Tag: Polk County Sheriff

Crash Facts, Scams and School Safety Are All Major Topics for Upcoming Fall Season

By: Mary Balstad marybalstad@rjbroadcasting.com Fosston, MN – Justin Swang was on the ‘Food for Thought’ segment on Thursday, September 9th to talk about a wide range of topics that have come to the attention of the Polk County Law Enforcement office. The first topic was about the rise in vehicle crashes. In comparison to 2020…
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September 9, 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

Food For Thought, May 6th. Featuring Polk County Sheriff Jim Tadman & Lieutenant, State Patrol, Brad Norland

The Food For Thought Program heard every morning at 8:45 a.m. on KKCQ Radio. On the program from May 6th was Polk County Sheriff Jim Tadman and Lieutenant, State Patrol, Brad Norland. You can listen to the full interview below.


May 6, 2021 0

Gunshot Reported in Fosston Apartment Complex Sunday Afternoon

By: Dawson Peterson dawsonrjradio@arvig.net (4/19/21) On Sunday, April 18th at 2:58 p.m. the Polk County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call of a possible gunshot at 324 N Mark Ave in the City of Fosston. Polk County deputies responded to the reports of a gunshot inside the Foxtail Apartment building. During the investigation it was…
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April 19, 2021 0

Be Weary of Scams, Especially Covid Vaccine Scams

By: Dawson Peterson dawsonrjradio@arvig.net (2/16/21) Polk County, MN — Scams seem to be so common in today’s day in age. You can’t go one day without receiving a call from a phone number you don’t recognize trying to scam you. There is one common them though, scammers have evolved making the tricks that they are…
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February 16, 2021 0

Polk County Sheriff’s Office Helping to Spread Awareness about Bulling

By: Dawson Peterson dawsonrjradio@arvig.net (2/102/21) Polk County, MN — The Polk County Sheriff’s Office is taking active steps to spread awareness on the dangers of bullying among youngsters. The department travels to schools within the county and puts on presentations for students. Recently Chief Deputy Mike Norland and Deputy Heath Hanson joined KKCQ Radio to…
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February 10, 2021 0