Tag: Norman County

Norman County Salvation Army Taking Applications for Angel Tree Program

Ada, MN — While it may seem a little early to be thinking about the holidays, applications for the Norman County Salvation Army Angel Tree Program are due soon! The applications are available now either at Norman-Mahnomen Public Health or the Norman County Social Services office and must be in by October 29th. The Angel…
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October 22, 2021 0

Twin Valley Hunter Shoots Enormous 700 Pound Bear North of Ada

Lockhart, MN — A Twin Valley sportsman bagged a bear of lifetime last week right here in Norman County, a bear that could potentially be one of the largest ever shot in the state of Minnesota. Still looking to fill his tag with just over a week left in the bear season, Chris Lee was…
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October 14, 2021 0

Norman County Resident Throws Out First Pitch at Twins Game

Ada, MN — A simple Retweet a couple weeks ago led to a once in a lifetime opportunity for one Norman County resident and Twins fan. Aimee Eggen of Ada was the lucky, randomly chosen winner of a Minnesota Twins Twitter contest that provided her and three other friends free tickets to a game, and…
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September 27, 2021 0

Norman County 4-H Hosts Achievement Day and Get Green Activities During Fun in the Flatlands

Ada, MN — In conjunction with this past weekend’s Fun in the Flatlands and Pioneer Days, the Norman County 4-H was also busy on the Norman County Fairgrounds with their annual Achievement Days and other activities. Norman County Extension Educator Linda Houglum says 4-H’ers showed off their fall produce exhibits, participated in the parade, and…
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September 14, 2021 0

Gary, MN Woman Charged with Multiple Counts of Felony Theft

Ada, MN — A Gary, MN woman is facing multiple counts of felony level theft after embezzling more than $300,000 from a former employer. 41-year-old Melissa Young made her First Appearance in Norman County District Court on Wednesday where she is being charged with Theft-By Check, Theft-Divert Corporate Property, Theft-By Swindle, and Financial Transaction Card…
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September 1, 2021 0

Norman County to Update Comprehensive Plan; Waukon Dairy Leading to New Developments

Ada, MN — Lots of exciting new developments and investments at this last week’s Norman County Board of Commissioners meeting. At the meeting, the board approved a request from Garry Johanson of Planning and Zoning to move forward with a new County Comprehensive Plan. County Commissioner Lee Ann Hall says it’s been over 50 years…
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August 24, 2021 0

Norman County 4-H to be Well Represented at MN State Fair

Ada, MN — The Minnesota State Fair returns a week from now and once again Norman County will be well represented, specifically when it comes to 4-H. Most of the 4-H’ers will be present either during the Livestock encampment, which is August 25th – 29th, or the General encampment, which runs September 2nd – 4th.…
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August 19, 2021 0

Dozen of Round Bales Lost in Fire South of Syre

Syre, MN — Dozens of round bales were lost after a baler caught fire on Thursday morning between Twin Valley and Ulen. At approximately 11:40am, the Norman County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a fire in a CRP field to the west of Highway 32 one mile south of Syre. According to Norman County…
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August 12, 2021 0

Norman/Polk 4-H Ag Livestock Day Camp

Ada, MN — Today the Norman County 4-H is hosting a day camp filled with fun adventures for grades K-3.  This Saturday, August 14th they will be hosting another day camp at the Norman County Fairgrounds, but for grades 3-5, for those interested in agriculture, and specifically livestock. Whether you are interested in learning more…
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August 10, 2021 0

Register Now for Norman County 4-H Day Camp

Ada, MN — The Norman County 4-H will host their annual 4-H Day Camp this coming Tuesday, August 10th at the Norman County Fairgrounds. It’s open to youth in kindergarten through 3rd grade and there is no cost to participate. Registration begins at 8:30am with opening ceremonies and welcome at 9am. Norman County Extension Educator…
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August 5, 2021 0