Tag: Aitkin

Aitkin City Council set to meet Monday, May 17th

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (5/17/21) (Aitkin, MN) — An audit presentation and updates on funding for city projects highlight the Aitkin City Council meeting for Monday, May 17th. The Council will be looking to approve a resolution for authorization to Execute MnDOT Grant, an agreement for Federal Airport Expense Reimbursement, and 2021 Liquor License Renewals.…
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May 17, 2021 0

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

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (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

City of Aitkin swears in Police Chief, 4th of July Fireworks at May 3rd meeting

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (5/4/21) (Aitkin, MN) — The Aitkin City Council swore in a new Chief of Police and moved forward with plans for the development of the downtown Creamery lot from the Community Room of the Aitkin Public Library. Interim Police Chief Paul Ryan was officially sworn into the position of Aitkin Chief…
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May 4, 2021 0

Aitkin High School to hold Gobbler Signing Day

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (5/4/21) (Aitkin, MN) — Aitkin High School and Activities Department are planning to honor the Seniors that will be moving on with their post-secondary education and continue in athletics or fine arts. Family, coaches, students, and media will be present for 4 student athletes that will be honored from the New…
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May 4, 2021 0

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

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (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

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

Aitkin Public School Board Work Session includes Capital Projects Levy, adding Coaches

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (4/12/21) (Aitkin, MN) — The Aitkin Public School Board will be gathering for a Work Session meeting Monday night from the Aitkin High School Media Center at 7pm. The Board will meet to discuss New Business of Winter Coaches Salaries and Discuss adding additional Junior high Softball and Girls Golf Coach.…
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April 12, 2021 0

Aitkin City Council hires Police Chief, will be repurposing Skate Park for Pickleball Courts

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (4/6/21) (Aitkin, MN) — The Aitkin City Council moved forward with hiring a new Police Chief and will be repurposing the City SkatePark during their regular Council meeting Monday night from the Aitkin Public Library Community Room. The Council approved resolutions for authorizing to make applications and accepting funds from the…
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April 6, 2021 0

Aitkin County Habitat for Humanity update on Aitkin House, need for volunteers

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (4/2/21) (Aitkin, MN) — The Aitkin County Habitat for Humanity is going strong with their latest home being built in Aitkin and are still looking for assistance in completing the project. We spoke with Ann Schwartz with Habitat for Humanity about where the new home currently is at and what still…
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April 2, 2021 0

Aitkin Superintendent Dan Stifter talks winter sports, reductions, enrollment in monthly update

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (4/1/21) (Aitkin, MN) — Aitkin Public Schools Superintendent Dan Stifter noted changes coming to the District with reductions, upcoming events, and the success of the winter sports seasons, with our monthly conversation. Stifter says the District has celebrated their qualifiers in Wrestling, Dance, and Hockey in the last few weeks, thanks…
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March 31, 2021 0