Category: News — KKIN-KFGI-KLKS-WWWI

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.…
Read more


December 6, 2021 0
Aitkin County logo

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…
Read more


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,…
Read more


December 6, 2021 0

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…
Read more


December 6, 2021 0

‘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,…
Read more


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. …
Read more


December 5, 2021 0

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,…
Read more


December 5, 2021 0

Aitkin City Council prepares to pass final Tax Levy, amend ordinances

By Paul Vold kkin@rjbroadcasting.com (12/6/21) (Aitkin, MN) — The Aitkin City Council will amend city ordinances and plans to adopt the 2022 Final Tax Levy and Budget & Tax Levy during their regular meeting from the Aitkin Public Library Community Room at 6pm Monday night. The City of Aitkin is planning for a $1,664,943 total…
Read more


December 5, 2021 0

Deerwood City Council to hear from MnDOT, Hallett Center request

By Paul Vold kkin@rjbroadcasting.com (12/6/21) (Deerwood, MN) — The Deerwood City Council will hear from the MnDOT and review a donation request during their regular meeting Monday night at 6pm from the Deerwood Auditorium. The meeting will include MnDOT Project Manager Tom Nixon and City Engineer Chad Katezenberger will speak to the Council. Other matters…
Read more


December 5, 2021 0

MSHSL Board of Directors Approves Implementation of Shot Clock in 2023-2024

(ST. LOUIS PARK, MN) — Implementation of a 35-second shot clock beginning in the 2023-2024 season for Boys and Girls Basketball was approved today by the Minnesota State High School League’s Board of Directors during its regularly scheduled meeting.  The adoption of a shot clock for varsity level competition is required through this Board of Directors’ action. Under provisions of the adoption, member…
Read more


December 3, 2021 0