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Grand Rapids Moves Forward with Solar Garden

The Grand Rapids City Council met in regular session Monday night, David Moody was there.
At Mondays City Council Meeting City Engineer Matt Wegworth discussed the city’s Solar Garden Project, which will be behind […]

By |July 24th, 2019|Blog, News|Comments Off on Grand Rapids Moves Forward with Solar Garden|

West Nile Infecting Loons

More loons are getting tested for West Nile Virus this week, after the DNR reports an uptick in dead loons in northeastern Minnesota. DNR’s Gaea Crozier, “we are asking the public that if […]

By |July 22nd, 2019|Blog, News|Comments Off on West Nile Infecting Loons|

Tiger Brings Them Out

When Tiger Woods plays well, we go play, too. Last weekend was the British Open and Tiger Woods was on the course.
When Tiger plays, tv ratings go up nearly 20%. Your […]

By |July 22nd, 2019|Blog, News|Comments Off on Tiger Brings Them Out|

Wage Theft Law Includes All

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Minnesota’s top elected officials said this week they’ll enforce a new state law against wage theft by employers, even if the victims are workers not in the U-S legally. State Attorney […]

By |July 22nd, 2019|Blog, News|Comments Off on Wage Theft Law Includes All|

Eight Injured in Three Accidents on Highway 65

Three accidents over the weekend on Highway 65 sent eight people to the hospital.
Friday afternoon, a Toyota 4runner was stopped for a flagger that was stopping traffic. A Chevy S10, driven by 25 […]

By |July 22nd, 2019|Blog, News|Comments Off on Eight Injured in Three Accidents on Highway 65|

Predatory Offender to be Released

A level 3 predatory offender will be moving into the Blackberry area. 40 year old Jerry Irwin filed a change of address. The Itasca County Sheriff’s Office will hold an information meeting […]

By |July 10th, 2019|Blog, News|Comments Off on Predatory Offender to be Released|

ISD 318 Hears Phy Ed Concerns

About 30 residents attended Monday’s special meeting of ISD 318’s school board. At the heart of the issue is a 50 minute period each day for elementary school. The district proposed decreasing […]

By |July 10th, 2019|Blog, News|Comments Off on ISD 318 Hears Phy Ed Concerns|

Businesses Target of Scams

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[Grand Rapids, MN] Itasca County law enforcement agencies have received seven reports of the same type of fraud calls in the last two days. Businesses seem to be the primary target of […]

By |July 10th, 2019|Blog, News|Comments Off on Businesses Target of Scams|

Dr. Annette to Step Down from Blandin Foundation in 2020

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GRAND RAPIDS, Minn. (June 26, 2019)– Blandin Foundation President and CEO Kathy Annette informed the foundation’s trustees this week that she will retire in 2020 following a distinguished career in rural and Native […]

By |June 27th, 2019|Blog, News|Comments Off on Dr. Annette to Step Down from Blandin Foundation in 2020|

New Parking Arrangements in Rapids for Fireworks

At Monday’s Grand Rapids city council meeting, the council passed some resolutions related to the renaming of American Legion Field. They accepted donations to pay for a new sign. The field is now officially […]

By |June 25th, 2019|Blog, News|Comments Off on New Parking Arrangements in Rapids for Fireworks|

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