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Aitkin County Board of Commissioners meeting from January 26th

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (1/27/21) (Aitkin, MN) — The Aitkin County Board of Commissioners moved forward with improvements and updates at their regular meeting Tuesday morning from the Aitkin County Government Center Board Room.  The Board did approve items including amending SSTS and Permit Inspection Contract, Prosecution Services, Timber Auction Dates for 2021, Conveyance of…
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January 27, 2021 0
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Aitkin County Board to meet January 26th

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (1/22/21) (Aitkin, MN) — The Aitkin County Board will have their regular meeting and confer with the Health and Human Services Department Tuesday morning from the Aitkin County Government Center Board Room.  Following the Health and Human Services Meeting at 9:05am, Commissioners will hear a presentation from Peggy Jones of American…
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January 22, 2021 0

Aitkin County TZD: ASAP Towing talks winter road safety

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (1/22/21) (Aitkin, MN) — Winter road safety is paramount with the variance in temperatures and accumulation of snow during the coldest months of the year. The Aitkin County Toward Zero Deaths Coalition, represented by Josh Paulson from ASAP Towing was able to give some insight to help reduce the risk of…
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January 22, 2021 0

Aitkin City Council hears from Habitat for Humanity; Police holds School Resource Officer contact

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (1/20/21) (Aitkin, MN) — The Aitkin City Council held their second meeting of January Tuesday night after City offices were closed Monday due to the Martin Luther King, Jr holiday.  The Council approved a pay request for the Park Improvement Project and the Police Department for County/City Prosecution Services Agreement, and…
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January 20, 2021 0

Aitkin County Habitat for Humanity going strong into 2021, looking for volunteers

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (1/19/21) (Aitkin, MN) — The Aitkin County Habitat for Humanity is not waiting for the weather to change or for 2021 to improve with the COVID-19 Pandemic. We caught up with Ann Schwartz, Director of the Aitkin County Habitat for Humanity, on their most recent project, a new house located at…
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January 19, 2021 0

Aitkin County TZD meeting from January 13th

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (1/14/21) (Aitkin, MN) — After taking the month of December off, the Aitkin County Toward Zero Deaths Coalition began the new year with laying out the year ahead of initiatives.  TZD Coordinator Amy Dotzler alluded to the year end On-Air Drinking event, held in conjunction with KKIN Radio, local volunteers, and…
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January 14, 2021 0
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New Board Chair, Vice Chair chosen at Aitkin County Board Meeting from January 5th

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (1/7/21) (Aitkin, MN) — The Aitkin County Board of Commissioners held their first meeting of 2021 with elections of Chair and Vice Chair, 2021 updates, and Highway projects from the Aitkin County Government Center Board room. Commissioner J. Mark Wedel was nominated and voted to Board Chair and Commissioner Anne Marcotte…
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January 7, 2021 0
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Aitkin County Board to elect Board Chair, Vice Chair at January 5th meeting

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (1/1/21) (Aitkin, MN) — The Aitkin County Board will swear in new Commissioners and elect a new Board Chair and Vice Chair at their first meeting of 2021 on Tuesday, January 5th at 9am. The meeting will begin with Ninth Judicial District Judge David Hermerding swearing in Laurie Westerland as District…
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January 1, 2021 0

Aitkin County Sheriff Dan Guida recaps 2020, Line 3 protests in monthly conversation

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (12/31/20) (Aitkin County, MN) — The End of 2020 could not come soon enough for Aitkin County Sheriff Dan Guida, as we had the opportunity to speak with him for his monthly update and a chance to recap a year’s worth of enforcement. After another significant snowfall this week which led…
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December 31, 2020 0

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

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (12/28/20) (Aitkin, MN) — Aitkin County Soil & Water Conservation District Director Steve Hughes wrapped up 2020 with a look at Water Quality and how it will be affected going into the New Year. Hughes first informed us about how Soil & Water Conservation Districts came to be, especially in Aitkin…
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December 28, 2020 0