Tri-County makes decision on learning plans after Thanksgiving break

November 25, 2020

Prior to the Thanksgiving break, the Tri-County School decided to have no school from Monday, November 23 to November 25 due to staffing shortages and many quarantined individuals, according to its school website. November 26 and 27 were already planned as a holiday break days. So, what did Tri-County plan to do after the break?…

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Dominik Vacura officially pins his spot to NDSU Wrestling

November 25, 2020

In recent years, Gator Head Wrestling Coach Isaac Novacek just knew his team was in good shape to win a dual if it led going into the 220-pound weight class. Why? He was sending out a now two-time state champion Dominik Vacura. Unlike those Gator dual victory chances going into 220, it chances of wrestling…

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COVID RESPONSE: ALL East Grand Forks Schools Move To ALL Distance Learning Next Week

November 24, 2020
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Burkel to represent District 1A at the state capitol

November 22, 2020

John Burkel (Republican) of Badger captured 72.74 percent of the vote— 15,148 votes— to defeat Connie Lindstrom (Democratic-Farmer-Labor), who finished with 27.2 percent of the vote (5,664 votes), according to unofficial numbers on the Minnesota Secretary of State website, to earn the Minnesota District 1A Representative seat. Burkel attributed this wide victory not necessarily to…

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Polk County West vs EGF Senior High highlights

November 21, 2020
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MSHSL issues guidance following Executive Order 20-99

November 19, 2020

In accordance with Executive Order 20-99 issued tonight by Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz, the Minnesota State High School League is providing guidance and information to the League’s more than 500 member schools. The Executive Order is in effect from 11:59 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 20 through Friday, Dec. 18. In preparation for the implementation of…

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State Health Commissioner alerts Roseau County of high positivity rate of COVID-19: County leaders are asked to promote compliance with guidelines to reduce virus spread

November 19, 2020

In a letter addressed to Roseau County Commissioners, local mayors and MN State Legislators, Minnesota Health Commissioner Jan Malcolm asked for quick action to prevent COVID-19 spread in the County. “Roseau County has a high rate of positive cases that indicate the spread of the virus in your community has reached a concerning level,“ said…

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SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans Available in Minnesota Following Secretary of Agriculture Declaration for Excessive Rain and Flooding

November 18, 2020

ATLANTA – The U.S. Small Business Administration announced today that Economic Injury Disaster Loans are available to small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small businesses engaged in aquaculture, and private nonprofit organizations in Kittson, Marshall and Roseau counties in Minnesota and the contiguous North Dakota county of Pembina as a result of excessive rain and flooding…

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Art should be fun! Local woman combines passion for animals and art

November 13, 2020

“I’ve always had a passion for two things in life… animals, and art”, Heidi Sather remarked. “I’ve now found a way to combine those two passions, creating custom watercolor pet portraits. My goal for 2021 is to set up an online store and begin taking commissions. Just by sharing my journey of learning watercolors with…

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GMR community denies education again: Operating levy vote fails

November 12, 2020

GMR District residents would have another opportunity to vote on increasing the taxes they give to their local school during this year’s General Election on November 3. On this year’s ballot, district residents had the chance to approve revoking its current $506.05 per pupil operating levy and replacing it with a $1,306.05 per pupil operating…

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