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A new documentary film directed by Suez Taylor was released on March 29, documenting the course of resistance to the Enbridge Line 3 pipeline in Minnesota. LN3 features indigenous environmental activist and water protector Winona LaDuke, attorney Tara Houska, and poet-hip hop artist ThomasX,…

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State Rep. Dale Lueck, R-Aitkin, said he encourages area residents to participate in three statewide telephone town hall meetings regarding the Enbridge Line 3 replacement project. 

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The East Central Regional Library encourages children and their families to join in a virtual storytime via Facebook Live.

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Vernon “Sonny” George Flowers, 82, Aitkin, passed away Tuesday, March 31, 2020 at Aicota Health Care Center, Aitkin.

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Margie M. Ladehoff, 92, Aitkin, passed away peacefully, Thursday, April 2, 2020, at Aitkin Health Services.

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Florence Rosemary Ross Olson, 96, Aitkin, passed away, Tuesday, March 31, 2020 at Golden Horizons Assisted Living, Aitkin.

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Ione Cecilia (Reese) Vogel died on her 85th birthday March 26, 2020, at Sanford Care Center, Vermillion, S.D.

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Richard “Dick” Orr, 78, Aitkin passed away peacefully on March 24, 2020 at Riverwood Healthcare Hospital, Aitkin.

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Robert (Bob) Glen Putnam, 95, Big Lake, Minn., peacefully passed away, Sunday, March 29, 2020 at his home in Big Lake.

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