Highway 200 detour between Mahnomen and Roy Lake to be removed Friday: Project is still ongoing and remaining work will be done under traffic

The detour on Highway 200 between Mahnomen and Roy Lake is scheduled to be removed by the end of the day Friday, Sept. 2. Phase three of the project begins with the removal of the detour, and the remaining work will be done under traffic. A pilot car and flaggers will control traffic and motorists…

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Tri-County School makes top 500 list

Tri-County School was recently recognized by Newsweek magazine as one of the top 500 high schools in America. Tri-County was honored to be selected as 315th in the nation in the category “Beating the Odds” which honors high schools that do outstanding work despite many students and families facing significant financial obstacles which can often…

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The Minnesota State Patrol is now reporting that the victim in this morning’s one-vehicle fatal accident north of Baudette on Highway 172 was David J. Wigness, age 22, of Hastings, MN.  According to their report, Wigness, was driving a 2012 Chevrolet Silverado Pickup and was south-bound on 172 when he ran off the road into…

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The cutting edge: How technology is shaping modern dentistry

In just 11 years of being a dentist, Peter McDonald has already seen significant changes in the industry. As technology continues to evolve, as does how teeth are cared for. At McDonald Dentistry in East Grand Forks, Peter and his colleagues are staying on the cutting edge of these changes, providing services with technology such…

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Border State Bank donates in honor of local entrepreneur of the year

It’s not every day in Northern Minnesota when one of your locals receives an award that is most recognized among the elite of entrepreneurs. Dennis Brazier, CEO of Central Boiler/Altoz, was recently named as a winner of the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year Award in the Upper Midwest. “EY has had a tremendous history in…

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The Minnesota State Patrol with assistance from the Lake of the Woods County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a one-vehicle fatal crash that occurred this morning at approximately 7:25 a.m. on Highway 172 at County Road 214 north of Baudette.  The report from the State Patrol says a 2012 Chevrolet Silverado ran off the road.  No…

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Retracing footsteps

  Having a deep interest in genealogy found Kathy Redin of Ramsey, New Jersey, retracing the footsteps of her grandfather, Carl T. Franson and family members, recently.   Born in 1892, the 1895 Territorial Census tells of Franson residing in Warren, Minn.  He graduated from Bachelor of Accounts, North Star College in 1910 in Warren,…

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MPO seeks public input

Update to bike and pedestrian plan underway The Grand Forks-East Grand Forks Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) is seeking input from locals on how to best improve pedestrian paths throughout the two communities. A public input meeting is scheduled to be held Monday, and is one of several in the process of identifying the issues and…

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Eighth Annual Trails to Treatments Cancer Benefit and Ride Labor Day Weekend

The Trails to Treatments Cancer Benefit and Ride will take place in the City of Middle River, with all activities located in or beginning in town. You don’t have to be a cowboy to join the efforts of the North Country Horsemen and Saddle Club in this, their largest fundraiser of the year. So many…

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Fingers found In The Red River State Recreational Area Identified

The East Grand Forks Police have received DNA results from the MN Bureau of Criminal Apprehension forensic science laboratory in reference to the human fingers that were discovered in the Red River State recreational area on 5/26/2016. DNA results indicate that the fingers match DNA taken from a 23 year old male. The 23 year…

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