Category: News

Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka Session Highlights

By Laura Hamilton laura@kkcqradio.com (8/3/2021) In an interview last week, Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka looked back on the legislative session and said one of the highlights for him was the legislature approving $29 million dollars to cover the amount northern Minnesota counties were being asked to pay in the Enbridge lawsuit. Gazelka stated that…
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Benedictine Foundation to Host 2nd Annual ATV Fun Run Fundraiser

Ada, MN — The Benedictine Living Community of Ada invites community members to participate in the 2nd annual ATV Fun Run on Sunday, August 15th at 2pm.  The ride starts and ends at the Norman County Fairgrounds in Ada. The run, which formed out of necessity last year during COVID, was a big hit in…
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Dedication for Cupido WMA, Norman County’s Newest Wildlife Management Area, on August 6th

Twin Valley, MN — The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is taking part in a dedication ceremony this Friday, August 6th for Norman County’s newest and one of it’s most significant Wildlife Management Areas. The Cupido Wildlife Management Area, which was gifted to the DNR last year by the Minnesota Prairie Chicken Society and Pheasants…
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Conservation Officer weekly report District-5 8/3/21

District 5 – Eveleth area Last updated: 2021-08-02 CO Darrin Kittelson (International Falls #1) reports fishing and boating enforcement on Rainy Lake continue to be the main focuses of the workload. Fishing success remains fair to good. A wolf-depredation complaint was investigated on a farm in the Littlefork area. Several animal-related complaints were handled. People are…
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National Night Out at Smokey Bear Park

National Night Out is an annual community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie. National Night Out is an annual community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie to make our neighborhoods safer, more caring places to live. National Night Out enhances the relationship between neighbors and law enforcement while bringing back a true…
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Hwy 53 Construction Project Update

Traffic impacts Work of August 2 – 7 Access Road (Stage 2) Grading from Memorial Dr to Days Inn Crescent Dr. (Stage 2) Grading and entrance culvert work Access Rd to 20th Street (Stage 2) Finish 10’ bituminous walk 15th Street to Industrial Ave. (Stage 3C) Finish 10’ bituminous walk Industrial Ave. to 10th Street…
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Crow Wing County Fair Begins Tuesday

By: Ben Aberg (8/3/21) 3wiamstudio@gmail.com Brainerd, MN — We talked last week with treasurer Kris Doucimo and General Manager Gary Doucette about upcoming activities this week. What are some of the big attractions at the grandstand this year? There are always events at the Mills Free Stage as well, and of course the food. (We…
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Brainerd Lakes Salvation Army to Stuff The Bus this weekend

By: Ben Aberg (8/3/21) 3wiamstudio@gmail.com Brainerd, MN — Brainerd Lakes Salvation Army will “Stuff the Bus” this weekend. We talked to Captain Jeff Curran for more details. You can drop things in the bins 24/7 from Friday through Sunday. Captain Curran informed us that we could do this quickly online as well, with help discovering…
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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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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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