Author: Mark Askelson

HCV Wrestling to Pay Tribute to Military on Thursday Night

Hillsboro, ND — This Thursday, January 20th, the Hillsboro-Central Valley Wrestling Team will be paying a special tribute to all members of the military during their 1st Annual Military Appreciation Night at the Hillsboro Events Center. Anyone enlisted or retired military will be given free admittance to the event, along with some free concessions and…
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January 18, 2022 0

Slow & Steady, the City of Gary Shows Growth

Gary, MN — It’s not quite the housing boom that can be seen in the cities Barnesville, Hawley, and Horace, but in the small town of Gary, there are still new homes being constructed each year and current homes still have no trouble being sold. During our Year in Review, Gary Mayor Buck Engen stated…
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January 18, 2022 0

USDA Spot Market Hog Pandemic Program

Do you raise hogs that were sold through a negotiated, or negotiated formula, sale? You may be eligible for assistance for hogs sold through a negotiated sale from April 16, 2020, through September 1, 2020, through USDA’s Spot Market Hog Pandemic Program (SMHPP). This new program is part of USDA’s Pandemic Assistance for Producers initiative,…
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January 18, 2022 0

Hillsboro Commission President Reminds Residents of Upcoming Election Deadline

Hillsboro, ND — Hillsboro City Commission President Terry Sando is reminding Hillsboro residents looking to for a commission seat to consider putting their name in the hat for the election that will take place this June. Candidates have until April 11th to register with City Hall to be on the ballot and Sando, who himself…
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January 17, 2022 0

Ada-Borup-West School Board News & Notes

Ada, MN — More news and notes from last week’s Ada-Borup-West School Board meeting held on Tuesday morning, January 11th. The board held their annual reorganizational meeting and set committee assignments for the year. Ada-Borup-West Superintendent Aaron Cook says there were only a few minor changes. The board also discussed some potential facility updates. While…
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January 17, 2022 0

Father-Son Duo to Take on 500 Mile Challenge of Vintage John Deere Snowmobiles

Steinback, MB — A pair of John Deere Snowmobile collectors from Cass County, North Dakota will be taking a unique and grueling challenge on their vintage sleds later this month. The father and son duo of Roger and Wyatt Kram (krom) are checking off a bucket list trip of riding their 1973 John Deere 400s…
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January 17, 2022 0

Mahnomen School Board News & Notes from January 10th Meeting

Mahnomen, MN — The Mahnomen School Board held their regular monthly meeting on Monday night, January 10th. At the meeting, the board approved an update to their COVID mitigation measures to reflect the latest CDC guidance. Mahnomen Superintendent Jeff Bisek says they are shortening the isolation period for positive tests, but still strongly encouraging staff…
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January 13, 2022 0

Norman County Awaits Bids & Bond Rating to Move Forward with New Highway Department Building

Ada, MN — The proposed new Norman County Highway Department building is another step closer to becoming a reality, however there are still factors at play that can derail the project. The Norman County Board of Commissioners held a public hearing for the roughly $9.6 million building bond, and as there was no public comment,…
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January 13, 2022 0

Benedictine Living Community–Ada Recognized in U.S. News and World Report’s “Best Nursing Homes” Report for Second Year

ADA, MN – Benedictine Living Community-Ada, for the second year in a row, has received the top “High-Performing” recognition in the long-term care category, as noted in the recently released 2021-2022 U.S. News and World Report’s “Best Nursing Homes” report. The rating places BLC-Ada among the elite 13% of skilled nursing communities across the country…
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January 13, 2022 0

Fertile City Council News & Notes from January 10th Meeting

Fertile, MN — The Fertile City Council held their regular monthly meeting on Monday night, January 10th where they held their reorganization, discussed a new pickup truck, and got news about future projects. After some deliberation, the council approved the purchase of new truck for the Public Works department. However, Fertile City Administrator Lisa Liden…
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January 13, 2022 0