Author: Mark Askelson

Norman County East School Board News & Notes from June 20th Meeting

Twin Valley, MN — The Norman County East School Board held their regular monthly meeting on Monday night, June 20th.  At the meeting the board approved a memorandum of understanding to move forward with offering E-sports as an extracurricular activity this coming school year. Norman County East Superintendent Rob Nudell says they’ve had a lot…
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June 24, 2022 0

Norman County Veteran’s Officer Provides Update on Post 9/11 Veterans Service Bonus

Minnesota — During a recent visit on the KRJB Kaleidoscope Program, Norman County Veterans Service Officer John Rosenberger provided more information on the recently announced Post 9/11 Veterans Service Bonus that was passed through the Minnesota Legislature. Rosenberger notes that MDVA has a history of post-war bonuses and this latest provides a bonus for those…
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June 24, 2022 0

Stay Cool During the Fair to Prevent Heat-Related Illnesses

Ada, MN — The heat continues today on day of the Norman County Fair and Norman-Mahnomen Public Health is encouraging fairgoers to take some extra steps prevent heat-related illness while out at the fair today. Kim Myers with Norman-Mahnomen Public Health most importantly stay cool and stay hydrated. Drinking water isn’t just good for keeping…
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June 24, 2022 0

Norman County Raceway Ada Nationals Results from 6/23/22

WISSOTA LATE MODEL Dustin Strand built a sizeable lead, but as the race went on Cole Schill began to reel him in and was about to challenge for the lead when a caution came out with 15 to go. After the caution, Mike Greseth snuck past Schill into the 2nd position and set his sights…
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June 24, 2022 0

Norman County Fair a Big Boost to the Local Economy

Ada, MN — The Norman County Fair in Ada continues in full swing today, bringing in people from not just all around the county, but all around the region. R & J News spoke with Ada Mayor and Norman County EDA President John Hintz during our Noon News live from the fair on Wednesday. Hintz…
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June 23, 2022 0

Mid Minnesota Federal Credit Union in Ada Hosting Free Shred Day on Friday

Ada, MN — Don’t let those documents with your personal information on them get in the hands of the wrong people. Instead, shred them!  Mid Minnesota Federal Credit Union in Ada is assisting the public with their shredding needs during their Free Shred Day this Friday, June 24th from 2-3pm. Carrie Dobmeyer, Assistant Branch Manager,…
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June 23, 2022 0

Norman County Historical Society Stays Busy During Norman County Fair

Ada, MN — Take a break from corn dogs and tilt-a-whirls and head to the Prairie Village and the Norman County Historical Society to take in some history and other fun activities during the Norman County Fair. All of the buildings will be open at Noon each day for browsing, but there’s plenty of special…
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June 23, 2022 0

Ahead of Hitterfest, Hitterdal Hit Hard by Storms

Hitterdal, MN — Less than a week before the annual Hitterfest celebration, the Hitterdal community was hit hard by heavy winds that left trees and power lines down all across the city. However, the Hitterdal Fire Department and numerous other community members have stepped up to clean up the city so it’s ready to go…
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June 23, 2022 0

Norman County Raceway Results from Ada Nationals Night 1 6/22/22

IMCA NORTHERN SPORTMOD Justin Jones started on the front row for the 40 lap Sport Mod Challenge Race and quickly got out to the early, but Rich Pavlicek wasted no time in moving from 10th to 2nd in the first five laps. Then Pavlicek began to reel in Jones and the two would race for…
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June 23, 2022 0

Halstad City Council News & Notes from June 13th Meeting

Halstad, MN — The Halstad City Council held their regular monthly meeting on Monday night, June 13th where they discussed the Landmark Building, golf cart ordinance, food trucks, and more. The council did also hear from some concerned citizens who were unhappy about the smell from water discharge earlier this spring. Halstad Mayor Darin Johnson…
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June 22, 2022 0