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Norman County Fair Fruit Pie Baking Contest

One of the most mouth-watering events at the Norman County Fair is coming up next Thursday, June 20th with the annual Fruit Pie Baking Contest.  Contest organizer Whitney Pittman says if you want to enter the Fruit Pie Baking Contest, make sure you bring something along with the pie. Pittman says you don’t need to…
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June 14, 2024 0

Eli Alger & The Faster Horses To Play At Norman County Fair

One of the attractions at this year’s Norman County Fair is Eli Alger and the Faster Horses. They’ll be giving a free concert as part of FFA Day Wednesday, June 19 at 7pm at the Grandstand.  Eli talks about his music. Alger talks about one of his favorite songs…and you can hear part of it.…
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June 14, 2024 0

New Benefits for Local Organic Farmers

Norman County FSA Executive Director James Kruize reminds local farmers and homeowners of two programs that could benefit them. The first being the Organic Certification Cost Share program, offering financial benefits to organic growers. And an announcement to homeowners about the Conservation Reservation Program (CRP) and nesting season. You can listen to the full Kaleidoscope…
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June 13, 2024 0

Hatton Beautification Summer Concert Series returning for 2nd year 

The Hatton Beautification Committee is bringing back their Summer Concert Series after a successful first year. Hatton Beautification Committee members Donna Lee Strand and Karen Howsen tell us what they have in store for the June and July performances.  The Concert Series will wrap up in August with a performance from Moorhead singer Rick Adams.…
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June 13, 2024 0

City of Fosston Swears in new Police Chief at Council meeting on Monday 

The City of Fosston swore in a new police chief and patrol officer at their City Council meeting on Monday. Fosston City Administrator Cassie Heide tells us more.  Heide says city project updates where the next major topic on Monday’s agenda including a new walking trail through Brege-Stafford Park in Fosston.  Heide says project discussion…
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June 13, 2024 0

Breakfast on the Farm at Steinmetz Farm 

The Mahnomen County Breakfast on the Farm at Steinmetz Farm is back for another year on Saturday, June 15 from 8:00 AM to 11:00 AM. Event host Jim Steinmetz says the event is a great way for kids and adults alike to see how the dairy industry has changed over the years and how a…
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June 13, 2024 0

Crops and Weeds Both Thriving

Kevin Thorsness at Bayer CropScience shares what he has already seen for both weeds and crops this planting season. The crop protection expert shares what the cool, rainy season could mean for crop diseases. You can listen to the full interview with Kevin Thorsness on Farm and Fields at rjbroadcasting.com


June 13, 2024 0

Mahnomen School Board Approves 2025 Preliminary Budget 

The Mahnomen School Board approved their 2025 preliminary budget at their meeting on Monday night. Mahnomen Superintendent Jeff Bisek breaks down the budget that was approved.  Bisek says the school board also finalized a filing date for the upcoming school board elections in November.  After a successful first year, Bisek says the Mahnomen School District …
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June 13, 2024 0

Norman County Sheriff K9 & Project Lifesaver Cornhole Tournament a success 

The Norman County Sheriff’s Office held their  K9 & Project Lifesaver cornhole tournament Wednesday night. Norman County Sheriff Chief Deputy Matt Wagner says it was a good turnout and shares the results.  Wagner also thanks everyone in the community for the continued support of the Sheriff’s Office. 


June 13, 2024 0

Hillsboro Days 2024 is Finally Here

Hillsboro’s annual town-wide celebration kicks off today.  Events begin with free hot dogs and root beer floats at Dakota Heritage Bank from 11:30am-1pm. The first Farmers Market of the season will also be from 4:30-7:30pm with food trucks as well all at Railroad Park. Day one concludes with a movie night in Woodland Park beginning…
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June 13, 2024 0