Spring burning restrictions begin April 10 in northwestern Minnesota counties

Spring burning restrictions will go into effect in most of the northwestern Minnesota counties on April 10 and will remain in place until grasses green up, usually mid-May. At present, burning permits are required in snow-free, open areas unless unbroken snow cover remains in the area surrounding the fire. Small campfires less than 3 feet…

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Kaitlynn Wilson to be recognized with teacher education award

Greenbush, Minn., native Kaitlynn Wilson will be recognized with an award at the North Dakota Association for Colleges of Teacher Education (NDACTE) annual conference and luncheon on Friday, April 7 at Minot State University.  A Mayville State University student and 2012 Greenbush-Middle River graduate, Wilson heard this news after Mayville State faculty in the Division…

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Flood warnings along Two Rivers, Red River

Drivers and area residents are urged to use caution as spring flooding occurs along Two Rivers and the Red River. Flood warnings are still in effect by the National Weather Service (NWS) for both rivers. Walhalla and Neche remained areas of concern along the Pembina River, where a second crest was expected as early as…

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Lake of the Woods MN Fishing Report

The ice fishing season has come to an end for our area with the last couple resorts shutting it down because of deteriorating ice. Thank you everyone for making this ice season one for the ages. The lake is open just outside of Lighthouse Gap stretching to the 18-20 ft of water range. Rainy River…

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City Council and KFD plan public meeting on fire hall addition

No budget action was taken at the special city meeting held Monday, March 20, but the city and the Karlstad Fire Department (KFD) did plan a public information meeting to answer questions on the fire hall project or other fire department activities. Last Monday’s meeting was held for the council to review the city budget…

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Police Get Deadly Drugs off Northern Valley Streets

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Jr Exponent hits Newsstands April 12

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By the grace of God

On Tuesday, March 21, Ben Hylden of Park River, N.D., appeared as a guest speaker at the Greenbush School campus and shared a very moving message with those in attendance.  It was Good Friday, April 6, 2007. This 16-year-old, who lived and played basketball, was in a hurry to get to school. The road he…

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2017 ARCPLC Enrollment is November 1, 2016- August 1, 2017

The Roseau, Lake of the Woods and Koochiching Counties have had some informational meetings around the areas to discuss CRP and the MN Buffer Law and how CRP can work with the MN Buffer Law. Even though the meetings may have been held outside of the county you reside in, these options apply to all…

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Tri-County Knowledge Bowl qualifies for State

Tri-County students Adam Thompson, Sarah Budziszewski, Ellia Bass, Alayna Peterson, and Madi Larson earned a fourth place finish at the Regional Meet and qualified to participate in the State competition in Brainerd in April. This is the first time in school history that the Knowledge Bowl team has qualified for state. The team has placed…

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