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District 10B Representative Dale Lueck talks ATV trails, school trust lands, DEED grants

By Paul Vold kkin@rjbroadcasting.com (9/28/21) (Aitkin, MN) — District 10B State Representative Dale Lueck was back to discuss more movement on the environment at the Legislature and its impact on the community he serves. Representative Lueck first noted the completion of ATV Trails in the Emily area. Lueck also recently met with City of Garrison…
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September 28, 2021 0

Two vehicles involved in Mille Lacs County crash

By Paul Vold kkin@rjbroadcasting.com (9/28/21) (Kathio Township, MN) — Two vehicles were involved in multiple non-life threatening injuries on Highway 169 on Friday, September 24th. The Minnesota State Patrol reports a 2007 Chevy Avalanche was travelling west on Virgo Road in Kathio Township and was crossing Highway 169. In the attempt to cross the wet…
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September 27, 2021 0

Aitkin County Sheriff Dan Guida’s monthly update

By Paul Vold kkin@rjbroadcasting.com (9/26/21) (Aitkin, MN) — Early hunting seasons has Aitkin County springing back to life with visitors on the weekends which includes more activity for the Aitkin County Sheriff’s office. In our most recent conversation with Aitkin County Sheriff Dan Guida did talk about helpful tips concerning hunters for safety from other…
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September 26, 2021 0
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Aitkin County Board meeting for September 28th

By Paul Vold kkin@rjbroadcasting.com (9/26/21) (Aitkin, MN) — The Aitkin County Board of Commissioners will hold their regular meeting and their monthly discussion with Health and Human Services on Tuesday, September 28th from the Aitkin County Government Center Board Room. Commissioners will be looking to approve Consent Agenda items including an MSA Professional Services Grant,…
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September 26, 2021 0

Highway work to be done in Crow Wing County this week

By Paul Vold kkin@rjbroadcasting.com (9/26/21) (Brainerd, MN) — With a clear weather week ahead for road work, the Crow Wing County Highway Department will have a full schedule of projects. Crew will perform spray patching operations on County Road 144, in Oak Lawn and Maple Grove Townships through the week. Shoulder repair work will be…
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September 26, 2021 0

Cuyuna Lakes Lunch Bunch serves 3K meals this summer

By Paul Vold kkin@rjbroadcasting.com (9/26/21) (Crosby, MN) — Despite lower numbers than recent years, the Cuyuna Lakes Lunch Bunch still served over 3,000 meals this summer to area youth. The free summer lunch program organized by area churches and Cuyuna Regional Medical Center served 3,521 nutritious lunches, which was down from the 4,142 lunches in…
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September 26, 2021 0

2021 Walk to End Alzheimer’s Saturday in Baxter

By: Ben Aberg (9/24/21) 3wi@rjbroadcasting.com Brainerd, MN — The local Walk to End Alzheimer’s is set for Saturday, September 25th at Forestview Middle School. We spoke with Walk Manager Brenda Conley about the options for this year’s walk. Where do the funds go for the walk? For those who will not be taking part in…
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September 24, 2021 0

Corps of Engineers announces temporary closure at Gull Lake boat ramp

–RELEASE–(9/24/21) ST. PAUL, Minn. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, will temporarily close the boat launch at Gull Lake, near Brainerd, Minnesota, to reconstruct the ramp, beginning Sept. 27. The ramp will be closed for about two weeks. Over time, activities such as driving boats onto trailers at landings and propeller wash…
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September 24, 2021 0

Crash claims life of Little Falls man

A 39-year-old Little Falls man died at a hospital following a vehicle crash Wednesday 2 milessouth of Little Falls. The Morrison County Sheriff’s Office was called at 6:32 p.m. to a one-vehicle crash on Harvest Road, just south of Iris Road, in Little Falls Township. The sheriff’s office reported the driver, Aaron Mielke of Little…
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September 24, 2021 0

Pillager Public Schools Update from Superintendent Mike Malmberg

By: Ben Aberg (9/23/21) 3wi@rjbroadcasting.com Pillager, MN — Pillager Schools Superintendent Mike Malmberg first discussed the 2022 levy going down almost four percent. Malmberg discussed the first budget revision and enrollment tying in. Nothing much has changed in the early weeks of the school year in terms of COVID-19. The CTC Center is coming along;…
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September 24, 2021 0