Tag: Aitkin County

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SBA Loans available for Non-Profit Organizations affected by Severe Storms, Straight-line winds, Tornadoes and Flooding

Release from US Small Business Administrations through Aitkin County Economic Development: The U.S. Small Business Administration announced today that certain Private Non-Profit organizations (PNPs) in Minnesota that do not provide critical services of a governmental nature may be eligible to apply for low-interest disaster loans. These loans are available following a Presidential disaster declaration for…
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July 19, 2022 0

Aitkin County Soil and Water Conservation District thriving with Boat Dock and Lift Bounty Program

By Paul Vold kkin@rjbroadcasting.com (7/19/22) (Aitkin, MN) — The Aitkin County Soil and Water Conservation District continues to thrive in keeping Aquatic Invasive Species out of the waters and rewarding individuals with their Boat Dock and Lift Bounty Program. In our monthly conversation with Steve Hughes, he mentioned that movement of AIS from lake to…
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July 18, 2022 0
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Aitkin County Board of Commissioners meeting scheduled for July 27th

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (7/27/21) (Aitkin, MN) — The Aitkin County Board of Commissioners will be reviewing the 2nd Quarter Budget and hold a public hearing on the ATV Ordinance during their second July meeting from the Board Room of the Aitkin County Government Center. After the Health and Human Services meeting, Commissioners will look…
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July 27, 2021 0

DNR finds Zebra Mussels in Cedar Lake, St. James Mine Pit

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (7/26/21) (Aitkin County, MN) — The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources this past week confirmed the presence of zebra mussels in Cedar Lake in Aitkin County and in the St. James Mine Pit in Aurora in St Louis County. DNR invasive species specialists followed up on a report from a Cedar…
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July 26, 2021 0

Aitkin County TZD preparing for mock crash, pedestrian event after meeting July 21st

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (7/23/21) (Aitkin, MN) — Plans continue to roll forward for the Aitkin County Toward Zero Deaths Coalition to host a “mock crash” later this year, after recapping events from their July meeting Wednesday. TZD coordinator Amy Dotzler first highlighted their initiative in spreading their message on social media. Setting up the…
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July 23, 2021 0

Aitkin School Board Receives Apportionment, Approve 10-Year Maintenance Plan

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (7/21/21) (Aitkin, MN) — The Aitkin Public School Board moved forward with annual updates to contracts and plans for the upcoming school year during their Monday, July 19th meeting from the Aitkin High School Media Center. During a special presentation, Aitkin County Land Commissioner Rich Courtemanche presented the Board a check…
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July 22, 2021 0

Aitkin County Soil & Water Conservation District talk about recent drought conditions, low water levels

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (7/20/21) (Aitkin, MN) — The dry and drought-like conditions this summer have kept the Aitkin County Soil & Water Conservation at bay while working on other projects, after learning more from District Manager Steve Hughes recently. Hughes spoke on the dry conditions being of a historic nature. Lakes and rivers have…
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July 20, 2021 0

130th Aitkin County Fair a success from opening day

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (7/19/21) (Aitkin, MN) — The return of the Aitkin County Fair a couple of weeks ago was a success for all those people that put in the time to ensure fun, entertainment, activity, and safety after coming off the cancellation of the 2020 Fair due to COVID-19. We spoke to Aitkin…
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July 19, 2021 0

Aitkin County Sheriff Dan Guida steps in for TZD to discuss enforcement, traffic detours

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (7/16/21) (Aitkin, MN) — Aitkin County Sheriff Dan Guida stepped in for the Toward Zero Deaths Coalition for their monthly conversation to take a look at enforcement on Minnesota roads and work within the County. Guida, the Sheriff’s Office, and the Minnesota State Patrol have worked to keep the roads safe…
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July 16, 2021 0
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Aitkin County Board addresses Broadband, Bridge Priorities at July 13th meeting

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (7/15/21) (Aitkin, MN) — The Aitkin County Board of Commissioners gave approval for needed expansion for Broadband services and construction improvements during their regular meeting Tuesday from the Aitkin County Government Center Board Room. The Commissioners did approve the AutoCAD License renewal for Surveying/GIS, a donation of $500 to the Aitkin…
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July 15, 2021 0