Floodwood

Man Struck and Killed on State Highway in Aitkin County

Victim Was on Floodwood City Council

JACOBSON, Minn.-A Floodwood man is dead after being struck by a car on state Highway 200 in Aitkin County. The victim has been identified as Vernon Owens, a Floodwood city councilor. He was serving his third term. Owens was also a veteran who had served in the Marine Corps and Navy. The Minnesota State Patrol says the 61-year-old man was…

Blaze at Floodwood Business Monday

FLOODWOOD, Minn. – Flames filling a local business in the Northland Monday evening. The St. Louis County Sheriff’s Department got a call of a structure fire at 12402 Hwy 2, West of Floodwood at 5:12 p.m. The fire was at MAT Incorporated, a business that produces erosion control products for hydraulic seeding. A fire had started in some of the…

A Strong Spring Storm Delivers Snow and High Winds to the Northland

Winter Storm Warnings & Gale Warnings Greeted the Northland to Kick Off May.

FLOODWOOD, Minn. – The Northland braced for bad weather today under multiple warnings and advisories. Rain pushed into the region Sunday night and turned into snow during the early morning hours on Monday. Wet snowflakes fell sideways across the sky spanning from Brainerd to Virginia, with 1-3″ of snow accumulating by the afternoon. “It was a total white out, it…