Tag: Aitkin

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 Public School Board Work Session includes Capital Projects Levy, adding Coaches

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (4/12/21) (Aitkin, MN) — The Aitkin Public School Board will be gathering for a Work Session meeting Monday night from the Aitkin High School Media Center at 7pm. The Board will meet to discuss New Business of Winter Coaches Salaries and Discuss adding additional Junior high Softball and Girls Golf Coach.…
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April 12, 2021 0

Aitkin City Council hires Police Chief, will be repurposing Skate Park for Pickleball Courts

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (4/6/21) (Aitkin, MN) — The Aitkin City Council moved forward with hiring a new Police Chief and will be repurposing the City SkatePark during their regular Council meeting Monday night from the Aitkin Public Library Community Room. The Council approved resolutions for authorizing to make applications and accepting funds from the…
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April 6, 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

Aitkin Superintendent Dan Stifter talks winter sports, reductions, enrollment in monthly update

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (4/1/21) (Aitkin, MN) — Aitkin Public Schools Superintendent Dan Stifter noted changes coming to the District with reductions, upcoming events, and the success of the winter sports seasons, with our monthly conversation. Stifter says the District has celebrated their qualifiers in Wrestling, Dance, and Hockey in the last few weeks, thanks…
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March 31, 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

Riverwood Healthcare’s Dr. David Taylor COVID-19 update

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (3/24/21) (Aitkin, MN) — Riverwood Healthcare’s Chief Medical Officer Dr David Taylor returned for another update with COVID-19, vaccinations, and how distribution in the Lakes area has been favoring as Spring returns. Dr Taylor remains optimistic about getting in front of COVID-19, but numerous variants may be making their way to…
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March 24, 2021 0

Golden Horizons Assisted Living bringing back entertainment, visitors

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (3/3/21) (Aitkin, MN) — Doors are opening back up at Golden Horizons Senior Living while also keeping COVID-19 protocols in place in our most recent chat with Terri Mathis. With Spring on the horizon, activities are slowly being integrated once again for residents. Even as they loosen restrictions to allow more…
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March 4, 2021 0

GuidePoint Pharmacy readies for more COVID-19 vaccines and distribution

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (3/3/21) (Aitkin, MN) — GuidePoint Pharmacy in Aitkin is one of the numerous pharmacies in the State of Minnesota that are making the COVID-19 vaccine readily accessible to those age 65 and older, the current priority as set by the Minnesota Department of Health. Dr. Matthew Doucette, owner and pharmacist at…
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March 3, 2021 0

Terri Mathis of Golden Horizons returns for update on job openings, residents

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (2/2/21) (Aitkin, MN) — One month into the New Year, upcoming events while trying to get clients back to a somewhat normal routine covered our conversation with Terri Mathis of Golden Horizons Assisted Living. Mathis spoke about Golden Horizons push to get their clients and staff vaccinated with the recent integration…
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February 2, 2021 0