Skip to main content
'Senator next door' Klobuchar makes stop in Iowa
Two vehicles found with bullet holes in Fosston
Political, legal hits continue after Trump's emergency declaration
Bill Weld defends decision to run against Trump, says Republicans 'want to have no election'
Kresha authors bill to provide $100 million for internet expansion
Digital brands are booming. Can they save malls?
Business Notes for Feb. 17
Good Samaritan Society - Bethany named a high performer by U.S. News & World Report
Analysis: Amazon paid no federal taxes on $11.2 billion in profits last year
Biz Buzz: Development plan features green design
place a business brief
College Women's Basketball: Minnesota crushes Penn State to push win streak to 6
Durant claims MVP, Team LeBron tops Team Giannis in All-Star Game
Area Gymnastics: Flyers finish fifth at sections
Area Wrestling: Raiders advance to state
Stalock gets start in goal for Wild over Dubnyk
Athlete of the Week
Commentary: How to screw up an emergency declaration in 10 easy steps
Commentary: How many more lives must be lost?
Guest Opinion: Proposed paid and sick leave legislation is wrong for Minnesota
Commentary: Warming to the idea of a basic income
Our Opinion: It's past time to put down our cellphones
Send Your Opinion
Outdoor Notes for Feb. 17
Warroad class sheds light on careers in the outdoors
What's Up Outdoors: In search of sturgeon on Lake Winnebago
CWD found in wild deer in Crow Wing County
Retirement on the horizon for Crookston bait shop owners
Outdoor Traditions Magazine
Jake Haapajoki took his own life as a teen. But his 'Smiles' live on.
Family of fighters: High school senior and three family members all diagnosed with cancer in four-week period
Growing Together: Take your mind off winter by preparing for spring gardening
Sign on the dotted line: Why millennials are writing contracts for their relationships
Clergy View: Agree to disagree
Science and Tech
This Was Brainerd
How a stray puppy rescued from a trash pit became a movie star
The pain of Frida Kahlo
TV show delves into Kensington Runestone
'Love Letters' performance to benefit Plut Scholarship
Performing Arts - Feb. 14
Her Voice Magazine
Special Issues and Magazines
Fred and Karen Nygaard
Joel Brian Carlson
Charles "Chuck" William Halstead
Timothy J. McGuire
Paul F. Caquelin
KLICK! & More
Crow Wing Co. In-Custody
On the Fly: Twitter feed
The Regional Report: Crosby tunnel project runs into snag; S-M board to pursue 2-building solution
AITKIN Food trucks are now permitted to operate within Aitkin city limits, the Aitkin Independent Age reported. The city council approved an...
20 hours 9 min ago
February 16, 2019
Dance Team: Brainerd one spot from finals, Aitkin advances
The state jazz finals continue to elude the Brainerd Warriors. Brainerd finished seventh out of 12 teams, but only the top six advance into...
February 16, 2019 - 2:00am
February 15, 2019
Dance Team: Brainerd hoping to double-up on finals. Aitkin looks to knock off defending state champ Frazee
No. 2 is on the goal sheet for the Brainerd Warriors. In the program's storied history, Brainerd's jazz team has only advanced to the Class 3A...
February 15, 2019 - 3:00am
February 12, 2019
Dance Team: Aitkin advances to state
WADENA—Aitkin is headed back to the state meet as it placed second in kick and third in jazz in the Section 4-1A meet Saturday, Feb. 9....
February 12, 2019 - 1:00am
February 8, 2019
Dance Team: 13 area dancers land all-state sports
Brainerd's Mariah Erickson and Harlie Spieker were selected to the Minnesota Association of Dance Teams Class 3A All-State kick team, while Macy...
February 8, 2019 - 9:00am
February 7, 2019
Basketball: KOC free throw winners
Twelve area athletes earned spots in regionals as they topped their respective divisions at the Knights of Columbus district free throw contest...
February 7, 2019 - 5:08pm
January 28, 2019
Lunching with Lois: Local club brings together women with same name
AITKIN—Every few months in the back room of the 40 Club, a group of senior women gather for lunch. This might seem like nothing unusual....
January 28, 2019 - 7:00am
Dance Team: Aitkin, C-I win conference titles
PEQUOT LAKES—Aitkin and Crosby-Ironton flipped flopped in the standings to share Mid-State Conference honors Saturday, Jan. 26 C-I won the jazz division with six rank points followed by Aitkin in second with seven. On the kick side, Aitkin won with 2 rank points followed by...
January 28, 2019 - 1:30am
January 20, 2019
The Regional Report: Aitkin group raising funds to update almost 70-year-old choir robes
AITKIN A more secure entrance to Aitkin High School will be constructed, thanks to a $495,000 grant from the Minnesota Department of Education,...
January 20, 2019 - 7:00am
January 15, 2019
SUV crash sends driver to hospital
TAMARACK—A 30-year-old woman was injured Monday morning, Jan. 14, when the SUV she was driving crashed on Highway 210 in Aitkin County....
January 15, 2019 - 5:00am
January 7, 2019
Area Dance Team: Aitkin, C-I both score 2 top 4s
ALEXANDRIA—Aitkin's dance team collected a first and a second, while Crosby-Ironton posted two top fours Saturday, Jan. 5 at the Alexandria Invite. Aitkin won the kick competition with 3 rank points. C-I finished third in the Class 1A division out of 17 teams. In jazz, Aitkin...
January 7, 2019 - 12:30am
January 3, 2019
Supersized: Fries family gets bigger, 5th girl arrives New Year's Day
The first baby born in Crow Wing County on New Year's Day will not likely be the last for the happy parents of the newborn delivered on the national...
January 3, 2019 - 2:00pm
December 11, 2018
Dance Team: Aitkin wins Mid-State kick
With 3 rank points, Aitkin captured the Mid-State Conference kick title at Crosby-Ironton High School Friday, Dec. 7. C-I finished second with Detroit Lakes in third. Pierz placed fourth followed by Pequot Lakes in fifth and Pine River-Backus sixth. Aitkin collected 342 points out...
December 11, 2018 - 1:30am
December 3, 2018
Dance Team: Warriors in contention at own invite
Despite a top-level field, the Brainerd Warriors secured a fourth in kick and a sixth-place in Jazz Saturday, Dec. 1, at the Brainerd Warrior...
December 3, 2018 - 8:00am
December 2, 2018
The Regional Report: Plan to vacate Motley school moves forward; Staples board member walks out of meeting
AITKIN The life of a 15-year-old was saved by the heroics of an Aitkin High School senior, the Aitkin Independent Age reported. Emma Sherman...
December 2, 2018 - 5:00am