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 By Traci LeBrun    News    August 28, 2014

Future of long-eared bat could have massive economic impact

The five-year highway improvement plan was presented to the Pine County Board of Commissioners on August 19 by County Engineer Mark LeBrun. One obstacle in road construction, stated LeBrun, may be the long-eared bat. “Trees could possibly only be...

 
 By Traci LeBrun    News    August 15, 2013

Fast flood, slow recovery

“It has come to light that the FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency) properties can’t move forward any time soon,” stated Kelly Schroeder to the county board at its regular meeting in Sandstone August 6. Schroeder, the land services...

 
 By Traci LeBrun    News    August 8, 2013

Pine County works 'Toward Zero Deaths'

According to the Minnesota Department of Public Safety, 75,954 crashes occurred in 2012, with 395 deaths resulting from those accidents. Of the 395 deaths, 131 were alcohol related and 116 were...

 
 By Traci LeBrun    Lifestyles    February 28, 2013

Willow River Lumber and Hardware under new ownership

Joel and Tori Ribich took over ownership of the Willow River Lumberyard in December of 2012 from Art and Shelly Underhill. Joel had worked in sales for the lumberyard prior to taking ownership and...

 
 By Traci LeBrun    Lifestyles    February 21, 2013

Meet Bigfoot of Moose Lake

Several sightings of a Bigfoot-like creature have been reported by Moose Lake area residents and many crazy stories have developed from those reports. We were able to contact this creature and in...

 
 By Traci LeBrun    News    February 7, 2013

President pushes for gun control

President Obama met with local officials, community activists, victims of gun violence and local law enforcement at a round table discussion in Minneapolis Monday afternoon. He spoke with them and sta...

 
 By Traci LeBrun    Lifestyles    October 11, 2012

After flood, Habitat helps local family

“Water was up over our knees on the main floor of the house,” stated Crystal Powell of Willow River. “The floor was moving underneath us from the pressure of the water in the basement while we w...

 
 By Traci LeBrun    News    August 16, 2012

Burglaries reported in Denham area

Residents and cabin owners of the Denham area and southeastern Aitkin County have been on high alert after a recent string of burglaries. One citizen stated the burglaries appear to be connected. "Whoever did this had obviously cased the...