Tri-Valley Head Start, Child & Family Programs “Great Apple Crunch” Food Day!

Minnesota farmers are in full swing come autumn, it is the perfect time to celebrate the products they grow and raise! Jami Nunn, Food & Nutrition Specialist has been working with the Institute of Agriculture and Trade Policy to promote Farm to Early Care in TVOC’s head start centers.   Throughout the year there has been…

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Badger board member suggests recording incoming phone threats

While reviewing the district’s crisis plan, Badger board member Curt Hauger asked Superintendent Tom Jerome if the district records incoming phone call conversations when they first come in. Jerome said the district does not. Hauger suggested that the district look into recording incoming phone conversations, specifically threats, coming into the school. He said the district…

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Dehnert is new pastor at Resurrection Community Church

Matt Dehnert is the new pastor for the Resurrection Community Church (RCC). Dehnert has been preaching at RCC since December, but it was in April 2017 when he and his family, and the church, made it official step for him to become the pastor. Dehnert was born in San Antonio, Texas but moved to West…

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Lauren Estling crowned Potato Day Queen

At the annual Potato Day festivities held in Williams last Saturday, Lauren Estling, daughter of Cory and Erin Estling of Williams, was crowned 2017 Potato Day Queen. Lauryn Nordine, daughter of Mike and Kathy Nordine of Roosevelt, was chosen runner up. Read more about last weekend’s Potato Day in this week’s Northern Light Region.

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Karlstad golfer scores hole in one

Brett Spilde scored a shot of a lifetime when he was out golfing on the nine hole Karlstad Golf course on October 5, 2017. Spilde was participating in a scramble with about 12 other guys. It was on Hole 5, with the sun in his eyes as Spilde faced west towards his goal, that he…

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GMR board approves moving fourth graders to Greenbush

At its October 16 regular  meeting, the Greenbush-Middle River School Board approved by a 4-3 vote to move the fourth grade class to Greenbush, with several board members citing the change in class demographics as a reason. Board members Shane Kilen (Chairperson), Carrie Jo Howard, Kurt Stenberg, and Brandon Kuznia voted in favor of this…

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Lake of the Woods MN Fishing Report

The walleye bite remains strong!  Report is very similar to last weeks. Walleyes are staged in front of Pine Island, Graceton Beach and Zippel Bay in 18-30′.  Anglers sorting through a few small fish for every keeper.  Most anchored up with jig and shiner.  Pink, pink/white and gold have been the best colors. Reefs holding…

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Freeze football shut down by Storm

Photo by Brenda Adamek Back-up Quarterback Jaaks Spilde calls the play.After playing what Coach Tallum called a “tough” game against the Stephen-Argyle Storm for three and a half quarters in playoff game last season, the Freeze had another chance against the Storm in a regular season road game in Argyle, still in search of its…

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Search for new Karlstad City Clerk continues

The search for a new city clerk for Karlstad continues. At the city council meeting Wednesday, the current city clerk Sue Dufault informed the council that the candidate who had been interviewed and offered the position, declined. So the city council will begin the search again. With Dufault’s end date looming closer, she expressed concern…

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Area author promotes book and writing at GMR

While talking with Greenbush-Middle River fifth and sixth graders in the Greenbush site library, author Janice McAlpine explained what the hardest part of writing process is.  “It doesn’t matter what it is that you’re writing, as long as you pick up the pen and start because that’s the hardest part is getting started,” McAlpine said. …

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EAST GRAND FORKS, MN (iNewZ.TV) A former coach for the East Grand Forks JV boys hockey team has been charged with felony, Gross Sexual Imposition’. The charge carries a maximum sentence of 20 years in prison. Details regarding the circumstances around the charge are not available since a juvenile is involved.

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