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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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August 3, 2021 0

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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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

Glory Road Lane Closure This Week

RELEASE (8/2/21) 3wiamstudio@gmail.com Baxter, MN — During the week of August 2, 2021, Glory Road from Elder Drive to TH 371 will be under construction with lane closures. Lane closures are currently planned for Wednesday, August 4, 2021 but this could change due to weather or other scheduling conflicts. The purpose of this notice is…
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August 2, 2021 0

Crow Wing County Road Work This Week

Crow Wing County maintenance crews will perform spray patch operations throughout the week on County Highway 12 between Highway 210 and County Road 102 in Irondale Township. Crews will also perform bridge maintenance/ sealing Monday, Aug. 2, on County Highway 3 (Crosslake Dam) and the County Highway 2 bridge west of Highway 25. And they…
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August 2, 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