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By popular demand, GACF Online Auction is back!, Registration open, auction opens December 6-10

December 3, 2021

  Interested in some tickets to the Elton John concert at the Fargodome, a Dewalt tool kit package, cupcakes or cinnamon rolls, various gift baskets, jewelry, a $500 Roseau County Co-op home heating credit, a BBQ turkey or various meat bundles, a gift certificate to Revive Salon, a handmade quilt, a Santa visit, or some…

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Efrem Novacek honored for years of service to wrestling

December 2, 2021

  Efrem Novacek’s official run as a Gator Assistant Wrestling Coach came to an end when this season’s Gator Wrestling team opened its season with practice last week, but not before he created many memories, relationships, and recognitions along his 32-year journey. At a ceremony in Benson, Minn., on October 30, 2021, Novacek earned a…

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Homemade for the Holiday Vendor Show returns to Karlstad

December 2, 2021

  A young dog sled musher Eva Robinson from Cavalier, N.D., will be at the Karlstad Eagles on December 11. She will be selling her dog biscuits at this event, one that also will feature a lunch for purchase. The proceeds from these mentioned sales will go to Robinson, as she aims to race in…

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Misti Koop spotlighted in Empire Theatre Company’s Holiday Show

November 30, 2021

  The Empire Theatre Company in Grand Forks is hoping to start a new tradition this holiday season with the homegrown Holiday Show, complete with professional singers, dancers, and musicians from the area. And who better to spotlight than professional musical performer, Misti Koop? Misti grew up on stages in East Grand Forks and Grand…

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Greenbush Winter Weekend slated for December 3 and 4

November 26, 2021

  Food, a couple holiday-themed classes, a vendor show, an appearance by Santa and Mrs. Claus, a parade of lights, and more fill the Greenbush Winter Weekend schedule, slated for Friday, December 3 and Saturday, December 4. Below is a listing of some, but not all, of the events. Friday, December 3: A Holiday Planter…

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Lake of the Woods MN Fishing Report 11/22/2021

November 24, 2021

  On the south end… The few anglers who got out this week on the open water had good success but most have put their boats away and are hunting or looking ahead to the ice fishing season. Ice is starting to form but is not safe yet. As of the writing of this report,…

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GMR School 2020-21 audit shows deficit, fund balance remains in positive

November 24, 2021

  The Greenbush-Middle River School 2020-21 fiscal year financial audit report delivered by Eide Bailly showed that the district had an actual deficit of $639,434. It also showed a fund balance that remained in the positive, at $671,114, as of June 30, 2021. The district’s final 2020-21 budget projected a deficit of $593,010— a variance…

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The 80th Anniversary of Pearl Harbor

November 24, 2021

  Minnesota will remember the 80th anniversary of the attacks on Pearl Harbor. On Dec. 7 at 7 p.m. the Minnesota Military and Veterans Museum will host an interactive virtual Remembrance program. Minnesotans have often found themselves on the frontline of history. At no time was that more true than on Dec. 7, 1941. Now…

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Thompson resigns as Freeze Head Volleyball Coach

November 23, 2021

After 20 years, Freeze Head Volleyball Coach Melissa Thompson is hanging up the coaching reins. She submitted her letter of resignation as the Freeze Head Volleyball Coach. The Tri-County School Board made her resignation official with its approval at a November 17 meeting. “I’ve coached with some amazing assistants, great athletic directors, supportive administrators and…

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Area schools host Veterans Day Programs

November 19, 2021

  Both the Badger and Greenbush-Middle River Schools hosted Veterans Day programs in their school gyms on November 11. Below are some snapshots from these two programs. To see the complete story highlighting the Greenbush-Middle River Veterans Day Program, including the full speech given by the program’s speaker— 2000 GMR graduate and veteran David Truscinski—…

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