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Slow Down in Work Zones as Construction Season Begins

Polk County, MN — Once the weather warms, we’ll begin the transition into Minnesota’s 5th season: Road Construction Season. This week is actually National Work Zone Awareness Week, which is annual spring campaign held at the start of construction season to encourage safe driving through highway work zones. Polk County Sheriff Jim Tadman says this…
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April 15, 2022 0

Polk County Sheriff Asks Motorists to Take Travel Advisories Serious

Fosston, MN — As we deal with difficult travel throughout parts of the region again here today, the Polk County Sheriff’s Office is reminding motorists to follow traffic advisories and warnings put out by the Polk County Sheriff’s Office, Minnesota State Patrol, and other agencies. Sheriff Jim Tadman says when they issue a No Travel…
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February 11, 2022 0

Traffic Related Deaths On the Rise With High Speeds Being a Major Factor

By: Mary Balstad marybalstad@rjbroadcasting.com Polk County, MN – Polk County Sheriff Jim Tadman was on the ‘Food for Thought’ Program on Thursday, October 14th. The first topic Tadman spoke on was traffic safety and the unfortunate rise in accidents and deaths that have been reported in 2021. With a noticeable rise in accidents and deaths,…
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October 18, 2021 0

Polk County Sheriff Discusses School Safety for Students and Parents

By: Mary Balstad marybalstad@rjbroadcasting.com Polk County, MN – Labor Day has come and gone, which means classes have begun for many schools across Minnesota. In turn, the amount of vehicles on the roads will pick up in both urban and rural areas as students make their way to and from school. Polk County Sheriff Jim…
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September 9, 2021 0

4th Annual 10-78 5K Run and Community Day Honors Officers; Warm Weather Warrants Car Safety Reminders

By: Mary Balstad marybalstad@rjbroadcasting.com Minnesota – The 4th annual 10-78 5k Run and Community Day will take place this Saturday, August 14th in Downtown Grand Forks at 9:00 A.M. This non-profit event is held by local law enforcement agencies in the area, with the intention to raise money and celebrate officers who have given their…
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August 12, 2021 0

Polk County Sheriff Reports on 4th of July; Newest Recruit for Polk County Law Enforcement Introduced

By: Mary Balstad Fosston, MN – The 4th of July weekend was a success in terms of keeping the number of accidents down for local law enforcement. Polk County Sheriff Jim Tadman reported on a boating accident on Maple Lake that involved an individual running his boat aground. Tadman confirmed there was alcohol involved, but…
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July 8, 2021 0

Fireworks Safety is Top Priority This Weekend Says Polk County Sheriff

By: Mary Balstad Polk County, MN – The 4th of July is this Sunday, and that means people will celebrate in many different ways. A popular way many families observe the holiday is by setting off fireworks. Polk County Sheriff Jim Tadman spoke about the importance of using proper safety precautions when buying and setting…
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July 2, 2021 0

Polk County Sheriff Discusses Highway and Water Safety; Line 3 Protests

By: Mary Balstad Polk County, MN — With the state opening up and summer around the corner, Sheriff Jim Tadman of Polk County spoke on many important issues regarding safety on the road and in the water. Teenage traffic fatalities have risen across Minnesota. As of the year-to-date of June 1st there have been 160…
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June 14, 2021 0

SKYWARN Storm Spotter Training Being Offered Virtually

Grand Forks, ND — Learn more about severe weather and help provide valuable and potentially life saving information through the National Weather Service SKYWARN Storm Spotter classes being offered throughout the month of April. Every year the National Weather Service in Grand Forks conducts both “basic” and “advanced” spotter training classes. Individuals are taught the…
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April 5, 2021 0

Polk County Sheriff’s Office to Add 2nd K9 Unit

Fosston, MN — Roughly a year after acquiring K9 Buffy, the Polk County Sheriff’s Office will be adding another patrol pup to the line of duty. The newest K9 is expected to begin patrol alongside Deputy Ben Stout sometime in June and will allow the Polk County Sheriff’s Office to have a K9 on duty…
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March 15, 2021 0