Northland Steam Threshing Bee draws large crowd

As the Northland Steam Threshing Bee drew to a close on Sunday, September 8, 2019, it could best be described as a “job well done”. With a total of approximately 1200 people visiting the grounds over the two-day cloudy and cool event there was something for everyone, from the old to the young, to enjoy.…

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What can be done to make Bygland Road safer during the school year?

We have another question. This one is from Karla Hager Frost: What can be done to make Bygland Road safer during the school year, especially at 13th St.? It is so dangerous for kids to cross and very difficult to make left turns! There was a police officer at the intersection this morning and 2…

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Badger continues to discuss to transportation director options

The Badger School advertised for a full-time, 260-day per year transportation director in late August. From this job ad, the district received four applicants. At the Badger School Board’s September 9 meeting, Badger Superintendent-Principal Kevin Ricke explained how he was preparing scripts of questions for the upcoming interviews of these candidates and suggested interviewing these…

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New teachers join Greenbush-Middle River School staff

Brittany Hasson-Burkel of Greenbush, Minn., is a 2000 Greenbush-Middle River High school graduate. She attended Northland Community and Technical College/UND receiving an LPN/RN degree in 2013. In May of this year she graduated from Bemidji State University with a Bachelors degree in Elementary Education and Middle School Science. Brittany’s current position at GMR is teaching…

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A conversation with Oliver: DFL Senate Candidate Reed Perkins

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East Grand Forks Woman Facing Drug Charge Involving Children

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East Grand Forks Woman Facing Charge With Other Charges Pending

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East Grand Forks Council Discusses Possible Southend Bridge

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BREAKING NEWS: East Grand Forks Crash

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Jeanne Novacek retires after forty years of teaching music at GMR

After forty years in the music department of the Greenbush-Middle River school, local resident Jeanne Novacek retired from her teaching position on May 31, 2019. Originally from Cedar Mills, Minn, located nine miles from Hutchinson, Minn., Jeanne (Cogley) Novacek came from a musical family of one boy and eight girls. Music has always played an…

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