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Aitkin County Board meeting from August 9th

By Paul Vold kkin@rjbroadcasting.com (8/11/22) (Aitkin, MN) — The Aitkin County Board of Commissioners held their first August meeting Tuesday from the Government Center Board Room with Budget Presentations from Health and Human Services and General Government highlighting the majority of the meeting. Environmental Services Director Andrew Carlstrom began the meeting by presenting a Patriot…
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August 10, 2022 0
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Aitkin County Sheriff’s Office preparing for wild rice harvesters, safety concerns

By Paul Vold kkin@rjbroadcasting.com (8/8/22) (Aitkin, MN) — Beyond the normal recreation on Lakes in Aitkin County, visitors and local residents will soon be flocking lakes to harvest Minnesota’s state grain, wild rice. In our most recent conversation with Aitkin County Sheriff Dan Guida, the high waters that have receded in the last month have…
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August 8, 2022 0

American Peat Technology, Brother Justus Whiskey Co to give samples this weekend

By Paul Vold kkin@rjbroadcasting.com (8/5/22) (Aitkin, MN) — The partnership with American Peat Technology in Aitkin and the Brother Justus Whiskey Company of Minneapolis has been favorable for both groups with the first ever cold-peated whiskey hitting the shelves and bringing a slice of Aitkin County to the masses. We had the opportunity to speak…
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August 4, 2022 0

DNR seeks input on proposed special fishing regulations

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is asking for input on several special fishing regulation proposals. Each year, the DNR proposes new special fishing regulations that apply to individual waters and asks the public for input about the proposals. The regulations, if enacted, are reviewed on a regular basis. The DNR is considering experimental and…
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August 4, 2022 0

Aitkin County Sheriff Dan Guida talks FEMA Storm Relief in monthly conversation

By Paul Vold kkin@rjbroadcasting.com (8/2/22) (Aitkin, MN) — Aitkin County Sheriff Dan Guida, in his monthly update, spoke about the fallout of storms that did damage all over that now will receive assistance through Disaster Relief funding through the State of Minnesota and the federal government. As an example of how the amount of relief…
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August 1, 2022 0
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Aitkin County Board meeting from July 26th

By Paul Vold kkin@rjbroadcasting.com (7/29/22) (Aitkin, MN) — The Aitkin County Board of Commissioners convened Tuesday, July 26th from the Government Center Board Room to receive updates on the Growth Innovations Housing Initiative, Broadband Grant Support, and 2nd Quarter Budget review. Growth Innovations Executive Director Stan Gustafson provided the Board with an update on their…
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July 28, 2022 0
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Aitkin County Health and Human Services meets with Board of Commissioners at July 26th meeting

By Paul Vold kkin@rjbroadcasting.com (7/28/22) (Aitkin, MN) — The Aitkin County Health and Human Services Department presented their 2nd Quarter Fiscal Report and Director Cynthia Bennett gave her update to the Board of Commissioners Tuesday, July 26th from the Aitkin County Government Center Board Room. HHS Fiscal Supervisor Carli Goble noted their expenditures have gone…
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July 27, 2022 0

‘AIS Photo Finish’ entering final Summer months with Aitkin County SWCD

By Paul Vold kkin@rjbroadcasting.com (7/26/22) (Aitkin, MN) — Time is still remaining for individuals on Aitkin County lakes to combat Aquatic Invasive Species and have a chance to win a kayak or $250 cash with the Aitkin County Soil and Water Conservation District. We chatted with Conservation District Manager Steve Hughes and he spoke about…
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July 25, 2022 0