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Community education and the Aitkin tennis program partnered to bring two weeks of tennis instruction to kids, kindergarten through seventh grade. Children were divided into three sections based on age groups. Read more

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May 1, which was opening day on the Jack’s 18 golf course at Ruttger’s Bay Lake Lodge, ended with a first-ever hole-in-one by Henry Wehlage of Lakeville. Henry aced the par three, ninth hole, with a nine-iron from 153 yards. Read more

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At the end of the regular winter seasons, curling teams from Aitkin are sitting on top of the open leagues at the Brainerd Lakes Curling Club. Normal Weight is undefeated at 10-0 on Wednesdays and American Peat Technology (APT) is tied in first at 7-1 on Fridays. Read more

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Aitkin Youth Fastpitch (AYF) will hold a practice day for evaluation of players Saturday, March 7 at the Aitkin High School gymnasiums. Read more

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The Mackenzie Tour – PGA TOUR Canada will play an event outside the Canadian border in 2020. Cragun’s Golf Resort,  Brainerd, is set to host the inaugural Cuyuna Regional Medical Center Championship, to be formally recognized as the CRMC Championship, on Aug. 17-24, as part of a 6-year deal. Read more

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Join hundreds of anglers and snowmobile enthusiasts at the Cuyuna Lakes Chamber’s 16th Annual Ice Fishing Contest and Scorpion Homecoming on Saturday, Feb. 1, from 12-3 p.m. on Serpent Lake near Crosby’s Memorial Park. Read more

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Aitkin celebrated its Junior American Legion Post 86 team winning the Minnesota State Junior Tournament Championship in three straight games last August. This is the history of American Legion Baseball.   Read more

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Although the fall trap shooting season had mostly miserable weather, McGregor, Aitkin and Cromwell students competed for the MAC Birdbusters. “In spite of the weather, it went well,” said head coach Kevin White. “We had a lot of first-year shooters who want to return during the spring season… Read more

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The era of night baseball became a reality at Woock Field with the installation of lights in August. More than 150 baseball players, grades 7-12, including five different teams and Aitkin’s amateur team use Woock Field during the summer months. Read more

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Two-thirds of the planned renovations at Woock Field have been completed. Lights were turned on for night baseball in August, and installation of a new scoreboard was completed Oct. 9. A third renovation, installing tile to drain the outfield, was put on hold due to the wet fall weather; the… Read more

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Former Aitkin Gobbler football player and now a defensive back for the College of St. Scholastica, Jake Kukowski had 12 tackles last Saturday against Greenville, He also had 2 fumble recoveries. Kukowski is tied for the conference lead in fumble recoveries. On Oct. 12, he recorded 2 pass int… Read more

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After a scoreless first quarter, the Ogilvie Lions’ offense kicked into high gear, scoring 20 second-quarter points and 30 more in the third quarter for a 50-8 win over McGregor. The Lions drew first blood on a six-yard run, but the Mercs answered with Drew Dean’s seven-yard scamper and two-… Read more

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It was the end of the year stroke play tournament for the Minnesota National Ladies League. There were 24 ladies who participated with four flights. Flight A, the low gross winner was Lisa Mueller with a gross score of 85. Kathy Wood took first low net with a 62 and Laurie Hamre took second … Read more

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For the second consecutive year, Aitkin’s American Legion baseball team qualified for a berth in the Junior Legion State tournament at St. Charles, Aug. 9-11, for players 16-17 years of age. Aitkin finished second at the 2018 state tournament. Aitkin’s Legion team has been sponsored by Post … Read more

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Sunday, Aug. 25, is the date for Aitkin Day at Target Field at 1:10 p.m. The Twins will host the Detroit Tigers. Supercuts Super seats cost $40 which includes $10 for food and beverage. Four handicap seats are available. The seats have table tops or you can stand and walk around. An optional… Read more

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The annual Bay Lake Area Lions Charities, “Swinging for Scholars” shotgun start best ball tournament was held earlier this month at Ruttger’s Bay Lake, Jack’s 18. The winning foursome who took home first place (gross) honors with a score of 60 was Team Christensen made up of Erik and Swede C… Read more

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Tuesday the game of the day for ladies league was Colored Yarn Match. The team of Barb Mitchell, Lisa Mueller and Laurie Hamre were the winners with a score of 35. Low putts for the day went to Lisa Mueller with 13 putts. There was a tie for second place with  Sherry Krause, Shirley Winegar … Read more

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There were 138 total participants in the Dump Run held in Aitkin, sponsored by Paulbeck’s County Market on Aug. 3. The Dump Run was professionally timed by Karma Race Management of Brainerd. Read more