Work progressing on Karlstad street project

Several street projects in Karlstad are underway or will be underway shortly. The first project is County Rd 14/Lincoln Avenue which runs from the motel to the Tri-County School. This is a county project and is being paid for by the county. The second project yet to get underway will consist of several streets on…

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Roseau County COVID-19 cases reach 41

COVID-19 numbers in Roseau County stand at 41, as of July 29. The number of cases in Roseau County were at 28 just over two weeks ago (July 13), according to the “Situation Update for COVID-19” on the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) website— a source updated daily at 11 am. Minnesota health officials confirmed…

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EXCLUSIVE: Man Charged With Kidnapping 3-Year Old Child In East Grand Forks

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Sather to not run for reelection

Brenda Sather has served on the Greenbush City Council for 10 years, 6 as a council member and 4 as the mayor— about to complete her second two-year term as mayor this year. At the city’s July 20 meeting via Zoom, she made the announcement that will not run for reelection this November, deciding to…

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Miss North Star will Stay!

Due to covid-19, the 2020 Miss Minnesota competition was canceled this summer. The competition will not be heId until June 2021. The Miss North Star committee is proud to announce the current Miss North Star O’Brien Stromsodt. Middle River will be representing the Northwest corner of Minnesota another year and competing in the Miss Minnesota…

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Covid claims another event: Heritage Days cancelled for the first time in 46 years

For the first time in 46 years EGF Heritage Village will not be celebrating Heritage Days. In a communication sent out July 22 the Heritage Foundation stated, “It was planned for August 8th, but for the safety of our community we thought it best to cancel our show. We will be back next year with…

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“Stranger in town” takes up residence in Badger

It was on June 26, 2020, when Badger residents first noticed there was a “stranger in town”. Making his presence known around town ever since, he’s become somewhat of a celebrity. Numerous photos have been taken of him including postings on Facebook. Last week I visited with residents Peggy and Orin Swart as well as…

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Dangerous Heat Today (7/24/2020) – Severe Storms Possible

Dangerous heat is expected this afternoon and evening. Severe thunderstorms capable of producing hail up to 1.5 inches, winds up to 70 mph, and localized flooding may develop this afternoon into this evening.

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BREAKING NEWS: East Grand Forks Car Fire

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Badger Board takes step towards two ballot funding questions

At its July 13 meeting, the Badger School Board approved hiring legal counsel and financial consulting services to prepare two ballot questions— one to extend its existing operating levy and, two, to renew its existing capital projects levy— for the upcoming November 3 election. District voters are not voting on a tax increase with either…

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