“Darcy and Friends” to again perform at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, December 10

A Country Christmas is taking place on December 10 at Bethlehem Lutheran Church on County Road 23 in Greenbush, Minn. “Darcy and Friends” from Thief River Falls will be providing the late afternoon music. For the past three years, Darcy Reese has made it her mission to bring musical friends with her from Thief River…

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Kittson County sends letter to U.S. Customs and Border Protection

On behalf of the County Board, County Administrator Eric Christensen has written and sent a letter to the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) about their contentions with the reduction in Lancaster’s Point of Entry hours. The letter cited factors the U.S. CBP needs to take into account before making a final decision, such as…

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Four generations of Wiskows enjoy deer season together

When deer season rolled around again this year, the Wiskow hunting cabin in Huss Township was, as in past years, hustling and bustling with activity and anticipation. Among them was the only surviving hunter from the first generation of Wiskows, Arnold (Barney) of Thief River Falls, Minn., who loves sharing deer hunting memories from way…

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Karlstad and Lancaster kick off holiday season

Karlstad Santa Day Karlstad’s annual Santa Day will be held Saturday, December 2. Stop by Tri-County School for craft sales, kids activities, bike drawings, and a visit from Santa. Then, at 5:30 p.m., the public is invited to attend the lighting of Moose Park, hosted by the Karlstad Park Board’s “Light Up the Park” event.…

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GMR school board members to visit community groups to gauge public thoughts

At a November 20 Greenbush-Middle River school board meeting, district resident Mark Stromsodt asked whatever happened to that committee group of parents, community members, administrators and staff members that was being put together in 2016 to come up with a community-minded answer to the district’s problem following the failure of the 2015 vote to build…

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Helping victims through advocacy and housing

The definition of “advocacy,” according to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary, is “The act or process of supporting a cause or proposal: the act or process of advocating something.” But, according to Sandi Bentley, the Executive Director for Violence Intervention Project (VIP), there’s a better definition. “A classic definition of advocacy is ‘to come alongside of’,” Bentley…

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Bodies of missing anglers recovered from Upper Red Lake

The bodies presumed to be those of two anglers missing on Upper Red Lake were recovered Monday, November 27, after a two-day search. Melissa Seidenstricker, 29, of Princeton, Minnesota, and Zeth Knyphausen, 28, of Stacy, were reported missing Sunday morning when their rented sleeper fish house at Rogers Resort on Upper Red Lake was found…

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East Grand Forks Man Charged With Felony Domestic Assault

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TriCounty School offers Community Ed classes

A special election was held on November 7, 2017 to appoint a School Board member. Jenalea Duray was appointed to finish up Corey Wikstrom’s term in January 2017 and was elected by majority vote at the November 7 election to continue in her position. She will serve until the term expires on January 7, 2019.…

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Karlstad city website gets revamped

The City of Karlstad has a new website, designed by local citizen Marissa Steien. Steien updated the website this past summer, when she was approached by City Councilman Michael Wade. “The City Council saw my work on Tri-County’s website when I was the Network Systems Administrator there,” Steien said. “Keegan has since taken it over…

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