Author: Joe Lancello

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Together We Thrive

FOSSTON, MN—The Firefly Center for Art and Well-Being in Fosston holds an event called “Together We Thrive” on the 28th of each month.  Heidi Danos of The Firefly Center talks about this month’s guest speaker. “Together We Thrive” starts Tuesday night at 7 at the Firefly Center for Art and Well-Being in Fosston.


May 28, 2024 0

Climax Small Town Saturday

CLIMAX, MN—Climax will hold its 24th annual Small Town Saturday this coming Saturday, June 1st.  Sheila Capistran with the Climax Community Club says it’s going to be one busy day. There will also be a parade Saturday starting at noon on Main Street in Climax…..along with fire truck rides, a dunk tank and farmyard animals.  


May 28, 2024 0

Firefly Center Update

FOSSTON, MN—Last week on KKCQ’s Food For Thought program, Heidi Danos with the Firefly Center for Art and Well-Being spoke about the Center’s construction work. The Firefly Center for Art and Well-Being hosts a program called “Together We Thrive” on the 28th of each month.  Tuesday’s featured speaker will be Tim Carlin of Carlin Funeral…
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May 27, 2024 0

FSA Report For Soybean Growers

Nathan Peterson with the USDA Farm Service Agency has a reminder for soybean growers. And a reminder that you can hear more agricultural news Wednesday afternoons from 2 until 5 on the Farm and Field Show on KRJB 106.5 FM.


May 26, 2024 0

Christopherson Runs For MN House 1B Seat

A Crookston Democrat has filed his nomination for State Representative in House District 1B. Mike Christopherson was endorsed earlier this month at the Polk/Red Lake County DFL convention in Crookston.  Christopherson is a former reporter for the Crookston Times and currently serves as a full-time substitute teacher at the Fisher Public School.  He will be…
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May 25, 2024 0

Norman County Historical Society Opens For The Season

ADA, MN—The Log Museum at the Norman County Historical Society opens for the season Saturday afternoon from 1 to 4pm.  Solveig Kitchell, the curator and executive director of the Historical Society, says there are three new exhibits this year. There will also be a special Memorial Day event at the Historical Society on Monday from…
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May 25, 2024 0

FSA Report On Acreage Reporting

Nathan Peterson has this FSA report on acreage reporting. There’s more information on FSA programs at http://www.fsa,usda.gov


May 25, 2024 0

ATVs At Campgrounds

When people go to campgrounds or resorts, they often bring bicycles or ATVs to explore the area.  Clearwater County Sheriff Darin Halvorson points out that you should check with a campground or resort to be sure ATVs are allowed. Sheriff Halvorson was a guest this week on KKCQ’s Food For Thought program.


May 25, 2024 0

Memorial Day Traffic Safety Reminder

The Memorial Day weekend marks the traditional beginning of summer.  That means there will be plenty of vehicles on the road, not just this weekend, but throughout the summer as people travel either to their favorite lake or another destination.  Clearwater County Sheriff Darin Halvorson encourages drivers to be safe. Sheriff Halvorson, as well as…
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May 24, 2024 0

Man Shot By Crookston Police Identified

Here’s an update to a story R&J News has been following.  The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension has identified the man shot to death by Crookston Police last Friday.  35-year-old Andrew Scott Dale was holding a hatchet when he was approached by law enforcement on East 7th Street in the early morning hours of May…
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May 24, 2024 0