Major renovation underway at Lake of the Woods Foods in Baudette

October 23, 2020

As backhoes and earth movers started breaking though sections of concrete at the Lake of the Woods Foods parking lot last week, it marked the beginning of a major project that will, in the end, basically give Baudette and the Lake of the Woods area a brand new grocery store along with added features. “The…

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Kally Wojciechowski ropes her way to a championship

October 23, 2020

Greenbush native Kally Wojciechowski left the competition arena at MetraPark in Billings, Mont., during the 2020 Wrangler Team Roping Championship and was walking through the tunnel. She had just completed her last run in the All Girls Open finals event on October 1. She didn’t think she and her finals roping partner Kyane Hampton from…

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One dead in Baudette house fire

October 22, 2020

On Wednesday, October 21, 2020, at approximately 4:22 p.m., the Lake of the Woods County Sheriff’s Office was notified of a structure fire in progress at 314 2nd Street NW within the City of Baudette. The Baudette Fire Department, Lake of the Woods Ambulance Service and the Lake of the Woods County Sheriff’s Office immediately…

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Classic Car Recovered, East Grand Forks Man Charged With Possession Of Stolen Property

October 22, 2020
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Funding Available to Expand Locally Grown Food in Schools: MDA invests in new ways to support Farm to School in Minnesota

October 22, 2020

The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) is looking for proposals for two new Agricultural Growth, Research, and Innovation (AGRI) grants that aim to increase local purchasing in Farm to School programs. School districts across Minnesota could receive a total of $374,000 for purchasing Minnesota-grown and -raised foods used in school meal programs, through the MDA’s…

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The show must go on: Tri-County Fall Play participants preparing for November 19, 20, 22 performances

October 22, 2020

The Murdock family gathers at their family estate to hear the will of their still living father Colonel Murdock. During this time, the family members gradually get killed off until only two remain. They are plotting to get rid of one another in order to get the money. Where could this story be playing out?…

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Greenbush Halloween party scheduled for October 31— drive go-through-style

October 22, 2020

Even though COVID has definitely thrown a curve ball into the annual Greenbush Community Halloween party, the planning committee has defied defeat and is forging on ahead. “Changes will be made – it’s going to look a little different, but we still want to celebrate with you … we’re working at making it a fun…

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New International Bridge linking Baudette and Rainy River now open for restricted travel

October 22, 2020

Bemidji, Minn. – MnDOT, in cooperation with the Ontario Ministry of Transportation has completed the replacement of the Baudette/Rainy River International Bridge on Hwy 72 in the City of Baudette, Minn. and Hwy 11 in the Town of Rainy River, Ontario. The construction began in 2018 to create a safer and longer lasting bridge as…

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Baudette distillery project moves forward

October 22, 2020

The Lake of the Woods Economic Development Authority (EDA) met last Wednesday where it was encouraged by EDA Director Ryan Zemek that they agree to file an application for a $200,000 grant from the Minnesota Investment Fund (MIF) Program. The project is the Lake of the Woods Distilling Company. The new manufacturing and tasting room business will…

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COVID officially hits GMR School community: Badger School see increase in cases

October 21, 2020

In an October 17 letter to Greenbush-Middle River families and staff, GMR Superintendent Larry Guggisberg announced that the first confirmed member in his school received a positive COVID-19 test. The GMR School, according to the letter sent by Guggisberg, worked with the Minnesota Department of Health to identify others who had close contact with the…

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