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Two teens rescued from Lake Superior
Twins Lauryn and Vanessa Petrich set to graduate BHS
DFL's Kennedy says she 'serious' about 8th District run
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Following her mother’s footsteps: Rochester woman walks more than 300 miles to promote peace with North Korea
Paxton dominant again as Mariners top Twins
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Janet "Gripp" Anderson
Juliana Mathilda Hommerding
John David Langston
Isadore David Bianco
Commentary: Bison passage: Good times in the Badlands
Fire up the grill for Memorial Day
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Are you in need of some old jokes?
Commentary: Safety spout fuels colorful encounter in the boonies
What do all the pine cones mean on transplanted spruce?
Julia Louis-Dreyfus to receive the 2018 Mark Twain Prize for American Humor
High heels can have health effects far beyond the feet
Barack and Michelle Obama are becoming television and film producers for Netflix
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's wedding attracted more American viewers than Prince William's
Around the Arts, May 20
Wyoming may legalize trophy hunting of grizzly bears for the first time in 40 years
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: The surprises and wonder of the outdoors
PAUL NELSON FISHING: As waters warm up, so should the bite
Expensive fishing electronics require proper touch
Minnesota state park campsites booking fast
Why you're getting flooded with privacy notifications in your email
Commentary: Some gave all: A visit to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial
More than just business: Wells receives Lifetime Achievement Award for helping others
Andersen Corp. creating 40 new jobs with window factory expansion
New Twin Metals plan moves processing plant site: Company provides update in advance of submitting project to regulators
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Barb & Rick
Richard and Marvel Olson
Virg & Marge
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Safe family holiday can include safe grilling
Commentary: Bison passage: Good times in the Badlands
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Defending the Second Amendment in its entirety
Commentary: You say hello, I say goodbye
Commentary: Kindness is the real showstopper at the circus
May 10, 2018
Fifteen-year-old Minnesota boy improving after crash that killed his mother, sister
AITKIN, Minn. -- A 15-year-old boy was upgraded from critical to serious condition Thursday, May 10, at Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis...
May 10, 2018 - 3:39pm
March 23, 2018
Driver sentenced for hit-and-run that killed northwest Minn. girl near Lake Mille Lacs
AITKIN, Minn. — A Hastings, Minn., man was sentenced Friday, March 23, to 180 days in jail in the case of a 2016 hit-and-run that caused...
March 23, 2018 - 6:45pm
January 27, 2018
Central Minn. mom delivers baby in vehicle on way to hospital
BRAINERD, Minn.—Brainerd resident Kelsey Henson never thought she would deliver her baby along a Minnesota highway. But that is what happened...
January 27, 2018 - 3:09pm
November 10, 2017
Minn. Public Radio from Brainerd off the air due to lightning damage
BRAINERD, Minn.—Fans of Minnesota Public Radio in Brainerd who have grown accustomed to listening to classical music and tuning in for...
November 10, 2017 - 7:09pm
September 12, 2017
Plea hearing set for man accused in fatal hit-and-run of Lake Park girl
AITKIN, Minn. — A man charged with causing the death of a 10-year-old Lake Park girl in a hit-and-run in June 2016 is scheduled to enter...
September 12, 2017 - 8:16pm
June 11, 2016
State patrol seeks help finding witness to hit-and-run that killed girl in Aitkin
AITKIN -- The Minnesota State Patrol is asking for the public's help locating a possible witness to a hit-and-run crash Friday night that killed an 11-year-old girl in Aitkin County. The girl was hit just before 8 p.m. while walking on Highway 18 near Mille Lacs Lake. Investigators...
June 11, 2016 - 5:55pm
May 30, 2016
Aitkin man dies in rollover
AITKIN -- A 25-year-old man died early Sunday after the truck he was driving went off the road, rolling several times. The crash was reported at 11:44 p.m. Saturday on Deer Street in Aitkin County.
May 30, 2016 - 8:44am
May 12, 2016
Aitkin coach accused of sexual relationship with student
AITKIN -- A fourth-grade teacher and junior varsity athletics coach at Aitkin Public Schools is accused of having a sexual relationship with...
May 12, 2016 - 10:11am
January 29, 2016
Aitkin Public Schools revamps communication plan after school threat
AITKIN, Minn. -- A threatening message on a high school bathroom wall and the aftermath has Aitkin Public Schools rethinking how it communicates with parents. Tuesday night, the northern Minnesota school district was informed of a threatening note left on a bathroom wall during a...
January 29, 2016 - 11:50am
August 4, 2015
Former Aitkin Police Chief pleads guilty to soliciting prostitution
August 4, 2015 - 10:48am
June 1, 2015
14-year-old boy shot in rural Aitkin
AITKIN - A 14-year-old boy suffered a gunshot wound to the neck following a shooting Sunday in rural Aitkin. The boy was airlifted to Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis, the Aitkin County Sheriff's Office reported. The sheriff's office was called at 9:50...
June 1, 2015 - 10:38am
May 11, 2015
Aitkin man dies after going overboard
AITKIN - A 77-year-old Aitkin man died Saturday afternoon while fishing on Farm Island Lake south of Aitkin, the Aitkin County Sheriff's Officer reported. Kenneth Arnold Pomeroy was a passenger fishing from a boat when a wave hit the boat, causing Pomeroy to go overboard. Pomeroy...
May 11, 2015 - 9:49am
November 25, 2013
Aitkin to hold 22nd annual Fish House Parade
AITKIN, Minn. (AP) — The northern Minnesota town of Aitkin celebrates the frigid weather with its annual fish house parade this week. The Aitkin Area Chamber of Commerce will host the 22nd annual "World Famous Fish House Parade," starting at 1 p.m.
November 25, 2013 - 9:10am
April 4, 2013
Reservoir drawdown for Mississippi River complete in region
BEMIDJI – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has completed its drawdown of the Mississippi River Headwaters reservoirs in preparation for potential flooding due to the spring melt. The Corps’ six reservoirs – Leech Lake near Federal Dam,; Winnibigoshish Lake near Deer River; Pokegama...
April 4, 2013 - 4:11pm