Tag: Aitkin High School

Aitkin grad injured in head-on crash in Swift County

A young Palisade woman was seriously injured in a car crash last Thursday. Sarah Jean Curtiss, a 2019 Aitkin High graduate and current University of Minnesota-Morris senior, was driving southbound on Highway 9 in Swift county when she collided with a car and a semi headed northbound.  According to a report from the Minnesota State…
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January 25, 2023 0

Warming Centers available for Aitkin County residents still without power from snowstorms

Release from the Aitkin County Sheriff’s Office:


December 17, 2022 0

‘Church Basement Ladies’ returns for All Class Reunion this week

Paul Vold kkin@rjbroadcasting.com (8/3/22) (Aitkin, MN) — One of many events planned during the Aitkin All Class Reunion this week includes three shows of the musical, “Church Basement Ladies” at the Aitkin High School Auditorium Thursday, Friday, and Sunday this week. We spoke last week with longtime Aitkin Community Theater director Bryan Johnson about putting…
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August 3, 2022 0

Aitkin Public Schools dealing with small changes, Falls Sports meetings ahead in monthly update with Superintendent Dan Stifter

Paul Vold kkin@rjbroadcasting.com (8/3/22) (Aitkin, MN) — Preparing for another active school year but not having to deal with major construction has been a welcomed sight for Aitkin Schools Superintendent Dan Stifter after catching up with him for a monthly update on the ISD #1. Superintendent Stifter did highlight the changes at the High School…
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August 3, 2022 0

Final Preparations for Aitkin All Class Reunion

By Paul Vold kkin@rjbroadcasting.com (8/2/22) (Aitkin, MN) — This week has been 11 years of planning in the making with the kickoff events of the 2022 Aitkin All Class Reunion with gathering of Aitkin High School graduating classes with returning alumni and community members coming together. We spoke with Gary Tibbitts from the All Class…
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August 1, 2022 0

Bryan Johnson and Christian McShane talk ‘Church Basement Ladies’ musical during Aitkin All Class Reunion on July 29th Community Connection

Bryan Johnson and Christian McShane of the Aitkin County Friends of the Arts talk about the upcoming Church Basement Ladies musical to be performed during the Aitkin All Class Reunion, the return of Aitkin grads, Bryan’s retirement from community theater and more:


July 29, 2022 0

Jaques Art Center to put on pop-up show, free painting class during All Class Reunion

By Paul Vold kkin@rjbroadcasting.com (7/20/22) (Aitkin, MN) — The Jaques Art Center has plenty in store over the next few weeks with their current running exhibit, the Aitkin All Class Reunion, and pop-up shows all emanating from their location across from the Aitkin County Courthouse. We recently spoke with Barden Heft about the ‘Friends and…
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July 19, 2022 0

Strength & Honor Lift-A-Thon returns July 27-28 for veterans fundraiser

(Aitkin, MN) — An annual showcase of off-season work and fundraising for local veterans through Aitkin High School student-athletes will be coming to a head July 27-28 in the annual Strength & Honor Lift-A-Thon from Aitkin High School. We chatted with Aitkin teacher and coach Rob Williams about their Speed, Strength, and Agility program that helps…
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July 14, 2022 0

Aitkin Lift-A-Thon returns to raise funds for American Legion

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (7/13/21) (Aitkin, MN) — After a one year absence, the yearly high-school staple of the Aitkin Lift-A-Thon returns with the culmination of summer work being a fundraiser for local veterans to lend a much-needed helping hand and thank you for their sacrifice and service. We recently chatted with Lift-A-Thon organizer Rob…
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July 13, 2021 0

Aitkin School Board gets Graduation plans finalized, discuss Capital Projects Levy number

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (5/20/21) (Aitkin, MN) — The Aitkin Public School Board meeting Monday night (May 17th) provided finalizing discussions for High School Graduations and personnel updates for the following school year from the High School Media Center. Aitkin High School Paul Karelis informed the Board on the plans for Graduation that will be…
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May 20, 2021 0