Category: News

Remodel construction continues for Crosby-Ironton Schools

By Paul Vold kkin@rjbroadcasting.com (12/7/21) (Crosby, MN) — Phase II is near completion and Phase III of the Crosby-Ironton School District remodel is in the beginning stages of construction after speaking with Superintendent Dr. Jamie Skjeveland this past week. Dr. Skjeveland initially noted the District’s CTE Building is wrapped up and classes are being held.…
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December 6, 2021 0
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Non-Traditional Lenders Luncheon for Aitkin County small businesses

By Paul Vold kkin@rjbroadcasting.com (12/7/21) (Aitkin, MN) — Aitkin County Economic Development and a handful of organizations will be coming together on December 13th for a Non-Traditional Lenders Lunch at Block North Brew Pub in Aitkin to open the door for small businesses to hear about financing and technical assistance. The meeting will be from…
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December 6, 2021 0

Crow Wing County Homestead Property Tax Deadline approaches

By Paul Vold kkin@rjbroadcasting.com (12/7/21) (Brainerd, MN) — Crow Wing County is reminding eligible property owners to apply for homestead status on their property before the December 31st deadline for the 2022 payable tax year.  Homestead applications for owner occupied and relative occupied properties must be sent online, in person (322 Laurel Street, Suite 15,…
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Lakewood Health Systems addressing staffing and patient needs

By Paul Vold kkin@rjbroadcasting.com (12/7/21) (Staples, MN) — In a release from Lakewood Health Systems, the continuing surge of COVID cases and its variants becoming prevalent has again forced Lakewood to make decisions for the betterment of their staff and patients needs. According to their Hospital Incident Command Systems, screening colonoscopies and most EGDs will…
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Hawley School Spreading Holiday Cheer

Hawley, MN — From fun events to special music, the Holiday Spirit appears to be alive and well amongst students and staff at the Hawley School District! For High School Principal Kelly Anderson, it’s her favorite time of year. She says she loves the special holiday music performed by the Hawley music students every Friday…
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New School Opening in Erskine for Faith-Based Teaching

By: Mary Balstad marybalstad@rjbroadcasting.com Erskine, MN – A new school will be opening next year in Erskine, Minnesota. The Freedom Christian Academy (FCA) will open its doors to students in September of 2022. With Christian faith-based teaching, parents in the area will have the opportunity to let their children attend the non-profit religious institution. From…
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Mahnomen County Explore Future for Demolition Landfill

Mahnomen, MN — Mahnomen County is continuing to explore ways to save costs with their Construction and Demolition Landfill, including potential closure of the facility. During the most recent county board of commissioners meeting, Mahnomen City Administration CJ Holl noted that they’ve been meeting with other area counties to see how they can work together…
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‘Operation Christmas’ opens phone lines for Aitkin County families today

By Paul Vold kkin@rjbroadcasting.com (12/6/21) (Aitkin, MN) — The phone lines will be active Monday with Aitkin County families signing up for Operation Christmas, which gives a good Christmas for needy families this season all thanks in part to the generosity of community members and local businesses. In our conversation with event organizer Tawny Druar,…
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December 5, 2021 0

Crow Wing County highway work to continue this week

By Paul Vold kkin@rjbroadcasting.com (12/6/21) (Brainerd, MN) — The Crow Wing County Highway Department will be working on road right-of-way brushing operations and other projects throughout the week. Maintenance crews will perform the brushing operations on CSAH 1 in Emily, CSAH 10 in Deerwood Township near Shirt Lake, and County Road 130 throughout the week. …
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Long Lake Conservation Center ‘Nature 4 Kids’ scholarship fund

By Paul Vold kkin@rjbroadcasting.com (12/6/21) (Palisade, MN) — The Long Lake Conservation Center has launched a scholarship program with the hopes of children being able to attend nature school field trips or summer adventure camps. Nature 4 Kids is a scholarship fundraising campaign that runs through the end of the year and will ask individuals,…
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