Aitkin News

Oakdale’s 18th Annual Sporting Clay Shoot, Sept. 14

For more than 40 years, KSTP’s Chief Meteorologist is an extended family member to those living in the Twin Cities metro area, beaming into Minnesotans’ homes on a daily basis with the ease of Star Trek’s James T. Kirk on the Enterprise. But on September 14, Minnesotans won’t need a television to catch his recognizable

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Caleigh Brings St. Patrick’s Day to Historic Aitkin Opera House December 9

The wearing of the green won’t be just trees and mistletoe this December. Instead, the historic Aitkin Opera House will be decking the halls with shamrocks, as the downtown venue ushers in St. Patty’s Day early with a special performance by Caleigh and more. PURCHASE TICKETS ONLINE On December 9th, Aitkin’s Opera House, which sprang

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Restore Judy Garland’s 1925 Debut Opera House

Are you or a loved one a huge fan of the Great Judy Garland? You can now OWN A PIECE OF HISTORY  at the building that she made her theatrical DEBUT in... The Opera House in the Butler Building. Help Restore... The Butler Building and bring the Opera House back to life

Jared Lundgren Expanding to Keller Williams Realty

Jared who, along with his wife Beth, owns Giada’s is expanding. He has joined Keller Williams Realty in Baxter but will continue to be in the store. If you have a house you are selling or are looking to buy a new home and/or summer home, stop in at Giada’s. He’s there to help you.

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CBS – Café In Aitkin Helps Spread Love For Minnesota

Many Minnesotans have been pondering their decision to live here after a spring snowstorm hit earlier this week. But an Internet café in downtown Aitkin, Minn. is helping to remind people of their love for the state. The historic Butler building has a chalkboard that lets people fill in the blank: “I Love Minnesota Because…”

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Riverwood Welcomes New Board Member

Riverwood Healthcare Center is pleased to announce the appointment of Timothy Dirks, MD, to Riverwood’s Governing Board of Directors. He fills the position vacated by Dr. Mark Heggem, Riverwood’s chief medical officer, who served on the board for the past 21 years. “We are thrilled to have Dr. Dirks join our governing board, offering another

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Riverwood Gala Focuses on Support for Wellness

At this time of year, our thoughts often turn to enjoying the fruits of a bountiful harvest in our gardens, orchards or fields. Like a good harvest, good health requires many, many hours of care and nurturing too. That’s why “Together we will harvest healthy communities” is an apt theme for this year’s ninth annual

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Cardiologist to Speak at Heart Health Seminar

Some conditions as well as some lifestyle factors can put individuals at a higher risk for developing heart disease. You can take steps to lower your risk of heart disease and heart attack by addressing these risk factors. To learn more, attend a seminar called “The Road Map to Heart Health” on Thurs., Sept. 19,

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Riverwood Reduces Avoidable Hospital Readmissions by 16 Percent

Working as part of a broad-based coalition of hospitals and care providers, Riverwood Healthcare Center has made progress in preventing avoidable hospital readmissions between Jan. 1, 2011 and Dec. 31, 2012. The hospital is participating in the RARE (Reducing Avoidable Readmissions Effectively) Campaign working to achieve the triple aim of improving population health, the experience

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