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GMR FCCLA caps historic season at National Conference

August 4, 2022

  Greenbush-Middle River FCCLA co-advisor Laura Dahl said she was in shock when asked about the year her chapter experienced this year, one capped by nine individual FCCLA national advancers. “It (this many national advancers) was a first for me and the GMR FCCLA Chapter,” Dahl said via email. She may have been shocked by…

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Krantz siblings pair nature passion and entrepreneurial spirit together

August 4, 2022

Area siblings Keegan, Tucker, and Riley Krantz love going to the Boundaries Waters. They have a family cabin along the Gunflint Trail, right along an area of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area in Northeastern Minnesota. “We’ve just grown up going up there. And if you’ve never been there, it’s just like one of the best…

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Man Facing Major Drug Crime Charge In East Grand Forks

August 1, 2022
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A multi-tasking walking routine

July 28, 2022

  Eleanor Dahlin, 90, of Karlstad heard the doorbell ring and saw a visitor at her door, rushing right away to answer it. After talking with the visitor, this soft-spoken woman pointed out the shelves of glassware and “Precious Moments” bells near her front entryway— items she has collected over the years. She added how…

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Brennan Collins looks to meld two passions together: Works as part-time Tribune summer intern

July 28, 2022

  Brennan Collins said he has trouble sitting in one place for too long and that his mind can sometimes run wild. But, he has found a way to deal with that. “I can move around in other ways, like getting thoughts out of my head, writing down stories that I’ve just been kind of…

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Riding on his peaceful place

July 22, 2022

  On the track, Christian Berg gets his motocross bike up to about 50 miles per hour and, on jumps, between 30 and 35 miles per hour. He can get the bike up to 70 miles per hour— what is termed “wide open.” He has crashed riding in his yard, but has gotten back on…

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“Beauty and the Beast” comes to life on the Tri-County stage

July 22, 2022

  A freshman next fall at Heritage Christian School, 14-year-old Mariah Kenfield was walking into the Tri-County School for another day of play rehearsals on Thursday, July 14. She was preparing for the role of “Beauty” in the Prairie Fire Children’s Theatre (PFCT) play, “Beauty and the Beast.” The performance was set for the next…

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Badger School takes time to recognize some of its own

July 15, 2022

  Badger senior Hailey VonEnde made her final event as a high school student a memorable one. Advancing to the 2022 FCCLA National Leadership Conference in San Diego, Calif. VonEnde finished third in the nation in her Level Three Leadership STAR event. “Hailey was number three, so to be recognized nationally that way is very…

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How did “Quiet Riot” bring the noise to Greenbush?

July 14, 2022

  Jizzy Pearl sung into the night. His bandmates rocked out on their guitars and pounded on the drums. Lyrics such as, “Come on, feel the noise,” “I don’t know why,” “Bang your head,” and “Metal health will drive you mad,” sounded loudly from the speakers. Stage lights changed colors and speakers blared. Standing on…

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New superintendent looks to bring continuity to Tri-County

July 14, 2022

  Long-time educator and school administrator David Pace retired at the end of 2021. He decided to go into private industry, but missed being in education. He chose to come back, doing an interim superintendent job starting last March. Then, last month he officially became the interim Tri-County Superintendent after the school board approved his…

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