Two Injured in Norman County Crash
Two people were injured in a two vehicle accident Monday in Norman County. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, a 2016 Nissan Maxima was eastbound on Highway 200, and a 2019 Subaru Impreza was northbound on Norman County Road 24 when the vehicles collided. The driver of the Subaru, 33...
2023 White Earth Nation's Employee Holiday Celebration held at Shooting Star Casino in Mahnomen
I want to express to all of our White Earth Nation employees just how amazing you all are and give a huge MIIGWECH & THANK YOU to you all for a wonderful 2023!. We had our 2023 White Earth Nation's Employee Holiday Celebration. We gave away a whole bunch of...
Today the gas price is close to $3.09 in Ulen as of 2023-12-07. Find the available station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Thursday is $3.202, a week ago the price is $3.246 , according to AAA.
Area Voices: Mosaic artist discusses inspiration and Studio 4:13
ADA — Elizabeth Rockstad is a mosaic artist who came from a family supportive of the arts. “Everyone was creative in their own way, so I kind of just grew up around it,” the Ada woman remembered. With art in her upbringing, Rockstad’s interest in mosaics came to...
Mahnomen County in Search of New Legal Leadership Following Attorney's Suspension
Mahnomen County, Minnesota, is currently in the process of appointing a new County Attorney after the indefinite suspension of the former holder of the office, Julie Bruggeman. The Minnesota State Supreme Court, alongside the Office of Lawyers Professional Responsibility, implemented disciplinary actions against Bruggeman, which included an indefinite suspension of her law license with a stipulation that she cannot petition for reinstatement for at least 90 days. The commission has placed Bruggeman on unpaid administrative leave since July and has been actively seeking a suitable replacement to fill the vacancy.
New Home Needed: Meet the Latest Adorable Cats Up for Adoption in fertile, MN
Whether you're thinking about adopting a pet or simply delight in watching cute animals, you'd find a plethora of endearing pets awaiting adoption at animal shelters across and close to fertile..
Boys Basketball: Hawley loses 66-48 to Ada-Borup West in season opener Friday night; will take-on Pelican Rapids Dec. 8
Hawley, MN (KRCQ) – The Hawley Nuggets opened their 2023-2024 Boys Basketball Season on Friday December 1st, hosting the Ada-Borup Cougars. The Cougars started on a 5-0 lead, then Hawley followed with an 11-0 run. Ada made the comeback and took a 14-13 lead and never looked back. Hawley...
POLK COUNTY BOARD REAPPOINTS WATERSHED DISTRICT MANAGERS
The Polk County Board Commissioners met Tuesday morning at the Polk County Government Center. The main agenda began with Sheriff James Tadman reviewing the month of October service calls for the Polk County Sheriff’s Office. In total, the Sheriff’s office received 746 calls. The most frequent calls were:
Celebrating Community Spirit: Ada, Minnesota's Annual Festivities
Ada, Minnesota, may be a small town in Norman County, but it boasts a grand display of community spirit through its annual celebrations. These gatherings, deeply rooted in tradition, not only offer entertainment but also strengthen the bonds among residents and visitors alike. The Norman County Fair, occurring every June, is a prime example of such an event, with a medley of livestock shows, arts, and thrilling entertainment including car racing and a carnival. This fair, detailed on its dedicated web page and updated on March 24, 2023, draws an impressive crowd, with attendance figures reaching 22,000, and offers admissions ranging from a modest $5 to $50.
The Evolution of Dairy Farming in America: Tradition Meets Innovation
Dairy farming has deep roots in America's agricultural history, with establishments like Twin Brook Creamery in Washington and the legacy of Brooks Cheese Company in Minnesota. These family-operated dairies have long supported local economies, providing high-quality products and embodying the resilience of rural communities. Their dedication to traditional methods and natural products continues to attract consumers, showcasing the enduring appeal of wholesome dairy goods.
Journey Through Time: The Polk County Museum's Chronicle of Crookston's Past
In the charming city of Crookston, Minnesota, the Polk County Museum emerges as a beacon of local history, encapsulating the rich tapestry of the region's past. As a custodian of the area's heritage, the museum offers an immersive glimpse into the lives of the Native American tribes, the hardy pioneers, and the diverse immigrants who forged Polk County. Through a vast collection of artifacts and exhibits, including antique tractors, pioneer-era buildings, and an electric train set, visitors can explore the cultural evolution from the Ojibwa and Lakota to the Scandinavian, Irish, and German settlers.
Jackson leads Blue Devils to a win over Mesabi Range
The Blue Devil men’s basketball team ran past Mesabi Range 85-54 in Riverland Friday night. Daeshawn Jackson paced RCC (7-1 overall) with 23 points, five rebounds and three steals. RCC scoring: Daeshawn Jackson, 23; Savier McCall, 18; Christian Campbell, 11; DeWayne Thompson, 7; Kelvin Harris, 7; Jose Yepez, 6; Buai Duop, 6; Nazih Chehade, 4; […] The post Jackson leads Blue Devils to a win over Mesabi Range appeared first on Austin Daily Herald.
