Putting decades-old wood to good use

  Donated, rough cut hardwoods—walnut, maple, and cherry— sat in the back area of the Tri-County Industrial Arts classroom. It had sat there for about 40 plus years. Not stored in a very flat environment, these hardwood scraps had become warped. So, what could these warped, decades-old hardwood scraps possibly be used for? Tri-County School…

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Making “her”story while serving her community

  Just over six minutes into a story interview on February 12 at The Tribune with Sierrah Mooney, the loud noise of the fire siren went off a block west. Mooney instantly arose from her seat at the round table in the office, ran to the door, briefly fumbled with unlocking the door— locked from…

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Lake of the Woods MN Fishing Report

  On the south end… A warm up triggered some nice walleyes and saugers up on Lake of the Woods this week. A mix of walleyes and saugers with some pike, perch, eelpout and tullibees being caught in 29-33 feet. Using a bait with rattles or vibration to attract fish is helpful. On the deadstick,…

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Nate Gonshorowski, 77

December 17, 1943 – February 15, 2021 Nate lost his battle with Prostate Cancer after fighting for 18 years and passed away peacefully on Monday, February 15th with his wife and daughter by his side, letting him know how much he was loved. Nate graduated Greenbush H.S. in 1961 and went to work for Helen…

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Bernard Hansen, 97,

Bernard Hansen, 97, of Greenbush, Minn., went to sleep in Jesus on Friday, February 12, 2021 at his home in Apison, Tenn. He was born on Thursday, November 15, 1923, to the late Bernt and Cora Hansen. He spent 80 years of his life in Greenbush, Minnesota before moving to Apison, Tenn., 17 years ago.…

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Pandemic doesn’t stop GMR Math League from solving problems

  Encountering and mastering material harder than one’s own homework equals enjoyment. For Greenbush-Middle River Math League senior Olivia Brazier that was the answer to what she enjoys about Math League. “It’s also a very rewarding program because, although this kind of math is taught in our, at least in our high school, most of…

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Water and Light Customers Asked to Reduce Consumption of Electricity

  East Grand Forks Water and Light has received a request from grid operators asking our customers to voluntarily reduce their consumption of electricity until Friday, February 19th to help the stability of power system. Extreme winter weather over a wide area has created severe strains on regional power systems. East Grand Forks Water and…

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Voting begins in MnDOT’s Name a Snowplow contest

  Voting is now open for the Name a Snowplow contest, the Minnesota Department of Transportation announced today. After receiving nearly 24,000 creative name submissions, MnDOT staff and leadership reviewed the list and selected 50 finalists for public voting. MnDOT focused on selecting names that were submitted frequently; names that would be easily identifiable and…

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