Aitkin County Sheriff’s Office

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M.E. Rules Death Of Aitkin Teen, Shot By Dad, A Homicide

The Hennepin County Medical Examiner has ruled the May shooting death of an Aitkin teen as a homicide — and the boy’s father is the one who pulled the trigger. The Aitkin County Sheriff’s Office says Dawson Vanportfliet suffered a neck and head wound when his father shot him.

07/03/2015

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14-Year-Old Shot In Neck By Father In Critical Condition

A 14-year-old Aitkin, Minnesota, boy is in critical condition after being shot in the neck by his father Sunday evening.

06/02/2015

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Sheriff: 56-Year-Old Aitkin Man Missing

A 56-year-old Aitkin man has been missing since last week, and now county officials are asking for public’s assistance in locating him.

04/30/2015

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Sheriff: No Students Hurt After Bus Driver Suffers Medical Emergency

Officials in northern Minnesota said state troopers had to use a tire deflation device on a school bus Wednesday afternoon after the driver suffered a medical emergency.

02/12/2015

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Aitkin Man Dies After ATV Breaks Through Ice Of Lake

A 62-year-old Aitkin, Minnesota, man died Wednesday evening when his ATV broke through the ice.

11/29/2014

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Aitkin County Hit Hard By Severe Storms

Residents in parts of northern Minnesota are cleaning up Tuesday after severe storms swept through the area late Monday night. The Aitkin County Sheriff’s Office said that the area of McGregor was hit hard, particularly the Eagle Point Camp Ground on Big Sandy Lake.

07/22/2014

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1 Wounded, 1 Arrested After Stabbing In Grocery Store

A 28-year-old man is in jail after allegedly stabbing another man Wednesday in a northern Minnesota grocery store.

07/17/2013

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Kayaker Reported Missing Near Lake Mille Lacs

The Aitkin County Sheriff’s Office reported early Saturday morning that they believe a kayaker is missing somewhere on the north side of Lake Mille Lacs.

10/08/2011