There will be no Aitkin County Fair this summer - the first cancellation since 1946.
The county fair - scheduled to start Wednesday and run through July 14 - was canceled Tuesday after a vote by the Aitkin County Board.
Strong winds and thunderstorms that rolled through the Brainerd lakes area Monday night into Tuesday morning affected several counties, extensively damaged the areas of Longville and Cass Lake and terminated power to 6,500 Crow Wing Power residents — which meant no air conditioning for those peopl...
Fourteen contestants will be vying for the title of the 2012 Miss Brainerd Lakes and the 2012 Miss Baxter Scholarship Pageant at 7 p.m. Saturday at Tornstrom Auditorium.
Doors open at 6:30 and tickets are $10 and are available at Riddle's Jewelry.