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Aitkin man pleads guilty for drug sales: Sentenced to 75 mon...

Kenneth Wayne Tikkanen appeared Friday, Oct. 19, before Judge David Hermerding in Aitkin County District Court, where he pleaded guilty to second-degree drug sale of a controlled substance of 10 grams or more, the sheriff's office reported. He was sentenced to the Minnesota Department of Corrections

BRAINERD DISPATCH - 2018-10-23 20:00:01

New joint replacement class in Aitkin

For anyone considering joint replacement surgery or treatment options, there’s a new class starting at Riverwood Healthcare Center in Aitkin.The class will cover common signs, symptoms and causes for hip and knee arthritis and the range of treatment options, including what to expect before, during a

MESSAGEMEDIA.CO - 2018-10-23 09:24:00

Police pursuit ends with criminal charges for Brainerd man

Devon Michael Majersky was charged Oct. 12 in Crow Wing County District Court in Brainerd with felony first-degree driving while intoxicated, felony fleeing a police officer in a vehicle, gross misdemeanor driving after cancellation and misdemeanor of fleeing a police officer by means other than a v

PINE AND LAKES NEWS - 2018-10-23 08:00:01

Police Blotter - Oct. 23

SUSPICIOUS—Report at 4:54 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 21, of a suspicious vehicle on Joler Road. Officer gave the person a verbal warning for hunting with a rifle and hunting in the archery zone.

BRAINERD DISPATCH - 2018-10-23 19:00:01

Brainerd Fire Department responds to multiple calls, including...

The Brainerd Fire Department rescued a cat Saturday, Oct. 20, from a tree. The cat got stuck as it had a leash on. Photo from Facebook / Brainerd police

BRAINERD DISPATCH - 2018-10-23 14:00:01

Vehicle goes down steep embankment near BHS, driver seriously...

A 46-year-old Nisswa man was seriously injured Sunday, Oct. 21, when he lost control of the vehicle he was driving and went down a steep embankment in south Brainerd.

BRAINERD DISPATCH - 2018-10-22 19:23:49

Some things are worth saving

WATFORD CITY, N.D. — OK, please tell me everyone has it — that space under the stairs or in the attic or the corner of your bedroom piled up to the ceiling where you put all the things.

PINE AND LAKES NEWS - 2018-10-22 22:26:12

Aitkin man charged with drug sales

Kenneth Wayne Tikkanen, 58, Aitkin, is facing a number of drug-related charges following an investigation by the Aitkin County Sheriff’s Office.On Oct. 8, the Aitkin County Attorney’s Office filed a complaint in Aitkin County District Court charging Tikkanen with five counts: felony controlled subst


MN couple turns a grain bin into a home

BRAINERD, Minn. — A few years ago, Brian and Cynthia Bachman wanted to downsize into something low maintenance, and something different.

AG WEEK - 2018-10-22 13:30:01

Dayton authorizes state disaster assistance for Aitkin Count...

Gov. Mark Dayton on Thursday, Oct. 18, authorized the use of $96,131 in funds from the State Disaster Assistance Contingency Account for emergency relief in Aitkin County.


Brainerd woman involved in fatal pedestrian crash in Becker

A Brainerd women was involved in a fatal collision at about 5:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 19, involving a pedestrian on the intersection of Sherburne Avenue and County Highway 10 in Becker.

BRAINERD DISPATCH - 2018-10-22 10:00:01

Voter's Guide: Aitkin County

What do you want to accomplish if elected? I want a change in the leadership of the commissioners. We've been stagnant for the last eight years in Aitkin and we need some new ideas.Specifically, how would you accomplish your goals? I'll go to district meetings to find out what's going on. I'm really


Creating a climate of inclusion

Floe International in McGregor partnered with the DAC back in 2004. The DAC makes the installation boards for the entire company. Every dock and canopy that leaves the warehouse has an installation board that was assembled by one of our clients. This full-time business collaboration has employed do

MESSAGEMEDIA.CO - 2018-10-22 05:00:00

Construction update: Expect significant delays on Highway 21...

Traffic travels through parts of the Cypress Drive and Edgewood Drive roundabout Friday, Oct. 19, in Baxter. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch


Quilts given to Habitat family

submitted photoRipple River Quilters and Habitat familyFront, Suzy Rhode, Veronica Allen, Barb Williamson, Diane Pelto, Ann Schwartz – executive director for Aitkin County Habitat for Humanity, Mary VanDerSchaegen and Joan Lamire; back, Aiesha and Christy Rian and Vicki Gale.

MESSAGEMEDIA.CO - 2018-10-22 05:00:00

ATV crash injures Little Falls woman

The Morrison County Sheriff's Office reported at 4:24 p.m., the office received a report of an ATV crash with injuries near the intersection of 63rd Street and 210th Avenue, in Bellevue Township, approximately 5 miles northeast of Royalton.


2 motorists killed when pickup trucks collide in west-central Minnesota

Joel Patrick Trebesch, 50, of Kandiyohi, Minn., was killed in the 10:40 a.m. collision on U.S. 71. The second driver, Mark Andrew Tanhoff, 50, of Renville, Minn., was also killed, according to the State Patrol.


Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center, Brainerd, birth...

Perry and Amber Hubbling, Brainerd, a girl, Hannah Lee, 6 pounds, 13 ounces, Oct. 4, 2018. Grandparents are Tim and Brenda Goraczkowski, Hewitt, and Dave and Cindy Hubbling, Alexandria.


The 19-Year-Old Man Critically Injured in Farm Accident has Died

A 19-year-old man injured in a farm accident on Wednesday has since died from his injuries. Kaleb Fischer, 19, of Sleepy Eye, Minnesota, was injured on a farm in Stark Township at 11 a.m. Wednesday. He had been repairing a manure spreader when he suffered critical injuries, requiring airlifting to H


Tech Savvy: County crime map could catch criminals

When it comes to crimes committed in Crow Wing County, discovering where the crime occurred, when and what kind of criminal offense took place is as easy as clicking a mouse. The online crime map was introduced this summer by the sheriff's office, which partnered with Crow Wing County GIS to create