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Local Law 10-26-2016

A vehicle did over $5000 in damages to the Super 8 motel in Grand Rapids Tuesday afternoon. The driver said he was backing up from a parking space and “popped” the clutch into […]

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October is Domestic Abuse Awareness Month

If you are in a relationship that isn’t healthy, there are people to talk to. Itasca County Health and Human Service Director Eric Villeneuve addressed the county board yesterday.
If you do […]

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Bail Set for Pair Charged with Murder

Bail was set Friday morning for 35 year old Joseph Thorensen and 22 year old Kayleene Greniger, both of Grand Rapids, in the death of David Haiman in July. Bail was set at […]

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Thieves Steal Chain Saws From Kids

Last Saturday, October 15th, the Grand Rapids High School’s forestry program had six of their chain saws stolen at the school forest. The forest is located off of Itasca County Road 325 (not […]

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First Degree Murder Charges Filed

An Itasca County Grand Jury Thursday indicted 35 year old Joseph Christen Thoresen and 22 year old Kayleene Danielle Greniger, both Grand Rapdis Residents on two counts of Murder in the First Degree […]

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Minnesota Power to Close Units 1 and 2 in Cohasset

Minnesota Power has confirmed it is closing Unit 1 and Unit 2 at the Boswell Energy Center in Cohasset. Allete President and CEO Alan Hodnik said in a press release issued yesterday, “the […]

By |October 20th, 2016|Blog, News|Comments Off on Minnesota Power to Close Units 1 and 2 in Cohasset|

Itasca County discusses E-Cig Indoor Ban

The Itasca County Board of Commissioners took no action yesterday after the county health department asked for a county ordinance banning electric cigarettes, or e-cigs, from all spaces included in the Indoor Clear Air […]

By |October 19th, 2016|Blog, News|Comments Off on Itasca County discusses E-Cig Indoor Ban|

Grand Rapids City Council Forum

The candidates for Grand Rapids City Council participated in a public forum and City Hall on Friday October 14th. The forum was jointly sponsored by the Grand Rapids Herald Review, ICTV, and KOZY/KMFY radio. […]

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Magnetation to Close Final Plant

A U.S. bankruptcy court Thursday approved a motion to terminate Magnetation LLC’s pellet purchase agreement with AK Steel, marking the end of Magnetation. A statement from Magnetation, LLC.

“Now, our focus shifts to safely […]

By |October 6th, 2016|Blog, News|Comments Off on Magnetation to Close Final Plant|

Grand Rapids Business Man Pleads Guilty

A Grand Rapids business man is expected to serve one year in jail and be placed on 10 year probation after being charged with one count controlled substance crime in the third degree. […]

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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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