Tag: COVID-19

Isle City Council sets end of COVID-19 Emergency Declaration at May 11th meeting

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (5/13/21) (Hill City, MN) — The Isle City council convened Tuesday night with numerous presentations and ended the City’s COVID-19 Emergency Orders from the City Hall Council Chambers on May 11th. Isle City Clerk Jamie Hubbell recapped the events of the meeting which included a local resident confirming with the Council…
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May 13, 2021 0

Mahnomen Superintendent Urges COVID Precautions as the Virus is Still Spreading in the Community

Mahnomen, MN — While COVID-19 restrictions are loosening and a return to normal appears to be on the horizon, Mahnomen Superintendent Jeff Bisek is cautioning people that it is providing a false sense of security. Bisek is asking community members to continue to take precautions and get vaccinated because COVID is still in the community…
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May 11, 2021 0

Governor Walz Announces Timeline to End COVID-19 Restrictions

[ST. PAUL, MN] – Governor Tim Walz today announced a three-step timeline to end nearly all state COVID-19 restrictions by May 28, and end the statewide masking requirement once 70% of Minnesotans age 16 years and older get their vaccine, or by July 1. The announcement comes as more than 2.6 million Minnesotans have gotten…
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May 6, 2021 0

McGregor City Council discusses new Fire Hall, COVID relief for City projects

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (5/6/21) (McGregor, MN) — The McGregor City Council’s regular monthly meeting covered upcoming City projects from the McGregor Fire Station on Tuesday. We caught up with McGregor Mayor Dake Olson as he elaborated on the latest discussions on finances for the new Fire Hall. Sewer and Water around the City of…
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May 6, 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

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

Representative Leuck chats on COVID-19, Budget, and Driver’s Licenses

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (4/19/21) (Aitkin, MN) — District 10B State Representative Dale Lueck discussed some of the numerous legislative ramifications in the coming weeks concerning COVID-19, the State Budget, and much more with our weekly conversation. Lueck has been working with his colleagues on legislation, that the Governor has voiced his support of, on…
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April 18, 2021 0

Essentia Health to hold public webinar regarding COVID-19 Vaccine

Essentia Health will host a public webinar to emphasize the importance of receiving a COVID-19 vaccine, clarify vaccine myths and highlight recent COVID-19 trends and the prevalence of variants. The live on-line forum will be at 5 p.m. Wednesday, April 14. The public hour-long event can be accessed by visiting https://tinyurl.com/58m6pdsn. There will be presentations from…
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April 11, 2021 0

District 10B State Rep. Dale Lueck weekly update

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (4/5/21) (Aitkin, MN) —  After a slow week at the State Capital, District 10B State Representative Dale Lueck returned for another update this week with the prospect of finalizing the State Budget. Representative Lueck spoke about what’s in store for the next couple of weeks for the State Legislature. The State’s…
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April 5, 2021 0

Multiple Active Cases of COVID-19 Variant Reported in Morrison County

On Tuesday, March 30th, Morrison County reported seeing an increase in active COVID-19 cases and multiple active cases of the variant strain known as B.1.1.7., which was first identified in the United Kingdom in the fall of 2020 and was detected in the U.S. at the end of 2020. Morrison County Public Health reported in…
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April 4, 2021 0