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Ada Public Works Details Plow Routes & Procedures Ahead of Winter Storm

Ada, MN — With anywhere from 3-7 inches of snow or more expected over the next couple of days, Ada Public Works Director Brian Rasmussen, who recently joined us on the Kaleidoscope Program, shared some information on their snowplowing procedures and policies. The City of Ada typically does not plow unless there is a snow…
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December 13, 2022 0

City of Ada Planning for Sewer Repair Project in 2023

Ada, MN — The Ada City Council agreed to move forward with a roughly $1.1 million sewer repair project at their regular council meeting last month. The project is expected to go out for bids this winter and get underway this coming summer. Ada Public Works Brian Rasmussen says there are a few spots that…
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December 13, 2022 0

City of Ada Provides Lawn Care Reminders for Residents

Ada, MN — The City of Ada and Ada Public Works is strongly encouraging resident to stay up on their mowing or face a hefty bill. The city has given some property owners some slack to start the year due to unfavorable weather, but now that it’s drying up and conditions have stabilized, grass letters…
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June 7, 2022 0

City of Ada Crews Playing Catch Up Getting Parks Ready for Summer

Ada, MN — Winter seemed to last forever this year and even though Spring has finally arrived, it still has not been very kind for outdoor work. But since the temps finally warmed up last week, the City of Ada Public Works and Parks Department have been working hard to get their parks and facilities…
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May 18, 2022 0

Sump Pump & Yard Clean-Up Reminders from Ada Public Works

Ada, MN — The City of Ada Public Works Department is reminding residents that as of April 1st, all sump pumps must be redirected to discharge water from the building to the lawn or towards the streets. Homeowners are allowed to discharge into the sanitary sewer system during winter months to prevent freezing, but now…
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April 11, 2022 0

Ada Public Works Provides Tips to Prepare for Power Outages

Ada, MN — Losing your electricity in the middle of winter can be dangerous or at the very least an uncomfortable situation if for an extended period of time, and it does happen on occasion. Recently on the KRJB Kaleidoscope Program, we spoke with Ada Public Works Director Brian Rasmussen on how to prepare for…
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February 8, 2022 0

Ada Public Works Reminds Residents to Check for Plugged Vents

Ada, MN — It’s only the beginning of January and the city of Ada has received more than 30 inches of snow. All that snow, which is beginning to pile up on roofs and drift up the side of homes, can cause some problems for homeowners. During his monthly Kaleidoscope interview, Ada Public Works Director…
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January 10, 2022 0

Ada Public Works Offers Snow Plow Reminders

Ada, MN — The Ada Public Works Department spent a lot of time swerving around parked cars with their plows during and after the recent snow events. To best clean the streets, they are asking residents to please move their vehicles and trailers off the street prior to a major snow event. However, because the…
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December 10, 2021 0

Ada Public Works to Undergo Geolocating Project

Ada, MN — As long as the mild winter weather continues to hold, the City of Ada Public Works Department looks to jump start a project that will allow them to more accurately locate water shutoffs, gate valves, and manholes for the city’s infrastructure. While the city does have maps, many of them have not…
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December 2, 2021 0

Pumpkins & Other Garden Items Accepted at Ada Compost Site

Ada, MN — Now that Halloween is over, city of Ada residents may be wondering what to do with all the pumpkins they bought and carved this year. Rather than putting them in the trash or illegally dumping them next to your deer stand, Ada Public Works Director Brian Rasmussen says pumpkins and other garden…
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November 5, 2021 0