Author: Dawson Peterson

Eric Reinbold Arrested After Nearly a Month on the Run From Law Enforcement

By: Mary Balstad marybalstad@rjbroadcasting.com Oklee, MN – After 25 days citizens of Red Lake County can now rest peacefully as Eric Reinbold, a man charged with the murder of his wife, was arrested on Wednesday, August 4th. Reinbold was apprehended around 12:30 A.M. in an old homestead near County Road 1 of Red Lake County.…
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August 5, 2021 0

4-H Members Show Off Livestock and Projects at the Clearwater County Fair

By: Mary Balstad marybalstad@rjbroadcasting.com Clearwater County, MN – County fairs are much more than rides and fried food. Along with nightly races and events, a major draw to any county fair is the support for aspiring 4-H members. As a club that prides itself in inclusivity, acceptance and participation, 4-H clubs make annual appearances at…
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August 5, 2021 0

Drivers and Boaters Should Be More Vigilant Due to Increased Traffic

By: Mary Balstad marybalstad@rjbroadcasting.com Polk County, MN – The steady increase in traffic on the roads over the summer will continue to rise as farmers join the cluster on the tar. Deputy Jesse Haugen spoke about the need for drivers to stay alert around the farm vehicles on ‘Food for Thought.’ Along with the construction…
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August 5, 2021 0

Upcoming Deadlines with FSA’s Livestock Forage Program

By: Mary Balstad marybalstad@rjbroadcasting.com Polk County, MN – Nathan Peterson gave the weekly FSA Report on Thursday, August 5th. The main topic of conversation was the Livestock Forage Program (LFP). This drought program is specifically for pasture acres that triggers any time a county is rated as D2 drought for 8 consecutive weeks or as…
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August 5, 2021 0

Fosston School Board Won’t Mandate Masks As They Begin In Person Learning September 7th.

by Laura Hamilton laura@kkcqradio.com (8/3/2021) After consultation with Polk County Public Health, the Fosston School Board will not mandate masks for students or staff when school gets underway on September 7th with in person learning for Pre-K through 12 students. Superintendent Sue Chase has been getting a lot of questions from parents about what the…
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August 3, 2021 0

Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka Session Highlights

By Laura Hamilton laura@kkcqradio.com (8/3/2021) In an interview last week, Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka looked back on the legislative session and said one of the highlights for him was the legislature approving $29 million dollars to cover the amount northern Minnesota counties were being asked to pay in the Enbridge lawsuit. Gazelka stated that…
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August 3, 2021 0

Baja Racing and Demolition Derby Plan to Bring Roaring Crowds to Clearwater County Fair

By: Mary Balstad mbalstad@cord.edu Bagley, MN – As the Clearwater County Fair lights up, the engines for Baja Racing, Motocross races, and the Demolition Derby are revving up. The first of these thrilling races is the Motocross racing. The event will be held on the opening night of the fair, Wednesday, August 4th, and starts…
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August 2, 2021 0

Clearwater County Fair Welcomes Back Fair Goers After Being Shutdown by COVID-19 Pandemic

By: Mary Balstad mbalstad@cord.edu Bagley, MN – The Clearwater County Fair will light up the night with fun for the whole family starting Wednesday, August 4th. Cheryl Grover and long-term fair board director Al Paulson spoke about the excitement from both the board and attendees alike at the prospect of going to this kind of…
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August 2, 2021 0

Clearbrook-Gonvick School Board Meeting Introduces New Staff Members

By: Mary Balstad mbalstad@cord.edu Clearbrook, MN – The Clearbrook-Gonvick School Board covered many important items on their agenda at the July meeting. Along with more standard points such as discussing the long-term facility maintenance plan and approval of resolutions for the Minnesota State High School League, various open job positions were filled. Superintendent Ryan Grow…
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August 2, 2021 0

Senator Majority Leader Paul Gazelka Visits Line 3 Protest Camp Near St. Hilaire

By Laura Hamilton laura@kkcqradio.com (7/30/2021) Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka stopped by our KKCQ studios in Fosston on Friday, July 30th. Gazelka was passing through town after visiting the Line 3 Protest Camp on Highway 32 between St. Hilaire and Thief River Falls. Protestors have been encamped at the location for months. Gazelka also visited…
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July 30, 2021 0