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

Central Lakes College to reinstate mask policy effective August 9th

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (8/5/21) (Brainerd, MN) — In a release from Central Lakes College, they will be following the newly released guidelines from the CDC and will be reinstating their requirement for masks and facial coverings in any on-campus building effective Monday, August 9th. The requirement includes all students, staff, faculty, and visitors to…
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August 5, 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

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

Aitkin Schools preparing for Fall return

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (7/30/21) (Aitkin, MN) — Earlier this week, we had our monthly conversation with Aitkin Public Schools Superintendent Dan Stifter and got a preview of the upcoming school year as we close out the month of July. Stifter mentioned that having students being back at full capacity will be a welcomed sight…
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July 30, 2021 0

Crosby-Ironton School Board seeking two new members after July 26th meeting

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (7/30/21) (Crosby, MN) — Despite a short meeting earlier this week, big changes are coming to the Crosby-Ironton Board of Education on Monday, July 26th.  We chatted with Crosby-Ironton Schools Superintendent Dr. Jamie Skjeveland recently about what the big news for the board was. With Decent and Dwyer resigning their spots…
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July 30, 2021 0

Brainerd Athletics Makes Final Push to Raise Funds for Weight Room

(BRAINERD, MN) — Construction has brought plenty of changes, aesthetically and logistically, to Brainerd High School in recent years, and now the activities department is getting in on the action. Jason Freed, the head football coach at the high school, was among the group of people that took the stance to begin prioritizing the school’s…
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July 30, 2021 0

Aitkin Public Schools update with Superintendent Dan Stifter

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (7/29/21) (Aitkin, MN) — As the Fall school year gets closer, the Capital Projects Levy and information for the public becomes more of a stronger focus for the Aitkin School District. In our most recent conversation with Superintendent Dan Stifter, the need for this Levy is more prevalent than ever. Stifter…
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July 29, 2021 0

McGregor School Board holds off awarding Bus Storage bids, discusses school policies

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (7/28/21) (McGregor, MN) — The McGregor School Board reviewed annual updates before the beginning of the 2021-22 school on Monday, July 30th from the High School Library. The Board did approve reaffirmations of designated polling places, official school medical center, depository, school attorney substitute rate of pay, and policies. Donations were…
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July 28, 2021 0

Aitkin Superintendent Dan Stifter talks latest push with CPL, COVID-19 guidelines

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (7/26/21) (Aitkin, MN) — During the previous Aitkin School Board meeting, Superintendent Dan Stifter elaborated more on the on-going updates with the Capital Projects Levy and marketing the District’s needs before the upcoming November 2nd election. Superintendent Stifter did mention the recent feedback and keeping the public informed on the Levy…
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July 26, 2021 0

Outgoing Brainerd AD Charlie Campbell Reflects on his Tenure

(BRAINERD, MN) — Charlie Campbell’s 10-year long stint as the Activities Director for Brainerd High School has come to an end with the announcement that he will be accepting the Associate Director position for the Minnesota State High School League. We spoke with Campbell to talk about the new job and think back on the…
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July 23, 2021 0