Tag: Mentor

Mentor Year-in-Review Reflects on Different Events in the Community

By: Mary Balstad marybalstad@rjbroadcasting.com Mentor, MN – The town of Mentor has had a busy year, with a community event almost every month along with repairing the city playground. City clerk Lisa Schumburg spoke about the support shown for the different events and opportunities for people to gather. Schumburg says despite the pandemic, people in…
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December 30, 2021 0

Mentor Farmer’s Market Opens Up to Success

By: Mary Balstad Mentor, MN — Mentor’s annual farmer’s market opened up Memorial Day weekend and experienced great success to crowds and multiple vendors selling out. Currently with the warm weather welcoming people to the lake, the farmer’s market is the perfect place to stop in the morning. Open from 8 A.M. to Noon, rain…
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June 17, 2021 0

Historic Look at Severe Weather in the RRV during Severe Weather Awareness Week

Grand Forks, ND — This week is Severe Weather Awareness Week and as part of that we take a historic look at severe weather in the region. Severe weather consists of thunderstorms, hail, lightning, heavy winds, flooding, dangerous heat, and perhaps the most feared: tornadoes. However up until the 1950s, Greg Gust with the National…
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April 14, 2021 0

Ox Cart Fire Now 40% Contained

Mentor, MN — The Mentor area wildfire, now being dubbed as the Ox Cart Fire, is now 40% contained, according to Leanne Langeberg of the Minnesota Incident Command System, and there is no new reported fire growth. More favorable conditions these past couple days has allowed fire crews to play catch up and get ahead…
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March 31, 2021 0

Polk County Fire Burns Thousands of Acres

Mentor, MN — On 3/29/2021 at approx. 1300 hrs. the Polk County Sheriff’s Office was notified of a grass Fire in Section 21 of Tilden Township. Mentor Fire and Rescue Responded. Due to dry conditions and strong winds the fire spread quickly. US Hwy 2, Highway 32 and County Road 45 were shut down for…
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March 30, 2021 0