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Adult Volunteer of the Month: Ray Holm
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Hautala speaks at National Bicycle Tourism Conference
Much Obliged: Sixth annual Zonta Christmas House
Girls Basketball: Big shots lift Warriors past Otters
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December 2, 2016
Aitkin city council member elected to state Mississippi River commission
Amanda MacDonald of Aitkin was recently elected to represent the Grand Rapids to Brainerd Region on the Minnesota Mississippi River Parkway Commission.
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November 10, 2016
Ninth District Court judgeship to be available for applications
ST. PAUL—The Commission on Judicial Selection announced Thursday a judgeship vacancy is occurring in Minnesota's 9th Judicial District Court. The vacancy will occur upon the retirement of the Honorable John R. Solien, and will be chambered at Aitkin in Aitkin County, a news...
November 10, 2016 - 8:21pm
November 3, 2016
Area Volleyball: Hermantown sweeps Aitkin on way to final
Sue Wasbotten was all smiles and dry humor after her Hermantown volleyball team sealed its third consecutive trip to the Section 7AA final Wednesday night at Duluth Denfeld High School. The coach's spirits had rebounded right along with the Hawks' play, which started erratic as the...
November 3, 2016 - 12:18am
October 16, 2016
Wagner, Lueck verbally duel on pre-K and climate change
Rep. Dale Lueck, R-Aitkin, and DFL challenger Erin Wagner met Friday for an usually feisty televised debate. During the matchup, broadcast from...
October 16, 2016 - 8:17pm
September 5, 2016
Mountain Biking: Cuyuna Lakes Mountain Biking Team grows and grows and grows
In just four years, the Cuyuna Lakes Mountain Biking Team has doubled in size. It's developed a state championship team, a third-place team and...
September 5, 2016 - 7:22pm
August 23, 2016
Lueck discusses nursing homes at Aitkin Health Services
AITKIN — Minnesota Reps. Dale Lueck, R-Aitkin, and Joe Schomacker, R-Luverne, chairman the House Aging and Long-Term Care Policy Committee, met with Shelly Hanneken, administrator at Aitkin Health Services, to discuss nursing home issues Monday. Last year, Lueck and Schomacker...
August 23, 2016 - 7:27pm
July 14, 2016
Crow Wing, Morrison counties declare states of emergency for flooding
Two more counties declared states of emergency Thursday as local governments broadened the response to widespread flooding in north-central Minnesota. Commissioners in Crow Wing and Morrison counties voted to join Aitkin County in declaring local states of emergency. The move is a...
July 14, 2016 - 3:49pm
July 13, 2016
Lt. Gov. Smith visits Aitkin amid floods, state of emergency
AITKIN—Lt. Gov. Tina Smith visited with Aitkin officials Wednesday, the day after they declared a state of emergency amid historic flooding...
July 13, 2016 - 7:04pm
July 12, 2016
Aitkin flooding prompts state of emergency
AITKIN—Local officials declared a state of emergency here Tuesday following torrential rains and flash flooding, which prompted authorities...
July 12, 2016 - 7:14pm
July 7, 2016
Registration now open for Aitkin 'Run to the Dump' Race
Registration is now open for the 29th annual Run to the Dump Race held in Aitkin. Start time for the quarter marathon will begin at 8 a.m. Aug. 6. Start time for the 5K is 8:30 a.m. the same day. Both walkers and runners are encouraged to register. Prizes or medals are awarded to...
July 7, 2016 - 9:24pm
July 6, 2016
Aitkin teen injured in Highway 210 crash
An Aitkin teenager was injured in a one-vehicle crash on Highway 210 near McGregor Tuesday afternoon. Samantha L. McMurray, 17, Aitkin, was driving a 2010 Ford Fusion at 4:55 p.m. Tuesday westbound on Highway 210 about 5 miles west of McGregor, the Minnesota State Patrol reported....
July 6, 2016 - 6:10pm
June 30, 2016
Aitkin teen honored by Red Cross
An Aitkin teenager was recently honored by the Red Cross with other notable northern Minnesota volunteers. Jodi Banks, Aitkin, was recognized Tuesday as a northern Minnesota chapter honoree of the American Red Cross at its Minnesota region recognition event in Golden Valley. Banks...
June 30, 2016 - 8:55pm
June 19, 2016
Stern Rubber Co. to add 10 jobs in Aitkin
Staples-based Stern Rubber Co. on June 15 announced plans to add 10 jobs and double the size of a manufacturing facility in Aitkin, the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development said in a release. The company said it will invest $1.26 million to expand its Aitkin...
June 19, 2016 - 8:34pm
June 13, 2016
MnDOT warns of lane closures on Highway 169
Motorists may encounter delays on Highway 169 between Aitkin and Hill City as segments of the road are reduced to a single lane beginning June 20. The closures are needed while crews repair and resurface the roadway, the Minnesota Department of Transportation said in a release. Flaggers...
June 13, 2016 - 9:13pm
Aitkin confirmation class honors law enforcement
Students from an Aitkin confirmation class honored area law enforcement this week with a service project. On Monday, the confirmation class from...
May 13, 2016 - 7:44pm