Category: News — KRJB-KRJM-KKCQ

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

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

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

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

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

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