Banking scam in rural Polk County Banks

In recent days the Polk County Sheriff’s Office has received several Fraudulent bank deposit complaints. If you receive any solicitation to deposit unemployment checks or provide personal bank account information for funds to be electronically deposited for an independent third party, please do not release any personal information and report the incident to the Polk…

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Local resident Christine Stanislawski reaches 90th birthday milestone

“When I was young I thought I had all the time in the world, but time has went so fast … swoosh… just like the wind!” Meet local resident Christine Stanislawski, who turned 90 years young on Saturday, July 4. “I’m the last living person from my family of eight brothers and sisters,” she said.…

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Stories from the Kittson County Historical Society

Kittson County Fair “Our Northwest Corner” 1976 (red book) The Kittson County Agriculture Society was officially organized on July 21, 1888 and the date for the first fair was set for Oct. 5 & 6. The first fairgrounds were located a block south of the Swedish Lutheran Church. Here a race track was built and…

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Karlstad represented in 4th of July parade

A number of people with connections to Karlstad were a part of the annual parade in Greenbush on a rainy Saturday, July 4. The parade was delayed for one-half hour or so because of weather conditions and a few changes were made due to COVID-19 regulations. The parade did not go down the business portion…

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Greenbush Fourth of July Celebration Goes On

The celebration began on July 2 with a “Thursdays in the Park” meal of Taco-in-a-Bag at the Welcome Park sponsored by the Women of Today. On Friday, July 3, Groovy Grub Food Truck served at Up North Treasures and Gifts. Also that day, Border Bank served freeze pops at its Greenbush location parking lot. The…

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Business Spotlight – Spilde Construction

  “I like meeting with different customers and getting to know them. I like coming up with creative ways to solve problems. It’s also really satisfying to take a customer’s idea and make it a reality for them. My favorite projects so far have been home building. I like the entire process – starting with…

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Orlean and Diane Anderson wed for 60 years

“We didn’t know each other until 1957 when we met at the Bethlehem church,” the couple said. Prior to this time, Diane, daughter of Julius and Estella Fossell, lived in the Stephen, Minn., area where they farmed. “I attended country school for the first eight years in District 32 and had one and a half…

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Close contact with COVID-19, now what?

ROSEAU, MINN – As Covid-19 continues to spread across our country, state and community, LifeCare Medical Center and LifeCare Public Health want the community to know what they need to do if they have been exposed to the virus. “If a person has been within 6 feet of a Covid-19 positive person for greater than…

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Roseau County records multiple cases of COVID-19

Roseau County, June 29, 2020 — LifeCare Public Health is reporting the seventh, eighth and ninth cases of COVID-19 in Roseau County. Notably, these cases were identified through the use of a Rapid Screening Test for COVID-19 which gives test results immediately. The use of this rapid test allowed LifeCare Public Health to begin immediate…

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2 East Grand Forks City Employees Test Positive For COVID-19

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