Lake of the Woods area hunters register 1,208 deer in first six days of season

Numbers are in for the first six days of the 2017 Minnesota Firearms Deer Season and while one local area shows an increase in deer kill numbers, the other two areas show decreased numbers from 2016. In Area 105, which is north of Highway 11, a total of 883 deer were harvested in the first…

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Veterans Day Program held at Tri-County School

The Tri-County Veterans Day Program opened on November 11, 2017, by the Presentation of the Colors by the Color Guard Post #445. Mrs. Sara Carpenter sang the Star Spangled Banner and the Pledge of Allegiance was led by the second grade and Lisa Amb. Tri-County junior Jade Spilde gave the welcome, and Joanie Krantz spoke…

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Klondike project looks to reduce flooding

The Two Rivers Watershed District held a public hearing on Wednesday, November 1, 2017, in the Kittson County Courthouse. The purpose of the meeting was to present the engineer’s report, given by Nate Dalager, Professional Engineer of the HDR Engineering in Thief River Falls. Also presenting was Dan Money, District Administrator of the Two Rivers…

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City of Greenbush and Roseau County Highway Maintenance Department to soon move into new shop

A tan and grey steel-covered 12,636 square foot building has taken its place on the corner of County Roads 4 and 7 in Greenbush– an “eye-catching” structure, Greenbush council member Scott Waage said– next to the still standing Greenbush “Sheep Palace” building or the Greenbush City Shop. The Roseau County Highway Maintenance Department and the…

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Lancaster Point of Entry meeting packed

The Lancaster Community Center was packed on Monday, November 6, 2017, for the Customs and Border Protection’s (CBP) Point Of Entry (POE) public hearing. With capacity reached at 184, people were still cramming to get in the door for standing room in the back. Area Port Director Jason Schmelz called the meeting to order and…

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Rep Rebra Kiel pens open letter thanking Vets

Dear Neighbor, As we head into a long holiday weekend, I wanted to take a moment to share my thanks and appreciation for the service men and women in Northwest Minnesota and across the nation. I hope you have a wonderful Veterans Day! Our veterans and active military protect the freedoms and values we hold…

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Both Greenbush-Middle River School District levy votes fail

      On November 7, Greenbush-Middle River residents had another opportunity to determine the future of its district at the ballot box, as part of a special election. At this election, residents had the chance to vote on two questions, one related to an operating levy and the other a capital project levy. The…

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Frost Fest will kick off the holiday season on November 18

The early snow and cold temperatures are making it feel a lot like the holiday season already. The Baudette-Lake of the Woods Chamber of Commerce is ready to celebrate the season with its annual Frost Fest event.   The month-long celebration will encompass several events throughout the season but a full day of fun is…

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Public invited to area Veterans Day programs

Tri-County School The Tri-County School and Karlstad American Legion Auxiliary will be hosting the surrounding area’s Veterans Day program in the Tri-County School gym, Friday, November 10, 2017 at 10:30 a.m. The program will consist of honored guest speaker, Congressman Collin Peterson, and a few musical numbers. All area veterans and community members are invited…

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HEATED Discussion Over Snow Removal At East Grand Forks Council Meeting

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