Tag: jim tadman

SKYWARN Storm Spotter Training Being Offered Virtually

Grand Forks, ND — Learn more about severe weather and help provide valuable and potentially life saving information through the National Weather Service SKYWARN Storm Spotter classes being offered throughout the month of April. Every year the National Weather Service in Grand Forks conducts both “basic” and “advanced” spotter training classes. Individuals are taught the…
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April 5, 2021 0

Polk County Sheriff’s Office to Add 2nd K9 Unit

Fosston, MN — Roughly a year after acquiring K9 Buffy, the Polk County Sheriff’s Office will be adding another patrol pup to the line of duty. The newest K9 is expected to begin patrol alongside Deputy Ben Stout sometime in June and will allow the Polk County Sheriff’s Office to have a K9 on duty…
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March 15, 2021 0

Polk County Train Derailment Occurs in Same Location as Last Month

Crookston, MN — The Polk County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of another train derailment just north of Crookston this week. The incident happened at approximately 3:45pm on Wednesday, March 10th at the intersection of US Highway 75 and 210th St ST.  22 cars were derailed in the incident, but no one was hurt…
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March 11, 2021 0

Now is the Time to Get Your Snowmobile Certification

By: Dawson Peterson dawsonrjradio@arvig.net (1/15/21) Polk County, MN — Although Minnesota endures some harsh winters with blistering winds and sometimes massive amounts of snow. There are still plenty of activities Minnesotans love to do outside in the winter. One of those activities, is snowmobiling. This winter has been a little different when it comes to…
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January 15, 2021 0

A Recap of a Challenging Year on Minnesota Roads in 2020

By: Dawson Peterson dawsonrjradio@arvig.net (1/8/21) Polk County, MN — 2020 was an unfortunate year. A year that many people are happy to say goodbye to and forget about completely. While forgetting about 2020 is likely a good thing, there are some events that we need to remember so we can improve in the future. One…
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January 8, 2021 0

Holiday Fire Safety With Polk County Sheriff Jim Tadman

By: Dawson Peterson dawsonrjradio@arvig.net (12/3/20) Polk County, MN — The holiday season is always a special time of year that is meant for family gatherings, laughter and cheer, and of course your holiday decorations. However, the holiday season is also a more pertinent time of year when fires can break out for several different reasons.…
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December 3, 2020 0