Tag: Norman County

Norman County Board of Commissioners Update

Ada, MN — The Norman County Board of Commissioners approved hiring a new Deputy Auditor/Treasurer and got an updated design for the proposed new Highway Department Building at the first regular monthly meeting last Tuesday, June 8th. LeeAnn Hall, Norman County Board Chair, say they had several very qualified candidates for the Deputy Auditor/Treasurer position,…
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June 15, 2021 0

4-H & FFA Teaming Up for Ag Academy at U of M-Crookston

Crookston, MN — Minnesota 4-H is teaming up with Minnesota FFA to host our first ever Ag Academy: Passion to Career. Three separate day camps will be held on June 22, 23, and 24 at the University of Minnesota – Crookston campus. Youth in grades 5-8 will broaden their awareness of agricultural careers and skills to prepare…
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June 15, 2021 0

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

Norman County Receives Close to $2 Million in LRIP for Pair of 2022 Paving Projects

Ada — Norman County was recently awarded nearly $2 million in Local Road Improvement Project funding from the state of Minnesota for the paving of a pair of roads that currently do or will soon play major roles in the county economy. The first of which is the County State Aid Highway 10 project, which…
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June 4, 2021 0

Norman County Soybean Growers Donate Set of Soy-Based Tires to Norman County Sheriff’s Office

Ada, MN — The Norman County Sheriff’s Office will soon be sporting a new set of tires made from the soybeans fields they drive by while patrolling the county. The Norman County Soybean Growers Association presented the sheriff’s office with a check to purchase a set of soy-based Goodyear Eagle Enforcer tires for one of…
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June 2, 2021 0

Frost & Heavy Winds Cause Issues for Some Local Crops

Ada, MN — While the great weather made for an easy spring planting season, mother nature has made the start of the growing season much more challenging. Precipitation has been hard to come by, but perhaps the biggest hurdles have come from last week’s late frost and strong winds. Heather Dufualt, Norman/Polk Extension Educator, says…
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June 2, 2021 0

Norman County History Museum Opens for Season this Memorial Day Weekend

Ada, MN — The Norman County History Museum opens for the summer this Memorial Day weekend. They will be open on Saturday from 1 until 4pm and Monday from 10am until 4pm. The exhibits featured in the museum this year are the same as last year’s, which is because the museum wasn’t able to open…
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May 27, 2021 0

Start Your Wednesday Morning with U of M Extension Field Notes Webinar

Ada, MN — During her monthly visit on the KRJB Kaleidoscope Program, Norman County Extension Educator Heather Dufault shared information on an excited new webinar series called Field Notes, a new University of Minnesota Extension weekly webinar program designed for farmers and agricultural professionals, that will address crop-related questions in an interactive, discussion-based format. The…
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May 10, 2021 0

Norman County Commission Recap

Ada, MN — The Norman County Board of Commissioners met for their first monthly meeting last Tuesday, May 4th. At the meeting, the board approved bids for road construction work that will be done this summer on County Road 3 between Highway 9 and the Red River, according to Norman County Board Chair LeeAnn Hall.…
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May 10, 2021 0

Norman County Sheriff’s Office Says Counterfeit Money Discovered in the County

Ada, MN — The Norman County Sheriff’s Office is asking community members and business owners to be on the lookout for counterfeit money. Deputy Fall says they have received reports this week of fake $5, $10, and $50 bills being used at three different locations. He says these particular bills used for the transactions had…
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May 6, 2021 0