Tag: MN

Jacobson Community Center Celebrates 100 Years 

Community Spirit is alive and well in Jacobson, Minnesota!  On Saturday, September 24, 2022, from 11am-4:00pm the Jacobson Community Center (JCC) will mark its centennial with a day of festivities and fun! Live music, food, games, children’s activities and prizes are a few of the exciting items on the day’s agenda. Mark your calendar…Saturday, September…
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September 11, 2022 0

Representative Marquart Previews 2022 MN Legislative Session

St. Paul, MN — The Minnesota Legislature will reconvene at the end of January and when they do there will be lots to debate. Although the 2022 session is considered a bonding session, it will technically be a budget year following the announcement of a more than $7 billion budget surplus. District 4B Representative Paul…
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January 3, 2022 0

More Counties Under Burning Restrictions to Help Prevent Wildfires

To help ensure public safety and protect natural resources, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is expanding burning restrictions. Effective 12:01 a.m., July 27, areas within state jurisdiction in Aitkin, Becker, Benton, Carlton, Clearwater, Mahnomen and Stearns counties are included in burning restrictions already in place for the eastern portion of Roseau County and all…
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July 27, 2021 0

Spring Burning Restrictions Begin in Minnesota

Gary, MN — Warm temperatures and dry conditions in northwest Minnesota mean increased wildfire risk, so the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is restricting open burning in the following counties effective immediately: Beltrami (north), Kittson, Koochiching, Lake of the Woods, Marshall, Pennington and Roseau. Beginning Wednesday, March 24, the DNR will restrict open burning in…
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March 23, 2021 0

MN House Budget Proposal Expected Tuesday

St. Paul, MN — As it is a budgeting year, the highest priority for the Minnesota Legislature is to pass a new budget bill for the next biennium, which is no easy task for the only divided legislature in the nation. The Governor and the Republican controlled Senate have come out with their proposals, and…
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March 22, 2021 0

MN DNR Reminds Anglers of License Requirements for Shelters

Minnesota — The Minnesota DNR is reminding anglers fishing out of wheel houses or permanent houses that they need to purchase a shelter license. Minnesota DNR Conservation Officer Bob Mlynar says there’s been a lot of confusion, especially regarding wheel houses, but all hard sided houses need a shelter license whether they are occupied or…
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February 4, 2021 0

MN Bear Hunting Season Appears to Have Had Record Success

By Mark Askelson markkrjb@loretel.net (10/19/20) Detroit Lakes, MN — The Minnesota Bear Hunting Season wrapped up this Sunday and all signs are pointing towards a very successful season. Between September 1st and October 18th, hunters who were successful in obtaining a permit through a lottery drawing or were hunting in a non-quota permits areas are…
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October 19, 2020 0

Garrison Fire Department holds City Council’s attention at monthly meeting

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (10/15/20) (Garrison, MN) — The Garrison Fire Department moved multiple actions at the Garrison City Council meeting from Tuesday night.  We spoke with Garrison Mayor Loren Larson about details from the meeting which included a letter of gratitude from members of North Memorial Ambulance Service after a recent call. A donation…
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October 16, 2020 0

Isle City Council Meeting from October 13th

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (10/15/20) (Isle, MN) — Agreements were reaffirmed and schedules were adjusted at the Isle City Council meeting Tuesday night from the Isle City Hall Council Chambers. We spoke with Isle City Clerk Jamie Hubbell about the details of the meeting including comments from the Open Forum. The Public Hearing passed the…
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October 15, 2020 0