GMR Veterans Day Program honors area veterans

    Before everyone even arrived, area veterans were being honored at the Veterans Day program in Greenbush on November 12. The names, photos, and the years of service of area veterans flashed on a screen as Greenbush-Middle River student Elizabeth Gust played patriotic tunes on the piano. United States flags made out of construction…

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Holm speaks at Karlstad’s Veterans Day program

The stands were full of students and local residents paying tribute to area veterans at the Tri-County School gym on Monday, November 12. Speaking at the event was CPT Dawn Holm, who serves as a Medical Service Corps Officer with the North Dakota Army National Guard State Medical Detachment in Bismarck, ND. Holm noted that…

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“Tackle Breast Cancer for Mrs. Lee”

The clock ran down to zero in the first half of the Gator football team’s final home game of the season in Badger on October 17. Then, Badger High School junior Kennedy Truscinski and Badger teacher Gretchen Lee walked on the field. Truscinski presented a check to Lee, one amounting to $1,809. Truscinski and Lee…

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Heritage VB takes Consolation Champ at tourney

On October 24, the Heritage Patriots girls volleyball team traveled to the Twin Cities to take part in the Minnesota Association of Christian School state tournament. With the graduation of two seniors and loss of last seasons second team All Conference player, Katie Russell, due to injury, this looked to be a rebuilding year for…

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Melroy and Avis Wiskow married for sixty years

It all began 60 years ago when Avis Magnuson, a senior at Roseau high school, and two of her girl friends rode the school bus to the Cities to watch Roseau play in the state hockey tournament. At the time, she worked at Nelson’s Café while going to school and rented a room from Grace…

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Foreign exchange student studies at Heritage

The early October snow was exciting to some, including Maj-lyn Hahn. She is a foreign exchange student from Germany, spending the school year attending Heritage Christian School in Karlstad. “When we had our first snow, I was so excited,” Hahn said. She built a snowman and sent photos to friends back home. Hahn is 15…

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Area communities to host Veterans Day programs

America’s veterans will again be honored by the area communities of Badger, Greenbush, and Middle River with Veterans Day Programs on November 10 and 12. Middle River Middle River is hosting a program on Saturday, November 10 at 4:00 pm from the Middle River School gym. Prior to the program, people will be able to…

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Public invited to area Veterans Day programs

googletag.pubads().definePassback(‘\/6785150\/BENN\/Page1’, [ 728.0 , 90.0 ]).display(); The Tri-County School and Karlstad American Legion Auxiliary will be hosting the surrounding areas Veterans Day program in the Tri-County School gym, Monday, November 12, 2018 at 10:30 a.m. Lancaster School is excited to invite you to the annual Veteran’s Day ceremony on Monday, November 12, at 2 p.m.…

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Halma native serves as nurse in hurricane shelter

  A nurse with local roots travelled to North Carolina in September to provide medical support at a shelter, following Hurricane Florence. Sarah Bushaw, a Halma native and ’95 Tri-County High School grad, now works as a registered nurse at Altru Health in Grand Forks, ND. When Hurricane Florence ravaged North Carolina in September, the…

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Bernstrom grows more winning pumpkins

For the fifth year in a row, Charlie Bernstorm has grown some giant pumpkins and won some recognition. This year he traveled to Manitoba, Stillwater, and Anoka for competitions, and finished of the season with a pumpkin drop event in Lancaster this past Saturday. This year, Bernstrom grew “just” three giant pumpkins, compared to four…

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