Category: Wake the Lakes

Aitkin Police Chief Ryan discusses stop arms violations, winter street cleaning

By Paul Vold kkin@rjbroadcasting.com (12/3/21) (Aitkin, MN) — Preparing for the long haul of the winter months is keeping the Aitkin Police Department and Chief Paul Ryan after checking in with our latest conversation following the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. Chief Ryan was active last week with making sure the route was clear and vehicles were…
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December 2, 2021 0

Aitkin Superintendent Dan Stifter gives updates on COVID numbers, CRT, enrollment

By Paul Vold kkin@rjbroacasting.com (12/2/21) (Aitkin, MN) — Our monthly conversation with Aitkin Public Schools Superintendent Dan Stifter, many topics including COVID, CRT, and enrollment following the successful passing of the Capital Projects Levy in early November. Immediate needs and priorities are being gathered across the district for funding from the Levy, according to Stifter.…
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December 1, 2021 0

Aitkin County Sheriff Dan Guida talks holiday scams, hunting safety in monthly conversation

By Paul Vold kkin@rjbroadcasting.com (12/2/21) (Aitkin, MN) — Safety in the woods and holiday safety took up much of the focus for our monthly chat with Aitkin County Sheriff Dan Guida with winter weather taking more of a presence going into December. Sheriff Guida first spoke about people trying to swindle money from others during…
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December 1, 2021 0

Fish House Parade, Events are back!

By Paul Vold kkin@rjbroadcasting.com (11/26/21) (Aitkin, MN) — After missing 2020 with the COVID pandemic, the 30th annual Aitkin‚Äôs World Famous Fish House Parade returns to pull out all of the stops for this local holiday spectacle. We caught up earlier this week with Aitkin Area Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Taylor Erickson who spoke…
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November 26, 2021 0

Mille Lacs Energy Cooperative talks holiday giving, new headquarter project

By Paul Vold kkin@rjbroadcasting.com (11/25/21) (Aitkin, MN) — The busy year of 2021 only continues with the prospect of new opportunities for Mille Lacs Energy Cooperative. From volunteering and developing community involvement to expanding broadband services, to a new headquarters, MLEC has the interests of their customers and their employees in mind with their next…
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November 25, 2021 0

Junction Marathon Gas Station hosting Thanksgiving meal for travelers

By Paul Vold kkin@rjbroadcasting.com (11/25/21) (Aitkin, MN) — The Junction Marathon Gas Station, at the meetings of Highway 169 and Highway 18 on the northwest corner of Lake Mille Lacs will be hosting a Thanksgiving meal Thursday for those unable to be home with family this year. Junction station manager Amanda Demars spoke about the…
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November 23, 2021 0