Author: Paul

Already booked up, CRMC’s ‘Driving for Hospice’ looks for prizes, donations for June 17th

Despite already being sold out after less than two months for teams to sign up, Cuyuna Regional Medical Center’s ‘Driving for Hospice’ annual Golf Tournament is still looking for interested parties to help raise funds for their non-profit Hospice program. In our conversation with CRMC Charitable Fund Coordinator Jennifer Podsiadly, the 18-hole, best ball scramble will…
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May 19, 2022 0

Motorists, farm equipment operators asked to safely share the road during spring planting season

Release from the Minnesota Department of Transportation: BAXTER, Minn. — Motorists traveling in Minnesota this spring should watch for large, slow-moving farm equipment and drive with caution, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation. Crash data shows there were 374 crashes involving farm equipment in Minnesota since 2019, resulting in eight deaths and 133 injuries. Inattentive…
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May 19, 2022 0

Aitkin School Board meeting from Monday, May 16th

The Aitkin School Board held their regular meeting for the month of May.Aitkin Superintendent Dan Stifter spoke before the Board on adding 2 Teacher Workshop Days for the 2022-23 School Calendar. The Board did move to approve the addition of 2 Workshop Days. Superintendent Stifter also touched on the plans for an outdoor graduation ceremony. Discussions…
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May 18, 2022 0

Crosby-Ironton Schools Superintendent talks High School Graduation

After another whirlwind school year, Crosby-Ironton Schools will be graduating the High School Class of 2022 on Friday, June 3rd at 7pm from the Dave Galovich Gym. Returning to check in with the latest happening at the Crosby-Ironton School District, Superintendent Dr. Jamie Skjeveland (Skev-lend) detailed the year that has led to graduation day. Since becoming…
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May 18, 2022 0

Turkey Hunting continues until May 31st

Firearms turkey hunters who have an unused tag from an earlier hunt period can participate in the final hunt period from Wednesday, May 18, through Tuesday, May 31. Hunters may also purchase a license for this time period. Archery-only and youth ages 17 and younger are allowed to hunt during any time period, including the…
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May 18, 2022 0

DEED Announces Main Street Revitalization Awards

Initiative Foundation Receives $4.5 Million to Support Six Central Minnesota CommunitiesLITTLE FALLS, MN—The Initiative Foundation has been awarded a $4.5 million grant from the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED)’s Main Street Economic Revitalization Program to support economic development projects in downtown areas and select corridors in Brainerd, Cold Spring, Little Falls, Long…
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May 18, 2022 0

City of Aitkin hiring Police Officer

City of Aitkin is accepting application for the position of Full-Time Police Officer Applicant must be a licensed Peace Officer or eligible to be licensed in the state of Minnesota.  Pick up application at Aitkin Police Department 109 1st Ave NW, Aitkin; email aitkinpolice@aitkinpolice.com, call the Aitkin Police Department at 218-927-2133; or go to www.ci.aitkin.mn.us. City of Aitkin is an…
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May 18, 2022 0

Jaques Art Center Annual Golf Tournament making slight adjustments for more fun

The Jaques Art Center took feedback from their loyal participants in the annual Golf Tournament and will put them into effect with the annual event returning Friday, June 24th at Crosswoods Golf Course in Crosslake with a 12pm shotgun start. In our conversation with Golf Tournament Event Organizer Linda Causton about the results of a…
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May 18, 2022 0