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October 24, 2014
UPDATED: Itasca County man charged in infant son's death
A 38-year-old Itasca County man was arraigned on one count of second-degree murder Friday for allegedly killing his infant son. Emery Jenkins,...
October 24, 2014 - 9:03pm
October 15, 2014
Warrant arrest leads to drug charge
GRAND RAPIDS -- A Cass Lake woman is facing felony drug charges in Itasca County after she was found to have methamphetamine and pharmaceuticals in her possession. Blair Marie Brown, 30, was found guilty of felony fifth-degree controlled substance possession by a jury in Itasca...
October 15, 2014 - 11:57pm
July 30, 2014
Pedestrian struck on Highway 2 in Itasca County
A woman was struck by a car while walking down the middle of U.S. Highway 2 in Itasca County early Tuesday. Tracy Peterson, 46, of Deer River, was walking in the middle of the roadway about 1 a.m., the Minnesota State Patrol reported, when she was struck by a car driven...
July 30, 2014 - 9:39am
March 21, 2014
Itasca County teen gets probation for high-speed chase
GRAND RAPIDS, Minn. -- An Itasca County teenager will be on strict probation through 2016, and will have to pay $12,800 in restitution and perform 71 hours of community service, according to a sentence read Wednesday in district court. Grant Gunderson pleaded guilty in February...
March 21, 2014 - 9:51am
January 3, 2014
Bail increased for suspect in Itasca County church break-ins
GRAND RAPIDS, Minn. -- Bail was increased Thursday for a Grand Rapids man facing 15 charges related to multiple burglaries at churches across Itasca County the past year. Danny Edward Madsen, 42, faces nine counts of second-degree burglary and six counts relating to the...
January 3, 2014 - 1:25pm
December 17, 2013
10-year-old seriously injured in Itasca County accident
A 10-year-old Grand Rapids boy was seriously injured in a two-vehicle collision Monday night on U.S. Highway 2 in Itasca County. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, a 2004 Buick Rendezvous driven by Christine Flannigan, 56, of Grand Rapids, was westbound on Highway 2....
December 17, 2013 - 10:21am
December 16, 2013
Beltrami County among most dangerous for drunk driving
BEMIDJI -- Before lifting that cup of cheer to toast the New Year, designate a sober driver. The Minnesota Department of Public Safety office has been jacking up DWI enforcement efforts and racking up arrests since Thanksgiving. The extra patrols are part of a monthlong Drive Sober...
December 16, 2013 - 7:04pm
August 29, 2013
Updated: Tornado warning remains until 7 p.m. for parts of Itasca, Aitkin and Cass counties
The National Weather Service says a tornado warning issued for south-central Itasca, northwest Aitkin and east-central Cass counties remains in effect until 7 p.m. At 6:40 p.m., a tornado was confirmed 5 miles east of Remer moving southeast at 25 mph. High wind gusts and golf-ball...
August 29, 2013 - 5:34pm
August 28, 2013
Oldest-known wild bear dies in Minnesota
By Sam Cook Forum News Service The world’s oldest-known wild bear has died of old age in Itasca County at the age of 39½, according...
August 28, 2013 - 9:06am
July 30, 2013
Deer River man charged in death of girlfriend
BEMIDJI -- A Deer River man is being held without bail after being charged with the murder of his girlfriend. Eugene Nason, 50, shared a home at 508 5th Street South with 43-year-old Sonya Ann Smith. While the criminal complaint released Tuesday evening by the Itasca County Sheriff's...
July 30, 2013 - 6:46pm
July 8, 2013
Teen accused in Itasca County chase may be tried as an adult
GRAND RAPIDS, Minn. -- The Itasca County Attorney’s Office said Monday it wants a 17-year-old involved in a high-speed chase last week to be tried as an adult.
July 8, 2013 - 8:03pm
June 19, 2013
Minnesota traffic deaths rise in 2012
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Traffic safety officials say Minnesota last year saw its first increase in traffic deaths since 2007. The final crash report shows Minnesota had 395 traffic deaths in 2012. That’s a 7 percent increase from 2011, when 368 deaths were recorded. But...
June 19, 2013 - 4:08pm
May 30, 2013
Zebra mussels found in Itasca County lakes
By John Myers Forum News Service
May 30, 2013 - 9:16pm
March 7, 2013
Bovey man sentenced for Grand Rapids murder
GRAND RAPIDS (AP) — A northern Minnesota man has been sentenced to at least 35 years in prison for a fatal shooting in Grand Rapids just before Christmas. The sentence imposed by a judge in Itasca County Thursday says 26-year-old William Levi Payne will have to serve at least 35...
March 7, 2013 - 11:51am
March 6, 2013
Former Itasca Co. sheriff's deputy faces charge of using cellphone to record girl, 17, in shower
ST. PAUL – A former Itasca County Sheriff’s Office Deputy was charged Wednesday with a felony for allegedly attempting to capture video of a juvenile in a bathroom. Aaron Edward Apitz, 45, of Deer River faces a felony charge of interference with privacy against a minor under 18....
March 6, 2013 - 3:48pm