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Fosston Police Chief Reminds Residents of Trailer Parking Ordinance

Fosston, MN — Now that fall is settling in, folks are bringing home their campers and boats from the lakes to get ready for winter storage. However, those large trailers take up a lot of room when parked on city streets and can be obstructions to other motorists. Fosston Police Chief Dustin Manecke says because…
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September 28, 2022 0

Fosston City Council Welcomes New Police Sargent

Fosston, MN — The Fosston City Council held their regular monthly meeting last Monday where they got an update on city projects and welcomed a new police officer to the force. The council was happy to swear in Sargent James Juve to their police department. Fosston Administrator Cassie Heide says Sgt. Juve brings with him…
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September 20, 2022 0

Fosston School Board News & Notes from September 15th Meeting

Fosston, MN — The Fosston School Board held their regular monthly meeting on Thursday, September 15th. Fosston Superintendent Todd Selk reported that enrollment is up about 15 students and they are currently fully staffed at the moment. However, Selk says they will have an open position soon following the announcement that their long-time Building and…
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September 19, 2022 0

Fosston Heritage Day

Fosston will celebrate the 27th annual East Polk Heritage Day on Saturday.  Heritage Center treasurer Bonnie Stewart says the fun actually starts Friday night. Stewart says there will be even more music on Saturday. The Forged in Fosston blacksmith expo will be held Saturday from noon to 4pm at Ventures Bar and Grill.  Kids can…
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September 9, 2022 0

Fosston School Board News & Notes

Fosston, MN — The Fosston School Board took care of a number of personnel items at this month’s regular meeting. Much of the new hires were paraprofessionals and support staff positions, according to Fosston Superintendent Todd Selk. He notes that the Fosston School District is actually fully staffed heading into the school year, which is…
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August 24, 2022 0

Oseberg Ship to be subject of Sons of Norway meeting

FOSSTON, MN—If you’re interested in Viking history–not the pro football team—you’ll want to attend the Sons of Norway Granlund Lodge’s meeting in Fosston on Thursday.  Lodge President Wes Roland tells R & J Radio News there will be a presentation on the Oseberg Ship. According to Wikipedia, the Oseberg Ship dates back to the 800s…
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August 9, 2022 0

Fosston Youth Track & Field League Begins Monday

Fosston, MN — There’s golf leagues, bowling leagues, basketball leagues, and dart leagues, but for area families there is now track and field league coming to Fosston starting this coming Monday, August 1st. Last year’s Youth Track and Field Night has now developed into a four-night league where area elementary students can run and jump…
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July 28, 2022 0

Highway 2 Cruisers 13th Annual Car is this Saturday

Fosston, MN — The Highway 2 Cruisers are gearing up for their 13th annual Classic Car Show this Saturday, July 30th from 10am until 2pm. The show has grown in popularity over the years, according to Roger Black of the Highway 2 Cruisers. He notes that last year’s show was their largest ever. The Highway…
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July 27, 2022 0

Fosston Police Launching Youth Mentorship Program

Fosston, MN — Thanks to a generous grant from Essentia Health in Fosston, the newly formed Fosston Police Department is continuing to explore ways to provide outreach to the youth in the community. Fosston Police Chief Dustin Manecke says they are starting a Youth Mentorship Program, which will include programs already in existence like the…
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July 26, 2022 0

Prairie Pines Childcare Center to Open Monday

Fosston, MN — Prairie Pines Childcare, a new nonprofit childcare center in Fosston, is set to officially open their doors and welcome children into the facility this coming Monday, July 25th. It’s a project that’s been a couple years in the making and Greg Mireault with their Board of Directors says it’s a big moment…
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July 21, 2022 0