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Variety of Speakers Lined Up for 44th Annual Norman County Ag Day

Ada, MN — The 44th Annual Norman County Ag Day is set to roll this Wednesday, January 26th at the Ada Events Center. It gets underway at 8am with registration and rolls followed by opening remarks and youth presentations at 8:30am. Throughout the day there will be a number of guest speakers and grower meetings.…
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January 25, 2022 0

Waubun Wildlife Club to Host Annual Fishing Derby on South Twin this Saturday

Naytahwaush, MN — The Waubun Wildlife Club invites anglers to their annual Fishing Derby on South Twin Lake this Saturday, January 29th from Noon to 3pm. The derby, which is held in conjunction with the Mahnomen Area Sportsman’s Club’s Kids Fishing Derby, is a longstanding tradition that dates back decades. Steve “Carrot” Paul of the…
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January 25, 2022 0

Wildlife Starting to Show Signs of Stress from Challenging Winter

Detroit Lakes, MN — Winter came early this year and hasn’t let up much since that first major snowfall in November. The snow is getting deeper and temps have found there way into the 30 below zero mark several times already, making life a struggle for area wildlife. While they are built to handle the…
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January 25, 2022 0

Staffing Shortages are Still a Major Obstacle for Bagley School District

By: Mary Balstad marybalstad@rjbroadcasting.com Bagley, MN – Area schools are continuing to report on staffing shortages and how they are affecting current operations. With larger schools such as Bemidji high school declaring an emergency closure due to vacancies in positions such as custodians, food service staff and paraprofessionals, local school districts may have to make…
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January 24, 2022 0

U of M Crookston Extension Brings Back Crop Advisors Workshop in Conjunction with NDSU

By: Mary Balstad marybalstad@rjbroadcasting.com Fargo, ND – The University of Minnesota (U of M) – Crookston Extension will host the upcoming Advanced Crop Advisors Workshop on February 8th through the 9th in collaboration with North Dakota State University (NDSU). The workshop will be held at the Fargo Holiday Inn. The annual workshop returns in-person after…
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January 24, 2022 0

Fosston Students Extend Kindness Year Round; Rise in Early Childhood Program Enrollment but Fall in Elementary and High School

By: Mary Balstad marybalstad@rjbroadcasting.com Fosston, MN – The Fosston School Board convened on Thursday, January 20th for their regular monthly meeting. Superintendent Sue Chase provided an update on the agenda discussed during the meeting. It began with an update from the student leaders of the elementary and high school. Chase reports that the students of…
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January 24, 2022 0

Hawley School to Continue Winter Olympic Tradition

Hawley, MN — The Opening Ceremonies of the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing will begin on Friday, February 4th and just prior to that the Hawley Elementary School District celebrates their own Winter Olympic tradition. On February 3rd, the school will host their opening ceremonies where each kid will be assigned a country and show…
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January 24, 2022 0

COVID & Other Illnesses Taking Over in Norman County

Ada, MN — The omicron variant of COVID-19 has now become widespread in our area communities, causing some school districts to scramble to find staff or even institute flex or e-learning days. Tracy Johnson of Norman-Mahnomen Public Health is the school nurse for the Ada-Borup-West and Norman County East School Districts. She says testing is…
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January 24, 2022 0

HOV Recreational Foundation Hosting Winter Social this Saturday at Ada Events Center

Ada, MN — The Heart of the Valley Recreational Foundation will host their 24th annual fundraiser this coming Saturday, January 29th at the Ada Events Center. Formerly known as the HOV Golf Baquet, it is now being dubbed as a Winter Social because it’s become so much more than an event for golfers, according to…
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January 24, 2022 0

Projects in Halstad, Fertile, and White Earth Receive CERTs 2022 Seed Grants for Clean Energy Efforts

Minnesota — Minnesota’s Clean Energy Resource Teams (CERTs) awarded Seed Grants to 74 innovative energy efficiency and renewable energy projects – over twice as many as last year – in communities from Warren to Winona, Morton to Mountain Iron, Long Prairie to Lindstrom. The communities are funded for a wide range of energy projects, from…
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January 21, 2022 0