Itasca County News


10/01/2018 07:42 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Itasca County crash includes Brainerd area teens, sends 2 to hospital 

A two-vehicle crash in Itasca County, involving a Brainerd teen and a Baxter teen, left a woman and a teenage boy from Little Falls with non-life-threatening injuries.


09/29/2018 05:17 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.


09/19/2018 12:11 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Sheriff Candidate Continues Campaign Despite Ruling about His Firing 

Itasca County Sheriff candidate, Bryan Johnson, said he's continuing his campaign despite a ruling from an arbitrator about his firing. Johnson says he was terminated by his boss on the same week the election filing period began, according to the Duluth News Tribune.


09/15/2018 10:01 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Aitkin man dies after driving into lake 

An Aitkin man is dead after the vehicle he was driving landed in a lake in Grand Rapids.


09/15/2018 05:25 AM  ~~~Source~~~
The Latest and Largest in Logging Displayed at 65th North Star Expo 

St. Paul has the Great Minnesota Get-Together, and in Grand Rapids, they have the "Great Minnesota "Logging" Get-Together. The 65th annual North Star expo kicked off Friday morning.