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Polk County Sheriff Talks ATV & Golf Cart Use on County & Township Roads

Fosston, MN — The Polk County Sheriff’s Office has received a number of complaints in recent months in regards to ATV, golf cart, and mini truck use on county and township roads. Polk County has an ordinance that allows their use, however not all townships or towns have adopted it. Polk County Sheriff Jim Tadman…
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August 11, 2022 0

Polk County Sheriff Encourages Boaters to Keep Up with Safety As Summer Winds Down

Fosston, MN — We’re getting down to the final few weeks of summer and while everyone is trying to take advantage of the nice weather while they can, the Polk County Sheriff’s Office says now is not the time to skip on safety. Sheriff Jim Tadman says when out on the lake, be mindful of…
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August 5, 2022 0

Clearwater County Sheriff’s Office to Utilize Operation Lifesaver to Help Locate Vulnerable Individuals

Bagley, MN — Out of a near a tragedy earlier this year, the Clearwater County Sheriff’s will soon be able to provide a vital resource for families of vulnerable children or adults. In June, the Sheriff’s Office was called to help locate a missing, nonverbal, autistic boy near the heavy wooded area south of Bagley.…
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July 20, 2022 0

Mahnomen County Exploring Possibility of Building New Jail

Mahnomen, MN — Could a new jail be on the horizon for Mahnomen County? During a recent visit on the KRJB Kaleidoscope, Mahnomen County Sheriff Josh Guenther shared some of their recent troubles with jailing and some potential future options for the county moving forward. Mahnomen County currently contracts with Tri-County Community Corrections in Crookston…
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July 14, 2022 0

Koochiching County Sheriff talks flooding and relief efforts.

Sheriff Peryin Hedlund was my guest this morning as we talked about the Governors visit on Saturday, as well as all the effort going into trying to save homes and keep roads open during this record breaking flood.

June 6, 2022 0

Norman, Mahnomen, & Polk County Election Preview

There will be a number of contested races for county positions in Norman County this fall. Tuesday was the final day to file for election for county, state, and federal offices and four of the five county races will see an incumbent being challenged for their seat. Norman County Sheriff Jeremey Thornton will again be…
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June 2, 2022 0

Halstad City Council Discusses Concerns Over Sheriff’s Contract & Increases in Crime

Halstad, MN — The Halstad City Council held their regular monthly meeting on Monday night, April 11th. One of the items again up for discussion was their law enforcement contract with the Norman County Sheriff’s Office. Halstad Mayor Darin Johnson says last month several citizens voiced concerns about lack of patrolling and response at their…
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April 14, 2022 0

Norman County Sheriff’s Deputies Make Two Meth Busts

Halstad, MN — Two individuals made appearances this week in Norman County District Court facing serious charges stemming from two separate meth busts earlier this year Norman County. The first of the incidents occurred on December 15th when a deputy was conducting surveillance on an apartment building in the city of Halstad. During that time,…
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April 13, 2022 0

Polk County Commission Update

Fosston, MN — The Polk County Board of Commissioners are looking into new radios for Polk County Sheriff’s Office. Commissioner Joan Lee provided an update on the most recent board meeting and Polk County happenings while on the KKCQ Food for Thought Program this week. Lee says the current radios being used the Sheriff’s Office…
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March 18, 2022 0

Polk County Sheriffs Office Offers Reminders for Those Heading on Vacation

Fosston, MN — With winter appearing to overstay its welcome this year, it may have people looking for quick getaways to somewhere much warmer. For those heading on vacation, Polk County Sheriff Deputy Robert Haugen offers a few reminders to avoid coming back home and finding you’ve been victim to theft. Polk County Sheriff Jim…
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March 4, 2022 0