Category: Announcements & Cancellations — KKIN/KFGI/KLKS/WWWI

Essentia Health hosting free education event on heart-failure medication

By Devon Krueger (4/10/21) NEWS RELEASE: Medications are an important part of the treatment plan for heart-failure patients. That’s why Essentia Health is working to make sure those patients have the resources they need to best manage their health and medications.  Essentia is hosting a free, hour-long virtual event at 6 p.m. on Tuesday,…
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April 10, 2021 0

Announcements and Cancellations for Wednesday, December 23rd

Schools: McGregor Public Schools will be releasing Students at 12:3pm due to weather concerns

December 23, 2020 0

CLC AD Jim Russell Talks Decision to Cancel Basketball for Men and Women for 2020-2021

In a decision that may have seemed inevitable, Central Lakes College made the move to cancel its men’s and women’s basketball seasons due to COVID-19. While the Minnesota Collegiate Athletic Association (MCAC) still has not made an announcement about whether or not it will host winter sports, CLC has made its own decision, and there…
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November 19, 2020 0

Little Falls Early Childhood Program Changing to Distance Learning

From a press release from Little Falls Community Schools Wednesday, November 11, 2020 Little Falls Community announces the following information for immediate release: The Early Childhood program at Little Falls Community Schools will transition to Distance Learning immediately through Tuesday, November 17. Children and staff are able to return to the Early Childhood Center on…
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November 12, 2020 0

Brainerd Public Schools – Elementary Learning Models Change and Secondary Updates

In an email sent out by Brainerd Public Schools: As a school district, we feel fortunate that we were able to begin the 2020-21 school year in the hybrid learning model for all students and staff. Although the school district has put forth our best effort to keep our COVID-19 positive case numbers low, they…
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November 11, 2020 0

Pine River-Backus Schools Superintendent Update on COVID-19 Situation

With the announcement coming this week that Pine River-Backus Schools would be moving to all distance learning for the foreseeable future, we spoke with superintendent Jonathan Clark to get his word on what’s going on. Clark said the plan is for the middle and high schools to stay in distance learning until November 16 due…
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October 30, 2020 0

Announcements and Cancellations for Thursday, Oct. 22nd

Schools: Aitkin – Closed; E-Learning Day for students Brainerd – Closed; E-Learning Day for students Central Lakes College – Brainerd and Staples Campuses Closed Crosby-Ironton – Closed; E-Learning Day for students Crosslake Community School – Closed; E-Learning Day for students Little Falls – Closed Nay Ah Shing – Closed; E-Learning Day Onamia – Closed –…
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October 22, 2020 0

Pine River-Backus Schools Superintendent Updates on Schools’ COVID-19 Situation

In the wake of classes being cancelled at Pine River-Backus schools on Wednesday, October 14, we spoke with superintendent Jon Clark to get an update on what’s going on. Clark first summarized the situation, saying that the school was notified Tuesday evening of a confirmed positive COVID-19 case was present. Due to the logistical issues…
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October 15, 2020 0