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Aitkin Writers Night is one for the books

Age columnist Terry Mejdrich recommended joining the newspaper staff to those looking to make a living in the writing industry. Emcee and Aitkin Writers Group member Dan Kouper suggested writing down ideas as you think of them. "If you think you don't have anything to write about, just start," he

MESSAGEMEDIA.CO - 2017-11-20 13:00:00

Northland Foundation helps CARE expand and grow

Aitkin County CARE, which provides 16 different services and programs to senior citizens and disabled adults in Aitkin County, has announced receipt of two grants from the Northland Foundation. "I am thrilled that we have the opportunity to grow CARE through the generous grants provided by the North

MESSAGEMEDIA.CO - 2017-11-20 13:00:00

12,500 children adopted in last 20 years

Numbers can say a lot. Minnesota families have adopted 12,500 children from the state's foster care system in the past 20 years. With more children in our system in 2016, families adopted more foster children - 868 - than any other year over the last two decades. Adoption is cause for celebration, n

MESSAGEMEDIA.CO - 2017-11-20 13:00:00

Aitkin High School grads excel in college sports

For most high school athletes, graduation generally means the end of competitive sports. For those athletes who do compete at the college level, it's the love for a sport and the competition that it offers that convinces an athlete to participate. While for others, it's the lure of an athletic schol

MESSAGEMEDIA.CO - 2017-11-19 13:00:00

Koinonia Faith, hope and love

Some of you may recognize the words in the title as being part of the Apostle Paul's description of true love from I Corinthians 13. He concludes this portion of the letter by saying that faith, hope and love remain, but the greatest of these is love. I would like to explore the relationship between

MESSAGEMEDIA.CO - 2017-11-19 14:00:00

It's not too cold for critters on the hoof

We may be able to put all of the right clothes together for warmth and protection but outdoors, things will deep freeze in a hurry. Last week the light snow didn't last long as it melted into puddles but now the geese are treading on thin ice. The critters, like us, need to be making plans to adapt

MESSAGEMEDIA.CO - 2017-11-19 13:00:00

Knights of Columbus collects coats for kids

The Knights of Columbus Cuyuna Range Council 3473, together with donations of others in the community, provided 180 new coats and 40 pairs of snow pants to local elementary schools. On Nov. 6, these coats were distributed to Rippleside Elementary School in Aitkin and Cuyuna Range Elementary School i

MESSAGEMEDIA.CO - 2017-11-19 13:00:00

Births - 171115 - MessAge Media: Births

Grandparents are Greg and Mary Handt, Aitkin; Galen Tveit Jr., Palisade; and Joleen Lamson, Aitkin.Nevin Maher A boy, Nevin Scott, weighing 7 lbs., was born Nov. 3, 2017, at Riverwood Healthcare Center in Aitkin to Angela Halverson and Scott Maher, Aitkin. Grandparents are Mike and Kathy Minarich, C

MESSAGEMEDIA.CO - 2017-11-19 13:00:00

Jennifer 'Taylor' Lane & Jared Coody

FARGO - Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey Lane of Fargo, Ga., and Ms. Jennifer Joyner Lane of Tifton, Ga., announce the engagement of their daughter, Jennifer "Taylor" Lane of Homerville, to Jared Coody, of Lake Park, son of Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Coody of Lake Park. The wedding will be held at 5 p.m. Dec. 16, 2017

VALDOSTA DAILY TIMES - 2017-11-19 14:00:00

As he showered, they kicked in the door. Now the man who shot him has been convicted

A Dinuba man was convicted Friday of attempted murder for his part in an attempted home invasion robbery where a man was shot, the Tulare County District Attorney's Office said. Enrique Carrizales, 29, was convicted on one count of attempted murder, one count of conspiracy to commit home invasion ro

FRESNO BEE - 2017-11-19 00:40:00

Two men arrested in Visalia shooting

Two 18-year-olds were arrested after police said they opened fire in northwest Visalia early Sunday morning. Witnesses called police just after 1 a.m. to the intersection at Mooney Boulevard and Houston Avenue. Gunfire was heard in the area. When officers arrived, they found Francisco Andrade and

VISALIA TIMES-DELTA - 2017-11-20 02:07:40

Shopping for a live Christmas tree? Here's a list of places

Once the turkey is devoured, the search for the perfect Christmas tree - at an affordable price - begins. Most Fresno-area lots with pre-cut trees and farms where you can cut your own will open Friday and Saturday. Retailers like FoodMaxx, Home Depot, Lowe's, Orchard Supply Hardware and Save Mart w

FRESNO BEE - 2017-11-19 14:00:00

Food left on stove ignites triplex fire that leaves 17 with homes

A fire that broke out in a Visalia triplex on Saturday left 17 people without their homes, said Visalia Fire Department Battalion Chief Brian Adney. The fire began in the kitchen of one of the apartments after food was left on the stove. Fire crews arrived to 1613 E. Douglas Ave. just before 3 p.m.

FRESNO BEE - 2017-11-19 23:47:00

Honey oil lab explodes in Orosi

Eight people were inside a home when something exploded in the garage. Tulare County sheriff's deputies believe the garage was being used as a drug lab. Deputies were called just after 7 p.m. to a home in the 12400 block of Buena Vista in Orosi. When deputies and Tulare County firefighters arrived


Friday Night Live Varsity High School Football - Quarterfinals

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - 23FNL has all your scores, highlights and top plays from quarterfinals of high school football. Final scores for November 17, 2017: Delano 13, CVC 42 Riverdale 28, Rosamond 42 North High School 36, Selma 35 St. Anthony 7, Burroughs 32 Garces High School 12, Tulare Union 42 Kenn


Eight places to buy a Thanksgiving pie that aren't Marie Callender's or a grocer

Baking a pie isn't easy. Some people take pride in creating the perfect pie for Thanksgiving, but if you'd rather leave the pie making to the experts, we won't judge. In fact, we'll help you. Everybody knows you can get a pie from Marie Callender's, along with grocery stores. But we figured we'd tel


Lawsuit Claims TCSO Deputies Ambushed Innocent Man

Deputies of the Tulare County Sheriff Department beat a Strathmore man unconscious, denied him medical care, held him overnight, then forced him to walk home, according to a lawsuit filed against those deputies and the Department last month in federal court. The beating, the suit alleges, resulted f


Woman Sues Ithaca Police Saying Dog in K-9 Unit Attacked Her

A woman is seeking unspecified damages from the City of Ithaca and an Ithaca police officer in court after she says she was severely injured by a dog in the Ithaca Police Department's K-9 Unit. Debra S. Brown of Ithaca filed suit against the city and Officer Jamie Buffone last week over an incident

CORNELL DAILY SUN - 2017-11-20 01:42:48

Slip a coin in the Postmodern Jukebox (Ithaca concert review)

Perhaps the greatest takeaway from Postmodern Jukebox's performance on Saturday at the State Theatre of Ithaca is this: It is an inescapable truth that the internet has fast become the fabric of our culture. Oh, also, good news for Ryan Gosling in "La La Land": The spirit of jazz is doing just fine.

SYRACUSE.COM - 2017-11-19 17:35:41

Childhood Fever: Friend or Foe?

Fever is one of the most common reasons parents call the doctor or take their children in for an office visit. They are concerned about getting the fever down as quickly as possible, especially if it seems high. What many parents lose sight of is that fever is not the enemy; rather, it is the underl

ITHACAJOURNAL.COM - 2017-11-19 23:00:01