Drop box installed for safe disposal of unused prescriptions

Barb O’Hara, the Environmental Services Director, had some exciting news to share with Kittson County. “Many Kittson County residents have expired or unused pharmaceutical products in their medicine cabinets and don’t know what to do with them,” said O’Hara. “I had gone to so many meetings at different sheriff departments in different counties and saw…

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Sipe, Hancharyk crowned Lake of the Woods Homecoming King and Queen

Jarred Sipe and Makenzie Hancharyk were crowned the 2017 Lake of the Woods High School Homecoming King and Queen at a ceremony held Monday, October 9, at the school. In addition to Sipe, king candidates were Daniel Novak, Ethan Haataja, Nathan Poolman and Luke Krause. Queen candidates in addition to Hancharyk were Kierra Krause, Lauryn…

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Kittson County 4-H’ers at State Horse Show

Twelve 4-H youth from Kittson County participated in the Minnesota 4-H State Horse show Sept. 14-18, 2017. This year, 683 youth from across the state participated in the annual event at the Minnesota State Fair.  Youth who participate in the Minnesota 4-H Horse Project learn about show, trail, and endurance riding; test their horse knowledge…

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Lake of the Woods MN Fishing Report

The walleye bite is on!  Walleyes increasing in numbers still along the south shore, Long Point, Zippel Bay, Lighthouse Gap, Four Mile Bay and in river.  Anglers picking through small fish to fill live wells with 18-19 inch walleyes. Walleyes have the feed bags on. 18-30 feet holding fish. Anchor up with a jig with…

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Gator volleyball player reaches assist milestone

Gator junior volleyball player Alyssa Kilen achieved a career milestone during her team’s 3-0 home victory over the Freeze on Tuesday, October 3 in Greenbush, Minn. Early in the second set, she reached the 1,000 career assist mark. Her parents, grandparents, teammates, coaches, and Gator Nation were all on hand to celebrate this milestone with…

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RiverView to offer CPR Classes Oct. 12th

Do you need CPR certification or recertification for your employment? Or maybe you don’t need the certification but you do want to know the steps necessary to potentially save someone’s life. No matter the reason, RiverView Health can help you fulfill your CPR needs. Each month RiverView Health offers two CPR classes: one for those…

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Our Redeemer’s Church hosting a fundraiser breakfast for Haitian school and orphanage

Our Redeemer’s congregation members in Badger invites all for fellowship and food as they host a fundraiser breakfast to support Joseph Lucien’s School and Orphanage in Haiti on Sunday, October 8, 2017. Our Redeemer’s Church is located on the corner of Main and Atlantic in Badger, Minn. Worship begins at 9:30 am followed by the fellowship and breakfast…

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Public Hearings for Enbridge pipeline kick off in Thief River Falls

The first two Enbridge Pipeline Line 3 hearings were held in Thief River Falls on Tuesday, September 26, 2017. These public hearings were the first of 18 scheduled hearings across Minnesota. Administrative Law Judge Ann O’Reilly presided over the hearing. The purpose of these public hearings are to determine whether to grant permission to Enbridge…

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International Wolf Center verifies reports of attacks by Arabian wolves on humans in Israel

A common question from visitors at the International Wolf Center in Ely, Minnesota, is, “Aren’t wolves dangerous?” The Center’s answer is “Not usually,” followed by various qualifications. Now the Center has verified the very rare occurrence of wolves attacking children in Israel. Wolf biologists in contact with the Center’s founder, Dr. L. David Mech, stated…

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Three Gators realizing their potential in the pool

Three Gators have been working hard this fall– not on a field or on a court, but in a pool. These three Gator girls, Cecelia “Cece” Yeager, Greta Novacek, and Ava Novacek joined “The North” girls’ swim team (a combination of Roseau, Warroad, and Badger/Greenbush-Middle River swimmers) for different reasons and at different times, but…

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