BREAKING NEWS: Report Of Vehicle-Pedestrian Accident By East Grand Forks Elementary School

May 7, 2021

 

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Governor Walz Announces Timeline to End State COVID-19 Restrictions: Capacity restrictions to end on May 28, masking requirement to end by July 1

May 6, 2021

  Governor Tim Walz today announced a three-step timeline to end nearly all state COVID-19 restrictions by May 28, and end the statewide masking requirement once 70% of Minnesotans age 16 years and older get their vaccine, or by July 1. The announcement comes as more than 2.6 million Minnesotans have gotten their shot and…

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Red Flag Warning issued

May 6, 2021

  With extreme fire risk conditions across much of Minnesota today, the National Weather Service has issued a Red Flag Warning for the following counties: Aitkin, Becker, Beltrami, Benton, Big Stone, Carlton, Cass, Chippewa, Clay, Clearwater, Crow Wing, Douglas, Hubbard, Isanti, Itasca, Kanabec, Kandiyohi, Kittson, Koochiching, Lac Qui Parle, Lake Of The Woods, Mahnomen, Marshall,…

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He loves the game and the game loves him back

May 6, 2021

  Freeze and Marshall County Central freshman David Schoon, 16, has been playing baseball since he could walk. His mom Sheri was playing baseball with him in the yard when he was younger, but she doesn’t do that anymore. “One day he really got a good hit and he hit me in the eye with…

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Driving through the curves to reach success

May 6, 2021

  On March 25, 2021, Greenbush-Middle River students Bella Burkel and McKenna Bennett were navigating through the virtual FCCLA (Family, Career and Community Leaders of America) Minnesota State Conference platform when they came across a video, one labeled “candidates.” “We were thinking maybe it was just all the people that ran for those positions,” Bennett…

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City hears prices of potential housing development

April 30, 2021

  At its last meeting, the City of Greenbush approved contacting its engineer Widseth, Smith, Nolting to get costs related to developing almost half of the old airport land for a potential housing development. The council heard those costs during its April 19 council meeting, but didn’t take any official action at this time. Dustin…

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Visitor Restrictions Eased at RiverView Health

April 29, 2021

  As COVID-19 restrictions ease around the state, RiverView Health has determined it is time to allow additional visitors with each patient for added support in the hospital, outpatient and clinics settings. “While ensuring patients are cared for in a safe and healthy environment is our highest priority, we also recognize that being alone for…

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GMR approves Superintendent Guggisberg for one more year

April 29, 2021

  The Greenbush-Middle River School Board officially ensured continuity inside the district’s superintendent office— for one more year anyway. At its April 19 meeting, the GMR approved renewing an agreement with Superintendent Larry Guggisberg with some changes— including about a 1.9 percent salary increase—for one additional year. “You are officially renewed for the next year,”…

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Kittson County continues vaccination effort, UK variant arrives in county

April 29, 2021

  Recently a 39-year old Kittson County woman with no underlying health conditions not only contracted COVID-19 virus, but reached a physical state that influenced her to have to go to the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn. As of April 23, she had been down there for about 10 days. “She’s quite significantly, ill. I…

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City chooses roundabout for 2022 federal funds

April 28, 2021

Brenda Halvorson Exponent Reporter After months of researching the options and costs and benefits of two projects the East Grand Forks city council chose the Bygland Road/Rhinehart Drive roundabout to use federal transportation funds. The discussions over the months included the sometimes quite strong opinions of the council members, which led to a close vote…

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