Lake Bronson Fishing Derby planned Feb. 11

The Lake Bronson Lions Club will be hosting its 33nd Annual Ice Fishing Derby on Sunday, February 11, 2018, from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Lake Bronson State Park. Anglers can register at the Visitors Center. Minnows will be available at the Bronson Market in Lake Bronson, beginning at 6 a.m. and closing…

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Sisters finish top two in GMR Spelling Bee

Six students had misspelled a word in the Greenbush-Middle River spelling bee on January 26, leaving two students remaining to face off for first place honors. It just so happened these two spellers both reside under the same roof: sisters Elizabeth and Audrey Gust. Their mom and GMR teacher Mara Gust sat in the audience…

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The 51st annual Strathcona Snowmobile Races scheduled for February 10

Yes, that’s right! It’s been 51 years since that 1968 snowmobile race that started it all. The small town of Strathcona, Minnesota, has held annual snowmobile races in February every year since that time, never missing a single one! And the tradition continues this year for the 51st Anniversary Races. The 51st Anniversary Strathcona Ice…

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Local heroes featured in Little Minnesota book

When authors Deane and Jill Johnson were doing research for their first book, Little Minnesota: 100 Towns Around 100, they were astounded by the number of men who had died in World War II from very small towns like Strandquist who had lost seven men. Because that number seemed so disproportionate to the numbers from…

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Stephen Woman Facing Drug Charges In East Grand Forks

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Pick-up truck crashes into Roosevelt City Hall

As the Northern Light Region staff was preparing to send the pages of this week’s edition to press, word was received that a pick-up truck had crashed into the Roosevelt City Hall building. These pictures were sent to us by two of our readers but no other information was available at the time. The Lake…

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Vehicle Flips On Roof In Accident Near Kennedy Bridge In East Grand Forks

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Crookston Man Busted In East Grand Forks

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Glad turns hobby into home business

Miranda Glad, of Lancaster, Minnesota, is in her element when it comes to a pair of scissors, some fabric, and a sewing machine. Glad chooses fabrics, threads, and time, and turns out clothes for 18-inch dolls. “When I was first encouraged to make doll clothes from my mom after I graduated high school I thought…

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PRAIRIE SPORTSMAN TV ON LAKE OF THE WOODS

I have talked about it for years.  Actually taking a snowmobile trip on Lake of the Woods and having ice fishing as second fiddle.  This kind of behavior isn’t in my nature as I love catching walleyes and saugers through the ice.  On this trip, however, it was planned months ago and there was no turning back. …

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