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Aitkin County Board discusses Sentence to Serve, grant funding from May 11th meeting

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (5/14/21) (Aitkin, MN) — The Aitkin County Board of Commissioners held their first May meeting Tuesday from the Aitkin County Government Center Board Room to receive an update on the Sentence to Serve Program and review the County’s 1st Quarter Budget. The Board approved an amended Memorandum of Understanding with Carlton…
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May 14, 2021 0

Aitkin County TZD meeting held on May 12th

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (5/13/21) (Aitkin, MN) — The Aitkin County Toward Zero Deaths Coalition returned for their May meeting Wednesday afternoon with members joining in-person at the Aitkin Police Department and virtually. Coalition leader Amy Dotzler noted her feelings of the recent Life Savers Conference, which drew focus on safety initiatives that have addressed…
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May 13, 2021 0
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Aitkin County Board meeting set for May 11th at 9am

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (5/10/21) (Aitkin, MN) — The Aitkin County Board of Commissioners will hold their first May meeting Tuesday morning from the Aitkin County Government Center to review the 1st Quarter of 2021 and open discussion on 2022 Budget Preparation. The Board will look to approve items under the Consent Agenda including the…
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May 10, 2021 0

District 10B Rep. Dale Lueck discusses latest with Legislative Session

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (5/3/21) (Aitkin, MN) — District 10B State Representative Dale Lueck highlighted his work this past week as the 2021 Legislative Session is scheduled for only two more weeks. Representative Lueck noted a potential change for charitable gambling. The proposed legislation would regulate electronics pull tabs of local establishments at the state…
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May 4, 2021 0
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Aitkin County Health & Human Services meeting from April 27th

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (4/30/21) (Aitkin, MN) — The Aitkin County Board of Commissioners held their monthly meeting with Health & Human Services Tuesday morning from the Aitkin County Government Center Board Room. HHS Director Cynthia Bennett came before the Board her update on the Legislative Session.  Health & Human Services will be opening back…
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April 30, 2021 0
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Aitkin County Board hears Broadband update, 2021 Assessment at April 27th meeting

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (4/29/21) (Aitkin, MN) — The Aitkin County Board of Commissioners Tuesday heard of the expansion of Broadband Resources and moved forward with Personnel Committee Recommendations during their last meeting in the month of April from the Aitkin County Government Center Board Room. The Board did adopt resolutions for Search & Rescue…
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April 29, 2021 0
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Aitkin County Board Meeting agenda for April 27th

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (4/27/21) (Aitkin, MN) — The Aitkin County Board of Commissioners holds their second meeting on April Tuesday morning from the Aitkin County Government Center Board Room, beginning at 9am. Following the Health and Human Services Meeting, Commissioners will be looking to approve Search & Rescue Donations from Clark, Macville, and Williams…
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April 27, 2021 0

Aitkin County Soil and Water conservation District needs AIS inspectors, continuing with other Spring work

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (4/20/21) (Aitkin, MN) — Aitkin County Soil and Water Conservation District manager Steves Hughes is gearing up for the open water fishing season and all the public accesses that will be covered by Aquatic Invasive Species inspectors, as we covered that topic and much more with our monthly conversation. Hughes mentioned…
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April 20, 2021 0

Aitkin County woman deceased

Press Release from Aitkin County Sheriff’s Office On March 30, 2021, at approximately 11:00 a.m., Aitkin County Sheriff’s Office responded to a vehicle in the ditch in Beaver Township.  The driver of the vehicle, Karen I. Maki, 64, refused medical treatment from the McGregor Ambulance staff.  Maki exhibited signs of intoxication and emitted the odor…
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April 18, 2021 0

Karjala pleads guilty to Unintentional 2nd Degree Murder

Press Release from Aitkin County Sheriff’s Office On October 4, 2019, upon location of missing person Michelle Mae’s 2004 Jeep Liberty, investigation and searches began.  Mae’s vehicle was transported to the BCA for processing.  During the investigation of the missing person, on October 5, 2019, Joshua Emil Karjala, 34, of Swatara, was arrested for Probation…
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April 18, 2021 0