Area News

Summer arts stages is back!!!!!!

  UPSTAGES: Disney’s FROZEN Kids CENTER STAGES: ALICE IN WONDERLAND Kids BEGINNING STAGES: HOW TO BE A PIRATE! Playing at the Senior High Performing Arts Center in East Grand Forks, MN. East Grand Forks Summer Arts Stages will present their productions at the end of this week! Join us for ALICE IN WONDERLAND: Thursday June…

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Gator Softball captures third straight section title

  Doused by a cooler filled with water by a couple of his players just a couple minutes prior, Gator Head Softball Coach Kent Christian was lost for words when asked what it meant to have this last softball season with his senior daughter, Mariah Christian. “I can’t even go there,” Christian said, pausing under…

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First-generation American graduates from Badger High School

  Badger senior graduate Avdyl Jasiqi stood up on the Badger stage, having already received his diploma, to read the farewell senior graduation speech. Several times, he paused and got emotional, apologizing each time he did so. “I would like to again say thank you to all of the faculty members (and families) for everything…

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Gator Girls Golf team wins Section 8A crown

  The Gators Girls Golf program had captured consecutive Section 8A team titles from 2018 to 2019 before COVID-19 cancelled the 2020 golf season. After winning its sub-section by 51 strokes this year, the defending Section 8A Champion Gator Girls Golf team headed to the Bemidji Town and Country Club for the Section 8A Girls…

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BREAKING NEWS: House fire west of Williams shuts down HWY 11

  The Williams and Baudette Fire Departments, two Lake of the Woods Ambulances and Lake of the Woods Sheriffs Office are all responding to a house fire approximately one mile west of Williams this morning. We have received word from Sheriff Gary Fish that Highway 11 in that area is closed to traffic due to…

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Badger High School Graduation Snapshots

  Badger High School held its 103rd Annual Commencement Exercises on May 23, 2021 at 2:00 pm in the Badger School Gym. Badger High School graduated 24 students this year, as listed below. Liesl Aarhus Dawson Beito Jory Bronson Jack Burkel Llilith Carl Tanner Davy Dillon Foss Olivia Hamann Talon Hilligas Erika Howell Avdyl Jasiqi…

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MEMORIAL DAY FATAL HIT AND RUN

  Waskish Township, Minnesota – The Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office is assisting the Minnesota State Patrol with the investigation of a hit and run fatality motor vehicle crash that occurred on May 31st, 2021 at approximately 6:50AM. The Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office is requesting the public’s assistance in identifying the subject and vehicle depicted in…

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