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Floodwood Fire

A fire Monday afternoon at Matt Incorporated damaged a small part of the building. Patty Karpik told us the employees did a great job when the fire was discovered, keeping the fire contained until […]

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ISD 318 Superintendent Search

Learn more about the candidates for Superintendent of Independent School District 318.
The public is invited to the Superintendent finalist interviews from 5:00-6:00 PM at the Reif Center. The board is interviewing […]

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Great Scott Township Accident

One adult and one child were killed in a two car accident at the intersection of Highway 169 and County Road 25 in Great Scott Township in St. Louis County.
According to the Minnesota State […]

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Cohasset Fireman Retires

After 42 years serving as a Cohasset fire fighter, Jerry Snetsinger is retiring. Cohasset Fire Chief Davin Tinquist said Snetsinger is always the first one to the trucks.
The Cohasset City Council accepted Snetsinger’s […]

By |May 10th, 2017|Blog, News|Comments Off on Cohasset Fireman Retires|

Essar Decision

US Bankruptcy Judge Brendan Shannon received only one bid for the now-shuttered former Essar Steel Minnesota plant in Nashwauk. Justice Shannon formally accepted the bid from Tom Clarke’s Chippewa Capital Partners, LLC as […]

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Grand Rapids Police Report

Grand Rapids police conducted 15 tobacco compliance checks Thursday. 14 of the clerks passed- with one given an educational packette.
A burglary was reported from NE 13th Avenue. The lock was broken on […]

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Grand Rapids Police Report 04-25-17

Grand Rapids police conducted 15 tobacco compliance checks Thursday. Fourteen of the clerks passed- with one given an educational packette.

A burglary was reported from NE 13th Avenue in Grand Rapids. The lock was […]

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Local Resident Defrauded

A local resident is out $4400 dollars. He was called and told he won a lottery. All he had to do was deposit $4400 into some one else’s bank account. He was told someone […]

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No charges Will Be Filed

Itasca County Attorney’s Office
PRESS RELEASE
April 20, 2017

Itasca County Attorney John J. Muhar and Sheriff Victor J. Williams report that on April 15, 2017, an altercation between Mark Mehle, age 82, of Goodland, Minnesota, […]

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No Charges Filed

No charges will be filed against 52 year old Ed Allen Spawn or 82 year old Mark Mehle, both of Goodland. Itasca County Sheriff’s Deputies interviewed both Spawn and Mehle and concluded Mehle […]

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A perfect 5-for-5 on Gas and Go qualifiers and call-ins on Monday. More names to draw this week for Friday's $1,000 M&H gas card drawing! ... See MoreSee Less

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Fri, 7/21 - two warnings from the National Weather Service & Weather Eye Weather Center:

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for...
Southeastern Itasca County in north central Minnesota...
Northeastern Aitkin County in east central Minnesota...
Southwestern St. Louis County in northeastern Minnesota...
Central Carlton County in northeastern Minnesota...

* Until 800 PM CDT

And:

* Flash Flood Warning for...
Southeastern Itasca County in north central Minnesota...

* Until 945 PM CDT

* At 647 PM CDT, trained weather spotters reported thunderstorms
producing heavy rain across the warned area. Roads in the Grand
Rapids area were flooding.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Grand Rapids, Cohasset, Coleraine, Swan River, Warba, Pokegama Dam,
Gunn, Blackberry, La Prairie, Hart Lake, Goodland, Split Hand Lake,
and Siseebakwet Lake.

More storms are moving in and additional rainfall amounts of 1 to 2
inches are possible in a short time in the warned area.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.
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Congratulations to Jeff Skelly, the latest winner of a $50 M&H gas card in the Gas and Go Giveaway. Next Friday is our $1,000 gas card drawing! ... See MoreSee Less

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Due to a power outage, J105 the Thunder is temporarily off air. We will have it back on the air as soon as possible! Sorry about the inconvenience, however you can still Rock out, listen to our J105 stream which is still available at www.j105radio.com ... See MoreSee Less

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