Category: News — KKIN-KFGI-KLKS-WWWI

Resources, Events abound with the Brainerd Public Library

Laurel Hall, Branch Manager of the Brainerd Public Library, joined us recently to talk about what the Brainerd Public Library has to offer: They also have two e-book systems:  These benefits are available to any cardholder, and cards are free & simple to get:  Their Santa Storytime is coming up on Monday, December 12th at…
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December 9, 2022 0

‘Parade of Lights’ Festivities Saturday in Pine River

We had the chance to visit with Pine River Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Michaela Reed about the annual Parade of Lights event going on Saturday, December 10th . A full day is planned, starting with a free craft event for kids: There will be all kinds of things to keep kids busy & engaged: It…
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December 9, 2022 0

New Grant Brings Meat Cutting and Butchery Training to MN Students

A grant round has opened up to train more butchers and meat cutters thanks to $350k in funding from the State Legislature.  The grants will come through the Minnesota Department of Agriculture in the Meat Education and Training grant program. Secondary school career & technical education programs are eligible to apply for the grants, which…
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December 8, 2022 0

Hoffard promoted at CRMC

Cuyuna Regional Medical Center in Crosby has a new Executive Director of Facilities Management, thanks to a recent promotion for Dan Hoffard of Breezy Point. He’s been CRMC’s Director of Facilities since 2013. Hoffard’s new position will have him oversee the Environmental Services, Laundry, and Facilities departments at CRMC. He’ll  also have general oversight of all CRMC construction projects, remodels, and…
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December 8, 2022 0

Dangerous Driving Behaviors on the Rise

 After three years of steady declines, some troubling information is out this week. A new report from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety showed that from 2020-2021, unsafe driving behaviors has started creeping back up after declining from years prior to 2020. Areas with a rise in unsafe driving included speeding, red-light-running, & drowsy driving. Most alarming,…
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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