Last night, soon to be former Grand Rapids High School principal Jim Smokrovich was presented with a Community Service Award. At last night’s Independent School District 318 Board meeting, the Grand Rapids Police Department […]
On this Police Officers Memorial Day, we remember members of law enforcement who were disabled or killed while performing their duties. In Itasca County, five individuals are honored today.
In 1914, Nashwauk […]
Grand Rapids has proclaimed this week Police Week in honor of Police Week Nationwide. This year, 273 officers who were killed in the line of duty are being added to the National Law Enforcement […]
The Blandin Foundation awarded over 60 grants at its spring meeting. Among them, a $1 million dollar grant for the Reif Center expansion project. The Foundation already contributed $1.5 million towards the […]
A referendum will be on the ballot this fall for Independent School District 318. At last night’s ISD 318 school board meeting, the board authorized the administration to move forward with plans to build […]
ST. PAUL, Minn. – Spring truck weight restrictions on state highways will end Thursday for Minnesota’s Central frost zone, and on Friday for the North-Central and North frost zones, according to the Minnesota Department […]
A Nashwauk man was sentenced to six year in prison for the exploitation of a vulnerable relative. Monday, 56 year old Patrick Vincent Pecchia appeared in Itasca County District Court. Pecchia, according […]
56 year old Robert Edwards Schwirtz made an appearance in Itasca County district Court Monday. Schwirtz has been charged with assault in the second degree and terroristic threats after a stand-off with police […]
A Taconite man was sentenced to prison for drug possession. Tuesday, 54 year old Kevin John LaClair was sentenced to a year and a day in prison.
LeClair appeared in Itasca County […]
A two vehicle accident on Highway 2 near Grimsbo Road in Cohasset injured a Deer River resident. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, a vehicle driven by 37 year old Kristina Ross […]