Tag: Aitkin County

Aitkin County awarded DEED Childcare Economic Development Grant

[ST. PAUL, MN] – Governor Tim Walz today visited CLUES in St. Paul to announce that the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) is awarding nearly $2.5 million to 17 child care organizations representing communities throughout Minnesota. This latest round of grant funding will help increase the supply of quality child care providers…
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December 5, 2022 0

Operation Christmas releases phone number to call for ‘shopping days’

Operation Christmas for Aitkin County is coming up next week. Tawny Druar returned to give us an update on the phone number, as well as more details on Operation Christmas for Aitkin County Residents.  There are just a few requirements to take advantage of this free holiday shopping experience: This weekend they’ll be getting everything ready in time for…
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December 2, 2022 0

Operation Christmas releases vital information on November 28th Community Connection

Tawny Druar of Operation Christmas for Aitkin County Residents returned to give out the phone number and hours of operation to needy families to sign up for shopping days, reiterated what the program is about, and when and where people can drop off donations:


November 28, 2022 0

Operation Christmas on November 23rd Community Connection

Tawny Druar of Operation Christmas joined the show to give all of the necessary information about Operation Christmas for Aitkin County Residents, where people can drop off donations, and when and where parents and legal guardians can sign up for “shopping days”


November 23, 2022 0

Aitkin County and AFSCME Local #1283 Reach Agreement

RELEASE FROM AITKIN COUNTY: On November 10, 2022 Aitkin County received notification that AFSCME Local #1283, representing Health and Human Services (HHS) staff, communicated their notice of intent to strike. This notice triggered a mandatory 10-day cooling off period during which a mediation session with the Bureau of Mediation Services was held. The two parties…
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November 22, 2022 0

Aitkin County Soil and Water Conservation District on November 18th Community Connection

Forester Kyle Frederickson of the Aitkin County Soil and Water Conservation District joined the show to talk about an upcoming workshop with the Aitkin Area Private Woodlands Group on December 2nd from the Long Lake Conservation Center:


November 18, 2022 0