Author: Prestin Douville

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Hillsboro EDC offering many programs to those looking to move to Hillsboro 

R&J’s James Maertens caught up with Hillsboro EDC President Dustin Nagel to discuss the Hillsboro EDC and the many programs and opportunities they offer to those looking to set up shop in Hillsboro. Nagel tells us more about the EDC and the kind of these they do to help the Hillsboro community.  One major area…
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May 28, 2024 0

Area Veteran explains importance of Memorial Day

Its Memorial Day and millions of people across the nation will be honoring those who made the ultimate sacrifice for their country. Twin Valley American Legion Vice Commander Milo Winter explains why he believes it’s important to honor those who have made the ultimate sacrifice.  Winter also explained some things you can do to honor…
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May 28, 2024 0

Norman County IMPACT Coalition shares 5 things you can do to prevent underaged drinking  

Summer is officially here and with summer comes parties, gatherings, and more opportunities for teens to take part in underaged drinking. Kim Myers of Norman Mahnomen Public Health shares five things you can do as a parent to prevent underaged drinking in your household.  For more tips and advice involving substance abuse prevention go to…
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May 28, 2024 0

Fosston School Board Meeting Recap

The Fosston School Board met last week for their final meeting of the school year. Fosston Superintendent Todd Selk says his principals in the elementary and high school both gave end of the year updates and reported lots of positive trends throughout the year.  Selk Says there was also an update made to the 2024/2025…
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May 28, 2024 0

Ada VFW Post 7557 Honors Medal of Honor Recipient Louis J Hauge Jr

Yesterday was Memorial Day and millions of people across the country took time to honor those who made the ultimate sacrifice for our country. During their memorial service yesterday the Ada VFW Post 7557 honored their Post namesake and Medal of Honor recipient Louis J Hauge Jr, and told us more about his story. VFW…
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May 28, 2024 0

Senate Minority Leader Johnson disappointed with result of legislative session  

The 2024 legislative session is over and many Republican lawmakers are disappointed with how things were done at the end of the session. Senate Minority Leader Mark Johnson voiced his frustration on the KRJB Kaleidoscope citing a lack of bipartisanship by the Senate and House majority.  Senator Johnson says that this entire sequence was a…
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May 27, 2024 0

Ways you can honor a veteran this Memorial Day

During Memorial Day many people tend to ask the question on how they can honor a fallen veteran this Memorial Day. Traill County Veterans Service Officer Linda Blotsky tells us some ways you honor someone. Blotsky says supporting a veterans organization like the Honor Flight is also something you can do to honor a veteran.…
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May 26, 2024 0

Lake Bemidji State Park Memorial Day Weekend Events 

Like many state parks across Minnesota, Memorial Day weekend is a busy weekend for Lake Bemidji State Park. Lake Bemidji State Park Naturalist Christa Drake tells us what the park has planned for the weekend. Drake says they will also be kicking off their Summer Concert Series on Sunday as well, with a performance by…
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May 25, 2024 0

Mentor Farmers Market now open 

The Mentor Farmers Market is now open for the summer. Rachel Roggenbock and Amy Bucholz say there are plenty of local favorites coming back as well as some new vendors with interesting products.  The Mentor Farmers Market meets every Saturday in the Mentor Park Memorial Day weekend through the end of September, and is open…
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May 25, 2024 0