Author: Paul Vold

Announcements and Cancellations for Thursday, Oct. 22nd

Schools: Aitkin – Closed; E-Learning Day for students Brainerd – Closed; E-Learning Day for students Crosslake – Closed; E-Learning Day for students Pequot Lakes – Closed; E-Learning Day for students Pillager – Closed; E-Learning Day for students Pine River-Backus – Closed; Make-up Date will be Monday, Jan. 25th Sports: Pequot Lakes @ PRB Varsity Volleyball…
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October 22, 2020 0

Crossing Arts Alliance online Art Fundraiser continues

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (10/22/20) (Brainerd, MN) — The Crossing Arts Alliance annual 8×8 Art Auction Fundraiser is up and running on a virtual format for 2020. Crossing Arts adjusted their usual gala by hosting a live online auction going now through October 25th. The virtual format has provided an inspiring collection of art, music,…
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October 22, 2020 0

DNR approves two permits, licenses for Line 3 Replacement Project

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (10/22/20) (Minnesota) — The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has made the decision in granting two out of ten possible required permits, licenses, and approvals for the proposed Enbridge Line 3 pipeline replacement project in the Northland. DNR officials took into careful consideration or applicable state laws, all input received, and…
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October 22, 2020 0

McGregor School Board accept Nexus contract, looking at new website at regular meeting

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (10/22/20) (McGregor, MN) — The McGregor School Board met Monday night to confirm dates of Conferences, establish polling places, and personnel items. The Board approved the 2nd Reading of Policy 704, Development & Maintenance of An Inventory of Fixed Assets & A Fixed Asset Accounting System, and donations totaling $2,508.82 to…
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October 22, 2020 0

Dr. Ann Johnson of Riverwood Healthcare

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (10/22/20) (Aitkin, MN) — Dr Ann Johnson, the latest addition to the Minnesota Center for Obstetrics & Gynecology at Riverwood Healthcare, is bringing her small-town roots and medicine to the Northland as we had the chance to speak with her. Born and raised in Alexandria, Dr. Johnson has grown up with…
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October 22, 2020 0

Woods and Waters Builders and Remodeling

Woods and Waters Builders and Remodeling is looking for a few hard working Carpenters and Laborers to add to their building crew in the Walker, Longville, and Remer areas. They do all types of projects that will challenge your skills! Great pay depending on experience. Please call 218-513-9930 or email wandwbuilders@yahoo.com


October 21, 2020 0

Aitkin School Board discusses Levy, Learning Models at Monday meeting

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (10/21/20)(Aitkin, MN) — The Aitkin Public School Board gathered for their monthly meeting Monday night from the Aitkin High School Media Center to review school policies and hear comments on the proposed Capital Projects Levy. The Board approved policies including Complaints, the Pledge of Allegiance, Use of Pease Officers, Wellness, and…
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October 21, 2020 0

Miner’s Mountain Road now complete, open after improvements

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (Crobsy, MN) — The Miner’s Mountain Overlook in the Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area near Crosby just wrapped up a much needed facelift with multiple improvements taking place in the past months. Cuyuna Country SRA Supervisor Jonah Moline informed us of the upgrades for visitors. The stabilized roadway and improved stormwater…
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October 21, 2020 0

One-vehicle crash leads to pedestrian death in Brainerd

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (10/21/20) (Brainerd, MN) — The Brainerd Police Department responded Monday to a call of a single-vehicle crash featuring a pedestrian Monday evening. Officers were dispatched to the intersection of Oak and SE 28th Streets in Brainerd to perform life-saving measures on the pedestrian that were unsuccessful. The pedestrian was identified as…
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October 21, 2020 0

Isle Public School News update with Superintendent Dean Kapsner

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarmqail.com (10/21/20) (Isle, MN) — Isle Public Schools Superintendent Dean Kapsner was kind enough to chat with us for an update on the latest events with the Isle School District. Superintendent Kapsner noted the District’s excitement of having spectators at sporting events. Even with a limited number of spectators allowed to attend…
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October 21, 2020 0