Tri-County Spring Play

  The Tri-County Spring play, The “Scandalous Scheme at the Sweet Shoppe” by Cheri Maxson, was held on April 8th and 9th under the direction of Laurie Lofstrom and Camille Wollin. It was set in the 1920’s during the time of jazz, ragtime, flappers and lots of gangster fun. Big Harry Deal and his thugs…

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Karen Ann Mattison, 74

Karen Ann Mattison was born on November 5th, 1946 to Melvin and Eva Mattison in Baudette, MN.  She graduated from Baudette High School in 1964 and attended Business School in Thief River Falls for two years.  She then moved to Minneapolis and entered the workforce. She married Roger Kowalsky of Nashwauk, MN on August 5th,…

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Becky Lou Blawat, 60

  Becky Lou Blawat, aged 60, was a selfless and caring mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, and friend. She left this world suddenly, with her two children at her side, on Thursday, April 1, 2021 at Sanford Medical Center in Fargo, ND. Becky Lou Boyum was born September 30, 1960 in Greenbush, MN, the daughter of…

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NW RIC BOARD MEETING/ February 1, 2021

NW RIC BOARD MEETING February 1, 2021 Virtual Meeting 6:00 PM NW RIC Board members present included Holly Burkel, Patti Anderson, Carol Rhen, Tim Hruby, Tera Nordby and Matt Nordin. Also, present Special Education Director Kyle Erickson. Chairperson Nordin called the NW RIC Board Meeting to order. BE IT RESOLVED to approve the nomination of…

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Senator Amy Klobuchar listens to Northwest Minnesota superintendents’ concerns

  Greenbush-Middle River Superintendent Larry Guggisberg had the chance to address some of his school’s concerns during a conference call between him, several other Northwest Minnesota school superintendents and U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN). Each of the superintendents, including Chris Mills from Stephen-Argyle Central School, Mike Kolness from East Grand Forks Public Schools, Lance Bagstad…

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Corey Allen Olson, 44

  Corey Allen Olson was born March 10, 1977 to Gary and Carol (Bendickson) Olson at Roseau, Mn.   His life on earth ended March 29,2021, in a car accident; and his new life with brother, Chad began. He was 44 years, 19 days young. Corey will be missed by his daughters: Jordyn (Joel) Minske and…

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Dinah Elizabeth (Farbo) Burkel, 79

  The Dear Lord called Dinah Burkel home on Easter Sunday, April 4, 2021.      Dinah Elizabeth (Farbo) Burkel was born on January 19, 1942 in Lancaster, MN to Fidessa and Odd Farbo. Dinah attended a country school in Caribou Township of Kittson County, later she attended Lancaster school, Dinah graduated at the top of her…

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