Aurora News

05/21/2018 06:57 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Lockdown at Mesabi East is Over 

A lockdown at the Mesabi East school in Aurora is now over, after law enforcement officers checked backpacks and lockers. Superintendent Gregg Allen confirmed on Monday afternoon that a threat was found in a bathroom stall in the high school.

05/10/2018 01:26 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Senate Republicans Propose Funding for Duluth Seawall 

Minnesota Senate Republicans included the Duluth Harbor seawall and several new Northland projects as part of a bonding plan released Wednesday, but the Senate version is missing some projects backed by the House and Gov. Mark Dayton. The $825 million package is exactly the same size as the House Republican proposal but contains a different list of projects to be funded.

05/04/2018 01:41 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Support builds for Stauber: Some on Iron Range favor Republican nominee in 8th District 

It was almost seen as novelty in 2016 when an Iron Range mayor endorsed a Republican for the 8th Congressional District seat that went to retiring Rep. Rick Nolan. But as Pete Stauber heads triumphantly into the 8th Congressional District Republican Convention on Saturday, May 5, in Park Rapids, it's now a roster of four Iron Range mayors who've pledged support for the presumptive Republican nominee.

04/23/2018 01:48 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Iron Range man admits illegally cutting down hundreds of birch trees 

Thieves in Minnesota and Wisconsin have been illegally cutting birch trees in hopes of making a quick buck for logs and limbs that have become a hot commodity in home decorating. This photo shows illegal harvesting in Washburn Co.