Category: Kaleidoscope

KRJB Kaleidoscope Program: Ada Police Chief Steve Hager (1/24/23)

Listen to the KRJB Kaleidoscope Program from Tuesday, January 24th, 2023 featuring Ada Police Chief Steve Hager, who joins the program on the 4th Tuesday of each month. The KRJB Kaleidoscope Program is heard weekdays at 9am and is hosted by R & J News Director Mark Askelson.


January 26, 2023 0

New Senate Minority Leader Mark Johnson Discusses Fast Start to Session

East Grand Forks, MN — It’s been a fast and furious start to the 2023 Legislative session, according to Senate Minority Leader Mark Johnson, who represents most of Northwest Minnesota in District 1. The fast pace is intentional, according to Senator Johnson, and it’s a direction that he and fellow republicans don’t like. Republicans in…
Read more


January 23, 2023 0

Farm Safety & Wellness Seminar Planned for this Wednesday in Ada

Ada, MN — REACH, the Minnesota Department of Ag, and RDO are inviting farmers and ranchers to a Farm Safety & Wellness Seminar this Wednesday, January 25th at the Ada Events Center. The seminar will feature hands on safety demonstrations, education, and resources on the many farm dangers and health concerns, according to Farm Safety…
Read more


January 23, 2023 0

Governor Walz Comments on Push for Legalization of Marijuana

St. Paul, MN — Could the state of Minnesota be the next to legalize recreational marijuana? Democratic legislators and Governor Tim Walz are making a strong push this session in hopes that it will. During a conversation this past week with R & J News, Governor Walz stated that marijuana use is already happening here…
Read more


January 16, 2023 0

Paul Marquart Talks New Cabinet Role as MN Commissioner of Revenue

St. Paul, MN — So much for retirement from politics. Paul Marquart is back at the Minnesota State Capitol but now in a different capacity. The veteran lawmaker from Dilworth was selected by Governor Walz to be the new Commissioner of Revenue. Commissioner Marquart joined the KRJB Kaleidoscope Program this past week to discuss his…
Read more


January 9, 2023 0

Ada Public Works Details Plow Routes & Procedures Ahead of Winter Storm

Ada, MN — With anywhere from 3-7 inches of snow or more expected over the next couple of days, Ada Public Works Director Brian Rasmussen, who recently joined us on the Kaleidoscope Program, shared some information on their snowplowing procedures and policies. The City of Ada typically does not plow unless there is a snow…
Read more


December 13, 2022 0

Mahnomen County Holds “Name the Plow” Contest

Mahnomen, MN — Following in the footsteps of the Minnesota Department of Transportation, the Mahnomen County Highway Department held a “Name the Plow” contest for their new snowplow that arrived this fall. Mahnomen County Administrator CJ Holl says they took suggestions from the public and let staff them narrow down and select the new name,…
Read more


December 13, 2022 0

Norman County Ag Day Set for January 11th

Ada, MN — Farmers, make sure to circle January 11th on the calendar. That’s when the Norman County Ag Day returns to the Ada Events Center. Otherwise known as the Crops, Seed, and Trade Show, the plans for the Norman County Ag Day are currently being finalized, but UMN Extension Educator for Norman County Heather…
Read more


December 7, 2022 0

Party on the Prairie at the NCHS Festival of Trees

Ada, MN — The Norman County Historical Society’s Festival of Trees returns next week to the Log Museum in Ada and will continue through December 11th. There are roughly 30 uniquely decorated Christmas trees on display put together by area businesses and organizations. Historical Society Director Solveig Kitchell says the history of this event dates…
Read more


November 25, 2022 0

Roll On!: A Tribute to Alabama Takes Top Hat Theatre Stage this Friday Night

Ulen, MN — Roll On! to Ulen, MN this Friday night to see a tribute to one of the greatest country bands in history. Raised on Radio brings their Roll On: Tribute to Alabama as the next act for the Top Hat Theatre at the Barry J Houglum Auditorium in the Ulen-Hitterdal School this Friday,…
Read more


November 2, 2022 0