“Put another log on the fire!”

It all began after seeing an outdoor clay oven on acreage Gary (Jackie) and Joan Erickson’s daughter had purchased at Kindred, N.D. It really sparked Gary’s interest. His interest heightened even more when the previous landowner showed Gary how to operate the oven and what was baked in it. “We sampled bread and pizza –…

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Trapping wolves in Kittson County

Byron Cole, part-time federal trapper and resident of Badger, shared his experiences in trapping the biggest pest that cattle farmers have to deal with: Canis Lupus, the Gray Wolf. Wolves have been on the federally protected list for years. From about 2012 to 2014, they were taken off the endangered list, and a lottery license…

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Greenbush-Middle River School Board contemplates what to do with the fourth grade students,

During a September 7 special meeting, the Greenbush-Middle River School Board contemplated what to do with the fourth grade students, all attending the Middle River site. This class’ size has dropped from 23 to 15 from the end of last school year to the beginning of this school year.  At the board’s September 18 regular…

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CBP Officers Seize Counterfeit Barbie Dolls at International Falls Port of Entry

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Office of Field Operations officers working at the International Falls Port of Entry (POE) recently targeted a rail container destined to arrive at the Ranier POE. In August, CBP officers inspected the rail container and discovered merchandise that violated multiple laws and regulations. The merchandise consisted of 3,004 fashion…

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Lake of the Woods MN Fishing Report

Lighthouse Gap and along the south shore continues to gain steam and numbers of walleyes. As the shiners push shallow and into the Rainy River the walleyes are hot on their heels.  Charter boats are still fishing all parts of the lake such as the main basin of Big Traverse Bay and making the trek…

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Details Surrounding Sex Charge Against Former East Grand Forks Coach

          EAST GRAND FORKS, MN (iNewZ.TV) A former coach for the East Grand Forks JV boys hockey team has been charged with felony, Gross Sexual Imposition’. The charge carries a maximum sentence of 20 years in prison. Details regarding the circumstances around the charge are not available since a juvenile is…

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Karlstad votes down Sunday liquor ordinance

At the Karlstad City Council meeting on September 12, one major agenda item was the Sunday Liquor License Ordinance. The council discussed further the pros and cons for allowing businesses to sell liquor on Sunday if they wanted to. It was decided that to discuss it more would be to continue to put it off…

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New teachers at Greenbush-Middle River and Badger Schools

BADGER SCHOOL The Badger school has two new instructors on the teaching staff this year. Sarah Johnson is a 2010 Roseau High school graduate and a 2013 graduate of the University of North Dakota, with a Bachelors Degree in Elementary Education.  She is a sixth grade teacher at the Badger school. Sarah and her husband,…

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National writers group to meet at Lake of the Woods

The prestigious Association of Great Lakes Outdoor Writer’s (AGLOW) 61st. Annual conference will be held at Sportsman’s Lodge at Lake of the Woods September 25-29, 2017.  Approximately 200 AGLOW media, corporate and tourism professionals will come together for the four-day conference for craft improvement and networking while experiencing and promoting the outdoor recreational opportunities in…

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Care to share? Food for thought on Kittson County pantries

With the cold weather becoming an expectation, the holiday season is just around the corner. Regardless of how it is celebrated, a holiday usually involves a ton of delicious food. But as can happen, many families cannot afford to splurge on food and goodies. In many instances, the bare minimum is a struggle. This is…

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