The Aitkin County Sheriff’s Office is looking for assistance in locating Alexis Elling, 16, of Onamia. Alexis left her residence on November 11, 2017 and has not returned. In the past, Alexis has left for short periods of time but always stayed in contact with her mother. In this case, no one has heard from her since she left and authorities are concerned for her welfare. Alexis is described as 5’01”, 190 pounds with red hair and hazel eyes. She has tattoos on both arms. If you think you have seen Alexis or know of her whereabouts please contact the Aitkin County Sheriff’s Office at 218-927-7400 or dial 911.
On Tuesday, January 30, 2018, the new Stanton Flight of Civil Air Patrol will celebrate its first year anniversary. To mark the event, the unit is holding an open house on Tuesday, January 30, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. at the Stanton Airfield, 1235 Highway 19, Stanton MN 55018. The public is cordially invited to attend.
Capt. Knox and 2 of the cadets will be in studio on January 18th at 7:20am
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Marlene Rojas started El Super Barrio Latino, KYMN’s Spanish program, over two years ago. She moved to California but her family is here and tragedy struck.
On December 1st a Faribault man pleaded guilty in Rice County court to 3rd degree criminal sexual misconduct with a child under 13. This morning, 34 year old Israel Rivera, was sentenced to 54 months in prison, 10 years probation, must supply a DNA sample and register as a predatory offender. In a heavily redacted criminal complaint, the victim, a young girl, stated that she was sexually assaulted multiple times between 2008 and 2011 by different men that went to her church. The girl, with support from her aunt, was interviewed last year by investigators. She told them [Read more…]
The Northfield Council held their public hearing Tuesday regarding bonding for the rehabilitation and expansion of the Fire Hall. The resolution to use Capital Improvement bonds, in the amount of $4.2 million, passed unanimously. There is a 30 day period where, if there were enough petitioners, the community could force a reverse referendum, meaning bring the issue to the voters. Administrator Martig said during this time staff will go over plans and specs for approval from Council. The project will then go out for bid. The lease with the NAFRS entities including Dundas and Rural will be updated. Financial Consultant, Nick Anhut of Ehlers and Associates, estimates the annual lease payment at just over $226,000. Initially, the [Read more…]