Running and stepping for more than prizes

At about 3:15 pm on Thursday, April 6, if one stood in front of the school in Middle River, they would have seen one or two elementary students at a time round a corner, taking a quick break with a walk in front of the playground fence. Then either Greenbush-Middle River teachers Tina Taus or…

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Noble Electronics and Appliance in Baudette to close next month

Recently, General Wireless, the company that owns RadioShack, announced it was filing bankruptcy, marking the second time in three years RadioShack has filed for bankruptcy. This occurance, along with several other factors, has led Noble Electronics and Appliance owner Stuart Noble to come to the difficult decision to close the local store, along with its…

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BGMR honors student-athletes at winter sports banquet

The winter sports season officially came to an end. BGMR Gator student-athletes and their familes gathered in the Greenbush-Middle River High School gym on Monday, April 3 to not just eat a meal, but also honor the Gator student-athletes for their time and commitment this 2016-17 winter season at the Gator Winter Sports Awards Banquet.…

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Spring burning restrictions begin April 10 in northwestern Minnesota counties

Spring burning restrictions will go into effect in most of the northwestern Minnesota counties on April 10 and will remain in place until grasses green up, usually mid-May. At present, burning permits are required in snow-free, open areas unless unbroken snow cover remains in the area surrounding the fire. Small campfires less than 3 feet…

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Kaitlynn Wilson to be recognized with teacher education award

Greenbush, Minn., native Kaitlynn Wilson will be recognized with an award at the North Dakota Association for Colleges of Teacher Education (NDACTE) annual conference and luncheon on Friday, April 7 at Minot State University.  A Mayville State University student and 2012 Greenbush-Middle River graduate, Wilson heard this news after Mayville State faculty in the Division…

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Flood warnings along Two Rivers, Red River

Drivers and area residents are urged to use caution as spring flooding occurs along Two Rivers and the Red River. Flood warnings are still in effect by the National Weather Service (NWS) for both rivers. Walhalla and Neche remained areas of concern along the Pembina River, where a second crest was expected as early as…

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Lake of the Woods MN Fishing Report

The ice fishing season has come to an end for our area with the last couple resorts shutting it down because of deteriorating ice. Thank you everyone for making this ice season one for the ages. The lake is open just outside of Lighthouse Gap stretching to the 18-20 ft of water range. Rainy River…

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City Council and KFD plan public meeting on fire hall addition

No budget action was taken at the special city meeting held Monday, March 20, but the city and the Karlstad Fire Department (KFD) did plan a public information meeting to answer questions on the fire hall project or other fire department activities. Last Monday’s meeting was held for the council to review the city budget…

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Police Get Deadly Drugs off Northern Valley Streets

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Jr Exponent hits Newsstands April 12

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