Karlstad represented in 4th of July parade

A number of people with connections to Karlstad were a part of the annual parade in Greenbush on a rainy Saturday, July 4. The parade was delayed for one-half hour or so because of weather conditions and a few changes were made due to COVID-19 regulations. The parade did not go down the business portion…

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Greenbush Fourth of July Celebration Goes On

The celebration began on July 2 with a “Thursdays in the Park” meal of Taco-in-a-Bag at the Welcome Park sponsored by the Women of Today. On Friday, July 3, Groovy Grub Food Truck served at Up North Treasures and Gifts. Also that day, Border Bank served freeze pops at its Greenbush location parking lot. The…

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Business Spotlight – Spilde Construction

  “I like meeting with different customers and getting to know them. I like coming up with creative ways to solve problems. It’s also really satisfying to take a customer’s idea and make it a reality for them. My favorite projects so far have been home building. I like the entire process – starting with…

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Orlean and Diane Anderson wed for 60 years

“We didn’t know each other until 1957 when we met at the Bethlehem church,” the couple said. Prior to this time, Diane, daughter of Julius and Estella Fossell, lived in the Stephen, Minn., area where they farmed. “I attended country school for the first eight years in District 32 and had one and a half…

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Close contact with COVID-19, now what?

ROSEAU, MINN – As Covid-19 continues to spread across our country, state and community, LifeCare Medical Center and LifeCare Public Health want the community to know what they need to do if they have been exposed to the virus. “If a person has been within 6 feet of a Covid-19 positive person for greater than…

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Roseau County records multiple cases of COVID-19

Roseau County, June 29, 2020 — LifeCare Public Health is reporting the seventh, eighth and ninth cases of COVID-19 in Roseau County. Notably, these cases were identified through the use of a Rapid Screening Test for COVID-19 which gives test results immediately. The use of this rapid test allowed LifeCare Public Health to begin immediate…

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2 East Grand Forks City Employees Test Positive For COVID-19

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City of Greenbush reviews Main Street North construction project options

The City of Greenbush engineer, Widseth, Smith, Nolting, gave the city five different project options related to its 2020 Main Street North project, but the city decided to not make a decision on any options during its June 15 meeting via Zoom. As part of the project’s report of feasibility, the city received the costs…

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GMR continues to review finances and referendum options: No official decision yet

The GMR School Board continued to review its financial options, including potentially putting a levy or levies on an upcoming November ballot, during its June 15 meeting— offered in person and via Zoom. Should it revoke and replace it with a new levy? Put two questions on the ballot— one, to renew the current levy…

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Lake of the Woods MN Fishing Report

On the south end… A big week of walleyes on LOW. Fish being caught around the lake. A lot of fish on the south shore right now near the Lighthouse Gap and Pine Island. Get out a few miles and watch electronics. Lots of fish from 5′ – 32′ of water. Walleyes have the feedbag…

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