Author: Mark Askelson

Hawley School Spreading Holiday Cheer

Hawley, MN — From fun events to special music, the Holiday Spirit appears to be alive and well amongst students and staff at the Hawley School District! For High School Principal Kelly Anderson, it’s her favorite time of year. She says she loves the special holiday music performed by the Hawley music students every Friday…
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December 6, 2021 0

Mahnomen County Explore Future for Demolition Landfill

Mahnomen, MN — Mahnomen County is continuing to explore ways to save costs with their Construction and Demolition Landfill, including potential closure of the facility. During the most recent county board of commissioners meeting, Mahnomen City Administration CJ Holl noted that they’ve been meeting with other area counties to see how they can work together…
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December 6, 2021 0

Justin Littlewolf to Compete in MN High School Football Showcase at US Bank Stadium

Mahnomen — The 49th Annual Minnesota High School All-Star football game will take place this Saturday, December 4th at 12pm at US Bank Stadium and the roster will feature a familiar face playing a new position. Aimee Pederson with the Mahnomen School District shared news that Senior Justin Littlewolf will be playing Center in the…
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December 2, 2021 0

Rep. Marquart Explains Redistricting Process

Dilworth, MN — Every ten years following the completion of the US Census, the legislatures at both the state and federal levels go through a redistricting process to determine how many representatives a state will have and to get a more equal representation of population trends in each state. Minnesota has 134 House Districts and…
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December 2, 2021 0

Mahnomen County to Hold Truth in Taxation Hearing on Thursday Evening

Mahnomen, MN — The Mahnomen County Board of Commissioners will be holding their annual Truth-In Taxation hearing tonight at 6pm at the Mahnomen County Courthouse. No action will be taken, but the Truth-In Taxation hearing will give the public a chance to hear about the 2022 budget and provide feedback to the county board. Mahnomen…
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December 2, 2021 0

Ada Public Works to Undergo Geolocating Project

Ada, MN — As long as the mild winter weather continues to hold, the City of Ada Public Works Department looks to jump start a project that will allow them to more accurately locate water shutoffs, gate valves, and manholes for the city’s infrastructure. While the city does have maps, many of them have not…
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December 2, 2021 0

Meet the New Frandsen Bank & Trust Market President at Their Holiday Open House Thursday & Friday

Ada, MN — Frandsen Bank and Trust in Ada will be hosting an Open House today and Friday from 9am until 4pm with coffee, cider, cookies, and prizes! It’s also a chance to meet the Ada branches new Market President, Hunter Casper. We got to know Hunter in a recent interview on the Business Matters…
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December 2, 2021 0

Shop for Mom & Dad with Santa’s Elves at the ABW Craft Fair

Ada, MN — As part of the Old Fashioned Family Christmas Festival, folks can take in a huge craft show at the Ada-Borup-West School on Saturday from 9am until 2:30pm. But during that craft show, young children will also have a shot at picking up a special gift for mom, dad, or someone special to…
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December 2, 2021 0

Norman County Historical Society Hosting Festival of Trees Fundraiser December 3rd – 12th

Ada, MN — Come experience roughly three dozen elegantly decorated displays during the Norman County Historical Society’s Festival of Trees, which will take place over the next two weekends at the Prairie Village Log Museum in Ada. The trees are all decorated by local businesses, organizations, individuals, and families. Solveig Kitchell of the Norman County…
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December 1, 2021 0

Kat Perkins Bringing “North Country Christmas” Show to Top Hat Theatre in Ulen this Friday

Ulen, MN — You better not pout, you better not cry, but you should sing along because Kat Perkins is coming to town this Friday night! The Top 5 finalist on the NBC’s “The Voice” is bringing her vocal talents and her North Country Christmas special to the Top Hat Theater in Ulen. Perkins, whose…
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December 1, 2021 0