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Impact Coalition Encouraging Parents to Talk to Kids About Dangers of Drugs & Alcohol

Ada, MN — The IMPACT Coalition of Norman and Mahnomen Counties is encouraging parents to take time this summer to start or continue talking to your kids about the dangers of drugs and alcohol. The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration states that’s its important to start the conversation before they are exposed to…
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June 7, 2021 0

Mahnomen County Sheriff’s Office See Decrease in Calls for Service, but Increase in Vehicle Pursuits Over Past Year

Mahnomen, MN — According to data from the Mahnomen County Sheriff’s Office, Calls for Service appear to be trending downward over the past couple years. Mahnomen County Sheriff Josh Guenther tallied the data from the first half of each over the past four years and this last year saw a decrease of more than 20%,…
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June 1, 2021 0

Mahnomen County Sheriff’s Office Encouraging Smart Choices Over Memorial Day Weekend

Mahnomen, MN — As we head into the busy Memorial Day weekend, the Mahnomen County Sheriff’s is reminding motorists and boaters to keep safety in mind and make smart decisions. Mahnomen County Sheriff Josh Guenther is encouraging people to get out and support the local resorts and restaurants, but they will be on patrol to…
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May 27, 2021 0

Lots of Summer Programming Planned for Mahnomen County 4-H

Mahnomen, MN — There is lots happening this summer through the Mahnomen County 4-H. Photography, Agronomy, and STEM activities, and even archery are some of the activities happening as part of their summer programming line-up. Rebekka Donner, Mahnomen County Extension Educator talks about the fun activities taking place over the next couple months. A steak…
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May 25, 2021 0

Mahnomen County Ag Exploration Day

Mahnomen, MN — This weekend, Mahnomen County is offering an Ag Exploration Day for area 4-H’ers to learn from local experts, who will share their insights and ways to help bring food to everyone’s table. The Ag Exploration Day will take place this Sunday, March 28th at 1pm at the Mahnomen School. It’s open to…
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March 25, 2021 0

Pinehurst 11th Annual Bonspiel

Join us for a 3 day curling tournament on the ice!  Featuring 64 teams of 4 people each.  Check out the heated ice bar and more fun and games at the lodge.  For more information call Pinehurst at 218-935-5745.

February 23, 2021 0

Mahnomen County Commission News & Notes from February 9th Meeting

Mahnomen, MN — The Mahnomen County Commission held their first regular monthly meeting last Tuesday. At the meeting, County Engineer Jon Large presented on some of the potential upcoming highway and airport projects for the 2021 year. County Administrator Jeff Cadwell noted that there doesn’t appear to be any major construction projects in the works…
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February 15, 2021 0

Mahnomen County to Begin Using Body Cameras; Human Service Making Plans to Move Into Bank Building

Mahnomen, MN — Body Cameras are now being incorporated as a new tool for the Mahnomen County Sheriff’s Office. The Mahnomen County Commissioners recently approved a body camera policy at their second January meeting and previously approved a contract with Axon to purchase the cameras. Mahnomen County Administrator Jeff Cadwell says they approved a package…
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February 2, 2021 0

Mahnomen County Tops the State in Vaccination Rates

Mahnomen, MN — Compared to the statewide average of 5%, Mahnomen County is rising above the rest when it comes to vaccination rates with more than 21% of the county having received the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine as of Friday morning. That’s just over 1,100 people with around another 100 people that have…
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February 1, 2021 0

Business Assistance Grants Available for Mahnomen County Businesses

Mahnomen, MN — More assistance is now available to Mahnomen County businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic and specifically those who lost business following Governor Walz’s Executive Order that placed restrictions on establishments such as restaurants, bars, caterers, entertainment venues, gyms, and other recreational facilities. Mahnomen County Administrator says they received $250,000 from the state…
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January 28, 2021 0