Tag: Aitkin County

Aitkin County Soil & Water Conservation District update with Director Steve Hughes

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (10/19/20) (Aitkin, MN) — Aitkin County Soil & Water Conservation District Director Steve Hughes was back for his monthly update heading into the end of the year and the weather affecting projects that near the end. Hughes talked about rainfall totals and even how snowfall factors into the totals. Given the…
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October 19, 2020 0

Aitkin County Deputy Paul Bruggeman talks TZD, hunting, and scams

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarmqmail.com (10/19/20) (Aitkin, MN) — The changing of the weather includes more hazards on the roadways and Aitkin County Toward Zero Deaths continues to inform the public on initiatives to keep everyone safe. We spoke with Aitkin County Sheriff Deputy, and former TZD coordinator, Paul Bruggeman on how the number of fatalities…
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October 19, 2020 0

Community COVID-19 Testing wraps up today in Aitkin

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (10/15/20) (Aitkin, MN) — Thursday is the final day of COVID-19 Community Testing in Aitkin from the Journey North Church but the testing will be able to substantiate numbers in the immediate future that have an effect on schools in keeping students in the classroom. Our conservation from earlier this week…
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October 15, 2020 0

Aitkin County Board reviews 2019 Audit, discusses ATV ordinance on Tuesday

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (10/14/20) (Aitkin, MN) — The Aitkin County Board of Commissioners returned to the Government Center Board Room for their first meeting for the month of October on Tuesday.  Commissioners approved donations of $500 to Veterans Services from the Dale E Wayrynen American Legion in McGregor and $100 to the Sentence to…
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October 14, 2020 0

Community COVID-19 testing in Aitkin continues

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (10/14/20) (Aitkin, MN) — Community COVID-19 testing continues today from the Journey North Church in Aitkin with Aitkin County Public Health working with State agencies to ensure proper and safe testing.  Earlier this week, we spoke with Aitkin County Public Health’s Brea Hamsdorf and Erin Melz and discussed how the numbers…
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October 14, 2020 0

Community COVID-19 testing in Aitkin Tuesday-Thursday

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (10/13/20) (Aitkin, MN) — Aitkin County Public Health will be working with state agencies this week in hosting a Community COVID-19 Testing Site in the City of Aitkin. Starting today and running through Thursday, Minnesota Department of Health, Minnesota State Emergency Operations Center, and Minnesota National Guard will be providing COVID-19…
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October 13, 2020 2

Aitkin County Board to meet Tuesday at Government Center Board Room

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (10/12/20) (Aitkin, MN) — The Aitkin County Board of Commissioners will return to the Aitkin County Government Center on Tuesday for the first meeting in the month of October. Commissioners will look to approve a donation to Veterans Services from the Dale E Wayrynen American Legion, an Energy Easement, a Final…
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October 12, 2020 0

Aitkin Fisheries Rick Bruesewitz on Bluegill Initiative, Open Houses

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (10/12/20) (Aitkin, MN) — Over the last two weeks discussion and open houses have taken place concerning fishing regulations from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources and Aitkin County has not been excluded in these talks. The DNR has proposed a quality bluegill initiative (QBI) that would reduce bag limits to…
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October 12, 2020 0