Category: News — KKIN-KFGI-KLKS-WWWI

Aitkin County Sheriff’s Office preparing for wild rice harvesters, safety concerns

By Paul Vold kkin@rjbroadcasting.com (8/8/22) (Aitkin, MN) — Beyond the normal recreation on Lakes in Aitkin County, visitors and local residents will soon be flocking lakes to harvest Minnesota’s state grain, wild rice. In our most recent conversation with Aitkin County Sheriff Dan Guida, the high waters that have receded in the last month have…
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August 8, 2022 0

Smith Road Closure in Crow Wing County to start Monday, August 8th

Holmvig Excavating will be closing a portion of Smith Road in the Unorganized, First Assessment District, Monday, August 8, for a culvert replacement from 7 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Motorists should use County Road 49 (Wise Road) and Legionville Road during this time. Final paving operations will take place after this date.   Please feel free…
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August 8, 2022 0

Crow Wing County Highway Maintenance for this week

County maintenance crews will perform spray patching operations on County Road 144, in Long Lake Township throughout the week. County maintenance crews will perform ATV and storm washout repairs on various county roads, throughout the week. Maintenance crews may be working in the drive lane and on the shoulders simultaneously, creating the need to close…
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August 8, 2022 0

County State Aid Highway 3 & Executive Acres Road/Legionville Road Intersection Improvement

Crow Wing County has entered into a contract with Anderson Brothers Construction for the reconstruction of the intersection of County State Aid Highway (CSAH) 3 and Executive Acres Road/Legionville Road. The project will consist of regrading the intersection to accommodate left turn lanes, improved sightlines, culvert work, and a new bituminous surface.  Construction is planned…
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August 8, 2022 0

Community invited to annual CLC Ag & Energy Research Center Field Day

The community is invited to attend the annual Central Lakes College Ag & Energy Research Center Field Day from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Ag & Energy Center, 26505 County Road 2, Staples. All activities are free and open to the public.  All Day Events: Drone flights and a tractor ride n’ drive. …
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August 8, 2022 0

CRMC, Mille Lacs Health System Paramedic Rowan honored at National EMS Memorial

Cuyuna Regional Medical Center and Mille Lacs Health System Paramedic Toby Rowan of Fifty Lakes who passed away at age 47 while on duty was among the 72 Emergency Medical Services professionals lost in the line of duty who were honored during the weekend of July 22 by the National EMS Memorial Service in Washington,…
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August 8, 2022 0

Metropolitan Opera Singers to be Featured in First Opera at the New Gichi-ziibi Center for the Arts

On Friday and Sunday, August 12 and 14, the Lakes Area Music Festival presents the first full opera production ever to grace the stage of the Gichi-ziibi Center for the Arts: Ariadne auf Naxos by Richard Strauss. Featuring six singers from the Metropolitan Opera and the all-star LAMF orchestra led by music director, Christian Reif, Ariadne auf Naxos promises…
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August 8, 2022 0

American Peat Technology, Brother Justus Whiskey Co to give samples this weekend

By Paul Vold kkin@rjbroadcasting.com (8/5/22) (Aitkin, MN) — The partnership with American Peat Technology in Aitkin and the Brother Justus Whiskey Company of Minneapolis has been favorable for both groups with the first ever cold-peated whiskey hitting the shelves and bringing a slice of Aitkin County to the masses. We had the opportunity to speak…
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August 4, 2022 0