Tag: Cuyuna Lakes

Power Boat Races return this weekend to Serpent Lake

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (7/28/21) (Crosby, MN) — The waning weeks of the summer do not slow down the activity for the Cuyuna Lakes Chamber of Commerce as the Twin Cities Power Boats Association returns for their annual Championship Races return to Serpent Lakes this weekend. We chatted with Cuyuna Lakes Chamber of Commerce Executive…
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July 28, 2021 0

21st annual Cuyuna Lakes Chamber Golf Tournament winners

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (7/20/21) (Deerwood, MN) — The 21st annual Cuyuna Lakes Chamber of Commerce Golf tournament raised over $8,000 to help promote area businesses, tourism, and economic growth. Fifteen teams did participate in the tournament and also generously donated $4,500 in prizes and contests. Winners for the Tournament included: 1st Place – Cuyuna…
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July 20, 2021 0

“Where’s Munchy?” Clue #7

Following the war, Myron G. (Munchy) Perpich was injured on Good Friday when a farm tractor tumbledon top of him while filling a ditch. He managed to kick the tractor over despite suffering a brokencollarbone and severe cuts to his face that resulted in reconstructive surgery of the nose. If aroundtoday, Munchy would have filled…
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July 14, 2021 0

Where’s Munchy Clue #6

Myron G. (Munchy) Perpich was known to keep a tidy and well-equipped toolshed where anyone in theneighborhood could go for whatever they needed. In the 1930s, this likely meant to get an axe or sawsharpened, a pig butchered, or a tool repaired. In comparison, this modern-day lakeside stop haseverchanging inventory, a little something for everyone…
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July 7, 2021 0

“Where’s Munchy” Scavenger Hunt Clue #4

Myron G. (Munchy) Perpich worked in an underground iron mine for a short time before the war, andagain after returning from the Army in 1945. He surely worked up an appetite from all that hard labor.This field offered higher pay since steel was in high demand throughout the nation at that time. Today, alocal eatery…
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June 23, 2021 0

Cuyuna Lakes Chamber update on Downtown Committee, Music in the Park

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (6/23/21) (Crosby, MN) — Our most recent conversation with the Cuyuna Lakes Chamber of Commerce reported good news on multiple fronts with Executive Director Brielle Bredsten with construction and summer events moving right along. The Highway 210/6 Construction project cutting through Crosby and Ironton is moving at a steady rate to…
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June 23, 2021 0

Highway 210 Construction project’s impact on Crosby, Ironton businesses with Cuyuna Lakes Chamber of Commerce

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (6/9/21) (Crosby, MN) — Construction on the Highway 210 project in Crosby and Ironton continues to roll on smoothly with the fair weather and the communities continue to adjust with each step of the project, according to our latest conversation with Cuyuna Lakes Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Brielle Bredsten. We…
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June 9, 2021 0

Cuyuna Lakes Chamber of Commerce “Where’s Munchy?” Scavenger Hunt Clue

Clue #2: Week of June 9-15Myron G. (Munchy) Perpich had his tonsils removed in the spring of 1939. He returned to work at hisforestry job the following day and walked 10 miles on the commute home before he was able tohitchhike a ride the rest of the way. This physical strain after such a procedure…
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June 9, 2021 0

Cuyuna Lakes Chamber’s ‘Music in the Park’ returns for Summer 2021

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (5/24/21) (Crosby, MN) — After COVID-19 took away the ability to gather for public events in 2020, the Cuyuna Lakes Chamber of Commerce announced the return of their annual local music festival with Music in the Park coming back in June. Cuyuna Lakes Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Brielle Bredsten spoke…
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May 24, 2021 0

‘Walk with a Doc’ program comes to Cuyuna Regional Medical Center

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (5/17/21) (Crosby, MN) — Cuyuna Regional Medical Center in Crosby recently teamed up with an international program to better enhance physical activity and help reduce risks of many diseases. “Walk with a Doc” started May 5th with Board Certified Pediatrician and Sports Medicine physician Wendi Johnson and we spoke to her…
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May 17, 2021 0