Area News

GMR Building Trades provides some holiday cheer

This semester, the Greenbush-Middle River “Building Trades” class— made up of all seniors— has worked on large projects, such as deer stands. But for two weeks, from late November to early December, this class took on a different type of project— one smaller in physical size, but larger in quantity and community impact and one…

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GMR School lawsuit work continues

Ryan Bergeron ryanb@wiktel.com When Greenbush-Middle River Superintendent arrived at the GMR Board’s November 18 meeting agenda item related to the lawsuit being brought against the school by the Middle River Annexation Group, he mentioned how there wasn’t much to report at this time, but did want to discuss a question brought to him related to…

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“Shop Local” campaign sees early success

Mavis Gonshorowski mavis@wiktel.com and Ryan Bergeron ryanb@wiktel.com Has he or she started filling out his or her “Shop Local 2019” card with stamps yet? Many have already— some finishing their cards— as part of the “Shop Local 2019” Campaign started by the Greenbush Community Partners (GCP), and supported by 23 local businesses. To fill out…

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Santa Claus is coming to town (Greenbush) on December 7

Mavis Gonshorowski mavis@wiktel.com Santa Claus has scheduled his trip to visit Greenbush on Saturday, December 7, and will be appearing at the Community Center from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. Come and share what’s on your “wish list” with Santa, have your photo taken with Santa and Mrs. Claus, and join in doing fun crafts…

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Pursuing Freedom

Mavis Gonshorowski mavis@wiktel.com November 7, 2019, will forever be an important day in the life of Andrzej Rymsza, former Greenbush resident, now of Warroad, Minn. It was on this day that Andrzej was presented with the “Cross of Freedom and Solidarity” at the Republic of Poland Consulate in Chicago, Ill. The “Cross of Freedom and…

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Sales tax increase might fund Civic Center and VFW Arena upgrades

Brenda Halvorson Reporter@page1publications.com Truth in Taxation meeting is at 6 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 10 Taxes – specifically sales taxes and property taxes – topped the discussion at the East Grand Forks city council work session Nov. 26. Is adding one or two percent to sales taxes collected in East Grand Forks the way to raise…

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