Aitkin County News


10/20/2018 03:46 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Voter's Guide: Aitkin County 

Public office experience: Chair of Spenser Township Board for six years and road supervisor for eight years. Assistant chair of the township board for two years.


10/20/2018 06:14 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Motorcyclist suffers injury in truck collision 

McGREGOR-A 60-year-old motorcyclist suffered injury Friday, Oct. 19, following a collision on Highway 65 north of McGregor.


10/17/2018 07:54 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Change orders to Aitkin County building project 

The Aitkin County building project is 14 percent complete, Bruce Schwartzmann of the BKV Group reported during the board of commissioners meeting on Oct. 9. BKV is providing architectural services for the government center building project that is currently underway on 2nd St. NW in Aitkin. Precipitation has put a damper on progress.


10/14/2018 03:28 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Spray patching continues this week in Crow Wing County 

Crow Wing County highway maintenance crews will continue spray-patching operations along County Highway 11, from Highway 6 in Perry Lake Township to the Aitkin County line in Unorganized Territory, Second Assessment District, formerly Dean Lake Township. Road shouldering maintenance will take place on County Highway 15 in Gail Lake and Jenkins townships Monday, Oct. 15, and Tuesday.


10/12/2018 09:40 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Aitkin man faces felony drug sale charges7 min ago 

A 58-year-old Aitkin man faces a number of drug-related charges following an investigation by the Aitkin County Sheriff's Office.


10/01/2018 03:17 PM  ~~~Source~~~
NFL Team Grades - Week 4: Have The Bears Figured It Out? 

Attorney Hired By Minn. DFL Says Ellison Abuse Claim Unsubstantiated A lawyer investigating a woman's claim that she was physically abused by Minnesota Rep. Keith Ellison has concluded the allegation is unsubstantiated.


10/01/2018 10:57 AM  ~~~Source~~~
After bear is hit on N. Minn. highway, man is killed while inspecting car damage 

After a driver hit a bear on a northern Minnesota highway Sunday night, his passenger was struck and killed by a passing motorist as he was out inspecting the damage, the State Patrol said. The victim, a 61-year-old man from Floodwood, Minn., was riding in a Chevy Cruze that hit the bear on Hwy.


10/01/2018 08:40 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Man struck and killed on state highway in Aitkin County 

The Minnesota State Patrol says the 61-year-old man was a passenger in a car that struck on animal on the road. He and the driver got out to check the damage, and he was struck and killed by a passing car.


09/29/2018 06:31 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Minnesota briefs: Zebra mussel outbreaks confirmed in five counties 

The DNR said it has verified outbreaks in Big Pine Lake in Aitkin County, Barrett Lake in Grant County, Blandin Reservoir in Itasca County, Molly Stark Lake and Annie Battle Lake in Otter Tail County, and Sauk Lake in Todd County. The DNR reminds boaters that state law requires them to clean watercraft and trailers of aquatic plants and prohibited invasive species, drain all water by removing drain plugs and keeping them out during transport, and dispose of unwanted bait in the trash.