Summer arts stages is back!!!!!!

  UPSTAGES: Disney’s FROZEN Kids CENTER STAGES: ALICE IN WONDERLAND Kids BEGINNING STAGES: HOW TO BE A PIRATE! Playing at the Senior High Performing Arts Center in East Grand Forks, MN. East Grand Forks Summer Arts Stages will present their productions at the end of this week! Join us for ALICE IN WONDERLAND: Thursday June…

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Gator Softball captures third straight section title

  Doused by a cooler filled with water by a couple of his players just a couple minutes prior, Gator Head Softball Coach Kent Christian was lost for words when asked what it meant to have this last softball season with his senior daughter, Mariah Christian. “I can’t even go there,” Christian said, pausing under…

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Kevin Jeremy Olson, 48

  Kevin Jeremy Olson, 48 of Cambridge, MN passed away on June 9th, 2021. Kevin was born October 6, 1972, in Hallock, MN to Ronald and Elizabeth (Wilebski) Olson. He grew up in Lancaster, MN and graduated from Lancaster High School in 1991. Kevin was married to Keri Hill and to this union 2 precious…

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Frances Mathews Anderson, 90

Frances Mathews Anderson of Hallock, 90 years old passed away at Kittson Healthcare Center on Thursday, April 8, 2021. Frances Elaine June Mathews was born November 12, 1930, Hallock, MN. to Frank and Elna (Lander) Mathews. The eldest of six children Frances was kind, quiet and a shy girl. She moved with her parents and…

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Wayne Soberg, 74

Alan Soberg, age 74, of Fargo, ND, died unexpectedly, Friday, May 28, 2021 in Baudette, MN. Alan David Soberg was born January 13, 1947, in Fargo, ND. He attended High School at Argusville High School in Argusville, ND, where he excelled in playing basketball. Al graduated from High School in 1965. He went on to…

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Wayne Olson, 82

Wayne Clemen “Clem” Olson was born to Clifford and Olga (Hansen) Olson on July 14, 1938 in Bemidji, MN (Beltrami County). Wayne grew up and attended school in Baudette, MN, graduating from high school in 1956. He worked at Arnold Lund and Howard’s Oil for many years. Wayne lived his lifetime dream of raising Black…

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Herminio Hernandez, 83

Herminio Hernandez, age 83, of Freeport, FL passed away on May 29, 2021, from diabetic complications at the Superior Residence Assisted Care Facility in Niceville, FL. He was born to Santa Velez and Herminio Bernabé Hernandez on Oct. 18, 1937 in Isabela, Puerto Rico, the oldest of six children. After graduating from the Lateran University…

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First-generation American graduates from Badger High School

  Badger senior graduate Avdyl Jasiqi stood up on the Badger stage, having already received his diploma, to read the farewell senior graduation speech. Several times, he paused and got emotional, apologizing each time he did so. “I would like to again say thank you to all of the faculty members (and families) for everything…

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Gator Girls Golf team wins Section 8A crown

  The Gators Girls Golf program had captured consecutive Section 8A team titles from 2018 to 2019 before COVID-19 cancelled the 2020 golf season. After winning its sub-section by 51 strokes this year, the defending Section 8A Champion Gator Girls Golf team headed to the Bemidji Town and Country Club for the Section 8A Girls…

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Shirley Ann Koland, 90

      Shirley Ann Koland, of Karlstad, MN, passed away peacefully in her sleep on Wednesday, May 12, 2021, at the age of 90. A longtime resident of Karlstad, she and her husband, George, owned the Northstar Motor Inn and Bottle Shop for many years. Shirley Ann loved to bake and decorate for Christmas,…

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