Page 1 Publications partners with iNewZ

Page 1 publications, Inc. is excited to announce we’re now an iNewZ partner! Beginning Monday, January 30 we’ll be brining you online, local video news reports from across the region. We’ve joined forces with 20 radio stations and 5 newspapers to bring you local, video news reports first. We’ll have the largest staff of reporters…

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Still no resolution on carnival vendor

The carnival vendor who stiffed the 2012 Kittson County Fair and others is still evading paying his due. Edwin Reinke, owner of Minnesota Magic Midway,  had agreed to pay $40,000 in restitution, but has made no payments in the year since. The Minnesota Attorney General’s Office (AGO) sued Minnesota’s Magic Midway (MMM), owned by Edwin…

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City council hears from MnDOT on overlay project

Road construction is coming to Karlstad this fall. Representatives from the Minnesota Dept. of Transportation (MnDOT) presented plans at the city council meeting on January 3 for a highway overlay project, set to begin in September 2017. The project will begin at the intersection of Highway 11 and Highway 59. Work on Highway 11 will…

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Badger and Greenbush-Middle River nominate their AAA Award winners

Badger High School nominated Olivia Monsrud and Jared Davy, and Greenbush-Middle River High School nominated Danielle Hoyer and Skyler Forst for their respective schools’ Academics, Arts, and Athletics (AAA) Award. Sponsored by the Minnesota State High School League, the AAA Award honors high school seniors who have excelled in the classroom, on the athletic field, and in fine arts.…

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Brenda Sather sworn in as new Greenbush Mayor

Growing up in Greenbush, graduating from Greenbush High School in 1985, and raising her six children and watching them graduate high school in the same town, Brenda Sather said she is committed to the City of Greenbush. She will now have chance to show that as the town’s new mayor, officially sworn in on Wednesday,…

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Altru to Replace Altru Main Clinic in Phase One of Master Site Facility Plan

Upon review of information available by experts and with the support of Altru’s Board of Directors, Altru has decided to replace Altru Main Clinic. After clinic evacuation on Thursday, December 29, engineers from EAPC and Construction Engineers immediately analyzed the failure, performed design calculations, and developed and implemented plans to correct the failure. Altru also…

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Lake of the Woods County Board honors outgoing commissioners

At their last regular meeting of the year, on December 29, the Lake of the Woods County Board of Commissioners honored outgoing board members Tom Hanson and Patty Beckel for their years of service to Lake of the Woods County. Pictured above is Hanson, second from right, with County Commissioners Buck Nordlof, Chairman Ken Moorman…

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Lake of the Woods MN Fishing Report

On the main lake, Big Traverse Bay…  Ice fishing is in full swing and fishing is good. The key depth’s are 24 – 31 ft and glow red, pink and gold are good colors to start with.  Rattle spoons tipped with a minnow head or tail has been the best for the jigging line.  Use a plain…

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A passion for piano music

One of the meanings of debut  is “perform in public for the first time”. And, so it was for Trinity Clark, one of two soloists who performed during Tuesday evening’s Christmas concert on December 20, at the Greenbush-Middle River (GMR) school gymnasium. Calmly seating himself at the piano he proceeded to play his composition entitled,…

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Former Baudette woman arrested in North Dakota on kidnapping charges

Amber Noel Meikle, 47, of Moorhead, Minnesota and formerly a Lake of the Woods County resident, was arrested December 13 in Wahpeton, North Dakota on charges of felony kidnapping, as well as depriving another of custodial/parental rights. Meikle’s children were later located, alone in a motel room in Pensacola, Florida. Meikle was arrested and transferred…

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