Tag: ada police

Halloween Safety Reminders

Ada, MN — Halloween is intended to be a fun and spooky occasion for youth and adults, but the last thing it needs to be is tragic. The Ada Police Department is asking young trick or treaters to always be careful when crossing streets and entering traffic. Police Chief Hager notes that some responsibility also…
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October 31, 2022 0

National Drug Take Back Day is this Saturday

Ada, MN — Too often, unused prescription drugs find their way into the wrong hands, which can lead to dangerous and sometimes tragic situations.  To prevent that from happening, thousands of folks from across the country will have an opportunity to clean out their medicine cabinets and safely turn in those medications to the authorities…
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October 25, 2022 0

Stop for School Buses or Face Heavy Penalty

Ada, MN — School is back in session today in Minnesota and law enforcement is pleading with motorists to please pay attention, watch for children, and take note that the school buses are back on their routes. Over the last couple of years, there has been a dramatic increase in school bus stop arm violations,…
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September 6, 2022 0

Ada Police Department Warns of Those Attempting to Take Advantage of Your Holiday Spirit

Ada, MN — All day long, the post office, UPS, and Fed Ex are busy delivering important packages all around the community as many people have switched to doing their shopping online. While its convenient for them, it can also be convenient for thieves when your package is left out in the open, making it…
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November 29, 2021 0

Ada Chamber of Commerce Announce Plans for National Night Out

Ada, MN — The Ada Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce National Night Out will be held in Ada on Tuesday, August 6th at the Coliseum in the Norman County Fairgrounds.  This event is America’s night out and Norman County’s night out against crime.  This event helps citizens to be aware of the importance of crime…
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July 5, 2021 0

Catalytic Converter Theft on the Rise

Ada, MN — Thieves are taking the attention away from what’s inside your car and are now focusing their attention on what’s underneath your car. Catalytic Converters, which are a part of your vehicle’s exhaust system designed to reduce toxic gases and pollutants, are the new hot ticket item for criminals across the country. Even…
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April 5, 2021 0

Ada Police Officer’s Quick Actions Prevents Potential Tragedy

Ada, MN — An Ada-Borup Police Officer had to momentarily set aside their COVID vaccine to assist in a police chase last month, and it’s a decision that very likely could have saved lives. During his visit on the KRJB Kaleidoscope Program, Ada Police Chief Jody Bueng gave a shout-out to fellow Officer Steve Hagert.…
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March 4, 2021 0

Local Enforcement Won’t be Citing Thanksgiving Gatherings, but Still Don’t Encourage It

By Mark Askelson markkrjb@loretel.net (11/25/20) Ada, MN — On November 20th, Minnesota Governor Tim Walz signed an Executive Order prohibiting people from outside their own household from gathering for social occasions until December 18th. Under the order, it would be against the law for separate households to gather for their Thanksgiving traditions. But will local…
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November 25, 2020 0

Ada Police Department Offers Vacationers Peace of Mind with Property Checks

By Mark Askelson markkrjb@loretel.net (11/4/20) Ada, MN — For those who plan on being away for long periods of time this winter, whether on a family vacation or to a winter home in Arizona or Florida, the Ada Police Department encourages them sign up for property checks to provide a peace of mind that everything…
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November 4, 2020 0

“Red Light Means Stop!” National School Bus Safety Week

By Mark Askelson markkrjb@loretel.net (10/21/20) Ada, MN — This week is National School Bus Safety Week, which is an active and evolving public education program and a way for parents, students, teachers, motorists, bus drivers, school administrators, and community members to join forces and address the importance of bus safety. The theme for this year’s…
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October 21, 2020 0