Author: Joe Lancello

FFA Fall Rally Brings Hundreds of Students to Norman County Fairgrounds in Ada

ADA, MN—The Norman County Fairgrounds was a busy place Wednesday as the Minnesota Region 1 FFA held its annual fall rally in Ada.  Abbie Savage, the Ada-Borup-West FFA coordinator, says the event was for students in grades seven through nine who are interested in joining FFA. Savage tells us what went on at the fall…
Read more


September 28, 2022 0

Clearbrook-Gonvick Homecoming

CLEARBROOK, MN—This is Homecoming week for the Clearbrook-Gonvick School.  James Boutain of the Clearbrook-Gonvick School says this year’s Homecoming parade will be Friday afternoon in Clearbrook. This year’s Homecoming King and Queen at Clearbrook-Gonvick are Michael Roy and Kelsey Anderson. The special dress-up days included Adam Sandler Day on Tuesday, Soccer Moms versus Athletes on…
Read more


September 27, 2022 0

Norman County DAC remodeling

ADA, MN—There’s been quite a change at the Norman County Developmental Activities Center.  DAC Executive Director Hiliary Chisholm says their building has been remodeled over the last six months. Chisholm says the DAC’s clients like the changes. Chisholm says the DAC building also has a new entrance and administrative office.  


September 27, 2022 0

ND State B Golf begins

Thompson’s Olivia Dick will compete today at the North Dakota State Class B Girls’ Golf meet in Minot.  The senior says she’s excited to be going to State. Dick talks about her goals for State. She says her usual round is in the mid 90s.  The North Dakota Class B State Girls’ Golf meet runs…
Read more


September 26, 2022 0

Ricing season

It’s not just corn, sugar beets and soybeans that are being harvested now across the region.  Wild rice is also being harvested.  Dusty Roy with White Earth Natural Resources talks about this year’s harvest. Roy says harvesting wild rice is a tough job. Roy says while there are many old-timers who are harvesting wild rice,…
Read more


September 23, 2022 0

Learning about ricing

MAHNOMEN, MN–Students in Mahnomen have been learning about wild rice harvesting this week.  Mahnomen Activities Director Aimee Pederson says a field trip was part of that learning. Pederson says students will also hear from community members about ricing. Pederson says Mahnomen’s Indian Education program has played a big part in this week’s lessons on ricing. …
Read more


September 22, 2022 0

Ojibwe lacrosse clinic

The White Earth Tribal and Community College and White Earth Tribal Public Health will be teaching kids about the sport of lacrosse on Saturday at the Naytahwaush Sports Complex in Naytahwaush.  Robert Shimek is a community educator at White Earth Tribal and Community College.   Shimek says the lacrosse clinic is aimed at students in grades…
Read more


September 21, 2022 0

Central Valley schools

Property tax payers in North Dakota’s Central Valley School District got some good news.  At last week’s Central Valley School Board meeting, Superintendent Jeremy Brandt announced the mil rate would fall to 75 mils per $1000 assessed value on your home. Also at last week’s meeting, Brandt said he was opposed to a proposal that…
Read more


September 20, 2022 0

2022 McIntosh Harvest Festival

McIntosh is getting ready for Saturday’s annual Harvest Festival.  Phillip Lee with the McIntosh Community Club talks about the event. Lee talks more about the paper plate drop. There will also be several vendors selling crafts in McIntosh Saturday. Lee says there are other activities for kids and grown-ups to take part in Saturday. There…
Read more


September 16, 2022 0

Salt delivery sign-up

The Fosston-Lengby Lions Club is raising funds and taking names for their annual Water Softener Salt Delivery service.  Mark Worshek with the Lions Club explains how you can sign up to have water softener salt delivered to your home. Worshek says delivery is free. Worshek says Fosston-Lengby Lions Club members will begin delivery on October…
Read more


September 14, 2022 0