Tag: mahnomen county

Local Law Enforcement Being Equipped with New, State-of-the-Art AEDs

Mahnomen, MN — Thanks to a donation from the Hemsley Charitable Trust and the University of Minnesota, a number of local law enforcement agencies are now being equipped with new, state-of-the-art AED’s in all their vehicles. The Mahnomen County Sheriff’s Office, Ada Police, Twin Valley Police, and Norman County Sheriff’s Office are among those who…
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September 16, 2022 0

Mahnomen County Motor Vehicle Office Back Open

Mahnomen, MN — Good news for Mahnomen County residents! Roughly one month after it closed, the Mahnomen County Motor Vehicle Services office is now back open! The office closed on August 1st after its only employee resigned and it was expected to be closed for some time as they found a replacement and got that…
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September 12, 2022 0

Mahnomen County Landfill to Close at End of Month

Mahnomen, MN — Mahnomen County is reminding area residents that the Mahnomen County Demolition Landfill will be closing to the public at the end of month. The landfill is nearly full and costs of expanding the landfill are too high to continue operation. Following the closure date, Mahnomen County Administrator CJ Holl says they will…
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August 19, 2022 0

Mahnomen County Administrator Explains Closure of Motor Vehicle Services & Future of Department

Mahnomen, MN — At the end of July, Mahnomen County announced that it was shutting down their motor vehicle services offices due to staffing. The department is staffed by only one individual and that individual has resigned. However, Mahnomen County Administrator CJ Holl says the closure is only temporary as the county is committed to…
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August 15, 2022 0

Mahnomen County Exploring Possibility of Building New Jail

Mahnomen, MN — Could a new jail be on the horizon for Mahnomen County? During a recent visit on the KRJB Kaleidoscope, Mahnomen County Sheriff Josh Guenther shared some of their recent troubles with jailing and some potential future options for the county moving forward. Mahnomen County currently contracts with Tri-County Community Corrections in Crookston…
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July 14, 2022 0

Mahnomen Health Center Looking Securing Financing to Move Forward with New Nursing Home Build

Mahnomen, MN — Despite no support from the Minnesota Legislature, or at least not yet, for their proposed new hospital project, the Mahnomen Health Center along with their partners with the City of Mahnomen and Mahnomen County are planning to still move forward with at least the first phase of the project. The project had…
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July 11, 2022 0

Mahnomen County Demolition Landfill to Close at the End of Summer

Mahnomen, MN — In just a couple months, residents in Mahnomen County will no longer be able to access the Mahnomen County Landfill. The landfill, which is located in the southwest corner of the county, is set to close for good on August 31st. Mahnomen County Administrator CJ Holl says their permit to operate the…
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June 29, 2022 0

Steinmetz Robotic Dairy Hosting Breakfast on the Farm

Mahnomen, MN — The Mahnomen County Dairy Association welcome all their annual Breakfast on the Farm this Saturday, June 18th from 8am until 11am at the Steinmetz Robotic Dairy Farm northeast of Mahnomen. Enjoy a free old fashioned country breakfast including ham, pancakes, strawberries, and ice cream. Jim Steinmetz of the Steinmetz Dairy Farm invites…
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June 14, 2022 0

Mahnomen County Social Services Director Talks Impact of the Great Resignation

Mahnomen, MN — The great resignation continues to impact employers trying to fill jobs and find ways to be competitive in a tight labor market. According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, over 47 million Americans quit their jobs to either retire or take a more lucrative job offer in 2021. During a visit…
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June 10, 2022 0

Questions Remain About Mahnomen Hospital Project After Legislature Adjourns Without Bonding Bill

Mahnomen, MN — The Minnesota Legislature adjourned a few weeks leaving behind a few key bills unpassed, including a tax bill, education bill, and a bonding bill. The lack of bonding bill this year could have major implications for the new Mahnomen hospital project, which was seeking $16 million in funds from the bonding bill…
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June 7, 2022 0