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Representative Lueck previews upcoming Legislative Session

By Paul Vold kkin@rjbroadcasting.com (1/25/22) (Aitkin, MN) — Less than one week before the start of the 2022 Legislative Session, District 10B State Representative Dale Lueck returned to highlight some of his priorities ahead of his return to the State Capital. Representative Lueck noted that budget surplus continues to draw the most attention in his…
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Aitkin County Board to meet with HHS during January 25th meeting

By Paul Vold kkin@rjbroadcasting.com (1/25/22) (Aitkin MN) — The Aitkin County Board of Commissioners will hold their second meeting of 2022 from the Government Center Board Room to review their LiDAR agreement and discuss rescheduling a public hearing beginning at 9am. Following an the monthly update from Health & Human Services, the Board will be…
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City of Hill City Council holding special meeting January 25th

By Paul Vold kkin@rjbroadcasting.com (1/25/22) (Hill City, MN) — The City of Hill City Council will hold a special meeting Tuesday, January 25th at 6pm to review updates from the Event Committee and discuss contracts from the City Hall Community Room. The Council will discuss the Left’s Contract, talks on the Furnace for the Shop,…
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DNR offering grants through their Aquatic Invasive Species program

By Paul Vold kkin@rjbroadcasting.com (1/25/22) (Minnesota) — The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources and their Aquatic Invasive Species Program will be offering grants for the control of AIS in 2022, which are being accepted now through Monday, February 21st at 9am. Grant applications will be reviewed on a first-come, first-served basis, and all on-time and…
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Red Cow and Red Rabbit Restaurant Chains Sends 250 Campers to Confidence Learning Center with $17,000 Fundraiser

The Red Cow and Rabbit Restaurant chain headquartered in Minneapolis partnered with Confidence Learning Center — an outdoor education and recreation center for persons of all ages with developmental and cognitive disabilities in East Gull Lake — for the months of November and December. The fundraiser featured food and drink selections, where $1 of those…
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Brainerd Lakes Area Women’s Fund Grant Round Open

The Brainerd Lakes Area Women’s Fund 2021-22 Grant Round is open and applications will be accepted until January 31st. The fund funds new or expanded programs and projects, capital projects or operations for organizations. Eligible organizations included 501(c)3 nonprofit organizations, schools, or government entities. The funding focus area includes onetime and on-going projects and initiatives…
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Two Local Students Receive Minnesota Sheriff’s Association Scholarships

Crow Wing County Sheriff Scott Goddard announced Thursday, Jan. 20, two local college students, Jennifer Strack of Brainerd and Jenna Lawin of Holdingford, were awarded $2,000 in scholarships from the Minnesota Sheriff’s Association. The association gives special recognition to the financial needs of students attending the peace officer skills course or one of the two…
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Peysar elected to Minnesota State Agricultural Society, to serve Minnesota State Fair

By Paul Vold kkin@rjbroadcasting.com (1/24/22) (Aitkin, MN) — Longtime member of the Aitkin County Fair Board and representative for the Minnesota Federation of County Fairs Kirk Peysar was recently elected to serve a one-year term to the Minnesota State Agricultural Society, which serves as the governing body for the Minnesota State Fair. Peysar was elected…
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Downtown tree concerns presented at Aitkin City Council meeting

By Paul Vold kkin@rjbroadcasting.com (1/24/22) (Aitkin, MN) — At the Aitkin City Council’s January 18th meeting, one Aitkin resident spoke to the Council on their plan of tree maintenance for the downtown corridor. Initial discussions have taken place for plans to either replant the trees or other plans with the Aitkin Area Chamber of Commerce.…
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CRMC Nurses to receive recognition through DAISY Award

By Paul Vold kkin@rjbroadcasting.com (1/24/22) (Crosby, MN) — Cuyuna Regional Medical Center nurses are now being honored under a new recognition program that is being implemented in conjunction with The DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses. The DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses has been adopted by health care facilities around the world to celebrate nurses for…
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