Part One: GMR students open up about their school

Following the November 2015 vote, one seeing district residents vote in favor of renewing the existing operating levy and vote down the building of one new school in the Greenbush area, Greenbush-Middle River Superintendent Tom Jerome said, no matter the results, the district would continue to focus on “serving our students and providing the very…

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Lake of the Woods Fishing on Midwest Outdoors TV This Weekend

Lake of the Woods will be featured this weekend on Midwest Outdoors TV with a special look into charter fishing.  Greg Jones, host of Midwest Outdoors and Joe Henry with Lake of the Woods Tourism will preview what’s in store if you decide to use a full service charter or use a guide. There are…

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KMHC hires new CEO

Ashley Rivera, the new CEO for the Kittson Memorial Healthcare Center, says that he has had a very welcoming experience. “Everyone is so friendly up here,” Rivera says, “People will wave at you when you’re walking or driving, and everyone is willing to say hi and chat; it is not like that from where I’m…

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Gary Erickson is Roseau County’s 2017 Outstanding male Senior Citizen Volunteer

Gary (Jackie) Erickson of rural Badger is well-known for his kind, jovial nature and his willingness to step up to the plate and offer a helping hand wherever or whenever there is a need.  The possession of these admirable traits have not gone unnoticed.  Last week he was selected the Roseau County 2017 male Senior…

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Lake of the Woods Fishing Report

Everything is building up for a great end of July and August fishing on Lake of the Woods. Spinners with leeches, crawlers, or minnows in 15 feet and out to 31 feet catching walleyes and saugers. Finding structure key. Gold doing good as always. White and silver color doing good as well as walleyes are…

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July 21st, 2017 Severe Thunderstorm Potential

Severe thunderstorms likely this afternoon and evening across the region. Details such as coverage, exact timing, and exact locations still uncertain. Main Impacts:  Hail up to 2 inches or greater, Winds up to 75 mph, Tornadoes, Localized heavy rainfall Hot and Muggy with heat index values approaching 100F across some areas. Stay Safe! Keep up…

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Sharon Miller – Roseau County’s 2017 Outstanding female Senior Citizen Volunteer

Greenbush resident Sharon Miller recalled the day she received a call from Joan Bertilrud. At the time Sharon was at the home of her daughter, Bonnie Kolden, in Hibbing, Minn.   She said her reaction to learning that she had been selected as the 2017 Roseau County Senior Citizen was, “What?  I’m embarrassed! There are…

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GMR looks into preliminary operating levy options

To date, the Greenbush-Middle River School District is aware of 16 students, who attended school in the district last year, not attending GMR this fall, Superintendent Tom Jerome announced at the district’s school board meeting in Middle River on July 17. “Sixteen students leaving right now will have an impact. Five students leaving has an…

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Breaking: LOW law enforcement investigates reports of a submerged pickup

Raw Footage of Recovery:   A dive team has arrived at the Wheelers Point Landing north of Baudette. They are assisting the Lake of the Woods County Sheriff’s office in investigating the discovery of what appears to be a pick-up in about 17 feet of water on the Rainy River. After the dive teams surfaced,…

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Tessany Blazek returns to Target Field for third time in Pitch, Hit and Run competition

Tessany Blazek is no stranger to the Pitch, Hit and Run competition at Target Field, the home of the Minnesota Twins. In fact, on June 17, 2017, she made the south-bound trip for the third time. The first step in competition for Tessany began at the local level hosted by Kent Christian and the Gator…

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