Tag: Fire Department

Twin Valley Fire Department to Have Active Role in Town & Country Days; Hosting Open House and Pancake Breakfast this Weekend

Twin Valley, MN — The Twin Valley Fire and Rescue will be quite active during this weekend’s Twin Valley Town and Country Days, not just keeping the community safe but also getting more involved in the community. From hosting an open house on Saturday and pancake breakfast on Sunday to being available at the motorsports…
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July 14, 2021 0

Lake Park Fire Chief Urges Caution Ahead of Hot & Dry 4th of July

Lake Park, MN — While you’re out celebrating the 4th of July this weekend, Lake Park Fire Chief Dave Coufal is asking everyone to use caution if they plan on using fireworks. Any firework that explodes or goes in the air is illegal to use in Minnesota, however that doesn’t stop Minnesotans from going across…
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July 1, 2021 0

Ada Fire Chief Discusses Procedures & Importance of Mutual Aid Following Fire on Tuesday Night

Ada, MN — The Ada, Borup, and Twin Valley Fire Departments responded to a report of a house fire on Tuesday night approximately three miles east of Ada. The homeowners were able to put out the fire themselves, which originated from an electrical issue. When fire crews arrived they helped ventilate the home and make…
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May 6, 2021 0

McGregor City Council meets for first meeting of 2021

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (1/7/21) (McGregor, MN) — The McGregor City Council welcomed two new Council members and opened the year with renewals and updates at their first meeting of 2021 at the McGregor Fire Hall on January 5th. New Council members Shelly Brantner and Terry Hensel were sworn into the positions at the meeting.…
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January 7, 2021 0

Gary City News & Notes

By Mark Askelson markkrjb@loretel.net (12/18/20) Gary, MN — The City of Gary wrapped up their pre-demolition auction of the former Norman County East Elementary School earlier this week and buyers are in the process of picking up their winning items. The auction ended on Monday and brought in around $20,000, which will be set aside…
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December 18, 2020 0

Crosslake Man Dies After Truck Goes Through Ice on Cross Lake

A 24-year-old Crosslake man died Friday, Dec. 4, after the truck he was driving, which was reportedly stolen, went through the ice on Cross Lake near the intersection of Daggett Pine Road and County Road 66, according to a news release from Crosslake Police Chief Erik Lee. The man’s name is being withheld pending notification…
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December 5, 2020 0

Aitkin City Council approves land purchase, Improvement Projects at Monday meeting

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (10/20/20) (Aitkin, MN) — The Aitkin City Council held their regular meeting Monday night from the Community Room of the Aitkin Public Library to finalize the City Administration office move and approved actions for City improvement projects. The Council approved an agreement with MnDOT for snow removal and the Public Utilities…
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October 20, 2020 0

Garrison Fire Department holds City Council’s attention at monthly meeting

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (10/15/20) (Garrison, MN) — The Garrison Fire Department moved multiple actions at the Garrison City Council meeting from Tuesday night.  We spoke with Garrison Mayor Loren Larson about details from the meeting which included a letter of gratitude from members of North Memorial Ambulance Service after a recent call. A donation…
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October 16, 2020 0