Author: Dawson Peterson

FSA Report for September 23rd

By: Mary Balstad marybalstad@rjbroadcasting.com Red Lake County, Minnesota – Harvest season is here, which means plenty of farmers in the area are looking to see what their crops will yield after a summer with harsh drought conditions. Gary Schommer spoke about FSA’s Farm Loan Program with direct and guaranteed loan programs in the weekly report…
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September 23, 2021 0

Veteran Town Hall Will Inform Veteran’s and Families About New State Legislation and Veterans Home in Bemidji

By: Mary Balstad marybalstad@rjbroadcasting.com Bagley, MN – The Clearwater County Veteran’s Service Office will be hosting a Veteran Town Hall on October 5th at 6:30 P.M. at the Bagley American Legion. The town hall will include a free meal for veterans and their families with the intent to give a presentation on VA benefits that…
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September 23, 2021 0

Bagley School District in Talks to Implement Distance Learning and Mask Requirements Due to Rise in COVID-19 Cases

Mary Balstad marybalstad@rjbroadcasting.com Bagley, MN – Homecoming week is currently underway at Bagley Schools. With school spirit in the classrooms, students and staff are looking forward to the annual football homecoming game this Friday, September 24th at 7 P.M. against Polk County West. However, students may have to start celebrating school events from home instead…
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September 23, 2021 0

Fosston City Council September 20th Meeting

By Laura Hamilton laurahamilton@rjbroadcasting.com (9/21/2021) A new business will be opening soon in Fosston. Play World Incorporated, owned by Larry Roed will sell playground equipment. Assistant City Administrator Cassie Heide tells us the Fosston City Council approved a FEDA Micro Loan for the business at their September 20th meeting. The council approved hiring Dustin Manecke…
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September 21, 2021 0

Clearbrook-Gonvick Track Alumni Night

By Laura Hamilton laurahamilton@rjbroadcasting.com (9/21/2021) Clearbrook-Gonvick Boys and Girls Track Alumni players and coaches will be recognized at halftime of the home football game Friday, September 24th. A short program will take place after the game in the Commons Area in the school to dedicate the new record board. It was purchased with funds from…
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September 21, 2021 0

33rd Annual Fall Craft Show in Fertile Set for Saturday in a New Venue

By: Mary Balstad marybalstad@rjbroadcasting.com Fertile, MN – The 33rd Annual Fall Craft Show in Fertile, Minnesota is set for this Saturday, September 25th. Starting at 9 A.M. and going until 3 P.M., the event will showcase a variety of local crafts people from Northwestern Minnesota. Stacy Erickson is the organizer of the fall craft show…
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September 20, 2021 0

Fosston School Board Sets Preliminary Levy; Discussed Uptick in Covid Cases in Community

By Laura Hamilton laurahamilton@rjbroadcasting.com (9/17/2021) During their September 16th meeting, Fosston School Board set their preliminary levy for 2021. as Superintendent Sue Chase explains the levy was set at the maximum amount. The school board discussed their local operating referendum which provides programming money and expires in 2024. The Fosston School Board spent some time…
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September 17, 2021 0

Fosston-Lengby Lions Club Hosts Cornhole Fundraiser

By: Mary Balstad marybalstad@rjbroadcasting.com Fosston, MN – The Fosston-Lengby Lions Club is hosting a Cornhole Tournament Fundraiser on Saturday, September 18th at 3 P.M. The entry fee is $80. Teams of two will compete for a first place prize of $250. The event will take place at Ventures. Evan Fonder says this tournament will also…
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September 16, 2021 0

New Blue Cross and Blue Shield Survey Show Minnesota’s Vaccinated Senior Population Uncertainty About ‘Returning to Normal’ in Varying Rates

By: Mary Balstad marybalstad@rjbroadcasting.com Minnesota – It has been over a year since the COVID-19 pandemic surged in the United States and across the world. Public health organizations such as the Center for Disease Control (CDC) and the World Health Organization (WHO) work to combat the virus and provide information to the public about the…
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September 16, 2021 0

Dry Conditions in Fields Show Improvement with Recent Rainfall; High Tech Robotic Diary Field Day on September 22nd

By: Mary Balstad marybalstad@rjbroadcasting.com Polk County, MN – As harvest season approaches, many local farmers are grateful for the recent rainfall in the past month after the harsh drought this previous summer. The Minnesota DNR reports the drought caused a severe moisture deficit in many parts of Northern Minnesota. So, the scattered rain showers are…
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September 16, 2021 0