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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Topping Off ceremony postponed

A “Topping Off” ceremony scheduled for tomorrow at East Grand Forks Senior High School has been postponed. The event, meant to commemorate the completion of the structural phase of Senior High’s addition and remodel, will not take place at 10 a.m. Friday as originally planned due to weather conditions. A new date has yet to…

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Mekash hits 1,000 points

Three minutes and 20 seconds. That’s all it took for Gator junior Carly Mekash to score six points on three made baskets, the third one bringing a roar from the Gator crowd. That sixth point not only gave the Gators a 6-0 lead, but also gave Mekash 1,000 points in her high school basketball career…

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Local schools plan Christmas programs

‘Tis the season for the chance to hear some excellent music and see local talent perform, thanks to our local schools. Mark your calendars for these upcoming programs: Tri-County School Tri-County Elementary: Friday, December 16 at 1:30 p.m. Tri-County High School Band and Chorus: Thursday, December 15 at 7 p.m. Heritage Christian School: Friday, December…

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EGF PD advises no travel in city

Winter hit East Grand Forks last night as the first storm of the season dropped 10.5 inches of snow.  Blizzard conditions persist in the Red River Valley and at 10:00 am The East Grand Forks Police Department sent out a press release advising no travel. The National Weather Service in Grand Forks. expects winds of 30 to…

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