Author: Joe Lancello

Tennihill Family Benefit & Silent Auction

ADA, MN—There’s going to be a benefit and silent auction for an Ada family on Sunday.  Pastor Dave Ingram of SonRise EFC Church in Ada says the benefit is for the Chris and Jen Tennihill Family. Chris is awaiting a liver transplant.  Ingram says the benefit and silent auction will be Sunday, December 11 from…
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December 9, 2022 0

Traveling Art Exhibit Will Accept Entries

The Northwest Minnesota Arts Council’s annual traveling art exhibit is now on display at the Ada Public Library through January 17th.  Mara Hanel, director of the Northwest Minnesota Arts Council, has information on how you can enter a work of art to be in next year’s traveling art display. Once again, you can get more…
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December 9, 2022 0

Traill County Community Giving

HILLSBORO, ND—Traill County is nearing the deadline for its annual Community Giving Project.  Beth Morrow with the Aggasiz Valley Human Service Zone says there are many people on their list this year. Morrow was asked if there are more people seeking help this year. Here is what the Community Giving Project would like you to…
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December 8, 2022 0

Red Lake Falls music teacher wins state award

RED LAKE FALLS, MN—A Red Lake Falls music teacher has been recognized for her work.  Jennifer Wieland recently received the National Federation of State High School Association’s Outstanding State Music Educator Award for Minnesota.  It’s an honor Wieland wasn’t expecting. Wieland tells us why she loves teaching music. Wieland’s work with her students has also…
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December 8, 2022 0

Fosston Schools Food Drive

FOSSTON, MN—The Fosston schools are holding a food drive this week.  Fosston K-through-12 Assistant Principal Dan Boushee says there’s some incentive for students at both the elementary and high schools to bring in food. If the high school building has the fewest food donations, High School Principal Don Donarski will get a pie in the…
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December 5, 2022 0

Lake Ice Safety Tips

Going out on the ice for fishing or snowmobiling can be a fun winter activity.  But not if the ice isn’t thick enough to support your vehicle’s weight or your weight.  Polk County Sheriff Jim Tadman talks about factors that can make ice thickness vary from one place to another. Tadman points out that the…
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December 5, 2022 0

Very Merry McIntosh Saturday

McINTOSH, MN—There’s going to be a Christmas celebration in McIntosh Saturday.  Local business owner Andrea Stordahl says there will be “a Hallmark movie vibe downtown.” The second annual holiday parade in McIntosh gets underway at 4:30 Saturday afternoon.


December 2, 2022 0

NW Minnesota Art Exhibit On Display In Ada

ADA, MN—The Northwest Minnesota Arts Council’s traveling art exhibit will be in Ada for the holidays.  The exhibit will be on display at the Ada Public Library through January 17.  Mara Hanel is director of the Northwest Minnesota Arts Council. Hanel says three artists from Ada have their work in the exhibit. Artists from Crookston,…
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December 1, 2022 0

Minnesota winter travel

If you’re going to be traveling for the Thanksgiving holiday, or anytime during the winter months, Ada Police Chief Steve Hager recommends using the 511 app to get the latest travel information–for where you are now, and where you’re going.  Hager shares a personal anecdote. Something many drivers do in the winter is leave their…
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November 23, 2022 0

Ulen-Hitterdal School Board meets

Last week, the Ulen-Hitterdal School Board held its monthly meeting.  Superintendent Dustin Flaten says his report to the Board focused on curriculum plans. Flaten also talked about his goals for the Ulen-Hitterdal School District. Also at last week’s Ulen-Hitterdal School Board meeting, the Board hired Steven Ranweiler as a licensed K-12 art teacher….and accepted the…
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November 23, 2022 0