The Friends of Rydell and Glacial Ridge Refuges Association (FRGRRA) host annual Christmas Tree Cutting on Saturday, December 3

The Friends of Rydell and Glacial Ridge Refuges Association (FRGRRA) will host their annual Christmas Tree Cutting on Saturday, December 3, from 9:00 am until 3:30 pm, at the south-central portion of Glacial Ridge National Wildlife Refuge (formerly the Lee Nursery) on Highway 32. Signs will be up along the highway, marking the location. Participants…

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GMR School Board discusses levy vote, future options

The Greenbush-Middle River School Board directed administration to look over ways to best move forward in future months after district residents voted down the operating levy by a 982 (66.35%) to 498 (33.65%) vote. This levy, if approved, would have provided the district with a projected $632,831, or $2320 per pupil, annually over a five-year…

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Capturing more than a photo

Ever wondered how the photographer got the newborn to sleep and lay in that peaceful, picturesque pose? It takes more than just waiting for them to sleep and posing them in that position. For photographer Alicia Magner, she enjoys working to get newborns into such positions, incorporating little outfits and props, such as Cinderella carriages…

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Next door neighbors: Presentation on Somali culture aims to bridge cultural gaps in the community

Deka Ali has many stories to tell as a Somali refugee living in East Grand Forks, stories she hopes will bring the community closer together by breaking down cultural barriers. Last Wednesday, Ali shared her story as she hosted a presentation on Somali history and culture at the Campbell Library. Ali, who works with the…

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Lions Club to host pancake breakfast benefit for Pete Christianson

In 2012 David, better known as Pete Christianson, of neighboring Badger, Minn., was diagnosed with  FTD/Pick’s disease  at the age of 66 years.  FTD (frontotemporal dementia) is one of the less common types of dementia.  The term covers a wide range of different conditions.  It is sometimes called “Pick’s Disease” or frontal lobe dementia in…

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Lake of the Woods MN Fishing Report

Strong late fall fishing continues for anglers who have been out.  Deer hunting and colder temps have kept many off of the water but now is excellent fishing if you dress warm! Many hawg walleyes reaching over 30″ boated.  Lots of fish all along south shore from the gap to Morris Point to Rocky Point. 15-20…

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East Grand Forks man facing six counts related to November 12 incident

Austin Daniel Gerszewski, 23 of East Grand Forks is facing six counts related to a weekend incident in which the vehicle he was driving struck several residences resulting in estimated damages in the tens of thousands of dollars. On Saturday, November 12, at approximately 5:19 pm, the East Grand Forks Police Department received numerous calls…

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Badger School receives 3-D printer

The Badger School District has another option when it comes to learning after earning a grant to purchase a new 3-D printer. Badger teacher and former robotics team advisor, Mike Coltom presented and talked about the new 3-D printer, including showing some parts made using it, at the Badger School Board November 14 meeting.   …

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River Walk Artists Gallery celebrates five years

A figure in the East Grand Forks art community will turn five years old this weekend, and is inviting the community to help celebrate. Saturday afternoon, the River Walk Artists Gallery will host a fifth anniversary party in celebration of its time in the Riverwalk Centre. “We want to celebrate the fact that this is…

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More than winning the sash and crown

Madison Truscinski competed in the Miss North Star Pageant in Middle River, her first Miss America Scholarship Pageant, in 2014, but didn’t win the title or first runner-up or second runner-up honors. A 20-year old Greenbush native, Truscinski learned humbleness from this experience, but also experienced some negative feelings. “I was not in it for…

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