Tag: COVID-19

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

Borderland Update with Representative Rob Ecklund

By Kris Norton, Kris@ksdmradio.com (4/2/2021) International Falls – Minnesota 3A Representative Rob Ecklund stopped by the KGHS/KSDM studio live for The Morning Show on Friday to cover a wide array of topics in the Borderland. While the Minnesota Department of Health has reported that over one million Minnesotans have received the full doses of coronavirus…
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April 2, 2021 0

Riverwood Healthcare now offering COVID-19 vaccines to anyone 16 or older

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (4/2/21) (Aitkin, MN) — In accordance with the latest Minnesota vaccine eligibility guidelines that became effective March 30th, Riverwood Healthcare Center is now offering COVID-19 vaccinations to anyone age 16 or older. Vaccination clinics are being established on a weekly cycle primarily in Aitkin with some being set up in McGregor.…
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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

COVID-19 Vaccine Available to All Minnesotans 16+ Starting Tuesday

Minnesota, MN — Governor Tim Walz announced today that all Minnesotans 16 years of age and older will be eligible for COVID-19 vaccination beginning Tuesday, March 30. The final eligibility expansion comes as the federal government has promised an increased supply of vaccine by April. By expanding eligibility to all Minnesotans, providers across the state…
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March 29, 2021 0
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Aitkin County Health and Human Services meeting from March 23rd

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (3/29/21) (Aitkin, MN) — The Aitkin County Health & Human Services Department held their monthly conversation with the Board of Commissioners on Tuesday, March 23rd from the Government Center Board Room. The notable topics did include a Legislative update from Director Cynthia Bennett and the latest with COVID-19 from Public Health’s…
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March 28, 2021 0

Cuyuna Regional Medical Center setting up vaccine clinics

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (3/26/21) (Crosby, MN) — Cuyuna Regional Medical Center continues to hold vaccination clinics with the recent expansions of allowable recipients of the COVID-19 vaccines in the last couple of weeks. We spoke with CRMC Executive Director of Primary Care Clinics & Population Health Kelly Chase about the expansion and CRMC’s vaccination…
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March 26, 2021 0