Tag: Commission

County Commission Candidate Comments from GFWC Mahnomen County Candidate Forum

Mahnomen, MN — During last week’s GFWC Mahnomen County Candidate Forum, County Commission Candidates from District 2 and District 4 all got the opportunity to answer submitted questions the public. All of them were asked about what they would do to promote Economic Development in Mahnomen County. In District 4, incumbent candidate Karen Ahmann says…
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October 4, 2022 0

Budgeting Process a Difficult Situation this Year for Polk County Commissioners

Fosston, MN — The Polk County Board of Commissioners is in the midst of budget planning for the 2023 year and it’s a process that has gotten more complicated with rising inflation and a shortage of goods. Polk County Commissioner Joan Lee joined the KKCQ Food for Thought Program to share more about the tricky…
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September 13, 2022 0

Norman, Mahnomen, & Polk County Election Preview

There will be a number of contested races for county positions in Norman County this fall. Tuesday was the final day to file for election for county, state, and federal offices and four of the five county races will see an incumbent being challenged for their seat. Norman County Sheriff Jeremey Thornton will again be…
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June 2, 2022 0

Mahnomen County Commission News & Notes

Mahnomen, MN — The Mahnomen County Commission had some discussions about potential redistricting at their most recent meeting last week. In the aftermath of the most recent census, Mahnomen County Administrator CJ Holl says they will need to make some small adjustments to the districts to match up with population trends. The Mahnomen County Commission…
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March 30, 2022 0

Norman County Commission to Host Public Hearing on Potential Redistricting

Ada, MN — After the most recent Census update, it appears that a redistricting may be in order for the Norman County Commission in order to provide more equal representation. Currently Norman County is split into five districts, with four of those each representing a respective corner of the county and the fifth representing only…
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March 21, 2022 0

Polk County Commission Update

Fosston, MN — The Polk County Board of Commissioners are looking into new radios for Polk County Sheriff’s Office. Commissioner Joan Lee provided an update on the most recent board meeting and Polk County happenings while on the KKCQ Food for Thought Program this week. Lee says the current radios being used the Sheriff’s Office…
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March 18, 2022 0