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March 11, 2017
Man dies after ATV breaks through ice in Aitkin County
MCGREGOR, Minn. — A 59-year-old McGregor man died after the ATV he was operating broke through ice on the Sandy River Flowage in Aitkin County....
March 11, 2017 - 3:06pm
February 1, 2017
Dayton announces Ninth Judicial District appointee
ST. PAUL—Chief Deputy Crow Wing County Attorney David Hermerding has been selected to fill a vacancy in Minnesota's Ninth Judicial District...
February 1, 2017 - 5:51pm
December 21, 2016
Candidates for Ninth Judicial District position announced
BEMIDJI -- The Commission on Judicial Selection announced three candidates Wednesday to fill a vacancy in Minnesota’s Ninth Judicial District after the retirement of Judge John Solien, seated in Aitkin County.
December 21, 2016 - 4:35pm
December 15, 2016
CHARGES: Northern Minnesota man throws 5-week-old daughter 12 feet in air, across kitchen floor, killing her
AITKIN, Minn. -- A 33-year-old Aitkin County man has been charged with allegedly throwing his 5-week-old daughter 12 feet in the air across the...
December 15, 2016 - 9:28am
October 24, 2016
Car launched 100 feet in Aitkin County crash
A Brainerd woman reportedly fell asleep at the wheel, triggering a crash that caused her vehicle to become airborne in Aitkin County early Sunday morning. Inez Hart, 66, suffered what authorities described as minor injuries when her Chevrolet Impala, driven south on U.S. Highway 169,...
October 24, 2016 - 10:01am
October 19, 2015
UPDATED: Man who shot deputy had terrorized wife, attempted suicide
AITKIN, Minn. -- A man who shot and killed an Aitkin County sheriff's investigator Sunday at St. Cloud Hospital faced multiple felony charges...
October 19, 2015 - 7:43pm
June 2, 2015
Aitkin County father shot son by accident, investigators say
AITKIN, Minn. -- A 14-year-old boy shot in the neck and jaw area Sunday was shot accidentally by his father, the Aitkin County Sheriff's Office reported. The sheriff's office said Dawson Vanportfliet was shot while his father, Dennis Vanportfliet, 37, was handling his .40 caliber...
June 2, 2015 - 7:57pm
April 3, 2015
Wildfire burns more than 4,000 acres in Aitkin County
AITKIN, Minn. -- A wildfire sparked by a downed powerline Thursday in rural Aitkin County burned more than 4,000 acres and was not fully contained...
April 3, 2015 - 9:09pm
November 28, 2014
Man dies after breaking through lake ice in Aitkin County
AITKIN - A 62-year-old Aitkin man died Wednesday night after being pulled from the water on Gun Lake in central Aitkin County. He had been operating his all-terrain vehicle on the lake when it broke through the ice that was only about 1-inch thick in that location. At 3:36...
November 28, 2014 - 6:33pm
February 15, 2014
Aitkin County man dies after crash near Grand Rapids
DULUTH -- A 60-year-old Aitkin County man died Saturday afternoon after a single-vehicle crash near Grand Rapids that may have been caused by a medical issue. The Minnesota State Patrol reported that the initial investigation indicated that James Lee of Swatara had a medical...
February 15, 2014 - 5:50pm
December 3, 2013
Icy road contributes to fatal crash in Aitkin County
DEERWOOD, Minn. -- An 82-year-old woman from Deerwood died Monday night in an accident caused by an icy Minnesota Highway 210 in Aitkin County between Deerwood and Aitkin, the Minnesota State Patrol reported. Vera Hunt was driving west on Highway 210 near Cedar Lake just...
December 3, 2013 - 1:07pm
August 21, 2012
Cougar or mountain lion attacks horse in Aitkin County
AITKIN, Minn. (AP) — A horse owner whose 900-pound mare was attacked by a mountain lion or cougar wants other animal owners in Aitkin County to be on the lookout for the big cats. Lori Hart's quarter horse Molly was mauled last week on her property north of Aitkin. Hart says the...
August 21, 2012 - 11:15am