UPDATE: Apartment Fire In East Grand Forks Wednesday Evening

January 14, 2021
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Unwelcome Intruder In East Grand Forks Apartment Building Charged

January 14, 2021
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Excited to make the most of it: Gator athletics responds to winter sports beginning

January 14, 2021

Two-sport Gator senior student-athlete Mariah Christian explained how recent months had been hard with activities being pushed back, especially after losing her entire 2020 spring softball season due to COVID-19 and the Gator softball team coming up just one win short of its first state title the season before. Besides some summer softball, the last…

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“Better than nothing”: Freeze basketball teams respond to returning to the hardwood

January 14, 2021

As allowed by the state, the Freeze boys’ and girls’ basketball teams returned to the hardwood for their first day of practice on January 4, over a month later than usual. As mandated by the state, it returned to practice wearing not only the customary basketball gear, but a mask as well— something they will…

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EGF Blue Line Club encourages outside skating during and after pause with rink contest

January 8, 2021

Rink Contest The East Grand Forks Blue Line Club is hoping to encourage its members to stay active during the pause, by celebrating a Minnesota tradition, the backyard skating rink, and holding a rink contest for its members. The contest runs from December 4 thru January 15 and the rules are simple. Entries are only…

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Badger Knowledge Bowl “fired up” to compete this year

January 8, 2021

On the courts, mats, and fields, Badger and Greenbush-Middle River students compete with one another as Gators. But outside the athletic ring, each school’s students compete in activities on their own, including music, robotics, math league, and knowledge bowl. A senior on this year’s Badger Knowledge Bowl team, Noah Warne highlighted the rivalry between the…

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They welcomed him… now he’s representing them: Etherington sworn in as new Greenbush Mayor

January 7, 2021

Right after Memorial Day in 2011, Eric Etherington started working at Central Boiler. His now wife Nicole moved into town with him shortly after he began working at Central Boiler. “(I) noticed when I first arrived in town that everybody was very welcoming to me,” Etherington said. “And so that was kind of a very…

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Natural gas option to potentially come to Karlstad

January 7, 2021

What do you use to heat your home? Have you ever thought about natural gas? Karlstad residents and businesses may soon be able to consider such an option. Greg Palmer, President and Chief Executive Officer of Greater Minnesota Synergy and Cody Chilson, Operating Vice President of Greater Minnesota checked with the city at its January…

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GMR nominates Christian and Novacek for AAA Award

December 31, 2020

Greenbush-Middle River High School recently announced it has nominated Mariah Christian and John Novacek for the Academics, Arts, and Athletics (AAA) Award. Sponsored by the Minnesota State High School League, the AAA Award honors high school seniors who have excelled in the classroom, on the athletic field, and in fine arts. Students who are nominated…

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Area health facilities receive a large piece of the puzzle: COVID vaccine

December 31, 2020

LifeCare Medical Center Public Health Nurse and Vaccine Coordinator Brooke Homstad has had COVID personally and doesn’t want to go through it again. So, how did she feel when she found out the vaccine would be coming to Roseau County? “I am excited that I don’t have to go through that again,” Homstad said. “I’m…

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