Author: Mark Askelson

Benedictine Foundation to Host 2nd Annual ATV Fun Run Fundraiser

Ada, MN — The Benedictine Living Community of Ada invites community members to participate in the 2nd annual ATV Fun Run on Sunday, August 15th at 2pm.  The ride starts and ends at the Norman County Fairgrounds in Ada. The run, which formed out of necessity last year during COVID, was a big hit in…
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August 3, 2021 0

Dedication for Cupido WMA, Norman County’s Newest Wildlife Management Area, on August 6th

Twin Valley, MN — The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is taking part in a dedication ceremony this Friday, August 6th for Norman County’s newest and one of it’s most significant Wildlife Management Areas. The Cupido Wildlife Management Area, which was gifted to the DNR last year by the Minnesota Prairie Chicken Society and Pheasants…
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August 3, 2021 0

Racing on the Radio Review Featuring Jason Strand 7/31/21

Listen back to Season 9m Episode 16 of Racing on the Radio Review from Saturday, July 31st, 2021 featuring NLRA Late Model Driver Jason Strand. Racing on the Radio Review is heard Saturday mornings at 8:45am on R & J Broadcasting, Inc.


August 2, 2021 0

Mahnomen County Taking Steps to Move Forward with $2 Million in Improvements for Social Services, Courthouse, and Sheriff’s Department

Mahnomen, MN — The Mahnomen County Board of Commissioners held a public hearing on their $2.1 million Capital Improvement Plan at their board meeting last week. At the hearing, the board adopted a resolution giving preliminary approval of the issuance of bonds for the project, which includes renovating a former bank building for social services,…
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August 2, 2021 0

Traill County Community Giving Projects to Host Drive-Thru Packpack Distribution this Thursday

Mayville, ND — The Traill County Community Giving Project is once again helping to provide families with the necessary school supplies to start off the upcoming school year on the right note. They will be hosting a backpack distribution this Thursday, August 5th from 2-4pm at Mayville Lutheran Church. They are also still accepting donations,…
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August 2, 2021 0

Sander’s Stock Car Challenge Night #2 @ Red River Valley Speedway Results 7/30/21

IMCA STOCK CAR The Stock Cars would battle 3-wide in the opening five laps before Trent Grager eventually slipped by Keaton Froemke and Travis Robertson for the lead. They jockeyed for position behind him for the remainder of the race as Grager pulled away. However, heartbreak would happen to Grager as he pulled off with…
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July 31, 2021 0

Dekko Community Center Hosting Wiffleball Tournament; Additional Group Bike Rides Planned

Ada, MN — Start working on those wicked, wiffleball curveballs! The Dekko Community Center is inviting families, businesses, organizations, and community members to take part in a fun and entertaining wiffleball tournament on Tuesday, August 17th.  Dekko Director Brianna Eggen says it should be a fun, family event that all skill levels can enjoy. For…
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July 30, 2021 0

National Night Out in Norman County Set for August 3rd

Ada, MN — America’s Night Out Against Crime, otherwise known as National Night Out, will be back in Ada at the Norman County Fairgrounds on Tuesday, August 3rd. The evening will feature a free will pork tenderloin supper, ongoing displays and demonstrations, and appearances by a number of local law enforcement officials and first responders.…
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July 30, 2021 0

Sanders Stock Car Challenge @ Norman County Raceway Results 7/29/21

WISSOTA LATE MODEL Don Shaw won his second NLRA feature of the season Thursday night at the Norman County Raceway in Ada, MN. Shaw started second in his Shaw Trucking No. 42S, and led every lap en route to his 13th career series win, tying him with Mitch Johnson for seventh on the all-time series…
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July 30, 2021 0

FM Legion Riders to Return to Ada with Ride this Saturday

Ada, MN — Dozens, if not hundreds, of motorcyclists and classic car enthusiasts will be making their way to Ada this Saturday, July 31st as part of the 2nd Annual FM, Lakes Area Legion Riders Car and Motorcycle Run. The ride will start at the Patriot Assistance Dogs Headquarters in Detroit Lakes and make stops…
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July 28, 2021 0