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Highway 371 resurfacing to be completed on Friday

Crews will complete milling and paving operations at the intersection of Highway 200 and Highway 371 this Friday beginning at 3:00 a.m., with plans of completion by afternoon. Striping and rumble strips will be installed throughout the week next week. Motorists on Highway 371 will experience lane closures, pilot cars and short-term delays. MnDOT expects…


$3 million grant to create jobs in Red Lake

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced yesterday that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $3 million grant to the Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians to construct the tribe’s Adaawe-Wigamig Business Center. “The Trump Administration is committed to boosting entrepreneurship efforts and small business ownership in Native American communities,” said Secretary…


Search called off for missing Itasca County man

The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension announced today that a search for a missing Itasca County man has been called off. According to a release, 39-year-old Timothy Dasovich was found deceased on Sunday, Sept. 20. Dasovich was last seen in Nashwauk on Sept. 14, and may have been in possession of an electric pedal fat…


Secretary of State Steve Simon announces first day of early voting as both presidential candidates visit Minnesota

Minnesota Secretary of State Simon announced the start of early voting by absentee ballot for the 2020 General Election. Minnesota is one of the first states in the country to open absentee voting for all eligible voters. This year’s August 11th primary election saw record-setting participation in absentee voting, and over 926,000 Minnesota voters have…


Sen. Smith introduces legislation to assist childcare providers

Minnesota’s Senator Tina Smith recently introduced bipartisan legislation to assist child care providers. The legislation includes provisions such as improving air filtration systems, reimbursing sanitizing costs, as well as hazard pay for employees. The region, state and nation is facing a childcare shortage. Last year, Beltrami County had 226 infant slots in daycares, and Sanford…

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