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Gator Robotics faces down adversity, wins third state title

  Greenbush-Middle River Gator Robotics, Team 5172, mentor Thor Anderson lifted the team’s Alliance Captain Vincent Stenberg up, as Stenberg raised one arm high in the air after seeing the final result of the second state finals match. The Gator Robotics team and its alliance partners, Team 4607 (C.I.S. out of Becker) and Team 1816…

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Maximillian “Max” Dolney, 88

Maximillian “Max” Dolney passed away at Lifecare Medical Center in Roseau on January 30th, 2022 at the age of 88.It seems silly to put someone’s life into a few lines, but here we try.  Max was born on May 28, 1933 in Greenbush, MN to James and Frances Dolney.  A buddy and Max decided to…

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Lucy Klegstad, 79

    Lucy Klegstad, 79, of Karlstad, MN passed away on April 28, 2022, at Oak Terrace Senior Living in Jordan, MN. On June 8, 1942, Lucy Ann, the 8 of 12 children, was born to Steve and Helen (Tulibaski) Kostrzewski, in Marshall County, MN. Lucy was born and raised on the family farm, where…

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Sheldon “Snooky” Erickson, 86

A funeral service for Sheldon “Snooky” Erickson of Greenbush, MN will be held on Thursday, May 5, 2022 at 11:00 AM at Rose Free Lutheran Church in Roseau, MN. Visitation will be held at Helgeson Funeral Home in Roseau, MN on Wednesday, May 4, 2022 from 5-7 PM with a prayer service at 7PM. Interment…

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Leroy Clifford Heltne, 83

  Leroy Clifford Heltne, age 83, of Winona, MN, passed away on Tuesday, April 26, 2022. Leroy was born to Clifford and Margaret Heltne on December 22, 1938, in Greenbush, MN. Growing up in Greenbush, Leroy was surrounded by great examples of hardworking people. While serving in the U.S. Army Signal Corps, Leroy spent 13…

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Health officials ask parents to watch for signs of hepatitis in children, seek medical care: MDH investigating three instances that may be part of national cluster

  Prompted by a cluster of hepatitis cases of unknown origin among children in multiple states and countries, state health officials are asking parents to watch for signs of liver inflammation in their children – especially after bouts with either upper respiratory or stomach-intestinal illnesses. Signs of liver inflammation can include yellowing of the eyes…

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GMR Dinner Theatre Returns

  For the first time since 2019, the Greenbush-Middle River Drama Department hosted its Dinner Theatre event, held this year on April 30 and May 1 at the GMR School. The theme of this year’s event was a picnic under the title, “Picnicking a Good Time with GMR Drama.” Under the direction of Ryan Bergeron,…

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GMRTC Joint Powers Board extends superintendent employment to Bill Walters

  The Greenbush-Middle River/Tri-County (GMRTC) Joint Powers Board did second round interviews on April 27 at the Tri-County School Library with two of the remaining superintendent candidates: Eric Martinez, a Superintendent from La Crescent-Hokah Public Schools, La Crescent, Minn., and Bill Walters, Superintendent from Alta-Aurelia School District, Alta, Iowa. After deliberations and a few recesses,…

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Proceedings/Tri-County School District 2358 (Karlstad, Minn.)

Regular Board of Education Meeting Tri-County School District 2358 March 16, 2022, 6:30 PM Tri-County School Library Karlstad, Minnesota  The meeting was called to order by Chairperson Burkel at 6:30 PM and a quorum was determined.  The Pledge of Allegiance was recited. Board members Burkel, Caldwell, Duray, Hanson, Koland, Oliver and Sollund were present plus,…

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