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City of Pierz Receives Update on Road Project, Finalizes Zoning Ordinance

(PIERZ, MN) — The city of Pierz held a regular council meeting on January 25, so we spoke with Mayor Dave Fischer to hear about what was discussed. Fischer said the first order of business was to swear in Jacque Ballou, a council member who had missed the first meeting of the year. The city…
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January 27, 2021 0

Staples-Motley Superintendent Talks Vaccines, Support Staff Appreciation

(STAPLES, MN) — The Staples-Motley School Board met on Monday to discuss items ranging from vaccines to a new education plan from the governor and more, so we spoke with superintendent Shane Tappe to get the latest. Tappe first went over the board’s reorganizational meeting from earlier in the month and how things are looking…
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January 27, 2021 0
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Aitkin County Board of Commissioners meeting from January 26th

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (1/27/21) (Aitkin, MN) — The Aitkin County Board of Commissioners moved forward with improvements and updates at their regular meeting Tuesday morning from the Aitkin County Government Center Board Room.  The Board did approve items including amending SSTS and Permit Inspection Contract, Prosecution Services, Timber Auction Dates for 2021, Conveyance of…
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January 27, 2021 0

Aitkin School Board Work Session reviews land purchase, updates Capital Projects Levy

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (1/27/21) (Aitkin, MN) — The Aitkin Public School Board held a Work Session meeting Monday night with the District looking into the future plans relating to land and the Capital Projects Levy from the Aitkin High School Media Center.  Superintendent Dan Stifter opened discussion on land purchase review from the District’s…
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January 27, 2021 0

Crosby City Council appoints personnel at January 25th meeting

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (1/27/21) (Crosby, MN) — The Crosby City Council gathered Monday night to go over appointments and review invoice requests from the Crosby City Council Chambers. The Council did approve the authorization change in the Unity Bank Account Signers for the City of Crosby, and accepted the resignation of Margaret Saba and…
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January 27, 2021 0

Brainerd Board of Education Seeks Public Input on Name of PAC at Brainerd High School

Release (1/26/21) Brainerd, MN — As the construction on the new Performing Arts Center addition continues, the Board of Education turned its attention Monday evening to the question of what to name this center that will serve the school district and community The Board of Education is requesting input from the community on this question.…
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January 26, 2021 0

District 10A Representative Heintzeman Talks U.S. Capitol,

By: Ben Aberg 3wiamstudio@gmail.com (1/26/21) Brainerd, MN — In our latest update with Representative Josh Heintzeman, we discussed how members of his family had been in the U.S. Captitol on January 6th. Heintzeman also condemned the violence of that day. We discussed a recent letter by the governor discussing the potential to start giving up…
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January 26, 2021 0

Crow Wing County Highway Maintenance removing brush, trees; clearing guardrails this week

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (1/26/21) (Crow Wing County, MN) — The Crow Wing County Highway Maintenance will be continuing with brush removal throughout the County and a handful of projects to clear up winter roads. Highway Maintenance crews will be performing brush and nuisance tree removal along County Road 10 in Garrison Township, CSAH 145…
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January 26, 2021 0

Minnesota DNR seeks public, local government input on Off-Highway Motorcycle trails

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (1/26/21)  (Minnesota) — The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has initiated a statewide master planning project for off-highway motorcycle (OHM) trails. Members of the public are encouraged to provide comments regarding the desired types and locations of additional trails, any concerns about OHM trails and related issues. Both OHM riders and…
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January 26, 2021 0