Inaugural Minnesota Redneck Festival To Take Place In MayEvents include lawnmower racing, an armpit serenade, bowling with tires and trash cans, toilet seat horseshoes and Miss and Mr. 'Merica contests.
Thousands Attend Funeral For Fallen Aitkin Co. InvestigatorThousands of people paid their respects in Aitkin Friday morning to a sheriff's deputy killed in the line of duty. Steven Sandberg served Aitkin County for 24-years as a member of the Sheriff's Office. He was also a volunteer firefighter.
Hundreds Attend Visitation Of Slain Aitkin DeputyHundreds of people are paid their respects Thursday in Aitkin for a sheriff's investigator killed in the line of duty. Aitkin County Sheriff's Deputy Steven Sandberg, 60, was guarding patient Danny Hammond at St. Cloud Hospital Sunday when the man grabbed his service pistol and fatally shot him.
Aitkin Community Overcome By Emotion After Investigator's DeathHundreds gathered Monday night in Aitkin to grieve for fallen Sheriff's Investigator Steven Sandberg. People lined the street as a motorcade escorted Investigator Sandberg's body from St. Cloud back to his hometown of Aitkin.
Aitkin Co. Man Faced Domestic Violence Charges Before Killing DeputyThe Aitkin County Sheriff's Office says a man who shot and killed a deputy was charged a week before in a violent domestic situation.
Hundreds Gather To Honor Fallen Aitkin County InvestigatorA fallen officer who died in the line of duty is at home Monday night. Hundreds gathered at a community church to honor Aitkin County Investigator Steven Sandberg.
Aitkin Community Devastated, Mourning Loss Of DeputyA northern Minnesota community is mourning and in a state of shock Sunday night after a sheriff's deputy was shot and killed inside a St. Cloud hospital early in the morning.
Tap Talk: Aitkin's 2nd Annual Harvest Moon Brew FestIf you're heading north this weekend, you may want to swing by Aitkin -- especially if you want to drink some delicious beer.
M.E. Rules Death Of Aitkin Teen, Shot By Dad, A HomicideThe 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.
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.
Sheriff: Speed & Alcohol May Be Factor In Aitkin Co. Snowmobile CrashThe Aitkin County Sheriff's Office is investigating after a 26-year-old Lino Lakes man was injured in a snowmobile crash Friday evening.
Aitkin Man Dies After ATV Breaks Through Ice Of LakeA 62-year-old Aitkin, Minnesota, man died Wednesday evening when his ATV broke through the ice.