The city of Grand Rapids is looking for a new city engineer. Monday, the Grand Rapids city council approved the resignation of Julie Kennedy. Kennedy was offered the position of General Manager […]
A 19 year old man was declared dead at Grand Itasca Medical Center Wednesday morning. According to the Itasca County Sheriff’s Office, 19 year old Dustin Lee Hoshal was taken to Grand Itasca […]
Getting financing back in place is the most immediate goal for Essar Steel MN. Mitch Brunfelt, Essar Assistant General Counsel, briefed the Itasca County Regional Rail Authority Tuesday afternoon. Essar’s repayment agreement […]
Attendance Matters. That’s the word from Kim Geislinger of Ross Resources- tasked with truancy control in three area school districts in our area. Last night, Kim presented attendance records for the Greenway […]
A one vehicle accident on the west side of Grand Rapids injured an Ely resident Saturday night. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, 31 year old Joseph Vejtasa was driving east on Highway […]
Independent School District 318 has spent six months updating its technology to keep up with our devices.
TJ Russell, Technology Coordinator, gave the board an update during last night’s school board meeting of Independent […]
State Senator Tom Saxhaug indicated his intention to file for reelection this week. Saxhaug has served in the Minnesota Senate since 2002.
He has served as Chairman of the State Department and Veterans Budget […]
The city of Grand Rapids has a new police sergeant. Officer Andy Morgan was sworn in as Sergeant at last night’s city council meeting. Grand Rapids Police Chief Scott Johnson made the […]
Two semi-train accidents were reported this week.
The first, in Grand Rapids, Wednesday afternoon, bent the semi in half, spilled the entire trailer of wood, but no one was injured. The semi was […]
Facilities remain an issue for Independent School District 318. At last night’s school board meeting, Superintendent Dr. Bruce Thomas shared with the board that a study of maintenance costs of existing elementary schools […]