Category: —School News – KKIN/KFGI/KLKS/WWWI

Pillager Schools Activites Making Changes

By: Ben Aberg (5/18/21) Pillager, MN — In our recent conversation with Pillager Public Schools Superintendent Mike Malmberg, we discussed changes coming to Pillager activities. Pillager is preparing for summer programs following the recent lifting of the mask mandate. This week also marks many year-end and graduation activites. The graduation commencent ceremonies will be…
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May 18, 2021 0

Two Central Lakes College welding students place at SkillsUSA competition

By Paul Vold (5/13/21) (Brainerd, MN) — Two Central Lakes College welding students recently earned top honors in the 2020-21 SkillsUSA Minnesota conference. The annual competition brings welding students from across the state to compete in the individual welding competition. CLC PSEO Ethan Strong and student Caleb Hasbargen each earned medals with Hasbargen earning…
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May 13, 2021 0

Deerwood Technologies awards $500 Scholarships

By Paul Vold (5/12/21) (Deerwood, MN) — Deerwood Technologies, Incorporated proudly announced the recipients of their two annual $500 scholarships, one going to graduating seniors at Aitkin and Crosby-Ironton High Schools. The presentation of the scholarships are awarded to Madilyn Bodle of Crosby-Ironton and Justine Johnson of Aitkin, both of which plan to attend…
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May 12, 2021 0

Aitkin High School All Class Reunion returns in 2022, Planning Meeting coming May 13th

By Paul Vold (5/11/21) (Aitkin, MN) — More than a decade in the making, the Aitkin All Class Reunion will be returning early August 2022 but there is still much planning to take place before this much loved event. We recently spoke with event planners Wendy Johnson and Gary Tibbitts about the event that…
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May 11, 2021 0

Garrison Bay Lake Lions award scholarships to Aitkin, C-I Seniors

By Paul Vold (5/10/21) (Garrison, MN) — The Garrison Bay Lake Lions late last week announced 5 Aitkin and 5 Crosby-Ironton High School Seniors received $1,000 scholarships to be used for furthering their education. Lion Cathe Piecek presented scholarships to Crosby-Ironton seniors Anna, Carlson, Lily Habighorst, Haylee Hanson, Isabella Sablan, and Breanna Stirewalt.  Lion…
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May 10, 2021 0

Aitkin School Board continues with Capital Projects Levy at April 3rd Work Session

By Paul Vold (5/5/21) (Aitkin, MN) — The Aitkin Public School Board continued their discussion on the Capital Projects Levy in the planning stages with their Work Session Meeting from Monday night at the Aitkin High School Media Center. During the Public Comment Period, long-time teacher Scott Miller spoke before the Board on the…
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May 5, 2021 0

Aitkin Superintendent Dan Stifter gives update with District Spring activities in full swing

By Paul Vold (4/29/21) (Aitkin, MN) — The near end of the 2020-21 school year is just the beginning of a busy time for Aitkin Superintendent Dan Stifter as we caught up with him earlier this week. The Spring is kicked off this year with the High School musical, which returned after a one…
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April 29, 2021 0

McGregor School Board Meeting from April 26th

By Paul Vold (4/28/21) (McGregor, MN) — The McGregor School Board held their regular meeting Monday night from the School Auditorium to review agreements for the 2021-22 school year and hold their public hearing on the Title VI Grant. The Board did approve donations totaling $6,750 and the Northern Lights Special Education Coop Membership…
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April 28, 2021 0

Central Lakes College NR Program, Baxter NRCS recongized with national award

By Paul Vold (4/23/21) (Brainerd, MN) — Central Lakes College’s Natural Resources Program and the Baxter Field Office of the Natural Resource Conservation Service were recently honored for their outstanding group of volunteers. The Chief’s Field Office National Earth Team Volunteer Award, handed out by the United States Department of Agriculture, recognizes only one…
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April 23, 2021 0

Aitkin School Board approves JR High Coaches, discusses HS Graduation at April 19th meeting

By Paul Vold (4/22/21) (Aitkin, MN) — The Aitkin Public School Board held their regular monthly meeting Monday night to discuss the additions of Springs coaches, teachers, and extending tenure to staff from the Aitkin High School Media Center. After comments from visitors on behalf of Arts potentially being reduced at Rippleside Elementary, the…
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April 22, 2021 0