Tag: Halstad

Celebrate the World’s Largest Sugar Beet in Halstad this Friday

Halstad, MN –The Halstad Business League welcomes community members to join them in celebrating the World’s Largest Sugar Beet and Sugar Beet Park this Friday, June 11th. The World’s Largest Sugar Beet was completed last year, but they were unable to celebrate due to pandemic safety concerns. However now that it is safe to do…
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June 9, 2021 0

World’s Largest Sugar Beet celebration

The Halstad Business League welcomes everyone to the World’s Largest Sugar Beet and Central Park celebration on Friday, June 11, 2021 at 5 PM. Join in celebrating the Sugar Beet Park in Halstad. Food trucks, lawn games, beer garden & a street dance are planned.


May 28, 2021 0

Halstad City Council News & Notes

Halstad, MN — The City of Halstad is continuing to explore the possibility of utilizing a rural water carrier instead of owning and maintain their own water system. Rural Water is a system that pipes water into communities, instead of pumping, storing, and maintaining their own water system. Halstad Mayor Darin Johnson says the cost…
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May 21, 2021 0

Norman County West School Board Approves Purchase Agreements for Hendrum & Halstad Schools; Ron Gotteberg Honored

Hendrum, MN — The Norman County West School Board held their regular monthly meeting on Tuesday night in Hendrum, where they approved purchase agreements for both the Halstad and Hendrum schools and recognized a long-time staff member for five decades of outstanding employment.  At the last month’s meeting, the Norman County West School Board approved…
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May 19, 2021 0

Little Learners to Open Westview Facility in Halstad this Fall

Halstad, MN — A big expansion in childcare is in the works for western Norman County. Little Learners Childcare in Ada officially announced recently on the KRJB Kaleidoscope Program that they will be opening up a childcare facility called Little Learners Westview at the Halstad Living Center sometime this fall. Owner Karen Devos says this…
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April 27, 2021 0

FEMA Letter of Map Revisions to Be Complete for Halstad/Hendrum in Next Couple Months

Halstad, MN — Within the next couple of months, the cities of Halstad and Hendrum should officially be out of the 100 year floodplain. Road raises and levee work have been completed over the past couple of years and are now awaiting FEMA to officially sign off on the Letter of Map Revisions. The 90-day…
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January 27, 2021 0

Norman County West School Board Talks Former High School & Consolidation at Tuesday Meeting

By Mark Askelson markkrjb@loretel.net (11/18/20) Hendrum, MN — The Norman County West School Board held their regular monthly meeting on Tuesday night, November 17th where they primarily discussed matters pertaining to the old high school building and consolidation with Ada-Borup. The board and the City of Halstad appear to be getting closer to a deal…
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November 18, 2020 0

NCW Special Meeting Tackles High School Proposal from City & Consolidation Topics

By Mark Askelson markkrjb@loretel.net (11/2/20) Hendrum, MN — The Norman County West School Board held a lengthy special meeting on Monday night to discuss a couple of hot button items, specifically the City of Halstad’s proposal for the old high school and the potential for consolidation with the Ada-Borup School District. In terms of the…
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November 3, 2020 0

Halstad City Council Agrees on Proposal to Send to NCW Board for Old High School

By Mark Askelson markkrjb@loretel.net (10/29/20) Halstad, MN — The Halstad City Council held a special meeting on Monday night to discuss how they would like to proceed with the former Norman County West High School Building and whether or not they have any interest in the facility. It was imperative that they act quickly as…
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October 29, 2020 0

Government Restructure on the Ballot for Halstad’s 2020 Election

By Mark Askelson markkrjb@loretel.net (10/27/20) Halstad, MN — The ballot for this year’s election for the City of Halstad will have the usual Mayor and Council seats, but residents will also notice a question that would slightly restructure the city government if approved. The question as it reads on the ballot asks “ Should Optional…
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October 27, 2020 0