Tri-County to start with in-person learning this fall

Ryan Bergeron [email protected] Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Tri-County School, along with schools across the entire state, left their school buildings for what proved to be the final day of in-person instruction of the 2019-20 school year on March 17, 2020. The Tri-County School will open their doors back up this fall for in-person instruction,…

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Susan Kay Beito, 62

    Susan Kay (Beito) Wojciechowski passed away peacefully at home in Warroad on August 6, 2020 after a short battle with cancer. Susie was the daughter of the late Harry and Wilma Beito.  She was born on August 23, 1957 in Greenbush, Minn., and was raised in rural Strathcona. She graduated from Middle River…

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GMR Board approves operating levy question

After numerous work sessions and meetings, the GMR Board unanimously decided what funding question to put on a November 3 ballot. The board approved a question that would ask voters to revoke the $506.05 per pupil unit operating levy and replace it with a 10-year, $1,306.05 per pupil levy during an August 6 special morning…

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Orleen H. Anderson, 84

Orleen H. Anderson passed away peacefully on August 9th 2020 at his home in Lind township of rural Greenbush where he had lived his entire life. Funeral services will be held on Sunday, August 16th at 2:00 p.m. at the Greenbush Race Park. Orleen Hueth Anderson was born on September 12th, 1935 to his parents…

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Helen Irene Beito, 60

    Helen Irene Beito, the daughter of the late Clyde and Ruth (Kleven) Golby, was born on Aug. 9, 1959, at Hallock, MN. She attended school and graduated from Karlstad High School in 1977 and grew to womanhood at Karlstad. She was baptized and confirmed at Bethel Lutheran Church in Karlstad. Helen resided by…

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Wayne Wendell Westlund, 83

  Wayne Wendell Westlund, 83, of Grand Forks, passed away surrounded by his four children on Wednesday, August 5, 2020 at Valley Senior Living in Grand Forks. Wayne was born August 9, 1936 in Greenbush, MN, the son of Victor and Florence (Flaten) Westlund. He graduated from Greenbush High School in 1954. He entered the…

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Betty Jane Lockman, 74

  Betty Jane Lockman, 74, of Moorhead, and formerly of Lancaster, MN, passed away at home. Betty Jane Masloski was born November 25, 1945, the daughter of Anton and Mary (Polejewski) Masloski. She grew up on a rural farm in Lancaster, MN. After graduating from Lancaster Public School, she attended a Lab technology program in…

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Moosefest this weekend

Due to COVID-19 an abbreviated edition of Moosefest will take place this weekend, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Many of the regular features of this event will not be happening this year. There still is a number of fun activities that Moosefest goers can attend. A 5K Color Run will be held on Friday evening as…

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Choir with local connection hits “World” heights

Born and raised by Roseau County farmers, Norma and the late Lief Hagen, Darcy Reese went to school and met her husband Phillip Reese in Greenbush. “This is my home,” Reese said. It’s where, as a farm child, she learned how to work and not give up until the job is complete. It’s where, specifically…

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