Category: News

Winners of the Lights Up Promotion

Thanks to the entire community for participating in this contest. Special thanks to the anonymous donator for the $500.00 in initial prize money, and to the International Falls Area Chamber of Commerce for selecting the winners. 1st Place Dressy Moose $300.00 2nd Place Swanky Gifts on Rainy $100.00 and Mall of America Package 3rd Place…
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December 2, 2022 0

Operation Christmas releases phone number to call for ‘shopping days’

Operation Christmas for Aitkin County is coming up next week. Tawny Druar returned to give us an update on the phone number, as well as more details on Operation Christmas for Aitkin County Residents.  There are just a few requirements to take advantage of this free holiday shopping experience: This weekend they’ll be getting everything ready in time for…
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December 2, 2022 0

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

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

Palliative Care Discussion by CRMC on December 15th

Cuyuna Regional Medical Center Palliative Care Program Manager Betsy Liedl, R.N., L.S.W., will speak about the organization’s palliative care services at CRMC’s Cancer Support Group on Thursday, Dec. 15, from 12 to 1 p.m. Palliative care is specialized medical care for people living with a serious illness, according to the Center to Advance Palliative Care.…
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December 1, 2022 0

Grants support living at home for aging Minnesotans

Release from the Minnesota Department of Human Services: New state grants will help older Minnesotans continue living in their own homes by funding services such as caregiver support, help with housekeeping, modifications to prevent falls, and more accessible gardens. Fifty-seven organizations will receive more than $7 million in Live Well At Home grants from the…
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December 1, 2022 0