Tag: polk county

Polk County Purchases Special Freezer to Store Covid-19 Vaccine; County Also at the End of C.A.R.E.S Funding

By: Dawson Peterson dawsonrjradio@arvig.net (12/18/20) Polk County, MN — As everyone knows, the covid-19 vaccine has been rolling out across the world and has made its way into the State of Minnesota and into the arms of select Minnesotans. The vaccine comes after nearly an entire year of struggles and shutdowns thanks to the pandemic.…
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December 18, 2020 0

Monarch Butterfly Conservation Agreement in Polk County

By: Dawson Peterson dawsonrjadio@arvig.net (11/10/20) Polk County, MN — It has been widely known that the Monarch Butterfly is in danger of going on the endangered species list joining animals such as whales, tigers, sea turtles and unfortunately many others. Polk County however, has recognized this problem and is doing their part in helping conserve…
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November 10, 2020 0

Fosston School District Stays Open Despite Polk County Now Being Considered a Hot Spot

By: Dawson Peterson dawsonrjradio@arvig.net (11/6/20) Fosston, MN — Everyone’s favorite term has become more and more prevalent in the local news as of late and if you haven’t guessed it, it’s covid-19. The virus continues to spread throughout the United States and is now running wild through our local communities forcing school districts to re…
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November 6, 2020 0

Polk County Sheriff’s Update With Sheriff Tadman

By: Dawson Peterson dawsonrjradio@arvig.net (11/6/20) Polk County, MN — Covid-19 cases are on a rapid rise not only in Minnesota but a good portion of the midwest which is the opposite of how the early part of the pandemic occurred with coastal areas of the U.S. being hit the hardest. Now our local communities are…
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November 6, 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

Polk County Property Valuation on the Rise; CARES Funding Update

By Mark Askelson markkrjb@loretel.net (10/20/20) Fosston, MN — The Polk County Board of Commissioners set their preliminary tax levy at the end of September at approximately $25.5 million, which is an increase of just under 5%. The preliminary tax levy can be decreased, but not increased, before the final levy is set in December. While…
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October 20, 2020 0