Category: —School News – KKIN/KFGI/KLKS/WWWI

Staples-Motley Superintendent Talks Vaccines, Support Staff Appreciation

(STAPLES, MN) — The Staples-Motley School Board met on Monday to discuss items ranging from vaccines to a new education plan from the governor and more, so we spoke with superintendent Shane Tappe to get the latest. Tappe first went over the board’s reorganizational meeting from earlier in the month and how things are looking…
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January 27, 2021 0

Aitkin School Board Work Session reviews land purchase, updates Capital Projects Levy

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (1/27/21) (Aitkin, MN) — The Aitkin Public School Board held a Work Session meeting Monday night with the District looking into the future plans relating to land and the Capital Projects Levy from the Aitkin High School Media Center.  Superintendent Dan Stifter opened discussion on land purchase review from the District’s…
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January 27, 2021 0

All of Crosby-Ironton Schools return today, Dr. Jamie Skjeveland talks about getting back to the classroom

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (1/20/21) (Crosby, MN) — All students return to the classroom starting today with the Crosby-Ironton School District and Superintendent Dr. Jamie Skjeveland could not be more excited for this day to have arrived. In our latest conversation with Superintendent Skjeveland, he spoke to the long process leading up to students coming…
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January 20, 2021 0

Central Lakes College Monthly Update – January 2021

(BRAINERD, MN) — Central Lakes College’s spring semester is now underway, and to get our monthly update with the school, we spoke with the school’s president, Dr. Hara Charlier. Dr. Charlier began by taking a look back on the fall semester for 2020; she admitted it was one of the most difficult semesters she’s been…
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January 14, 2021 0

Aitkin Schools District’s plan for Spectators at Sporting Events

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (1/14/21) (Aitkin, MN) — Aitkin School District announced the Spectator allowances and protocols for sporting events to be held at Aitkin High School for the Winter Seasons, in accordance with the Minnesota State High School League, at the District’s School Board meeting Monday night. Aitkin Schools Superintendent Dan Stifter unveiled wrestling…
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January 14, 2021 0

Pillager Schools Update – 1/13/21

(PILLAGER, MN) — The Pillager School Board met for the first time in 2021 on Monday, January 11, so we spoke with superintendent Mike Malmberg to hear the latest updates with the school. Malmberg started off by talking about the reorganization meeting, which took place before the regular board meeting, and involved welcoming in some…
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January 13, 2021 0

Aitkin School Board with 2021 updates, enrollment, Capital Projects Levy at January 11th meeting

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (1/13/21) (Aitkin, MN) — Yearly renewals and updates from the Return to School highlighted the Aitkin Public School Board meeting from Monday night at the Aitkin Public Schools Media Center.  Dennis Hasskamp was elected Board Chair, Noel Bailey was named Vice Chair, Cindi Hills was chosen as Clerk, and Kevin Hoge…
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January 13, 2021 0

As CRES Students return, Crosby-Ironton remains proactive

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (1/12/21) (Crosby, MN) — With Monday being the first day Cuyuna Range Elementary Schools students returned to the classroom, the Crosby-Ironton School District continues to push forward with their Return to School plan that refuses to stay quiet with the COVID-19 pandemic. Crosby-Ironton Superintendent Dr. Jamie Skjeveland says the District was…
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January 12, 2021 0

Brainerd Public Schools update on in-person learning

Superintendent of Brainerd Public Schools, Laine Larson issued a letter Friday to update the district’s families on the plan to return to in-person learning. The letter contains the most current COVID-19 information in Crow Wing County, and mentions that the district continues to follow the guidance in the state’s safe learning plan. The letter states…
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January 10, 2021 0

Crosby-Ironton Schools “Year in Review”

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (1/8/21) (Crosby, MN) — There were some positives that came out of 2020 with the Crosby-Ironton School District. In our final story for our “Year in Review” series, we spoke with Crosby-Ironton Superintendent Dr. Jamie Skjeveland about the initial realization of the District shutting down back in March and how they…
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January 8, 2021 0