Author: Mark Askelson

Norman County Historical Society Festival of Trees

Ada, MN — The Norman County Historical Society will host their annual Festival of Trees this weekend and next at the Log Museum in Ada. There will be around 30 uniquely crafted trees decorated by local businesses, organizations, and families. Along with trees, there will be snacks, live music, and other unique pieces of Christmas…
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December 2, 2022 0

Big Weekend Ahead for Ada Old Fashioned Family Christmas Festival

Ada, MN — The Ada Chamber of Commerce’s Old Fashioned Family Christmas Festival will be in full swing this Saturday with events all day long and two chances to see Santa! There will also be lots of opportunities to do some shopping, including opportunities for the kids to shop for mom and dad as well.…
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December 2, 2022 0

Norman County Vintage Snowmobile Club Hosting 23rd Annual Show

Ada, MN — Move over Rudolph! Santa has a Sno-Jet, and he’ll be tuning it up for this Saturday’s Vintage Snowmobile Show as part of the Ada Old Fashioned Family Christmas Festival! Now in its 23rd year, the Norman County Vintage Snowmobile Club will be hosting their annual Vintage Snowmobile Show starting at 10am this…
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December 2, 2022 0

Norman County Soybean & Corn Growers Donate $500 to Reach for Spirit of Giving

Ada, MN — The Norman County Soybean and Corn Growers Association met with representatives from REACH on Thursday to hand deliver a $500 donation to help those in need this holiday season. The donation will go towards REACH’s Spirit of Giving Program, which provides Thanksgiving and Christmas meal baskets to families as well as gifts…
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December 2, 2022 0

Dekko Community Center Adjusts Hours

Ada, MN — The Dekko Community Center has posted new hours for the facility and open swim for the months of December and January. Dekko Director Brianna Eggen says they’ve had to make some more adjustments due to limited staffing, specifically with lifeguards. There will also be open swim on Wednesdays from 6:30pm to 8pm.…
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December 1, 2022 0

Santa Day & Dollars for Scholars Turkey Bingo this Saturday at Twin Valley Community Center

Twin Valley, MN — It’s a busy week at the Twin Valley Community Center. The Twin Valley Community Boosters kicked off their annual Parade of Trees on Wednesday and this Saturday, December 3rd they’ll host a visit from Santa and the Dollars for Scholar’s will put on their annual Turkey Bingo. Santa Day will run…
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December 1, 2022 0

Mahnomen Community Education Hosting Lifeguard Certification Training

Mahnomen, MN — To help address the Lifeguard shortage in the area and hopefully fill some positions for their own needs, Mahnomen Community Education and Instructor Carolyn Osenga-McCollum are hosting a Lifeguard Training Certification on December 3rd, 17th, and 18th at the Mahnomen Pool. The course is a combination of classroom and in-the-pool learning.  Aimee…
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December 1, 2022 0

Anderson Family Funeral Home Hosting Holiday Hope Open House

Mahnomen, MN — The Anderson Family Funeral Home in Mahnomen and Twin Valley is hosting a Holiday Hope Open House at each location this next week. Everyone is welcome to stop in and enjoy refreshments while gathering information on simple, creative, and empowering ways to manage the holiday season when you are missing someone you…
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December 1, 2022 0

Lake Park-Audubon School Board News & Notes From November 28th Meeting

Lake Park, MN — The Lake Park-Audubon School Board held their regular monthly meeting on Monday, November 28th where they approved the new Strategic Plan for the district. The previous Strategic Plan had not been updated in a while, so Lake Park-Audubon Superintendent Dr. Tim Godfrey says they’ve been working on putting together a new…
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December 1, 2022 0

RSV Impacting the Community

Ada, MN — Sickness is making its rounds through the community and in a variety of different forms. While that’s not new coming out of the COVID-19 pandemic, COVID is perhaps of least concern at the moment. Nurse Tracy Johnson of Norman-Mahnomen Public Health says of all the different illnesses impacting the community right now,…
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November 30, 2022 0