Piper Sondreal crowned Miss Middle River 2019

“I entered the contest because I’ve been watching the pageant since I was little. I always saw myself participating but never obtaining the crown!” the new Miss Middle River 2019 Piper Sondreal, who was sponsored by Honker Flats, said with a big smile. She has attended the GMR school since she was in kindergarten. This…

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Maynard Clifford Docken, 95

    Maynard Clifford Docken, 95, of Hallock, Minnesota passed away at Kittson Memorial Healthcare Center on Saturday, September 7, 2019. Maynard was born on July 31, 1924 in Juneberry, Roseau County, MN, the son of John and Tilda Docken. He attended grade school at Juneberry Country School. Maynard was the youngest of four children.…

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Ruth Angeline Skogstad

  Ruth Angeline Skogstad was born on July 24, 1927 to Martin and Tillie (Bjorklund) Haugeland in Marshall County Minnesota near Karlstad.  She was the youngest of five siblings.  At the age of five she lost her mother to illness.  She was then raised by her Norwegian father and her older twin sisters, Grace and…

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Helen Marie (Fay) Drege, 97

Helen Marie (Fay) Drege, age 97 of Rugby, passed away Tuesday, September 24, 2019 at the Heart of America Care Center in Rugby. Helen was born May 14, 1922 at home in Hurricane Lake Township, the first born of Francis John and Gunda (Ledfors) Fay. Helen attended school in York and then went on to…

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Robert Davy

Funeral services for Robert Davy of Badger, MN were held on Friday, October 4th at 2 PM at Helgeson Funeral Home in Roseau.  Visitation was on Thursday evening from 5-7 PM at Helgeson Funeral Home in Roseau.  Interment will be at the Salem Cemetery.  Military honors by the Roseau Memorial Honor Guard. Bob was born…

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Ricke looks to contribute, build relationships at Badger School

Kevin Ricke referred to the 1966 Beach Boys lyrics “I’m pickin’ up good vibrations,” and the 1991 Marky Mark and the Funky Bunch lyrics, “It’s such a good vibration,” to highlight his first impressions since joining the Badger School community. Needless to say, he’s feeling good vibes and looks to not only contribute to Badger’s…

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Another ‘to do’ wish crossed off her bucket list

When talking with her sister, Cindy Hagen, a number of years ago, Greenbush resident Gretchen Berg inquired whether she had a bucket list or not. Diagnosed with Primary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis a little over 30 years ago, this very admirable woman resides at the LifeCare Greenbush Manor. Berg remarked, “Cindy said that she has a…

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