Category: News — KKIN-KFGI-KLKS-WWWI

Crow Wing County Landfill adjusting to Winter Hours

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (10/27/20) (Brainerd, MN) — The Crow Wing County Landfill will be making the move to their winter hours of operation starting November 1st. The landfill will be open Monday through Friday 8am-5pm with Summer hours resuming in April 2021. Even as COVID-19 continues, to ensure everyone’s safety all customers bringing material…
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October 27, 2020 0

Downtown Brainerd Spooktacular This Week

By: Ben Aberg 3wiamstudio@gmail.com (10/26/20) Brainerd, MN — During last week’s segment with the Brainerd Lakes Chamber of Commerce on the R&J Lakes Area Morning Show, we discussed an all-week event coming up in Brainerd to finish October. Sue Galligan explained, and gave information on how to find more as we get through the week.


October 26, 2020 0

Funding available for Farm to School Grants from MN Dept. of Agriculture

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (10/26/20) (Minnesota) — The Minnesota Department of Agriculture is looking for two new proposals for Agricultural Growth, Research, and Innovation (AGRI) grants that aim to increase local purchasing in Farm to School Programs. Minnesota School Districts could receive a total $374,000 for purchasing Minnesota-grown and raised foods used in school meal…
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October 25, 2020 0

CLC Cultural Thursday’s with Helene Danielson November 5th

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (10/26/20)  (Brainerd, MN) — Central Lakes College and their Cultural Thursdays Program will be holding a free webinar with Forestview Middle School English Language Arts Instructor Helene Danielson on Thursday, November 5th entitled “Tanzania: Teaching and Growing”. Helene Danielson spent a month in Tanzania in 2019 teaching English to under-resourced children…
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October 25, 2020 0

New trails coming Cuyuna Country SRA

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (10/26/20) (Crosby, MN) — Construction is underway in the Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area near Crosby and Ironton for 10 miles of new trail to ride in the Spring. Construction began in the northern portion of the Mahnomen Unit to expand the single-track mountain bike trail system. The project is needing…
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October 25, 2020 0

City of Hill City Council meets Tuesday, October 27th

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (10/26/20) (Hill City, MN) — The City of Hill City Council will be holding their regular board meeting after holding a Work Session Tuesday night from the Hill City Fire Hall. The Council will continue their discussions on the City’s Snowplow Policy and also get an update on First Responder CARES…
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October 25, 2020 0

Crow Wing County Sheriff’s asking public for assistance in looking for missing person

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (10/26/20) (Brainerd, MN) — The Crow Wing Sheriff’s Office and Sheriff Scott Goddard are asking for the public’s assistance in locating 30-year-old Joseph Hamann of Brainerd. It has been reported that he was last seen at a residence near Brainerd on October 17th. Mr. Hamann is known to drive a 1999…
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October 25, 2020 0

Brainerd Man Missing

RELEASE (10/24/20) Sheriff Scott Goddard is requesting assistance from the public in locating 30-year old Robert  Joseph Hamann of Brainerd. He was last seen at a residence near Brainerd on October 17. Mr.  Hamann is known to drive a 1999 Chevrolet Lumina with Minnesota registration 134RER. The  car has black duct tape on the front…
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October 24, 2020 0

Nisswa Council Gives Green Light to “City of Lights,” Renames Road from October 21 Meeting

The city of Nisswa held a regular council meeting on Wednesday, October 20. The meeting was rather short and consisted mostly of regular business. The council deliberated over whether or not to approve closing Main Street for their City of Lights event, citing some mixed feedback. Ultimately, they voted unanimously to approve. Another item on…
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October 23, 2020 0