Family Dollar to build large new store in Aitkin
By ANN SCHWARTZ
At its January 12 meeting, the Aitkin City Planning Commission heard that Family Dollar, a local retailer, is making plans to build an 8,320 square foot store in downtown Aitkin.
The new store will be at the site of the Brandl Motors (formerly MacDonald-Wold) site on Hwy. 169. The dealership .... [MORE]
Ukura-Leir resigns from Ironton City Council
At the first meeting of the year on January 7, the newly elected Ironton council and mayor were sworn in. Mayor Dean French, Clark Hamdorf and Eric Heglund were re-elected and Gloria Perpich was elected to an nonconsecutive term. (Perpich had served previously).
A letter dated Friday December 19, 2014 stated Laura Ukura-Leir resigned her elected position on the Ironton City Council, with no reason given. She had two years remaining on her term .... [MORE]