Tag: Aitkin

Highway 210 Deerwood-Aitkin traffic delays, detours continue through Summer

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (7/13/21) (Aitkin, MN) — A reminder from the Minnesota Department of Transportation that motorists will be encountering delays and changes to their commutes on Highway 210 between east junction Highway 6 in Deerwood and Ninth Avenue West in West Aitkin. Crews will be repairing and improving nine miles of roadway on…
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July 13, 2021 0

Last two days of Aitkin County Fair have plenty to offer

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (7/9/21) (Aitkin, MN) — The last two days of the Aitkin County Fair promise to be the best days of all the festivities from the Fairgrounds in Aitkin. Today, Friday, July 9th, all starts off with Artist in Residence painter Adelle McDonnell from 10am-2pm and Alan Jensen will be woodcarving from…
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July 9, 2021 0

Highway 210 projects to cause detours starting July 12th

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (7/9/21) (Aitkin, MN) — Highway 210 in Aitkin County will be encountering traffic delays and project start-ups beginning July 12th, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation.  Detours will be in place for the culvert replacement on Highway 210 just outside of McGregor. Highway 210 will be closed during the duration…
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July 9, 2021 0

130th Aitkin County Fair opens today

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (7/7/21) (Aitkin, MN) — The 130th annual Aitkin County Fair opens the gates today with four days of fun, activities, and events in store after a one-year absence. Starting today the Midway with Crescent City Amusements will open at 12pm and remain open all the way through Saturday. Events for today…
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July 7, 2021 0

Aitkin Public Schools remodeling project, Capital Project Levy update with Superintendent Dan Stifter

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (7/1/21) (Aitkin, MN) — Aitkin Public Schools Superintendent Dan Stifter highlighted the importance of the Capital Projects Levy to the District while talking about school remodelling during his regular monthly conversation. Stifter wrapped up the high school sports season and also reported on another great outdoor graduation ceremony. The High School…
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July 1, 2021 0

Aitkin Mayor Megan Workman talks road construction, ordinances, and more with monthly update

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (6/29/21) (Aitkin, MN) — The City of Aitkin continues to draw on more projects and potential changes in city ordinances with our latest conversation with Mayor Megan Workman leading up to the 4th of July and the Aitkin County Fair next week. Mayor Workman noted summer road construction projects in city…
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June 29, 2021 0
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Aitkin County Health & Human Services meets with Board of Commissioners on June 22nd

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (6/25/21) (Aitkin, MN) — Aitkin County Health & Human Services met with the Board of Commissioners Tuesday afternoon from the Aitkin County Government Center Board Room to review recent activity and grant opportunities.  HHS Director Cynthia Bennett introduced Public Health Supervisor Erin Melz and her recent work the “Tobacco-21” Workshop to…
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June 25, 2021 0

Aitkin City Council approves change orders for Street Construction Project at June 21st meeting

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (6/23/21) (Aitkin, MN) — The Aitkin City Council reviewed early updates to the City Street Reconstruction Project and adjusted their next meeting schedule from the Aitkin Public Library Community Room Monday night. The Council approved the street closure request from the American Legion Post #86 on August 8th, to Authorize and…
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June 23, 2021 0

Highway 210 Deerwood-Aitkin project begins June 21st

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (6/21/21) (Aitkin, MN) — Beginning today, motorists can expect delays on Highway 210 between east junction Highway 6 in Deerwood and 9th Avenue West in east Aitkin. Crews will be preparing work areas and testing concrete road sections for the upcoming 4-month road project. Work will be done weekdays between 7am-4pm…
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June 21, 2021 0

Aitkin County Fair set to return July 7-11

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (6/11/21) (Aitkin, MN) — Many events and all of the annual fair staples will make their return to the Aitkin County Fairgrounds in one months time for the 141st annual Aitkin County Fair. We chatted with Aitkin County Fair Board members Leeann Moriarity and Kirk Peysar and noted that getting the…
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June 11, 2021 0