Category: News — KRJB-KRJM-KKCQ

Ulen-Hitterdal Approves Architect Contract for Design & Planning of Potential Day Care

Ulen, MN –The Ulen-Hitterdal School Board held their regular monthly meeting on Wednesday, May 12th where they approved a contract with ZERR-BERG Architects to provide preliminary planning and programming for a new Day Care Center. Preliminary estimates for the proposed pod-based Day Care is around $1.1 million.  Ulen-Hitterdal Superintendent says they should know by August…
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May 18, 2021 0

Fisher Planning for Outdoor Graduation this Friday

Fisher, MN –The big day is almost here for the Fisher Class of 2021! Fisher graduation is set for this Friday night, May 21st at 7pm.  While they are still planning for outdoor graduation, Fisher High School Principal Catherine Steinmetz says the loosening of restrictions is allowing them to host maskless ceremony that is open…
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May 18, 2021 0

Fertile-Beltrami School Board News & Notes

Fertile, MN — The Fertile-Beltrami School Board held their regular monthly meeting last Tuesday, May 11th. The meeting started an hour earlier with a presentation from the Advance Comm class. The Advanced Comm class operates a number of websites for area businesses and Fertile-Beltrami Superintendent Brian Clarke says they do excellent work. The school board…
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May 18, 2021 0

Free Lunch Program Continuing for All Students Next Year

Ada, MN — It appears all students will once again be able to receive free lunches for the coming 2021-2022 school year, according to Ada-Borup Superintendent Aaron Cook. Cook says school districts will have the opportunity to participate in a Federal program, similar to the one they participated in last year, that will provide free…
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May 18, 2021 0

State Changes Written Driver’s License Locations

by Laura Hamilton laura@kkcqradio.com (05/13/2021) Due to the pandemic, the state has reduced written driver’s license test locations. In our area, the closest locations currently are Bemidji and Detroit Lakes. Polk County Commissioners are applying to become a proctor to administer written tests in Crookston according to Commissioner Joan Lee. Polk County Commissioner Joan Lee…
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May 13, 2021 0

PCSO Awarded Federal Boating Safety Equipment Grant

By Laura Hamilton laura@kkcqradio.com (05/13/2021) Polk County Sheriff’s Office is adding to their fleet of boats to assist in keeping the county safe. They applied for a State of Minnesota Federal Boating Safety Supplemental Equipment Grant and were awarded an 18′ X 8′ Alumitech Airboat with a 450-hp motor and aluminum trailer. Sheriff Jim Tadman…
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May 13, 2021 0

USDA Adding Incentives for CRP Program

Ada, MN — The USDA recently announced that they are again opening enrollment in the Conservation Reserve Program as well the Continuous CRP Program, according to Randy Tufton of the Norman County FSA. In order to gain interest from landowners, the USDA is now offering higher payment rates, new incentives, and a more targeted focus…
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May 13, 2021 0

Take Part in the #OnlyinMN Cup, a Virtual Statewide Fishing Derby

Otter Tail, MN — Anytime you go fishing with a buddy there is always bragging rights at stake for whoever catches the biggest fish. Well this weekend during the walleye opener there is more than just bragging rights, there’s prizes! A first for the Minnesota fishing opener, Explore Minnesota is hosting a statewide, virtual fishing…
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May 13, 2021 0

Mahnomen School Board News & Notes

Mahnomen, MN — The Mahnomen School Board held their regular monthly meeting on Monday night, May 10th where they addressed staffing needs, approved a nursing contract, and more. Mahnomen Superintendent Bisek says the board approved a number of staffing changes, which he adds is quite common for this time of year. The Mahnomen School Board…
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May 13, 2021 0