The East Grand forks Education Foundation awards $8,468 in grants

The East Grand forks Education Foundation recently awarded $8,468 in grants to teachers in the East Grand Forks school district. The East Grand Forks Education Foundation is a charitable 501(c)(3) tax deductible non-profit organization dedicated to supporting and enhancing quality education programs for students in the East Grand Forks Public schools. To achieve its purpose,…

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Traveling thousands of miles to experience something new

Gonzalo Bodemer hails from Madrid, Spain—the country’s capital city– a place historically averaging 51 degrees as a high and 32 degrees as a low in January. Yannik Kroeller- Fernandez hails from Dorsten, Germany—a city located on the western side of the country—a place historically averaging 39 degrees as a high and 32 degrees as a…

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State broadband grants will benefit Lake of the Woods School, community

Lake of the Woods School District is among twelve districts across Minnesota to receive grant funding from the State of Minnesota to expand wireless internet access. The grants were announced last week by Minnesota Lt. Governor Tina Smith and Minnesota Education Commissioner Brenda Cassellius. A new round of grants to benefit households, businesses and community…

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Lake of the Woods MN Fishing Report

Great ice fishing continues on Lake of the Woods. The key depth’s are 28 – 31 ft with glow red, pink and gold overall best colors.  Walleyes and saugers mix with some jumbo perch, eelpout and sturgeon as well.  Most fish on the bottom. Electronics really help your catch rate.  Live emerald shiners available.  20″+…

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Kennedy’s water tower likely frozen

Frigid temps have been lingering in NW MN all week, and now, are likely the cause of the water tower freezing up in the City of Kennedy.  The issue was discovered shortly after midnight, early Friday morning, by Kennedy’s Mayor Todd Truedson. After trouble-shooting for an hour or two, the city opted to switch over…

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New warning siren now in use in Greenbush

During a thunderstorm on June 29, 2016,  lightning struck Greenbush’s warning siren, putting it out of commission for good. Located on a pole back of Northern Repair, it had withstood the “test of time” since the early 1980’s. December 9, 2016, a new Federal Signal 130 Rotating siren was activated.  Mounted on a pole alongside…

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Burbot caught on Lake of the Woods is state record

It’s official – a Minnesota resident holds the state record for a fish species with a much maligned appearance and many names including freshwater ling, lawyer, eelpout and burbot. Brent Getzler of Roosevelt is the new record holder of a 19-pound, 10-ounce burbot taken from the Minnesota waters of Lake of the Woods. “When photos…

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Making a difference together in the life of a child

The Badger school currently has two local ladies involved in the Foster Grandparent program.  Founded in 1965, it is one of several programs sponsored by the Tri-Valley Opportunity Council, Inc., a non-profit community action agency. Barb Holum of Badger, Minn.,  became involved with the Foster Grandparent program at the Badger School in January 2015. What…

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Northern Lights Figure Skating Club to host 25th International Skating Competition this weekend

  The Northern Star International Skating Competition will be held this weekend in East Grand Forks. This competition involves anywhere between 170-190 Individual Skaters that compete in 6 different events that are determined between the skater, parent and individual coach. Events include: Free Skate, Compulsory, Short Program, Spins, Solo Dance and Dramatic and Light Entertainment Showcase…

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Page 1 Publications partners with iNewZ

Page 1 publications, Inc. is excited to announce we’re now an iNewZ partner! Beginning Monday, January 30 we’ll be brining you online, local video news reports from across the region. We’ve joined forces with 20 radio stations and 5 newspapers to bring you local, video news reports first. We’ll have the largest staff of reporters…

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