Lake of the Woods MN Fishing

Ice is good in some areas of main lake but bad in areas with moving water / springs. All resort / outfitter access’s are closed to vehicles but some are open to four-wheelers. side by sides, and snowmobiles including Morris Point, Long Point, Dales’s and Arnesen’s, which still has fish houses available as well.  As…

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TriCounty School considers dropping track

At last week’s regular meeting, Superintendent Sorgaard presented options to the school board on cost-saving possibilities for the upcoming school year. Among the options: cutting track. Currently Tri-County is in a three-way agreement with Marshall County Central and Badger Greenbush Middle River, which means each school pays a third of the costs. But this year,…

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City denies rezoning, Dollar General has alternate site

The Greenbush City Council unanimously denied Dollar General’s rezoning application, but the store chain, finding an alternate location after the city public hearing on March 6, still plans to build a store in Greenbush. The public voiced some last thoughts and Jacob Stauffer, with the Dollar General developer, provided some info and responded to questions…

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BREAKING NEWS: Man Found Frozen in Red River Identified

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Wild Kratts Mission Complete

Fisher School elementary students & families recently had the opportunity to participate in an exciting event full of fun, learning and celebrating! The goals of the Wild Kratts Family Learning Event, sponsored by Fisher School’s Partners In Education Organization, were to engage parents in their children’s learning, promote STEAM learning in the school and community,…

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LifeCare Greenbush Manor has chef on staff

JeRae Olson began employment at the LifeCare Greenbush Manor in May of 2016. Her love of working with food and a degree in Culinary Arts makes her job in the facility’s kitchen ideal. For JeRae Olson of Roseau, Minn., food has been a main interest of hers since she was a youngster.  And, she gives…

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UPDATE: Body found in railroad bridge pylon encasement by Red River

On March 22nd, at approximately 3:17 pm, Grand Forks Police Department officers were dispatched to the Greenway in the area of the railroad bridge, near downtown Grand Forks, on a report that a passerby had discovered a deceased person. Responding officers did discover what appears to be a deceased victim, partially encased in ice. There…

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Souder retires after 60 years on township

Alpha Souder sat at her kitchen table in her rural Halma home—a place where many Norway Township board meetings took place. After over 60 plus years of combined official and unofficial service to the Norway Township as of December 2016, Souder decided to retire. She used this table to now discuss her time with the…

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Minnesota Department of Transportation will start spring weight restrictions starting March 22.

The Minnesota Department of Transportation will end winter truck weight increases and start spring truck weight restrictions in the north frost zone starting March 22. Spring load restrictions are already in place in all other frost zones. Road restriction maps indicating the locations of weight restricted routes and those state highways open to maximum 10-ton…

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Page 1 publications is looking for a reporter for its East Grand Forks office

Page 1 Publications, a group of weekly newspapers in Northwestern Minnesota, has an opening for a full time Reporter/Photographer at its headquarters in East Grand Forks. The position involves reporting on city council, school board and assorted feature stories. Great team-oriented working environment with opportunity for ongoing learning about community journalism. Contact Rollin Bergman, Publisher,…

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