Ironton News


02/17/2018 11:13 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Police Blotter - Feb. 18 

Police made contact with person who was very impaired and was transported to detox. THEFT-A 26-year-old woman and a 24-year-old woman were arrested for shoplifting at Mills Fleet Farm, 14114 Dellwood Drive.


02/15/2018 10:46 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Former State Rep. Joe Radinovich Announces Run for 8th Congressional District 

According to the release, Radinovich is a fourth-generation Cuyuna Iron Ranger, who lives in Crosby-Ironton with his dog. He is a former State Representative who organized for the AFGE, assisted Iron Range mining communities at the Iron Range Resources and Rehabilitation Board, and managed U.S. Representative Rick Nolan's successful campaign for re-election in 2016.


02/10/2018 03:54 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Iron Range to spend $5 million on mountain biking trails 

The Iron Range Resources and Rehabilitation Board voted recently to spend nearly $5 million to kick-start development of 92 miles of mountain bike trails across three mining communities in northern Minnesota. Tom Bakk, DFL-Cook, the minority leader of the Minnesota Senate, was the lone dissenter on the IRRRB's board when it approved the expenditure last month.


02/05/2018 12:58 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Police Blotter - Feb. 5 

A 32-year-old man was arrested at 4:05 p.m. Thursday after deputy arrived in Ironton and found a vehicle off the road and the driver was slumped over and found to be drunk. DISTURBANCE-Report at 3:09 p.m. Thursday of an intoxicated male arguing with his wife on the 10000 block of River Hills Circle, Brainerd.


02/05/2018 10:31 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Whiteout celebrates winter16 min ago 

Beneath a light snowfall Saturday with temperatures reaching a high of 11 degrees, fat bike riders take off from the starting line during the 45NRTH Whiteout Fat Bike Race at the Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area.


01/31/2018 05:46 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Mountain bike trails 

Economic development isn't what it used to be, and Iron Range Resources and Rehabilitation Board members and Commissioner Mark Phillips are increasingly demonstrating that they understand how times have changed.


01/30/2018 08:34 PM  ~~~Source~~~
A benefit for the family of Danyele Johnson 

A benefit for the family of Danyele Johnson of Ironton who was tragically killed in Crosby recently will be Saturday, Feb. 17, at the Deerwood Legion. The event will begin at 5 p.m. and include a silent auction of numerous gift baskets, certificates and merchandise donated by area businesses and individuals.


01/29/2018 03:55 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Cuyuna Regional Medical Center, Crosby, births 

Lacey and Jason Stawarski, Ironton, a boy, Henry Kenneth, 7 pounds, 4 ounces, Dec. 3, 2017. Grandparents are Ken and Robin Running Hawk, Hiawatha, Iowa, and Wayne and Lisa Stawarski, Brainerd.


01/29/2018 11:12 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Police Blotter - Jan. 29 

Report Thursday of a theft of items from a vehicle at the Essentia Health Sports Center, 502 Jackson St. Report Thursday of a theft of chrome trim off of a vehicle on the 900 block of Southeast 12th Street. Report Wednesday of a theft of a bottle of alcohol that was recovered by staff at Cash Wise Liquor, 513 B St. ARRESTS-A 20-year-old woman and an 18-year-old woman were arrested at 8:05 p.m. Thursday on minor drug and drug paraphernalia charges when a suspicious vehicle was observed on the 13000 block of Isle Drive.


01/27/2018 11:22 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Police Blotter - Jan. 27 

Report at 3:30 p.m. Thursday of a disturbance on the 700 block of Southwest Sixth Street. Two people were given courtesy rides to the emergency room for a medical issue.


01/23/2018 07:37 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Snowmobile crash injures Ironton man 

A 31-year-old Ironton man was injured in a snowmobile crash at 3:36 p.m. Wednesday on Crow Wing County highways 45 and 2 in Brainerd. The Crow Wing County Sheriff's Office reported the injured party, Joshewa Leonard Horak, called himself to state he was in a snowmobile crash.