Area News

Greenbush resident becomes U.S. citizen

Congratulations to Ulrik Aaskov of Greenbush, Minn., formerly of Brande, Denmark, for becoming a naturalized American citizen on August 8, 2019 in St. Paul, Minn. Ulrik took his oath with approximately 650 other naturalized citizens from several different countries. Ulrik originally came to America on a gymnastics team in 2004 at the age of 16.…

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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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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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