Kraska sisters qualify for national rodeo

Two local sisters have qualified for the National Little Britches Rodeo in Guthrie, Oklahoma. Silver and Reina Kraska, Lancaster, Minn., have been competing in rodeos in North Dakota and Minnesota over the last year, and have qualified for the national rodeo in July. Silver, age 13, qualified to compete in speed trail, barrel racing, and…

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Gordon Borsvold, 89

  Gordon Borsvold, 89 of Strandquist, MN passed away on Thursday, April 12, 2018 at Altru Hospital, Grand Forks, North Dakota, surrounded by family. Funeral Service will be at 11:00 AM on Thursday, April 19, 2018 at Karlstad Baptist Church in Karlstad, MN with Pastor Barry Durkee officiating. Burial will be at Opdahl Cemetery, New…

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Michael Mayer, 47,

  Michael Shane Mayer died Monday, April 16th, 2018. A celebration of life for Michael Mayer, 47, of Baudette, MN will be held at the Helgeson Funeral Chapel in Baudette, MN on Thursday, April 19, 2018 from 4-7pm. Prayer service at 7:00pm. A memorial will also be held at K-M Funeral Home in Lake Lillian,…

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Greenbush Pharmacy now back at original site

  The “big move” for the Greenbush Pharmacy back to it’s original business site took place on Monday, April 16, 2018. On December 14, 2017, an electrical fire in the basement of the pharmacy left the building a total loss due to smoke damage that reached the building inventory floor according to Dean Mattson, owner.…

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Follands become first water quality certified farm in Kittson County

  The Kris and Bethany Folland Farm has become the first farm in Kittson County and the Two River Watershed District to become certified through the Minnesota Water Quality Certification Program (MWQCP). The Follands have four children and grow corn, soybeans, wheat, and beef cattle on their farm near Halma, Minn. Launched statewide in 2016,…

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Lake of the Woods MN Fishing Report

The walleye/sauger season closed April 14th with a bang.  Strong numbers of big walleyes caught on the Rainy River this past week.  Rainy River setting up very nicely for MN Fishing Opener May 12th as big fish should still be there.  Some big fish also caught through the ice adjacent to Pine Island.  Reports of…

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Charles Lund, 83

Charles Lund, 83, of Greenbush, MN, died on Monday, March 26, 2018 in Savanna Prairie Assisted Living in Kimball, MN. Charles B. “Charlie” Lund, son of the late Charles Frank & Nina (Bassett) Lund, was born May 12, 1934 in Greenbush, MN. He grew up and attended school in Greenbush, graduated from Greenbush High School,…

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Sheriff presents on online safety and avoiding scams

Financial scams and sexual exploitation of children were the topics covered in a presentation by the Kittson County Sheriff’s Office last Thursday, April 5, at the Lancaster Covenant Church. Sheriff Steve Porter and Chief Deputy Matt Vig presented information, using examples of cases within Kittson County. “We don’t want people to become paranoid, but we…

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Arthur “Art” E. Grove, 98

Arthur “Art” E. Grove, 98, Grand Forks, died Saturday, April 7, in 4000 Valley Square Woodside Village. Art was born March 6, 1920 to Bennie and Minnie (Wilson) Grove on the family farmstead outside of Reynolds, ND. He attended school in rural Reynolds. Farming was in Art’s blood from a young age. He worked on…

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