Area News

Second annual Swamp Fest showcases collaborative spirit

If one drove by the Russ and Mary Anderson property off State Highway 11 between Greenbush and Karlstad, they would have noticed a front yard filled by tents– 20 to be exact– some on the wooded side of the yard and others on the highway side of the yard. In the evening, one side of…

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Agassiz Insurance and Realty celebrates 50 years in business

In 1968, the Greenbush Agency, Inc. was formed. Incorporating officers were I.S. Folland, K.B. Trangsrud, and Rod Langaas. Under the management of Rodney Langaas, the insurance agency continued to grow and expand its services. In the mid 70’s, Real Estate Brokerage became part of the Greenbush Agency. This vital service was added to serve area…

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American Pickers to film in Minnesota

Mike Wolfe, Frank Fritz, and their team are excited to return to Minnesota! They plan to film episodes of the hit series American Pickers throughout your area in October 2019. AMERICAN PICKERS is a documentary series that explores the fascinating world of antique “picking” on History. The hit show follows Mike and Frank, two of…

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Driving through the obstacles

The Gator Girls’ Basketball team was facing the Stephen-Argyle Storm at home on January 7. During the game, Gator senior player Kianna Novacek would stop really hard on a play and feel something off, wondering if she tore something. Soon after, just 26 seconds out of a Gator timeout, Kianna would shoot and make a…

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Gabby the Great

A hot day, and determination to do good, those things brought East Grand Forks resident Gabby Tack, on her own to set up a lemonade stand to raise money to donate to a local charity tasked with helping those fighting cancer. Tack was partly inspired by her late grandfather, Larry Tack. Gabby has many wonderful…

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Tata’s Gym Jam Boot Camp pushes people past their limits

Trainer Tara Wiskow said the following lines over and over again to motivate her boot camp participants during some evening tire workouts. “Good work. Good work. You got it. You got it,” Wiskow said. Besides during workouts, Wiskow would also talk to these participants between workouts at times. She pointed out the lessons learned from…

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