Author: Paul Vold

C-I Sports Physicals coming next week

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (8/3/21) (Crosby, MN) — Cuyuna Regional Medical Center and their Family Medicine Physicians are offering sports physicals for grades 7-12 on Tuesday, August 10th from 4-6pm at Crosby-Ironton Schools. The exam itself will consist of a medical history review, physical exam, hearing and vision checks and immunization review. Cost is $25…
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August 3, 2021 0

Aitkin County Sheriff, Dan Guida, Talks Wildfire Smoke, Water Levels, Upcoming Events, and More

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (8/3/21) (Aitkin, MN) — As the summer continues to wind down, the work for Aitkin County Sheriff Dan Guida goes full-bore after our most recent conversation. Sheriff Guida alluded to the recent smoke and haze coming from the Canadian wildfires and how it affects day-to-day life. Water levels on the lakes…
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August 3, 2021 0

Strength & Honor Lift-A-Thon raises $9K for Aitkin American Legion Post #86

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (8/3/21) (Aitkin, MN) — After missing last year’s annual event that raises funds for veterans in the Aitkin Community, the Strength and Honor Lift-A-Thon picked up right where they left off with adding another $9,000 from the two-days of lifting and fundraising. R&J Broadcasting, Inc was on hand for the two…
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August 3, 2021 0

Aitkin City Council to meet August 2nd

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (8/1/21) (Aitkin, MN) — The Aitkin City Council will be reviewing special event permits and open discussion on City Park ordinances during their first August meeting tonight from the Aitkin Public Library Community Room. The Council will be looking to approve a Special Event Permit for the 2021 Riverboat Street Dance…
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August 2, 2021 0
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Aitkin County Land Commissioner Rich Courtemanche’s comments on Data Recovery Fee

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (8/1/21) (Aitkin, MN) — During last week’s Aitkin County Board meeting, Land Commissioner Rich Courtemanche presented to Commissioners on whether to reaffirm the data recovery fee or not since recent discussions of economic development and broadband projects have taken place. Courtemanche mentioned that last August the Board did continue on with…
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August 2, 2021 0

Hill City School Board meeting from July 26th

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (8/1/21) (Hill City, MN) — The Hill City School continued on with updates and confirmations on yearly contracts before the start of the 2021-22 school year from last week’s meeting. We caught up with Hill City Schools Superintendent Pat Rendle about his report to the Board on guidance from the Departments…
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August 2, 2021 0

Riverwood Healthcare expanding surgical unit, moving McGregor Clinic

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (8/1/21) (Aitkin, MN) — Riverwood Healthcare Center and its Board of Directors recently announced the approval of two major capital projects that will expand and enhance patient care into the future. Riverwood’s Hospital in Aitkin will be expanding and updating their surgery department with the growing number of surgeons and surgical…
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August 2, 2021 0
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Aitkin County ATV Ordinance Public Hearing held at July 27th meeting

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (7/30/21) (Aitkin, MN) — The Aitkin County Board of Commissioners held a public hearing during their regular board meeting Tuesday to review any potential positives or negatives of revising the ATV ordinance to allow for vehicles to be driven on paved county roads and within municipal city limits. Aitkin County Engineer…
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July 30, 2021 0

Aitkin Schools preparing for Fall return

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (7/30/21) (Aitkin, MN) — Earlier this week, we had our monthly conversation with Aitkin Public Schools Superintendent Dan Stifter and got a preview of the upcoming school year as we close out the month of July. Stifter mentioned that having students being back at full capacity will be a welcomed sight…
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July 30, 2021 0

Crosby-Ironton School Board seeking two new members after July 26th meeting

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (7/30/21) (Crosby, MN) — Despite a short meeting earlier this week, big changes are coming to the Crosby-Ironton Board of Education on Monday, July 26th.  We chatted with Crosby-Ironton Schools Superintendent Dr. Jamie Skjeveland recently about what the big news for the board was. With Decent and Dwyer resigning their spots…
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July 30, 2021 0