Category: News — KRJB-KRJM-KKCQ

Norman County West School Board Approves Consolidation Proposal with Ada-Borup

Hendrum, MN — First a sports co-op, then a tuition agreement, and now consolidation. The partnership between Norman County West and Ada-Borup took the next step on Tuesday night as the Norman County West school board approved a resolution proposing the consolidation between them and Ada-Borup, paving the way for the two districts to become…
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January 27, 2021 0

Fire Destroys FedEx Van North of Ada

Ada, MN — A package delivery vehicle is a complete loss following a fire north of Ada on Tuesday morning. The incident occurred at approximately 11am in the driveway of 2732 State Highway 9, which is 7 miles north of Ada. When fire crews arrived, a FedEx delivery van was already fully engulfed in flames.…
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January 26, 2021 0

Time to Renew your Pesticide Applicators License; Other Updates from Polk & Norman County Extension

By: Dawson Peterson dawsonrjradio@arvig.net (1/26/21 Polk County, MN — This is the time of year for producers to renew their pesticide applicators license. The license is good for three years, Minnesota law requires commercial pesticide applicators to carry a valid license identification card with them whenever applying general or restricted use pesticides. You can contact Extension Educator Heather…
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January 26, 2021 0

Governor Walz Unveils Due North Education Plan

[ST. PAUL, MN] – Governor Tim Walz and Lieutenant Governor Peggy Flanagan on Monday announced the Due North Education Plan, a sweeping agenda for the future of education in Minnesota. Developed from a robust engagement effort with educators, school leaders, students, and families across the state, the Due North Education Plan is centered on ensuring every…
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January 26, 2021 0

Mahnomen City Council News & Notes from 1-19-21 Meeting

Mahnomen, MN — The Mahnomen City Council had discussions regarding the proposed new fire hall, public works staff, and the need for housing at their second regular monthly meeting last Tuesday, January 19th. In regards to the new Fire Hall, the Mahnomen City Council approved the final construction plans so they can move forward with…
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January 26, 2021 0

Norman County West to Vote on Consolidation Tonight

Hendrum, MN — The Norman County School West School Board will hold their regular monthly board meeting tonight in Hendrum. The meeting was originally scheduled for January 19th but was pushed back a week. The meeting is significant for the Norman County West School Board as they will need to vote on a resolution to…
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January 26, 2021 0

Fosston School Activities Director Resigns

By: Dawson Peterson dawsonrjradio@arvig.net (1/25/21) Fosston, MN — The Fosston School Board met on January 21st for a regular monthly meeting with a full agenda to cover. Some of the items on the agenda included hiring a para-educator, and adjustments that needed to be made in the curriculum, programs and staff. One item that came…
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January 25, 2021 0

Ada City Council approves LRIP for West Main Street

Ada, MN – During the Special City Council Meeting held recently for the City of Ada, the Council approved the LRIP (Local Road Improvement Plan) for West Main Street according to Ada Mayor John Hintz. The Next meeting for the Ada City Council will be the February regular meeting scheduled for February 2nd.


January 23, 2021 0

KC Fish Fry is tonight in Ada

Ada, MN – The Knights of Columbus Council 8280 will be serving up their Fish Fry, drive thru style tonight from 4:30 to 7pm at St Josephs Catholic Church in Ada.  Cost is $20 per meal, served as you would expect from the Knights Fish Fry.  Grand Knight David Steen shares some of the details…
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January 22, 2021 0

Hawley School followed along Inauguration day

Hawley, MN – It was a historic day in the USA on Wednesday with the inauguration of the 46th President in the History of the United States of America, Joe Biden.  Living in a day of history is something that during the Covid-19 pandemic, has become a bit of the norm, however there have only…
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January 22, 2021 0