Richard W. Thompson, 96

Richard W. Thompson, born on October 14, 1923 in Buffalo, NY, died on March 10th at Parkhaven Retirement Community in Manhattan, MT.  Manhattan is a lovely farm community close to Bozeman, where he received excellent love and care from their care partners.  His children, Sally, David and Mary Jo were at his side when he…

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Robert (Bob) Paul Greiner, 87

Robert (Bob) Paul Greiner, of Traer, passed away March 27th of complications due to Alzheimer’s. He was born Nov. 4, 1932, on a farm near Floyd Crossing, IA, the oldest son of Paul and Magdalen Greiner.  Robert grew up on a farm in the Dinsdale area. One of his fondest accomplishments was being a player…

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Unique, Small Town Business Keeps Growing

It’s a unique, small town business that keeps getting bigger. The Nordin Siblings – Arlen, Ronnie, Randy, Galen and Faye (Potrament) founded the company in Lancaster in 2002 to help create jobs for the area. The company, called PoDCo, is a powder coating and dye sublimation company. Powder painting involves paint, in the form of…

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Restoration of rural Bethlehem Lutheran church is completed

After fifteen years of remaining empty, the Bethlehem Lutheran church of rural Greenbush had been restored to the point where a Christmas Concert was held the evening of December 21, 2014. In the summer of 2012, former parishioners Darcy (Hagen) Reese, Noel Svegdahl, Neil Gustafson, and Mardy Anderson chaired a “Help Save Bethlehem” committee. They,…

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City of Greenbush declares emergency to coronavirus pandemic

During a March 23 special meeting over Zoom— a video conferencing service— the City of Greenbush took official action to the COVID-19 outbreak. It unanimously approved extending its Declaration of Emergency beyond the customary three days until a time yet to be determined. This city declaration comes after national and state action on March 13,…

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Richard A. Bilyeu, 63

Richard A. Bilyeu, age 63, of Bovey, MN, passed away at his home on Thursday, March19, 2020. Richard was born to Glen and Teresa (Hasbargen) Bilyeu in Robbinsdale, MN in 1957. Richard grew up in Birchdale, MN and attended Indus High School in Baudette, MN. For a few short years after graduation he farmed, but…

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