Icy roads make hazardous driving conditions in northwestern Minnesota

BEMIDJI, Minn. – (11:30 a.m.) The Minnesota Department of Transportation advises no unnecessary travel in the Red River Valley area in northwestern Minnesota, due to icy roads caused by rain, wet snow, high winds and freezing temperatures. Along with the Red River Valley, the no travel advisory includes Highway 2 from Bagley to Grand Forks.…

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Fishing Report for December 22, 2016

Fishing on Lake of the Woods so far is excellent. For the main lake called Big Traverse Bay, the key depth’s are 20 – 25 ft and glow red or pink rattle spoons tipped with a minnow head or tail has been the best for the jigging line.  Use a plain hook or glow hook…

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GMR Board discusses possible capital project levy

The Greenbush-Middle River School Board explored another way to provide the district additional revenue– a Capital Projects Levy– at its December 19 meeting in Greenbush. At board request, Superintendent Tom Jerome brought information to the board on capital projects levies, and the board discussed possible future district actions. This discussion follows after district residents voted…

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From a hobby to a growing business

It all started about 20 to 25 years ago, when Paul Robinson began working with wood as a hobby. Married in 1993, in October 1995, he and his wife, Patti, moved to the present day location of their home northeast of Greenbush where Paul began learning how to do woodworking on his own. Though continuing…

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Senior High holds topping off ceremony

A small crowd braved the 17 below zero temperatures to witness the topping off ceremony held at Senior High Thursday morning. Tom Mcdonald of Construction Engineers started the ceremony with a short speech on the history of the ceremony followed by ISD 595 Chair Tony Palmiscno who thanked East Grand Forks for making the construction possible.…

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Badger Board recognizes Connie Creviston for years of service

First elected to the school board in 1997 and beginning her first term in January 1998, Connie Creviston has served on various committees and provided leadership in various areas as a Badger School Board member. After not winning reelection this past November, Creviston participated in the final meeting of her term at the December 12…

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Kittson County depicted in snow village at Kennedy

Jeanne Cooney has loved snow villages for quite some time, starting to after building a village for a science project in her late elementary years. As part of this project, she covered and decorated shoeboxes and cans with different wrapping and construction paper to create a small representation of her hometown of Hallock. “I just…

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Greenbush EMS staff and emergency equipment situated in new LifeCare EMS building

In 2014, LifeCare Medical Center, Roseau, expanded its services to include western Roseau County.  At that time, the Greenbush EMS staff and emergency equipment were  headquartered at the Greenbush Fire Department hall.  The staff was later housed in a separate location, until June 1, 2016, when the LifeCare Emergency Medical Service  building in Greenbush became…

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Things are starting to happen on Lake of the Woods.  This is the time of year many are watching the weather forecasts very closely hoping for cold temps.  These ice fishing fanatics may have had their gear ready for weeks waiting for the chance to get on the ice.  The time is coming and the…

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Celebrate at Old Fashioned Christmas at the Baudette Depot

The Historic Baudette Depot would like to invite you and your family to visit the Depot on Saturday, December 10, 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. to enjoy the 6th Annual Old Fashioned Christmas. There will be something for everyone at this event. For more details, see this week’s Northern Light Region.

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