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Salvation Army gearing up for Holiday campaigns

With COVID-19 affecting so many people in the region, Captain Jeff Curran from the Brainerd Lakes Salvation Army joined us as they are already gearing up for the Red Kettle and Angel Tree campaigns for the holidays. Captain Curran first updates us on what’s been happening at the Salvation Army over the last couple months.…
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October 13, 2020 0

Ada-Borup Pursuing Grant for Electric School Bus

By Mark Askeson (10/7/20) markkrjb@loretel.net Ada, MN — Electric School Bus technology is expanding in Minnesota and the Ada-Borup School District is hoping to be a part of the movement. The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency is investing $3 million in all-electric school buses to combat climate change, improve air quality, and build a cleaner transportation future.…
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October 8, 2020 0

Ulen-Hitterdal to Have Operating Levy Referendum on Ballot this November

By Mark Askelson markkrjb@loretel.net (10/7/20) Ulen, MN — In just under a month, the Ulen-Hitterdal School District will be going to voters in the fall general election asking for a renewal of the district’s current operating referendum as well asking for additional per pupil funding. Ulen-Hitterdal Superintendent Todd Cameron breaks down the two questions on the…
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October 8, 2020 0

Lake Park Fire Department Takes Part Controlled House Burn

By Mark Askelson markkrjb@loretel.net (10/7/20) Lake Park, MN — Follow along with the Lake Park Volunteer Fire Department on social media, and it’s very evident to see that the group of firemen stay very active in their training. From house fires to missing persons to water rescue, the Lake Park Fire Department is always expanding their…
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October 8, 2020 0

Halstad Fire Department to Host Open House Wednesday

By Mark Askelson markkrjb@loretel.net (10/6/20) Halstad, MN — In conjunction with this week’s National Fire Prevention Week, the Halstad Fire Department welcomes community members to stop in for their annual open house at the Fire Hall this Wednesday, October 7th from 5-7pm. The Halstad Fireman will be serving up hot dogs, hamburgers, beans, chips, and the fixings…
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October 8, 2020 0

Minnesota State Highway Patrol Concerned with Number of Incidents Related to Beet Harvest

By Mark Askelson markkrjb@loretel.net (10/6/20) Ada, MN — While the conditions have been nearly perfect to kick off the region’s sugar beet campaign, the Minnesota State Patrol is still responding to a number of accidents and mishaps during the first week of the harvest involving beet trucks. Sargent Jesse Grabow says they’re not off to the…
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October 8, 2020 0

NMPH Encourages Good COVID Behavior This Labor Day Weekend

By Mark Askelson markkrjb@loretel.net (9/4/20) Ada, MN — The COVID-19 positivity rate appears to be slowing down in Norman County for the time being at least. New reports from the Minnesota Department of Health shows a rate of just under 8 per 10,000 people for the past two weeks. That’s about half of what the rate…
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September 6, 2020 0

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July 20, 2020 0

Offering Veterans relief in uncertain times

Written by Kris Norton, Kris@KSDMradio.com International Falls – Thursday, Mark Lessard joined The Morning Show to share information about the State Soldier’s Assistance Program. The SSAP, Lessard says, is one of the most under-utillized benefit programs available veterans in our community. State-wide, $6 million was set aside and only $2.5 million has been claimed. In a…
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July 14, 2020 0