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The 47th Annual Goose Festival scheduled for September 24-26

  The community of Middle River, Minn., announces its 47th Annual Goose Festival, to be held September 24, 25 and 26. This year’s theme is “All Aboard for FUN in 2021”. FRIDAY, September 24 Farmer’s Market is from 1:00-4:00pm at the Main St. Picnic Shelter. Beer Garden & Pork Sandwiches open at 3:00pm in the…

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Andersons continue to travel their road to recovery

  Asked by her husband Carl Anderson what she wanted to do for her birthday— June 23— Missy Anderson said she wanted to go out for supper and a motorcycle ride. They went out for supper, but didn’t go out for that ride, due to windy conditions, so they decided to postpone it until the…

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Twins Rockin 50’s Cafe closes its doors

  Twins Rockin 50’s Cafe owner Sonia Lee and her workers Nancy Goslein and Abby Stauffer had finished up the lunch shift and their day at the Rockin’ 50’s Cafe in Greenbush in the early afternoon on August 31— for what would prove to be the final time. After nearly 19 years in business, Lee…

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Freeze Football looks to use speed and athleticism

  After watching his team play just four games last season due to COVID, Freeze Head Coach Adam Gast is excited to see what his team will do this year, particularly what it does with its speed on both sides of the ball. “We’re athletic and that’s the other fun part,” Coach Gast said. “……

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Badger Fall Fest scheduled for September 16-18

  The Badger Fall Fest celebration returns for three days of activities, September 16-18, including food, music, a carnival, a parade, a dedication ceremony, and more. Part of the Badger Fall Fest schedule is provided below; to see the complete schedule, read the September 8 issue of The Tribune in print or online. Thursday, September…

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Karlstad Korner changes hands

  “I’m looking forward to some peace, just relaxing, having a day where I don’t have to carry a bag of work home,” Carolyn Turnwall said, “and also be able to just sit and listen to the birds in the morning instead of rushing off to work.” These peaceful, relaxing moments are coming soon for…

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Gator Football has high hopes in 2021

  Last year’s Gator Football team won its final three games of the season, capped by a 30-16 road semifinal playoff victory over the previously undefeated Goodridge/Grygla-Gatzke Chargers. Ever since Gator Head Football Coach John Lee started on as the program’s head coach, a goal of his had always been to get a team to…

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Freeze Volleyball putting the pieces together

  When asked about some of her key players or leaders this season, Freeze Head Volleyball Melissa Thompson didn’t go to any player in particular right away. She explained how her team was experimenting offensively. “I don’t have anybody that is dominant right now. They’re all like a piece of the puzzle fitting together nicely,”…

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Gator Volleyball looks to “Bring It” in 2021

  Gator Volleyball added a new event to its schedule: a tournament at the Midwest Volleyball Warehouse in Burnsville, a Twin Cities suburb, on September 24 and 25 — the Minnesota Class A Showcase. “I think it’s going to be a great challenge for them to go and be pushed and really have to compete…

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Local schools serve up student summer meals

  Tri-County School Head Cook Amy Olson and her Assistant Cook Kayla Gonshorowski busily filled styrofoam boxes with chicken, potatoes, and buns on an August 17 morning in the school’s kitchen, while both wearing “Live Generously” t-shirts. Thanks to federal funding from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), schools such as Tri-County and Lancaster were…

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