dance Team: Aitkin wins Mid-State Conference championship
DETROIT LAKES—Aitkin won kick and jazz and won the Mid-State Conference championship Thursday. Pequot Lakes tied for second place overall. Crosby-Ironton placed second in kick and third in jazz. C-I dancers named all-conference were Meg Erickson, Marlee Zender, Abbi Eppelsheimer,...
January 20, 2018 - 3:30am
January 14, 2018
The Regional Report: State denies broadband grant for Mille Lacs
AITKIN Riverwood Healthcare Center in Aitkin will have a new CEO, the Aitkin Independent Age reported. Chad Cooper will leave the post after...
January 14, 2018 - 5:00am
January 13, 2018
Dance Team: Aitkin wins Mid-State jazz meet
CROSBY—Aitkin won the Mid-State Conference jazz meet Thursday with a rank score of 3. Runner-up Pequot Lakes had a rank score of 8 and Crosby-Ironton finished third with a 10. Fourth place went to Pierz.
January 13, 2018 - 6:30am
January 7, 2018
Area Dance Team: Aitkin second in jazz, kick at Alexandria Invite
ALEXANDRIA—Aitkin placed second in the kick and jazz competitions at the 13-team Alexandria Invitational Saturday. Crosby-Ironton tied for fourth in kick and ended up fifth via tiebreaker. C-I was seventh in jazz. Pierz earned sixth-place in jazz and seventh in kick while Wadena-Deer...
January 7, 2018 - 9:44pm
The Regional Report: Staples bans e-cig sampling, Crosby officers to bring squads home
AITKIN In front of a sizable crowd and facing opposition, the Aitkin School Board passed a resolution to implement local optional revenue and...
January 7, 2018 - 7:00am
December 28, 2017
2 injured in Highway 169 crash
Two people from Aitkin suffered non-life-threatening injuries in a crash on Highway 169 in Aitkin County Wednesday. Sandra Lee Deloach, 68, was...
December 28, 2017 - 4:00am