Author: Paul Vold

Garrison City council approves 2020 Audit, preview plans for Carwash/Laundromat

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (1/15/21) (Garrison, MN) — It was all business as usual with the Garrison City Council and Mayor Loren Larson from Tuesday, January 12th.  Mayor Larson noted the 2020 Audit from CliftonLarsonAllen which also had discussion. The Garrison City Council approved the 2021 Appointments and Organizational Assignments. The Garrison Fire Department was…
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January 15, 2021 0

New Mayor Lonnie Lee, Hill City Council meet for first time in 2021

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (1/15/21) (Hill City, MN) — Newly sworn-in Hill City Mayor Lonnie Lee spoke to us following the City of Hill City Council meeting on Tuesday, January 12th from the Hill City Fire Hall. Mayor Lee first talked about his goals coming back to an office he has previously held. The Hill…
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January 15, 2021 0

Farm Safety Webinars with UofM, NDSU Extension begin January 21st

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (1/15/21) (Minnesota) — Next week will kick off a five-week-long series of Farm Safety Webinars through the University of Minnesota Extension and North Dakota State University Extension.  This partnership this winter will provide viewers the opportunity to empower their communities and individuals to prioritize safety of the farm. Webinars will be…
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January 15, 2021 0

Aitkin Schools District’s plan for Spectators at Sporting Events

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (1/14/21) (Aitkin, MN) — Aitkin School District announced the Spectator allowances and protocols for sporting events to be held at Aitkin High School for the Winter Seasons, in accordance with the Minnesota State High School League, at the District’s School Board meeting Monday night. Aitkin Schools Superintendent Dan Stifter unveiled wrestling…
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January 14, 2021 0

Aitkin County TZD meeting from January 13th

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (1/14/21) (Aitkin, MN) — After taking the month of December off, the Aitkin County Toward Zero Deaths Coalition began the new year with laying out the year ahead of initiatives.  TZD Coordinator Amy Dotzler alluded to the year end On-Air Drinking event, held in conjunction with KKIN Radio, local volunteers, and…
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January 14, 2021 0

Isle City Council meeting from January 12th

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (1/14/21) (Isle, MN) — The Isle City Council welcomed a new mayor and council members at their first meeting of 2021 Tuesday night from the Isle City Hall Council Chambers. City Clerk Jamie Hubbell informed us of those who took the Oath of Office to begin the meeting. After the Council…
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January 14, 2021 0

American Peat Technology

American Peat Technology in Aitkin has an opening for a full-time plant operator. Must be able to work 12-hour swing shift which includes nights & weekends. Mechanical experience is a plus. Starting wage is $17.00/hour. Company offers 401k and insurance benefits. Please send resumes to info@americanpeattech.com or by mail at 36203 350th Avenue Aitkin, MN…
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January 13, 2021 0

Deer Attractant, Feeding Bans still in effect from Department of Natural Resources

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (1/13/21) (Minnesota) — The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is reminding wildlife aficionados and hunters that deer attractant and feeding bans remain in effect from mid-2020. Deer feeding and attractant restrictions remain in place in Dakota, Hennepin, Ramsey, Rice, Scott, and Washington counties. These counties were added on July 1st, 2020…
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Aitkin School Board with 2021 updates, enrollment, Capital Projects Levy at January 11th meeting

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (1/13/21) (Aitkin, MN) — Yearly renewals and updates from the Return to School highlighted the Aitkin Public School Board meeting from Monday night at the Aitkin Public Schools Media Center.  Dennis Hasskamp was elected Board Chair, Noel Bailey was named Vice Chair, Cindi Hills was chosen as Clerk, and Kevin Hoge…
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January 13, 2021 0

COVID-19 Vaccine dashboard unveiled by Minnesota IT Services, Department of Health

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (1/13/21) (Minnesota) — The State of Minnesota launched on Tuesday a dashboard to keep track of statewide distribution of the COVID-19 vaccine in an effort to keep Minnesotans informed while shedding light on the growing numbers of vaccines received, distributed, and administered. The dashboard, put together by Minnesota IT Services and…
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