Tag: Year in Review

As CRES Students return, Crosby-Ironton remains proactive

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (1/12/21) (Crosby, MN) — With Monday being the first day Cuyuna Range Elementary Schools students returned to the classroom, the Crosby-Ironton School District continues to push forward with their Return to School plan that refuses to stay quiet with the COVID-19 pandemic. Crosby-Ironton Superintendent Dr. Jamie Skjeveland says the District was…
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January 12, 2021 0

Crosby-Ironton Schools “Year in Review”

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (1/8/21) (Crosby, MN) — There were some positives that came out of 2020 with the Crosby-Ironton School District. In our final story for our “Year in Review” series, we spoke with Crosby-Ironton Superintendent Dr. Jamie Skjeveland about the initial realization of the District shutting down back in March and how they…
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January 8, 2021 0

Aitkin Public Schools “Year in Review”

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (1/1/21) (Aitkin, MN) — Building for the future all while keeping the District going in the midst of the COVID-19 Pandemic are what the Aitkin School District dealt with in 2020.  In our Year in Review, we spoke with Aitkin Public Schools Superintendent Dan Stifter spoke of the return of students…
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January 1, 2021 0

Year in Review – Marquart Previews Legislative Sessions

Legislators will soon be called back into action in Minnesota, but this time for their regular session instead of a special session. Last year getting a bonding bill passed was the main priority, so this year when they convene on January 4th, the legislature will focus on putting together a balanced budget for next biennium,…
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December 31, 2020 0

Year in Review – Mahnomen Sheriff COVID Struggles

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, area law enforcements have had to juggle through a number of challenges and complications and still do their absolute best to protect the community they serve. Mahnomen County Sheriff Josh Guenther spoke about those challenges during our Year in Review conversation. Sheriff Guenther notes that like nurses and school teachers, they’ve…
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December 31, 2020 0

Year in Review – Mahnomen COVID Postive Outcomes

While we don’t know for certain when this COVID pandemic will end, what we do know is that it will have a lasting impact on the way we go about our daily lives and some of things are positives. Specifically, with school districts, Mahnomen Superintendent Jeff Bisek says this pandemic has placed an emphasis on…
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December 31, 2020 0

Year in Review – Gary Youth Step up big in 2020

The youth of Gary stepped up again in a big way in 2020. The Gary Mayor’s Junior Council was formed in recent years as a way for youth in the community to have a voice for other youth in the city and provide fun and safe ways to keep them occupied. Keeping kids occupied in…
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December 31, 2020 0

Year in Review – DNR Bluegill Initiative

Anglers will likely see more reduced bluegill bag limits on a handful of area lakes as part of the Minnesota DNR’s Quality Bluegill Initiative. The Quality Bluegill Initiative is a statewide, stakeholder-driven program to maintain and/or increase the number of quality bluegill populations in Minnesota. Detroit Lakes Fisheries Supervisor Nathan Olson says the initiative is…
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December 31, 2020 0

Year in Review – Ag Reason to be Positive

The COVID-19 pandemic has been a downer for all of us in 2020, but for those in Agriculture there were some reasons to be positive. During out Agriculture Year in Review, Don Wick with the Red River Farm Network says we were able to finish off the year on a good note with some strong…
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December 31, 2020 0

Hill City School District “Year in Review

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (12/31/20) (Hill City, MN) — The Hill City School District felt the sting of the COVID-19 shutdown back in March, but has continued to be one of the few schools in the Northland to remain with in-person learning through the 2020-21 school year. With our Year in Review for area school…
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December 31, 2020 0