Category: Kaleidoscope

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

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

Norman County FSA Provides Update on Drought Index & What’s Next If Conditions Persist

Ada, MN — While Northwest Minnesota has managed to escape by this summer with just enough rain to keep crops green and growing, there is still concern that more serious drought conditions could develop if it continues to stay dry. Norman County FSA Director Randy Tufton provided an update on the local drought conditions during the…
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July 14, 2021 0

Twin Valley Town & Country Days Joins Forces with All-School Reunion and Zion 100th Anniversary for Fun-Filled Weekend

Twin Valley, MN — The annual Twin Valley Town & Country Days will be extra busy this year! On top of the regular events, an All-School Reunion is on tap as well as the 100th anniversary celebration of the Zion Lutheran Church. Events begin this Friday, July 16th and continue through Sunday, July 18th.  Tracy…
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July 13, 2021 0

Clay County Fair Offers Four Days of Music, Grandstand Acts, and Family Fun

Barnesville, MN — The Clay County Fair returns this week, July 15th through the 18th in Barnesville. It’ll offer four days of grandstand acts, music, youth activities, food, rides, and more. The good news is despite taking last year off due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many of the same fun activities and vendors have returned…
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July 13, 2021 0

This Saturday’s Felton Bike Run Supports FM Legion Riders & Honor Guard

Felton, MN — Whether you have a Harley or a Honda, join a number of other motorcyclists for the Felton Bike Run this Saturday, July 10th. The Felton Bike Run will make stops in a half dozen rural Norman and Clay County communities, including Hitterdal, Flom, Twin Valley, Perley, Georgetown, and back to Felton. Proceeds…
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July 6, 2021 0

Minnesota Legislature Making Compromise in Special Session

St. Paul, MN — The Minnesota Legislature is in the closing days of their special session and it appears that they will be able to pass all the budget bills in time to avoid any sort of government shutdown. Despite them failing to come to any sort of agreement in the regular session, most of…
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June 28, 2021 0

Ada Police Chief Talks Patrolling the Fair

Ada, MN — The 125th Norman County Fair kicks off today and throughout the next four days the Ada Police Department will be on the grounds providing support and making sure everyone is safe. Ada Police Chief Jody Bueng says between them and the Norman County Sheriff’s Office they like to have a visible presence…
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June 23, 2021 0

All-American Lumberjack to Showcase & Share Their Unique Skills at Norman County Fair

Ada, MN — You’ve seen them on ESPN with their high-horsepower chainsaws and climbing, rolling, and cutting lugs with skill and precision, but now you can see them in person as part of the All-American Lumberjack Show at the Norman County Fair this Friday and Saturday. Jim Fischer is a retired lumberjack and emcee of…
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June 23, 2021 0