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Aitkin County Soil and Water conservation District needs AIS inspectors, continuing with other Spring work

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (4/20/21) (Aitkin, MN) — Aitkin County Soil and Water Conservation District manager Steves Hughes is gearing up for the open water fishing season and all the public accesses that will be covered by Aquatic Invasive Species inspectors, as we covered that topic and much more with our monthly conversation. Hughes mentioned…
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April 20, 2021 0

Aitkin County woman deceased

Press Release from Aitkin County Sheriff’s Office On March 30, 2021, at approximately 11:00 a.m., Aitkin County Sheriff’s Office responded to a vehicle in the ditch in Beaver Township.  The driver of the vehicle, Karen I. Maki, 64, refused medical treatment from the McGregor Ambulance staff.  Maki exhibited signs of intoxication and emitted the odor…
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April 18, 2021 0

Karjala pleads guilty to Unintentional 2nd Degree Murder

Press Release from Aitkin County Sheriff’s Office On October 4, 2019, upon location of missing person Michelle Mae’s 2004 Jeep Liberty, investigation and searches began.  Mae’s vehicle was transported to the BCA for processing.  During the investigation of the missing person, on October 5, 2019, Joshua Emil Karjala, 34, of Swatara, was arrested for Probation…
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April 18, 2021 0

Aitkin County TZD Monthly Update: Car Seat Safety

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (4/19/21) (Aitkin, MN) — Aitkin County Toward Zero Deaths Coalition presented their monthly update with Naomi Larson with Aitkin County Public Health and talking about seatbelt safety for infants and small children. Larson first spoke about Minnesota law concerning infants and the use of car seats.  Moving from the infant rear-facing…
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April 18, 2021 0
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Aitkin County Board of Commissioners meeting from April 13th

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (4/15/21) (Aitkin, MN) — The Aitkin County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday took into consideration numerous resolutions from their Departments leaders from the Aitkin County Government Center Board Room. The Board did approve the Consent Agenda including Search & Rescue donations from Haugen, Libby, and Pliny Townships, a K-9 donation from…
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April 15, 2021 0

Aitkin County TZD meeting from March 14th

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (4/15/21)  (Aitkin, MN) — The Aitkin County Toward Zero Deaths Coalition is keeping their thoughts to those affected by the tragedy in Brooklyn Center while also refocusing their efforts for the future of the group. Their regular monthly meeting Wednesday included TZD Coordinator Amy Dotzler noted The Statewide focus on holding…
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April 15, 2021 0
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Aitkin County Board of Commissioners meeting set for April 13th

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (4/12/21) (Aitkin, MN) — The Aitkin County Board of Commissioners will be hearing multiple resolutions from their various Departments Tuesday morning from the Aitkin County Government Center Board Room. The Board will be looking to approve donations for the Search & Rescue Group from Haugen, Libby, and Pliny Townships, K-9 Donation…
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April 12, 2021 0

Aitkin County Habitat for Humanity update on Aitkin House, need for volunteers

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (4/2/21) (Aitkin, MN) — The Aitkin County Habitat for Humanity is going strong with their latest home being built in Aitkin and are still looking for assistance in completing the project. We spoke with Ann Schwartz with Habitat for Humanity about where the new home currently is at and what still…
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April 2, 2021 0
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Aitkin County Health and Human Services meeting from March 23rd

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (3/29/21) (Aitkin, MN) — The Aitkin County Health & Human Services Department held their monthly conversation with the Board of Commissioners on Tuesday, March 23rd from the Government Center Board Room. The notable topics did include a Legislative update from Director Cynthia Bennett and the latest with COVID-19 from Public Health’s…
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March 28, 2021 0

Aitkin County Historical Society open again, new hours and seeking Board members

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (3/29/21) (Aitkin, MN) — The Aitkin County Historical Society is now opening back up to the public again this Spring. With the Coronavirus Pandemic and social distancing still a factor, there will not be a grand opening celebration.  The new hours of operation include Tuesday-Friday from 10am-4pm October through April; Tuesday-Friday…
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March 28, 2021 0