Polk County Correctional Officer Assaulted by Man Facing Felony Charges After DWI Arrest
Discover the story of a 33-year-old facing felony charges after a DWI arrest escalated into an assault on a correctional officer. With a history of DUI convictions, the individual now faces charges for assaulting a correctional employee and felony DWI.
The Miraculous Survival of Jean Hilliard: A Testimony of Human Resilience
The small, serene town of Lengby, Minnesota became the backdrop for a gripping survival story in December 1980, involving 19-year-old Jean Hilliard. Her ordeal began on a bitter winter night after a car accident left her stranded in -22°F weather. Hilliard's arduous journey for help ended in collapse, just feet from the safety of a friend's house. For six hours, she was entombed in the icy grip of the cold until discovered by Wally Nelson, frozen solid yet miraculously alive.
The Sand Hill River: Fertile's Natural Jewel and Community Pride
Nestled in the heart of Fertile, Minnesota, the Sand Hill River stands as a serene oasis, offering a picturesque getaway for nature lovers and outdoor adventurers. As the river gently winds through the town, it becomes a focal point for fishing enthusiasts each spring, with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources setting sustainable seasons and limits. The river's calm currents make it an ideal spot for kayaking, with rentals available for those eager to explore the tranquil waters. Birdwatchers find solace in the diversity of species that inhabit this natural corridor, making the Sand Hill River a harmonious retreat for all.
FERTILE-BELTRAMI GIRLS BASETBALL EDGES RED LAKE FALLS IN BACK-AND-FORTH BATTLE
The Fertile-Beltrami Falcons Girl’s Basketball team took a late lead and won a tight contest 54-49 against the Red Lake Falls Eagles at Fertile-Beltrami High School. Fertile-Beltrami started the game with Tori Erickson getting a lay-up to score on the Falcon’s first possession. The offenses went quiet for the next few minutes before Jordan Wieland got the first bucket for Red Lake Falls at 3:00 into the game. The teams traded two-pointers before Fertile Beltrami’s Madison Stueness hit a three to give the Falcons a 7-4 lead. The Falcons extended their lead to 12-6 when Sidney Erickson hit a three-point shot.
FERTILE PUBLIC LIBRARY HOSTS TRAVELING ART EXHIBIT FEATURING PIECES BY LOCAL ARTISTS
The Northwest Minnesota Arts Council (NWMAC) sponsors an annual Traveling Art Exhibit, which visits northwest Minnesota communities throughout the year. This exhibit includes 15 original pieces of art by regional adult and student artists, chosen from works submitted for their annual juried exhibit. The exhibit is currently at the Fertile Public Library until January 16. Please stop by to see these works of art. Some of these pieces of art are for sale.
NEW FAMILY RESOURCE CENTER OPENS IN EAST GRAND FORKS
Polk County Family Resource Center Grand Opening in East Grand Forks took place on Tuesday, November 14, from 3-6 pm at their new location in the Senior High Center, located at 1505 Central Avenue Northwest in East Grand Forks. The Chamber of Commerce members were present for the ribbon-cutting ceremony, as well as Senator Johnson; Karla Anderson, City Finance Director; and Bryan Hackbart, Superintendent of the East Grand Forks School District. Representing Polk County Social Services were: Karen Warmack, Director; Chuck Whiting, Polk County Administrator; and Victoria Ramirez, Family Resources Coordinator. Maureen Hams, the Tri-Valley Community Services Director, was present on behalf of Tri-Valley Opportunity Council. Tri-Valley is working in collaboration with Polk County Social Services to get Family Resource Centers established throughout Polk County. Activities during the open house included free food and educational flyers and brochures from area businesses, carnival-type games with prizes, balloon twister, Jeffrey Salveson, face painting by Polk County Social Services Staff, and several door prizes.
POLK COUNTY SHERIFF K9 JAX TO RECEIVE BULLET AND STAB PROTECTIVE VEST
Polk County Sheriff’s Office K9 Jax will receive a bullet and stab protective vest thanks to a charitable donation from the non-profit organization Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. K9 Jax’s vest is sponsored by Mark and Joan Lee of McIntosh and will be embroidered with the sentiment “Born to Love – Trained to Serve – Loyal Always.” Delivery is expected within eight to 10 weeks.
Weekly Safety Report: Multiple Arrests and Fire Department Response in Polk County, Minnesota
This week in Polk County, Minnesota, several incidents were reported resulting in arrests and fire department responses. The Northwest Regional Correction Center reported the arrest of Kevin Richard Vanderplaats for a traffic violation, Teejay Ignacio Alvarez for domestic assault, and Devon Bradley Benke for assaulting a peace officer. Additionally, Drake Edwin Tupper was arrested for DUI, Brent Gordon Massmann for fourth-degree DUI, Johnny Lee Lowe for driving after cancellation, and Nicholas James Margelofsky for DUI. The Crookston Fire Department responded to a call on November 20th.