Lake of the Woods police hand out “tickets” at school

Lake of the Woods County Sheriff’s Office and Baudette Police Department officers were at Lake of the Woods School early Friday morning, May 5, to greet student drivers and passengers alike with “tickets” for their safe actions. Sheriff Gary Fish, at right giving Chamber Bucks to an LHS student, along with County Deputy Brad Abbey and…

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Funding available for homes in Karlstad and Kennedy

At the regular meeting on May 1, the Karlstad City Council heard from Irene Wynne, of Wynne Consulting Inc., who discussed the small city grant between the cities of Karlstad and Kennedy. The small city grant offers funds focused on rehabilitating owner-occupied houses in these communities. Target areas were selected in both Karlstad and Kennedy,…

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GMR and Badger high schools receive high ratings

The US NEWS and WORLD Report has ranked the  Greenbush Middle River (GMR) High School and the Badger High School among the best high schools in the nation and state of Minnesota. The US NEWS and WORLD Report released its 2017 report detailing the best High Schools in the nation and the state on April 25.…

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Kittson County Fair planned for July 5-9

Schedules are being finalized for the 128th annual Kittson County Fair and we are excited to announce some new events and entertainment for July 5-9, 2017. Along with our regular carnival we are bringing in an added attraction for all four days of the fair. Xtremeball. This is how it works: each person jumps into…

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Arn Kind takes audiences into World War I

Dressed in green military apparel and a brown military hat, Arn Kind brought up Greenbush-Middle River High School student Dylan Heggedal. He dressed Heggedal in fighter pilot apparel– black jacket, black headwear, goggles, and a white scarf– and directed him to sit down in a chair and move side to side and forward and backward…

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A worthwhile mission

Over 40 years ago, Greenbush resident Regina Boese headed a group of area women to work on a project– sewing and building quilts to send out through Lutheran World Relief as part of their stewardship for missions program. Boese continued leading the group as chairman until about three years ago, when she handed over the…

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Baudette landmark Willie Walleye featured on new MN scratch ticket

The Minnesota Lottery and Explore Minnesota have teamed up to put the spotlight on some of the North Star State’s fun and unique places, including Baudette’s most popular tourist attraction, Willie Walleye, in a new scratch game that launched May 2. The #OnlyinMN scratch game is a $5 ticket that features Willie Walleye along with…

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Tri- County team places first at Envirothon

Tri-County Team number 11 placed first at the Area One Envirothon at Lake Bronson State Park on Wednesday April 26, 2017. Stephen Argyle Central Team number 19 took second place and Kittson Central team number 18 took third place at the local event. Twenty-two teams from Tri-County, Goodridge, Badger, Stephen Argyle Central, Lincoln High School…

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No Loose Ends salon to open in Karlstad

Starting a new business can’t be easy, but Chelsey Hougard makes it seem flawless, as she gets ready for the grand opening of No Loose Ends hair salon. This is Hougard’s first crack at running her own business, but the determination to succeed is evident. “I wanted to work for myself; and my husband and…

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New Heights 2nd Graders May Day program for Heritage Grove

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