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Cohasset Residents Limited to One Houseboat

Tuesday night, the Cohasset City Council approved the planning commission’s recommendation to limit residents to one houseboat per property.  Mayor Greg Hagy told the 14 people present for the vote that it became an […]

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Itasca County Election Results

Itasca County Sheriff Vic Williams kept his job after a challenge by former deputy Bryan Johnson and a strong write-in campaign by Grand Rapids Police Sargent Jeff Carlson on Tuesday.  Williams received 44% of […]

By |November 7th, 2018|Blog, News|Comments Off on Itasca County Election Results|

Polymet Permits Approved

DNR issues permits for NorthMet mining project in northeast Minnesota

DNR issues permits for NorthMet mining project in northeast Minnesota
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources announced today that it has issued permits for Poly Met […]

By |November 1st, 2018|Blog, News|Comments Off on Polymet Permits Approved|

Itasca County Sheriff’s Race Heats Up

The Grand Rapids Herald Review published a story from a forensics review of the phone formerly used by former Itasca County Deputy Brian Johnson.  Johnson is challenging Vic Williams for the position of sheriff.  […]

By |October 29th, 2018|Blog, News|Comments Off on Itasca County Sheriff’s Race Heats Up|

Missing Wisconsin Girl

Missing Wisconsin 13 Year Old Girl 

Authorities say a missing teen from Barron County in western Wisconsin was at home when her parents were fatally shot, and continue asking the public for any tips […]

By |October 19th, 2018|Blog, News|Comments Off on Missing Wisconsin Girl|

Know Your Candidate

KOZY/KMFY/J105 RAdio offered each candidate on local and regional political races the opportunity of talk one-on-one with our listeners.  Many candidates did record one of these 3 minute messages.  In most cases, all candidates […]

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Town Hall Meeting Tonight

Governor Dayton will be present tonight at the Nashwauk Township Community Center to discuss the future of the Nashwauk mining and pellet plant and project.

Governor Dayton, IRRRB Commissioner Mark Phillips, DNR mining officials, and […]

By |September 24th, 2018|Blog, News|Comments Off on Town Hall Meeting Tonight|

Arbitrator Backs Sheriff’s Office

Former Itasca County Sheriff’s Deputy Brian Johnson was fired with just cause by the Itasca County Sheriff’s Department.  That was the ruling from the arbitrator hearing the union appeal.

According to the ruling, “The presumptive […]

By |September 18th, 2018|Blog, News|Comments Off on Arbitrator Backs Sheriff’s Office|

Ruby Slippers Recovered



[Grand Rapids, MN] The Grand Rapids Police Department and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) are today announcing the recovery of the “Ruby Red […]

By |September 4th, 2018|Blog, News|Comments Off on Ruby Slippers Recovered|

Ted Foss Move Over Weekend

In April, the Minnesota House on a unanimous vote passed a bill to broaden the “Ted Foss Move Over Law”, requiring drivers to slow down when encountering emergency, maintenance, utility or construction vehicles on […]

By |August 30th, 2018|Blog, News|Comments Off on Ted Foss Move Over Weekend|

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Press Release


November 15, 2018

Public Notice

The Itasca County Sheriff’s Office and the Minnesota Department of Corrections will be holding and informational community meeting regarding the address change of a level three predatory offender. The meeting will be held at the Sand Lake Community Center, 53020 North Center Road, Spring Lake, Minnesota on Monday ~ November 19, 2018 at 6 pm.

The public is encouraged to attend this meeting to gain more information about the community notification process as well as predatory offender James Edward Storholm.
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