Big Sandy Lodge in McGregor hosts Governor’s Fishing Opener
McGregor residents and anglers Bob Staska and Glenn Lane will host Gov. Mark Dayton and Lt. Gov. Tina Smith, respectively, at the 2016 Minnesota Governor’s Fishing Opener on Big Sandy Lake in McGregor on May 14.
Staska, who will host Gov. Dayton, is principal and head football coach at McGregor High School, ...[MORE]
Aitkin teacher and coach charged with felony criminal sexual conduct
Kristy Hoge, 24, a fourth grade teacher at Rippleside Elementary and assistant sports coach at Aitkin High School, was charged with four counts of felony criminal sexual conduct. The victim was a 17-year-old Aitkin female student.
Hoge was put on administrative leave on May 3, according to the Aitkin school district. Jennifer McGuire has filled Hoge’s fourth grade teaching position indefinitely...[MORE on PAGE 2]
Crosby hospital and clinics consider change in structure
By ANN SCHWARTZ
Over 120 people attended a three-hour meeting on Wednesday, April 20, to hear the public’s pros and cons about changing the Cuyuna Regional Medical Center from a public hospital to a 501(c)3 nonprofit corporation.
The hospital board has been looking into this issue ...[MORE in ARCHIVES]
Counterfeit money in Garrison
Crow Wing County Sheriff Todd Dahl announced April 27 that within the last week counterfeit bills were being circulated in ...[MORE in ARCHIVES]
Aitkin to vote on $68.5 million school referendum August 9
New 5-12 school designed for total of 720 students at total cost over $103 million with interest
By ANN SCHWARTZ
John Chute votes no, David Burgstaler absent; rest of Aitkin School Board votes ‘yes’
With John Chute voting no, the Aitkin School Board, at its April 18 meeting, voted to put a $68.5 million referendum before the voters on August 9, 2016...[MORE in ARCHIVES]
Crosby Police Department in midst of investigation again
In effort to substantiate reports of a new investigation of the Crosby Police Department, the NewsHopper asked Crosby Police Chief Kim Coughlin for information about an officer being placed on paid administrative leave.
Coughlin responded, “The only information I can provide at this time is that there is a complaint...[MORE in ARCHIVES]
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