Category: News — KRJB-KRJM-KKCQ

Halstad City Council Exploring Sales Tax Option

Halstad, MN — The Halstad City Council discussed updates with the former school building, explored a city sales tax option, and approved a mail-in election for next fall at their regular meeting earlier this month. The city continues to find more uses for the former High School building. Halstad Mayor Darin Johnson says they have…
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September 27, 2021 0

Ada-Borup-West CC Coach Wins Fargo Half-Marathon

Ada, MN — Ada-Borup-West Cross Country Coach Spencer Ruebke notched one off the bucket list by not only competing in the Fargo Half Marathon this past Saturday, but also winning the race by a wide margin. The MSUM alumni won the race with a time of 1 hour, 10 minutes, and 32 seconds, more than…
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September 27, 2021 0

Win-E-Mac School Principal Comments on COVID Plan and Busy Start to the New School Year

By: Mary Balstad marybalstad@rjbroadcasting.com Erskine, MN – The start of a new school year means plenty for students and staff to do in and out of the classroom. Principal of Win-E-Mac Kevin McKeever confirmed this busy lifestyle many students at Win-E-Mac are living as the school sports calendar reflects. Currently making it through the first…
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September 27, 2021 0

Fosston School District Looks to Virtual Options for Parent-Teacher Conferences; Masking for Staff Makes a Return With Rise in COVID-19 Cases

By: Mary Balstad marybalstad@rjbroadcasting.com Fosston, MN – The first month of classes at Fosston School District 601 is wrapping up in a promising manner as students and staff remain in-person. Educational benchmarks have already been met with the reading and math Star360 testing requirements for grades K-6th. Assistant Principal Dan Boushee talks about how the…
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September 27, 2021 0

NMPH: Trust the Facts When It Comes to COVID Vaccine

Ada, MN — The truth about the effectiveness COVID-19 vaccination is in the data. Data from the CDC and from local hospitals remains consistent in showing that those who are vaccinated are less likely to get COVID, and more importantly less likely to become hospitalized. The North Dakota Department of Health released data this past…
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September 27, 2021 0

Cold Weather Rule Takes Effect in October

Ada, MN — As fall settles in, temps will soon be cooling down and furnaces and heating devices will be firing up, driving up utility costs once again. To help those struggling to afford costly utility bills, the state of Minnesota enacted the Cold Weather Rule, which protects those who make efforts to pay their…
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September 27, 2021 0

Norman County Resident Throws Out First Pitch at Twins Game

Ada, MN — A simple Retweet a couple weeks ago led to a once in a lifetime opportunity for one Norman County resident and Twins fan. Aimee Eggen of Ada was the lucky, randomly chosen winner of a Minnesota Twins Twitter contest that provided her and three other friends free tickets to a game, and…
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September 27, 2021 0

Community 4-Wheeler Ride Revving Up for October 3rd

By: Mary Balstad marybalstad@rjbroadcasting.com McIntosh, MN – Then annual community 4-wheeler ride is set for Sunday, October 3rd at 2 P.M. The ride will start at the Vernes Church located at 29961 320th Ave SE, Trail, MN. As an event that brings together new and old friends, Leslie Finseth, one of the organizers, speaks about…
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September 27, 2021 0

R & J Broadcasting, Inc Owner Jim Birkemeyer to be Inducted into First Class of Ada-Borup-West Hall of Fame

Ada, MN — R & J Broadcasting Incorporated owner Jim Birkemeyer will have his legacy cemented in history this weekend as he’s inducted into the first class of the Ada-Borup-West Hall of Fame! Birkemeyer, or “Birk” as he’s more commonly known, began his broadcasting career in 1981, but began his legacy as the voice for…
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September 24, 2021 0