Tag: Aitkin County

Aitkin County Board meeting from Tuesday, March 14th

The Aitkin County Board of Commissioners met Tuesday.The Board approved the Consent Agenda including  equipment purchases of a mower and pickup truck, a donation to Search and Rescue from White Pine Township, 2022 annual Apportionment of Forfeited Tax Sales, and 2023 Tobacco License Renewal Applications.Minnesota Power presented  about their work with Great River Energy on the…
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March 17, 2023 0

Drowning in Aitkin County

On Sunday March 12th at 1:36 pm the Aitkin County Sheriff’s Department received a call of a six year old boy who had fallen though the ice. The location was next to a dock on a small lake, in an area that was normally used as an ice skating rink, but was covered with snow. The…
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March 14, 2023 0

Aitkin County HHS meeting with Board of Commissioners from February 28th

The Aitkin County Board of Commissioners met with Health & Human Services Tuesday, .In her Director’s Report, HHS Director Sarah Pratt highlighted the end of the emergency food assistance program through SNAP that began during the pandemic. The program will end April 1st. HHS Public Health Nurse Liz Short presented the Aitkin County Opioid Settlement to Commissioners, with a…
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March 3, 2023 0

Aitkin County Board meeting from Tuesday

The Aitkin County Board of Commissioners held their bi-monthly meeting Tuesday. The Board approved resolutions including the 2022 Annual Apportionment of Forfeited Tax Sales and accepted a donation from the City of Hill City to the Search and Rescue Group. Jennifer Erdmann, Lakes and Emergency Services Program Manager, presented a resolution for the Family Homeless Prevention Assistance…
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March 2, 2023 0

Aitkin County Childcare Acceleration Grant is now open

Aitkin County has been awarded a grant from the Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED). The Aitkin County Board of Commissioners, have approved this grant funding to be used to directly impact the Community of Aitkin County by establishing the AITKIN COUNTY CHILDCARE ACCELERATION GRANT Program. The purpose of this grant fund is to…
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February 21, 2023 0

Aitkin County Soil and Water Conservation District on February 17th Community Connection

Veronica Lundquist and Kaysie Maleski from the Aitkin County Soil and Water Conservation District joined the show to talk about the Native Plants and Trees Open House on February 23rd from the Aitkin Public Library and more information the Native Plant and Trees Sales:

February 17, 2023 0

One for the Road to perform free concert February 24th at Aitkin Moose Lodge

RELEASE FROM AITKIN COUNTY HABITAT FOR HUMANITY: By ANN SCHWARTZ Come to Aitkin’s Moose Lodge on Friday, February 24, for a lasagna dinner and a light rock performance by One for the Road, a Twin Cities Band. Serving of the lasagna dinner begins at 4:30. Advance tickets are on sale at the Aitkin United Methodist…
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February 16, 2023 0

Aitkin County Board meeting set for February 14th

The Aitkin County Board of Commissioners held their regular meeting on Tuesday. They approved consumption & display permits, a fire protection contract with McGrath, and the April 25 date for the public hearing for land classification. The commissioners were presented with information from the Rural Policy Alliance about rural economic development and from the economic development  coordinator about…
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February 13, 2023 0

Tax Preparation Services available for Aitkin Seniors

As tax season starts, low-income and senior filers have an opportunity to receive  free tax services through the Seven County Senior Federation and AARP. Executive Director Lisa Krahn: Services are available in Aitkin County at the Aitkin Public Library: Volunteers with tax preparation experience are invited to sign up: The full conversation with Lisa Krahn…
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February 13, 2023 0