Changing of hands at Young’s General Store: After 113 years, Young family hands over reins

October 16, 2020

For 113 years, Young’s General Store located in Middle River remained in the Young family name. On October 1, that run officially came to end, but the store continues to operate. On that October 1 day, Steve and Bobbi (Young) Holm and Patsy Young sold Young’s General Store to another Middle River family, the Stromsodts.…

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EGF City Council Authorizes Continuation of Food Donation for Parking Fine Program

October 15, 2020

The East Grand Forks City Council has approved the continuation of the Police Department’s program that allows the EGFPD to collect food (or cash) donations for the East Grand Forks Food Shelf in place of monetary fines for certain parking violations through the month of December 2020. The program allows people who receive calendar parking…

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Carving out wood and a potential role in the trade business

October 15, 2020

Tri-County School Construction class students—five total— are picking up a new task on a machine new to their classroom this fall. Through this new machine, their teacher, Brad Thompson has seen a group of self-motivated individuals, using many videos to aid them in learning how to use it. “They’re ahead of me on my knowledge…

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Badger student tests positive for COVID-19: Gator Football players and coaches are in quarantine

October 15, 2020

The Badger School received word from the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) that a member of the Badger School received a positive case of COVID-19 last weekend. The individual is a student-athlete, who participates on the Badger/Greenbush-Middle River Gator Football team. As a result of this positive case, members of the Gator Football team, including…

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Freeze athletes, coaches look forward to different season: Both teams to begin regular season action

October 9, 2020

Freeze Volleyball senior Brooke Fredrickson appreciated the opportunity to compete this fall, but did admit that it will be weird having no fans at their games. The team will have to adjust to not just to this, but other aspects of a season that will prove different. “(We) just (need to) make as much noise…

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Harvest season brings potential dangers to motorists: Watch for slow-moving farm equipment

October 8, 2020

Motorists traveling on Minnesota highways this fall need to be aware of large, slow-moving farm equipment transporting crops to markets, grain elevators and processing plants. Farm equipment is large and heavy, making it hard for operators to accelerate, slow down and stop. The machines also make wide turns and sometimes cross over the center line.…

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Gator athletes, coaches look forward to different season: Both teams begin regular season action this week

October 8, 2020

Gator Volleyball seniors and twin sisters Ella and Emma Heggedal look forward to the chance to play volleyball this fall, but did admit that it is disappointing not having fans at their matches. The team will have to adjust to not just to this, but other aspects of a fall season that will prove different.…

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GMR welcomes four new teachers to staff

October 8, 2020

Due to COVID-19, this 2020-21 school year brought its share of newness as students and staff members walked through the doors for the first time. It has also brought some newness unrelated to COVID in the form of teachers. This school year, Greenbush-Middle River welcomed four new teachers to its staff, including John Moore, Karis…

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Images for the Green Wave home Cross Country meet

October 1, 2020
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Fall sports return: Area athletes and coaches respond

October 1, 2020

During that first week of practice sessions— September 14 to September 17— senior Gator Football quarterback Kasen Swenson was just glad to be back with his teammates, working hard and doing what they love, at the time knowing the actual football season had been postponed until the spring. Then the Minnesota State High School League…

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