Author: Dawson Peterson

33rd Annual Fall Craft Show in Fertile Set for Saturday in a New Venue

By: Mary Balstad marybalstad@rjbroadcasting.com Fertile, MN – The 33rd Annual Fall Craft Show in Fertile, Minnesota is set for this Saturday, September 25th. Starting at 9 A.M. and going until 3 P.M., the event will showcase a variety of local crafts people from Northwestern Minnesota. Stacy Erickson is the organizer of the fall craft show…
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September 20, 2021 0

Fosston School Board Sets Preliminary Levy; Discussed Uptick in Covid Cases in Community

By Laura Hamilton laurahamilton@rjbroadcasting.com (9/17/2021) During their September 16th meeting, Fosston School Board set their preliminary levy for 2021. as Superintendent Sue Chase explains the levy was set at the maximum amount. The school board discussed their local operating referendum which provides programming money and expires in 2024. The Fosston School Board spent some time…
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September 17, 2021 0

Fosston-Lengby Lions Club Hosts Cornhole Fundraiser

By: Mary Balstad marybalstad@rjbroadcasting.com Fosston, MN – The Fosston-Lengby Lions Club is hosting a Cornhole Tournament Fundraiser on Saturday, September 18th at 3 P.M. The entry fee is $80. Teams of two will compete for a first place prize of $250. The event will take place at Ventures. Evan Fonder says this tournament will also…
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September 16, 2021 0

New Blue Cross and Blue Shield Survey Show Minnesota’s Vaccinated Senior Population Uncertainty About ‘Returning to Normal’ in Varying Rates

By: Mary Balstad marybalstad@rjbroadcasting.com Minnesota – It has been over a year since the COVID-19 pandemic surged in the United States and across the world. Public health organizations such as the Center for Disease Control (CDC) and the World Health Organization (WHO) work to combat the virus and provide information to the public about the…
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September 16, 2021 0

Dry Conditions in Fields Show Improvement with Recent Rainfall; High Tech Robotic Diary Field Day on September 22nd

By: Mary Balstad marybalstad@rjbroadcasting.com Polk County, MN – As harvest season approaches, many local farmers are grateful for the recent rainfall in the past month after the harsh drought this previous summer. The Minnesota DNR reports the drought caused a severe moisture deficit in many parts of Northern Minnesota. So, the scattered rain showers are…
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September 16, 2021 0

FSA Report Covers Deadlines for Upcoming Haying Season

By: Mary Balstad marybalstad@rjbroadcasting.com Minnesota – Nathan Peterson gave the weekly FSA update on Thursday, September 16th. The first topic Peterson discussed was the deadline for reporting fall seeded crops. November 15th, 2021 is the deadline for growers. Peterson encourages producers to stay in contact with their local FSA office to stay updated on all…
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September 16, 2021 0

First NELL Fall Program Features Eric Bergeson

By Laura Hamilton laurahamilton@rjbroadcasting.com (9/14/2021) A perennial favorite will kick of the fall season of Northern Exposure to Life Long Learning. Eric Bergeson will present the program Let’s Grow on the Northern Prairie at 9:30 am this morning, (Wednesday, September 15th) at Grace Free Church in Bagley. The program is free and open to all…
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September 14, 2021 0

McIntosh Harvest Festival

By Laura Hamilton laurahamilton@rjbroadcasting.com (9/14/2021) Celebrate the beautiful fall season at the McIntosh Harvest Festival this Saturday, September 18th. It begins with the McIntosh Senior Living 5K at 9:00 am and continues with food, games, vendors and activities for all ages throughout the day. New this year is a home run derby. There’s also a…
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September 14, 2021 0

Hope Lutheran Church Fundraising Auction

By Laura Hamilton laurahamilton@rjbroadcasting.com (9/14/2021) A fundraising auction will take place on Saturday, September 18th in the parking lot at Hope Lutheran Church in Fosston. The auction begins at noon. Proceeds will go toward a new retaining wall on the church grounds,. Evan Fonder is the church council president. He lists some of the many…
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September 14, 2021 0

East Polk Heritage Day Sees High Number of Attendees and Community Support

By: Mary Balstad marybalstad@rjbroadcasting.com Fosston, MN – The East Polk Heritage Day was held on Saturday, September 11th. With the event being a no-show the year prior, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Heritage Day saw many people turn out to support the Heritage Center. Vendors and demonstrators filled the heritage grounds with handmade items and…
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September 13, 2021 0