Category: News

Red Cross, Slavation Army and United Way Helping People Affected by Flood.

Representatives from the Red Cross stopped in and talked about a Service Center being established at the Rainier Hall Today from 3:00 to 8:00 and Saturday from 10:00 until 5:00pm to offer assistance.


June 24, 2022 0

Lake Water Levels are showing strain on Local Businesses

Mike Bolstad spoke with Britney Rognarud of Thunderbird Lodge, and Britney talks of the impact that the historical flooding in the area is having on local busness.


June 24, 2022 0

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

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

Aitkin Public School Board meeting from June 20th

(Aitkin, MN) — The Aitkin Public Schools Board meeting from June 20th featured the hiring of a new Activities Director, Community Education updates, and talks on transportation from the High School Media Center. Lara Parkin, on behalf of Community Education, presented to the Board as more activity has taken place over the past year. Superintendent Dan…
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June 23, 2022 0

Essentia Health now administering COVID vaccine for under-5 age group

Essentia Health pediatricians are encouraging COVID-19 vaccination of children ages 6 months through 4 years after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommended that everyone in this age group should receive a COVID-19 vaccine.  “COVID-19 has been one of the biggest public health threats in a century, with millions of people tragically losing their…
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June 23, 2022 0

Voyageurs National Park Along with Voyageurs Conservancy Host Community Artist and Educator – Sam Zimmerman

INTERNATIONAL FALLS, MN: This summer, Voyageurs National Park will receive a vibrant community mural celebrating the park’s waters and skies. With support from Voyageurs Conservancy, Sam Zimmerman will serve as a Community Artist and Educator in residence in the park from June 26 – July 1, 2022.   Sam Zimmerman – a Grand Portage direct descendant – is a…
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June 23, 2022 0

Local Students Among Minnesota Connections Academy’s Class of 2022

St. Paul, MN – June 23, 2022 — More than 400 graduating seniors from communities across Minnesota recently received their high school diplomas as members of Minnesota Connections Academy’s Class of 2022. The tuition-free, public online school recently celebrated the students during an in-person commencement ceremony at the Minneapolis Convention Center on June 11th. “The faculty and staff…
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June 23, 2022 0

Mille Lacs Fisheries Advisory Committee meeting is Tuesday, June 28

The Mille Lacs Fisheries Advisory Committee will meet from 6-8:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 28. The meeting is hybrid — via online videoconference as well as in-person at Appeldoorn’s Sunset Bay Resort, 45401 Mille Lacs Parkway, Isle, MN 56432. The agenda will include an open water fishing season update as well as a presentation from Mille…
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June 23, 2022 0

Crow Wing County Highway Maintenance activities for the week of June 27th

County maintenance crews will perform culvert repairs and ditching work on County State AidHighways (CSAH) 23 and 22 Monday, County Road (CR) 131, Tuesday and CSAH 10, (BordenLake Road) Wednesday.County maintenance crews will perform spray patching operations on CSAH 4, CSAH 2, andCSAH 16, throughout the week.County maintenance crews will perform guardrail vegetation control operations…
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June 23, 2022 0