McGrath News


08/20/2018 03:06 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Reunited Smashing Pumpkins' 3-hour Xcel marathon has time for Bowie... 

The Twin Cities has seen three of the former in the past decade or so, with singer/guitarist Billy Corgan leading whoever happened to be in his band at the time. But Sunday night's Xcel Energy Center show, the St. Paul stop of the Shiny and Oh So Bright Tour, which finds Corgan onstage with his co-founders James Iha and Jimmy Chamberlain for the first time in nearly two decades, felt like a Smashing Pumpkins concert.


08/17/2018 09:18 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Lake City council split over continuing Hwy. 61 project 

CANADIAN WILDFIRE SMOKE ORIGINATING FROM BRITISH COLUMBIA, ALBERTA, AND WESTERN ONTARIO WILL CONTINUE TO AFFECT MINNESOTA FRIDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING AS IT MOVES FROM NORTH TO SOUTH ACROSS THE STATE. AIR POLLUTION MONITORS SHOW A RAPID RISE IN FINE PARTICLES WITH VALUES APPROACHING AN AIR QUALITY INDEX VALUE OF 101 IN NORTHERN MINNESOTA.


07/13/2018 06:39 AM  ~~~Source~~~
When it rains, it pours: Unofficial reports shows up to 10 inches in Aitkin County 

Water flows through a driveway in Aitkin County after rain fell overnight Thursday.


06/20/2018 08:34 AM  ~~~Source~~~
County awards bids for roadwork 

Two project bids were accepted and a lifeguard position was approved at the June 12 meeting of the Aitkin County Board. Of six bidders, Roth Construction, McGrath, submitted the lowest bid and received the contract for culvert construction on 155th Place for Millward and Beaver Townships.