Category: News — KKIN-KFGI-KLKS-WWWI

New Grant Brings Meat Cutting and Butchery Training to MN Students

St. Paul, MN: A new grant opportunity from the Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) helps Minnesota schools looking to establish or enhance meat cutting and butchery training for secondary students. The Meat Education and Training (MEAT) Grant Program will award about $350,000 in onetime funding from the Minnesota Legislature to secondary career and technical education…
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December 8, 2022 0

Hoffard promoted at CRMC

Dan Hoffard of Breezy Point was recently promoted to Executive Director of Facilities Management at Cuyuna Regional Medical Center in Crosby. In his new position, Hoffard will oversee CRMC’s Environmental Services, Laundry, and Facilities departments. He will also be responsible for general oversight of all CRMC construction projects, remodels, and maintenance of buildings and ensure all…
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December 8, 2022 0

Dangerous Driving Behaviors on the Rise

BURNSVILLE, MN (December 8, 2022) – A new AAA report reveals that unsafe driving behaviors increased from 2020 to 2021. The increase comes after three years of steady declines. According to the new study from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, the rise in risky behaviors included speeding, red-light running, drowsy driving, and driving impaired due to cannabis…
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December 8, 2022 0

Talon Metals has big goals for 2023 with production in sight for 2026

WE recently chatted with Talon Metals’ Jessica Johnson about the latest going on and we can expect from the Tamarack Nickel Project:


December 8, 2022 0

Winter load increases to begin on highways in the north frost zone on Dec. 9

ST. PAUL, Minn. – MnDOT will begin winter load increases on unrestricted highways in the north frost zone at 12:01 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 9, 2022. Frost zones and restricted routes can be found on the MnDOT load limits map. Start and end dates and other load limit information are shown at mndot.gov/loadlimits. Vehicles will be allowed to operate…
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December 7, 2022 0

Weekly Conservation Officer Reports – District 10 (Mille Lacs area)

District 10 – Mille Lacs area Last updated: 2022-12-05 CO Gregory Verkuilen (Garrison) reports most local lakes froze over during the week. Anglers were checked and some were starting to use ATVs out on the ice. Small-game hunters and trappers were also making use of walkable ice. CO Nate Benkofske (McGregor) checked anglers and small-game hunters…
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December 7, 2022 0

Morrison County Sheriff’s respond to one vehicle crash

RELEASE FROM MORRISON COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE: The Morrison County Sheriff’s Office reports that on 12-5-2022 at approximately 6:37 am, their office received a report of a one-vehicle accident with injuries at the intersection of Nature Road and 355th Avenue, approximately ten miles southeast of Buckman, MN in Morrill Township. According to the Sheriff’s Office, 42-year-old…
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December 6, 2022 0

Cross country ski in Minnesota state parks, forests with Great Minnesota Ski Pass

RELEASE FROM MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES: The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources reminds Minnesotans that the Great Minnesota Ski Pass, which allows cross-country skiers of all levels to enjoy the extensive state ski trail system, is available for purchase. “Many Minnesotans love to embrace winter, and cross-country skiing is a wonderful opportunity to explore…
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December 6, 2022 0

DNR Conservation Officer Reports – District 9 (Brainerd area)

Release from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources: CO Chelsey Best (Pequot Lakes) checked deer and grouse hunters this past week, as well as trappers and anglers. Ice conditions vary from open water to 5 inches, at the most. Best also gave two snowmobile safety talks for classes held in Pequot Lakes and Emily. CO…
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December 6, 2022 0