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YMCA FLOATING PUMPKIN PATCH IS OCTOBER 23

  Grand Forks, ND – – The Altru Family YMCA is hosting a floating pumpkin patch on Saturday, October 23, between 1:45 and 3:00 pm, in the Y swimming pool. Youth and adults are invited to get wet and pick out their favorite pumpkin floating in the pool. Supplies will also be available for pumpkin…

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“Whispers of the Past” coming together

  With a chuckle, Dena Peterson— a best friend to Deborah Anderson— said she believes the late Gwendolyn Wikstrom, who is Anderson’s sister, whispers things to Anderson when she is setting things up at her new store in Karlstad. This comment got a laugh out of Anderson and she said, “When I’m (price) marking things,…

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City of Karlstad, Minn. approves $1.3 million grant agreement for new airport

Ryan Bergeron ryanb@wiktel.com The City of Karlstad took yet another step toward the construction of a new airport during its October 4 regular meeting. It approved a $1.3 million grant agreement related to the project with the Minnesota Department of Transportation. Before it approved this agreement, the city council listened to Terry Soltvedt, CPA, express…

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Water & Light LED Bulb Giveaway Oct 7th & 8th

  The Water & Light Dept will be holding the LED bulb giveaway and food drive on October 7th and 8th from 9am to 4pm in the Police Dept parking lot. Utility customers can receive free LED bulbs in exchange for non-perishable, not expired food items. One LED bulb would be received for two food…

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GMR highlights levy vote outreach efforts

  Greenbush-Middle River Superintendent Larry Guggisberg said he got some laughs about a comment he made while speaking to a group of people about the upcoming two-question levy ballot at a public meeting from the Greenbush Fire Department on September 13. “I got a good laugh out of the fire department. Families are smaller. I…

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Greenbush Explorer Program kicks off fifth year

  Interested in helping to fight a wildfire? How about climbing a fire truck ladder? The Greenbush Fire Department for a fifth year is giving local junior and senior students such hands-on firefighting opportunities through the Explorer Program. “Hopefully, it (this program) helps departments down the road for their recruitment,” Greenbush Fire Chief Randy Jenson…

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2021 Tri-County Schools Homecoming royality

  This is Homecoming Week at Tri-County Schools in Karlatad, Minn,. Princess: Harper Campbell along with Queen candidates: Jazzy Walz, Bailey Cole, Summer Dembiczak, Jr. Class Attendant: Jadith Andrade and last years queen: Taylor Clark. More photos on-line at page1publications.com/North Star News.

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