Drones expand possibilities for Lancaster School students

By Anna Jauhola Through a grant, Lancaster School graphic design students are using drones to learn about technology and possible careers they maybe wouldn’t have considered otherwise. The class has been learning how to use drones the school purchased with an Innovation Grant. Math teacher Becky Johnson, who also teaches graphic design and math trades,…

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City of Lancaster declares emergency

By Anna Jauhola The City of Lancaster has declared an emergency ahead of any coronavirus diagnoses in Kittson County. During an emergency meeting on Wednesday, March 18, the council gathered in Lancaster City Hall at tables and spread out at least 6 feet from each other. The declaration acknowledges that should the virus break out…

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Hallock Council approves emergency declaration

By Anna Jauhola The City of Hallock declared a state of emergency in an emergency meeting on Friday, March 20. The city council met at the city hall in the basement and spaced more than 6 feet from each other. Councilor Kevin Waller attended and voted by phone, which is allowed in emergency instances. City…

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DNR’s COVID-19 response: What you need to know

In accordance with guidance from the Minnesota Department of Health, we have adjusted our services, events and operations to protect Minnesotans and prevent further spread of COVID-19. Our public lands remain open but we have closed some buildings. We have canceled or postponed many public events and meetings including elk input meetings in northwest Minnesota.…

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Governor Walz Issues Stay at Home Order for Minnesotans

  [ST. PAUL, MN] – To slow the spread of COVID-19 across the state, Governor Tim Walz today signed Executive Order 20-20 directing Minnesotans to stay at home and limit movements outside of their home beyond essential needs. This order takes effect at 11:59pm on Friday, March 27 and ends at 5:00pm on Friday, April…

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Kittson County Board Proceedings March 5, 2020 meeting

KITTSON COUNTY BOARD PROCEEDINGS The Kittson County Board of Commissioners met, pursuant to adjournment on Thursday, March 5, 2020 at 9:15 a.m. All members were present. The meeting was called to order by Chairman Gillie. The pledge to the flag was given. The agenda was approved as presented. A motion was made by Commissioner Johnson,…

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NOTICE OF CANCELLATION

NOTICE OF CANCELLATION NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN That due to the Coronavirus pandemic, the Kittson County Board of Commissioners is postponing its 2020 tax forfeited land sale indefinitely.  The sale was originally scheduled for April 8, 2020. Dated at Hallock, Minnesota this 18th day of March, 2020. Eric Christensen Kittson County Administrator (March 25, 2020)…

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REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL

REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL DBE Request for Proposal:  Hallock Municipal Airport, Construct Hangar Taxilanes, AIP 3-27-0039-011-2000, Hallock, MN -Bid:  04/01/20 – DBE Goal:  2.6% Race Conscious – Strata Corporation, PO Box 13500, Grand Forks, ND 58208-3500, is soliciting sub quotes from Disadvantaged Business Enterprises on any/all items and/or materials for airside traffic control, seeding, mulching, and…

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Classifieds 3/25/2020

WE ARE HIRING SPRING HELP. CHS AG Services, Hallock/Humboldt/ Lake Bronson. Looking for truck drivers and yard men. Please contact Corey, cell: 218-843-5201; office: 218-843-2627 or [email protected] chsinc.com.               (13-16) FULL-TIME FARM EMPLOYEE for grain and sugar beet farm. Must have machinery operation experience and small mechanic skills. Housing and benefits available. Dean Carlson, Kennedy, MN, 218-843-1155                        …

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Ministerium cantata canceled for 2020

Because officials have urged everyone to limit contact with other people, the Karlstad Area Ministerium has canceled upcoming rehearsals and the annual Palm Sunday cantata performance. Many vocalists have been rehearsing for several weeks to prepare the cantata, “Lift High the Cross” by Lloyd Larson so it is a disappointment to them and director, Kathy…

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