Category: Kaleidoscope

Otter Tail County Set to Host Governor’s Fishing Opener

Otter Tail, MN — The Minnesota Governor’s Fishing Opener is just days away! Otter Tail County will finally host the 73rd annual event May 13th – 15th after it was delayed a year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but the goal of spotlighting their welcoming communities and numerous recreational opportunities remains the same. Otter Tail…
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May 11, 2021 0

Representative Marquart Comments on Loosening of COVID Restrictions

St. Paul, MN — Minnesota Governor Tim Walz on Thursday announced the timeline to the end of COVID-19 restrictions in the state. All restrictions other than the mask mandate will end by Memorial Day weekend and the mask mandate will end July 1st or when the state is 70% vaccinated.  Representative Marquart on his weekly…
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May 10, 2021 0

Norman County Historical Society Museum Celebrates 20 Years; New Log Cabin to Become Teaching Tool

Ada, MN — The Norman County Historical and Genealogical Society Log Museum is celebrating 20 years this year and the organization will be celebrating the occasion later this month.  The museum was built after the 1997 Flood destroyed many of the artifacts in the original buildings. Solveig Kitchell, who has been a part of the…
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May 5, 2021 0

Representative Marquart Talks Strategy as Conference Committees Begin Debating Omnibus Bills

St. Paul, MN — Conference committees are set and this week will hit the road running debating the dozen omnibus bills presented by both the House and Senate in the Minnesota Legislature. Given it’s the only bipartisan state legislature in the nation, there will need be a lot of compromise on both sides before an…
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May 4, 2021 0

City of Ada Bike Rodeo & Parade this Wednesday on Bike to School Day

Ada, MN — This Wednesday, May 5th is National Bike to School Day and the City of Ada and Norman-Mahnomen Public Health are once again teaming up to host their Bike Rodeo and Bike Parade after school that day. The Bike Rodeo is geared for elementary students, but all parents and community members are welcome…
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May 3, 2021 0

Ada Police Chief Comments on Push for Police Reform

Ada, MN — Ada Police Chief Jody Bueng joined the KRJB Kaleidoscope Program earlier this week where he shared some of his thoughts in the aftermath of Daunte Wright killing and the push for police reform. In regards to the shooting of Daunte Wright, Bueng called it a horrible accident at the hands of a…
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April 29, 2021 0

KRJB Kaleidoscope Program 4/26/21: Tammy Carlsrud with NMPH

Listen to the KRJB Kaleidoscope Program from Monday, April 26, 2021 featuring Tammy Carlsrud of Norman-Mahnomen Public Health. Tammy chats with R & J News Director Mark Askelson about the Twin Valley Community Garden and May being Teen Pregnancy Prevention Week. Listen: The KRJB Kaleidoscope Program is heard weekdays at 9am on 106.5 KRJB.

April 29, 2021 0

Marquart Comments on Local Impact of House Omnibus Bills

St. Paul MN — It was busy week last week as the Minnesota House and Senate worked to pass all the different omnibus budget bills, including those in education, public safety, commerce, and tax bill. Overall, nearly a dozen different omnibus bills have been passed so far, which are quite lengthy and include many amendments…
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April 26, 2021 0

Representative Marquart Continues to Stand Behind Law Enforcement

St. Paul, MN — It’s a trying time for law enforcement and now more than ever people are calling for police reform. And while local Representative Paul Marquart agrees there may be a need for reformative measures, he’s standing behind local law enforcement who have to do an incredibly difficult job every day and says…
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April 20, 2021 0

Kaleidoscope 4/19/21: Kevin Ruud of the Wild Rice Watershed District

Listen to the Kaleidoscope Program from Monday, April 19th, 2021 featuring Kevin Ruud of the Wild Rice Watershed District. The Kaleidoscope Program is heard weekdays at 9am on 106.5 KRJB.

April 19, 2021 0