Painting of historic Karlstad on display during Moosefest

  The following is a an excerpt of the story behind the details; a full description will be posted along with the painting. “It’s Twilight Time” This painting portrays the details of an event that occurred at sunset on July 4, 1920. It is a beautiful summer evening. Many people have gathered on south Main…

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Hoyer discovers more than family name in Norway

During her visit to Norway from May to June this year, Danielle Hoyer saw her last name in two places, once on the side of a truck door in Stavanger and another time in a men and women’s department store in Oslo. “I’ve always wanted to go to Norway,” Hoyer said, “… It’s where some…

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Moosefest planned August 9-11

Karlstad’s annual Moosefest is here again, and this year the festivities begin Wednesday, August 8. Wednesday Potato Klub Supper Fundraiser at the Community Center from 4-6 p.m. Proceeds benefit the Karlstad Senior Center. Thursday Karlstad Senior Living will host a community picnic from 4-6 p.m. in the nursing home parking lot. Music at the Pavilion…

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Sheriff asking for information on missing person case

The Kittson County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help on a missing persons case. The missing person is Becky Jo Look, who was last seen in Halma, MN, in October 1995. Look was originally from Albuquerque, New Mexico. She met Halma resident Todd Spilde in New Mexico, and they moved to Halma in…

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Mark Glad named new commander of Greenbush American Legion Post 88

After serving as Commander of the Greenbush American Legion Post 88 for the last 16 years, Robert Novacek turned the duties over to the new Commander, Mark Glad, on June 1, 2018. Originally from Lancaster, Minn., Mark served with the United States Marines from 1989-1993. He and his wife, Tanya, and their two children reside…

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New DWI law goes into effect Aug. 1: Little Alan’s Law provides consistent application of DWI law

A new law that goes into effect Aug. 1 means people convicted of driving while intoxicated – regardless of the vehicle they’re driving – will lose their driver’s license and be prohibited from operating motor vehicles, including all-terrain vehicles, motorboats and snowmobiles. The state Legislature passed the law following the death of 8-year-old Alan Geisenkoetter…

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East Grand Forks Man Facing String Of Charges

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Lake of the Woods MN Fishing Report

Drifting and trolling spinners and crawlers east of Long Point has been on fire. Reports of one pass being mainly slot fish and the next pass picking away at walleyes and saugers for the fry pan. Some anglers even jigging with good success.  Trolling cranks out in the deep mud good when fishing slows in…

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Menards robbery Sunday night

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Beds, buds and blooms Greenbush couple shares love of flowers

Wherever one looks there are flowers, flowers, and more flowers. They could easily be described as a part of David and Deb Dokken’s “Welcome Wagon” whenever one arrives at their residence north of Greenbush. This couple shares the love of flowers. So much that they have at least six flower gardens and each one has…

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