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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East Grand Forks shows its support at WDAY Honor Flight Benefit

It was a packed house at the Eagles Club on Friday night as people came to the WDAY Honor Flight Benefit for food, fun, and prizes! The benefit was organized by Don and Betty Roberts, and they had plenty of ways for people to participate and give to the Honor Flight program. The highlight of the…

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City further reviews 2018 water main project

The city reviewed the feasibility and cost estimates of the upcoming 2018 water main project, only to find out that an area of the project falls just two points short of being eligible for any Public Facilities Authority (PFA) funds, according to city engineer Widseth Smith Nolting. This announcement influenced the city to question what…

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Take a Kid Hunting this weekend

Frozen mid-step in the woods, trying to remain undetected in pursuit of squirrels or rabbits – while the pose may seem like yoga, it’s often part of hunting small game. Yet those careful and deliberate movements of yoga do have some parallels with how a hunter learns to move through the woods, and teaching the…

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EGF Police Department promotes two officers

Two East Grand Forks police officers, Detective Tony Hart and Officer Jared Quanrud, were promoted to the rank of sergeant during a promotional ceremony at City Hall last Friday, with many family members and some city staff and council members in attendance to celebrate with them. The EGF Police Department was excited to promote the two…

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Baudette natives lend aid in aftermath of Hurricane Harvey

Dusty Anderson and his wife Nicole (Beckel) Anderson, both former residents of Baudette, live in Seabrook, Texas with their daughter Avery.   Seabrook is between Houston and Galveston so they lived through Hurricane Harvey and were fortunate to not have any flooding or damage to their home, even though there was flooding and destruction all…

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Emergency Personnel Appreciation event

Karlstad Legion Post #445 presents the colors as attendees stand together and say the Pledge of Allegiance. About 30 people were present for the service honoring our service men and women at the Karlstad Baptist Church on Sunday, September 10. Marissa Steien provided music, playing and singing “My Country Tis of Thee” as well as…

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Badger’s story is coming together

Badger community member and teacher Sherri Kruger spends almost every day in the red building next to Twins Corner Café located along Main Street in Badger. Since June, she has worked in this building, sometimes seven days a week and, before school started, from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm. She never gets tired of the…

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