Tag: Norman County

Norman County Salvation Army Accepting Angel Tree Applicants; Red Kettle Campaign Launching Early

By Mark Askelson markkrjb@loretel.net (10/23/20) Ada, MN — The Norman County Salvation Army is continuing to serve families in need throughout the county by providing utility and rental assistance, backpacks and school supplies, food, and Christmas gifts through their Angel Tree Program. The Angel Tree Program, which the deadline to apply for is October 26th,…
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October 23, 2020 0

Ag Business Programs Coming Up For Area Farmers

By: Dawson Peterson dawsonrjradio@arvig.net (10/23/20) Polk and Norman County Extension Educator Heather Dufault was on the Food For Thought Program recently where she talked about Ag Business Programs that are coming up for our area farmers. Dufault says that the upcoming programs have been well received and numerous people have asked for more information. For…
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October 23, 2020 0

Norman County Sheriff’s Office Warns of DirecTV Phone Scam

By Mark Askelson markkrjb@loretel.net (10/15/20) Ada, MN — The Norman County Sheriff’s Office is warning community members that they have recently received a number of reports of phone scam attempts. The most recent scam they have had reports of involve DirectTV and eBAY. Norman County Sheriff Deputy Ben Fall says the scammers sound like legitimate…
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October 15, 2020 0

Norman County Sheriff’s Office Peacefully Resolves Situation with Loaded Gun

Halstad, MN — On Monday, October 12th at 4:51pm, the Norman County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call from an unidentified female caller, stating that she was sitting at the ballpark near the former Norman County West High School in Halstad and that she had a loaded gun. The school building is no longer in…
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October 14, 2020 0

Norman County 4-H Kicks off New 4-H Year by Celebrating National 4-H Week

By Mark Askelson markkrjb@loretel.net (10/13/20) Ada, MN — October 1st was the first day of the new 4-H calendar year and it’s only fitting that October 4th -10th, the first full week in October, was National 4-H Week. During that week, millions of youth, parents, volunteers, and 4-H alumni come together to celebrate the opportunities…
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October 13, 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