Category: News — KKIN-KFGI-KLKS-WWWI

Aitkin City Council hears from Street Reconstruction Plan, 2021 Assessment at April 19th meeting

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (4/21/21) (Aitkin, MN) — The Aitkin City Council held a public hearing for street reconstruction bonds and plan, and a presentation meeting from Aitkin County Assessor Mike Dangers Monday night from the Aitkin Public Library Community Room. The Council did hear from Ehlers & Associates for the General Obligation Street Plan.…
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April 21, 2021 0

Crow Wing County Highway Maintenance crack sealing roads, patching potholes

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (4/20/21) (Brainerd, MN) — Weather permitting this week, the Crow Wing County Highway Department will be continuing road repairs. County maintenance crews will perform crack sealing operations on CSAH 3, from Mill Avenue Bridge to Merrifield, throughout the week. Crews will also be patching potholes on various county roads, and they…
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April 20, 2021 0

Aitkin County Soil and Water conservation District needs AIS inspectors, continuing with other Spring work

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (4/20/21) (Aitkin, MN) — Aitkin County Soil and Water Conservation District manager Steves Hughes is gearing up for the open water fishing season and all the public accesses that will be covered by Aquatic Invasive Species inspectors, as we covered that topic and much more with our monthly conversation. Hughes mentioned…
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April 20, 2021 0

Brainerd Public Schools accepting nominations for Above and Beyond awards

Brainerd, MN (April 19, 2021) Many Brainerd Public School employees go above and beyond assigned job expectations every day to ensure students receive a high-quality education in a safe and positive learning environment. The Brainerd Public Schools Above and Beyond Award is intended to annually recognize employees who demonstrate a positive attitude that inspires others…
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April 19, 2021 0

Essentia Health’s Brainerd clinic accepting walk-ins for COVID-19 vaccine

RELEASE – (4/19/21) Essentia Health is making it easier for people to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. On a limited basis, Essentia Health St. Joseph’s-Brainerd Clinic will be accepting walk-in COVID vaccinations. No appointment is needed. Nor do you need to be a patient of Essentia Health.  Walk-ins will be accepted Wednesday, April 21, from 7 a.m.…
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April 19, 2021 0

Aitkin County woman deceased

Press Release from Aitkin County Sheriff’s Office On March 30, 2021, at approximately 11:00 a.m., Aitkin County Sheriff’s Office responded to a vehicle in the ditch in Beaver Township.  The driver of the vehicle, Karen I. Maki, 64, refused medical treatment from the McGregor Ambulance staff.  Maki exhibited signs of intoxication and emitted the odor…
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April 18, 2021 0

Karjala pleads guilty to Unintentional 2nd Degree Murder

Press Release from Aitkin County Sheriff’s Office On October 4, 2019, upon location of missing person Michelle Mae’s 2004 Jeep Liberty, investigation and searches began.  Mae’s vehicle was transported to the BCA for processing.  During the investigation of the missing person, on October 5, 2019, Joshua Emil Karjala, 34, of Swatara, was arrested for Probation…
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April 18, 2021 0

Aitkin County TZD Monthly Update: Car Seat Safety

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (4/19/21) (Aitkin, MN) — Aitkin County Toward Zero Deaths Coalition presented their monthly update with Naomi Larson with Aitkin County Public Health and talking about seatbelt safety for infants and small children. Larson first spoke about Minnesota law concerning infants and the use of car seats.  Moving from the infant rear-facing…
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April 18, 2021 0

Representative Leuck chats on COVID-19, Budget, and Driver’s Licenses

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (4/19/21) (Aitkin, MN) — District 10B State Representative Dale Lueck discussed some of the numerous legislative ramifications in the coming weeks concerning COVID-19, the State Budget, and much more with our weekly conversation. Lueck has been working with his colleagues on legislation, that the Governor has voiced his support of, on…
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April 18, 2021 0

MSHSL Board of Directors Makes Plans for Spring Championships

Release: (BROOKLYN CENTER, MN) — Plans for spring championship experiences, competitive section placements beginning with the 2021-2022 school year and a position statement by the League’s Sports Medicine Advisory Committee regarding masking in outdoor competitions were approved today during the Minnesota State High School League’s Board of Directors meeting that was held in a virtual…
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April 16, 2021 0