Cat survives 42 days of harsh Minnesota winter weather

  When Nancy and Denny Andol of Roseau brought their cat, “Snuzface”, to the Greenbush Veterinary Clinic for a rabies shot little did they think he wouldn’t be returning home with them. It was December 13, 2018. “The only other time he had been in a cage was quite a while ago,” Denny said.  “When I…

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Feeding our feathered friends

February is National Bird Feeding Month and has been observed since February of 1994 when a congressman, John Porter of Illinois, proclaimed it such. When one wants information about a nature topic, a good local person to turn to is Jon Eerkes, land steward for The Nature Conservancy in Karlstad. Eerkes has a bird feeder…

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Lake of the Woods MN Fishing Report

On the south end… Nice mix of walleyes and saugers with some big walleyes as well.  Most fishing in 30-34′ of water.  Try and get away from traffic.  Some good reports in 15-20′ morning and evening.  Ice thickness pushing over 36″ in most areas being fished, extension for auger needed if not with resort.  Rattle baits effective to pull…

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Homeowners responsible to clear hydrants

The Karlstad City Council met on Monday, February 11. The meeting was rescheduled due to a winter storm the previous week. Hydrants After all the snowfall in recent weeks, Mayor Dale Nelson noted that homeowners are responsible to clear the snow from fire hydrants, not the city crew. Fire Chief Jeremy Folland said he thought…

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Gators Wrestling takes final loss to capture Section 8A crown

  Gator heavyweight wrestler Zach Evans lost his match 3-2, but when the clock hit zero, he jumped up while raising both his arms in the air, and clapped his hands a couple times. His team had just won the dual 31-30 over the Frazee Hornets and captured the Section 8A Team Championship– the first…

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Williams, MN Man Charged With Criminal Sexual Conduct

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RETAIL CRISIS: East Grand Forks Officials Discuss Declining Number Of Stores

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New interim Pastor Ken Bowman serving Bethel and Faith Lutheran

“I felt God was calling me,” he said when asked why he chose to enter the field of ministry. “I would have never thought about doing this when I was a young child.” Meet Pastor Ken Bowman, who at the present time is serving as an interim pastor at Bethel Lutheran Church, Greenbush and Faith…

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County Board approves donation to new food bank building

The Kittson County Board of Commissioners voted on February 5 to approve a $25,000 donation toward North Country Food Bank’s new building in Crookston. The food bank had visited the county board in November to ask for their contribution, as the food shelves in Kittson County receive food from this facility. The project is estimated…

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BREAKING NEWS: 2 Northern Valley Rollovers Within 15 Minutes

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