Category: Kaleidoscope

Oktoberfest this Sunday at Norman County Fairgrounds!

Ada, MN — Get a taste of Germany this Sunday, September 26th as part of the Oktoberfest meal at the Norman County Fairgrounds Coliseum. The Norman County Agricultural Society is continuing up their tradition of serving up smorgasbord of german sausage, sauerkraut, mashed potatoes, green beans, potato salad, dinner rolls, and delicious homemade desserts. Norman…
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September 24, 2021 0

Hendrum Fire & Rescue Hosting 23rd Annual Steak Fry Fun Night this Saturday

Hendrum, MN — For the first time since 2019, the Hendrum Fire & Rescue Steak Supper and Fun Night is back this Saturday, September 25th. Normally held in the spring, the 2020 event was continuously put on hold until regulations related to COVID-19 finally allowed it to occur this weekend. The Steak Night, which has…
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September 23, 2021 0

Traill-Steele Counties Host Full-Scale Hazardous Material Emergency Training at Mayville State

Mayville, ND — Emergency crews from Traill and Steele counties on Monday night participated in a unique training exercise that simulated a full-scale emergency situation involving hazardous materials. The training exercise took place at Mayville State University and involved a number of different agencies, including Traill and Steele County Sheriff’s Office and Fire Departments from…
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September 15, 2021 0

Norman County 4-H Hosts Achievement Day and Get Green Activities During Fun in the Flatlands

Ada, MN — In conjunction with this past weekend’s Fun in the Flatlands and Pioneer Days, the Norman County 4-H was also busy on the Norman County Fairgrounds with their annual Achievement Days and other activities. Norman County Extension Educator Linda Houglum says 4-H’ers showed off their fall produce exhibits, participated in the parade, and…
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September 14, 2021 0

With Nearly 200,000 Acres, Soybeans are Again Top Planted Crop in Norman County`

Ada, MN — The interest in planting soybeans rose again this year in Norman County, adding an additional 20,000 acres over last year. The results from this 2021 final acreage reports were shared last week during the Kaleidoscope Program by Norman County FSA Director Randy Tufton. 195,000 acres of soybeans were planted this spring, which…
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September 13, 2021 0

Boys, Girls, & Entire Families Encouraged to Join the Scouts for Camping, Fishing, and Exploring Opportunities

Ada, MN — The Northern Lights Council of the Boy Scouts of America is busy this fall looking for new recruits to join them in their learning, exploration, and leadership activities. The Boy Scouts of America has provided youth development through camping, fishing, building, and service-related activities since 1910. Thomas Huether, Field Director for the…
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September 10, 2021 0

Top Hat Theatre Brings Wide Mix of Acts for 2021-2022 Season

Ulen, MN — For more than 15 years, the Top Hat Theatre in Ulen has provided an affordable, close-to-home option for quality entertainment in the Ulen-Hitterdal area. Now in it’s 16th season and under new direction of Carrie Jirava, that same mission continues with a variety of artists from a cappella to comedy to bluegrass.…
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September 10, 2021 0

Kelly Thronson Memorial BBQ Contest Returns with New Location in 2021

Ada, MN — Do you have the best BBQ on the block? Take your talents to the next level and challenge your recipe for ribs against a few dozen others during the annual Kelly Thronson Memorial BBQ Contest on Saturday, September 11th at the Norman County Fairgrounds in Ada. The big change this year is…
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August 30, 2021 0

Dekko Community Center Hosting More Wiffleball, Volleyball, and Bike Riding Events

Ada, MN — The Dekko Community Center has several great opportunities coming up next month for community members to get outside, get active, and have some fun! The Dekko Summer Sand Volleyball League just wrapped up for the summer, but there is still time to play in the sand. Dekko Director Brianna Eggen says they…
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August 27, 2021 0

Minnesota State Fair Gets Underway Thursday

Falcon Heights, MN — The Great Minnesota Get Together, or the Great Minnesota Get-Back Together as its being called this year, returns in mostly full force this Thursday, August 26th and runs through Labor Day at the State Fairgrounds in Falcon Heights. Back is the delicious food and beverage, grandstand entertainment, livestock barns, hundreds of…
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August 25, 2021 0