Leadfoot Lanny NSRA Car Cruise makes a pit stop in Greenbush

Individuals part of the Fourteenth Annual Leadfoot Lanny NSRA Car Cruise and their classic antique vehicles made a pit stop in Greenbush, Minn., on Wednesday, September 14. They first stopped at the Troy Gjovik residence and then for something to eat along Main Street in Greenbush, filling the street with their different colors and models…

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Lake of the Woods MN Fishing Report 09/19/2016

Still big schools of walleyes, saugers and bait roaming the middle section of Big Traverse Bay from west to east part of lake.  Use electronics to locate fish.  Most anglers pulling crankbaits with good success.  Anchored up and jigging with frozen shiners is becoming more successful as water cools.  Water temp on basin currently 62…

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The opioid epidemic:Community seminar address use, misuse and addiction among adolescents

A growing crisis surrounding regional drug use has prompted members of the community to open a dialogue addressing the dangers of substance abuse and which types of drugs are gaining local traction. Thursday, representatives from the East Grand Forks Police Department, Polk County Public Health and Sanford Health met to host a community seminar on…

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“We want to help”

The food shelf in Lake Bronson is called the “Care and Share Pantry.” Director Judy Moss says, “The message is: we want to help.” The pantry provides food through the food shelf, as well as other items a family might need. She adds that it’s not a hand-out, it’s “a step up.” As part of…

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A tradition “good for the soul”

The event began in Greenbush in 1976, sparked by Bethel Church parishioner Regina Boese. The church’s parishioners donated their fresh vegetables to place on donated hayracks on a vacant lot between Ace Hardware and what was previously known as the Western Store on Main Street. The Bethel Church parishioners raised about $300 from just vegetables…

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Lake of the Woods MN Fishing Report 09/13/2016

The fish are on the move! Good numbers showing up on the south shore. Charters targeting the south shore and the catch rate has been strong. Jig bite is on the rise tipped with a shiner. Drifting spinners with a crawler has its days. Crankbaits producing limits as well in the mud on the south…

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Klobuchar Honors Life of Jacob Wetterling and Advocacy of Patty Wetterling on Senate Floor

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar spoke on the Senate floor today and honored the life of Jacob Wetterling. She also honored the advocacy of Patty Wetterling and the Wetterling family on behalf of missing and exploited children.  “Patty Wetterling is a woman of unbelievable courage. Her son Jacob was kidnapped at gunpoint 27…

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Gavin Eeg advanced to state fair with his three chickens

A member of the Green Acres 4-H club for the past five years, Gavin Eeg’s project has been poultry. And, he’s taken a real liking’ to these feathery critters. Why chickens? He explained, “I like chickens more than cows which my sister, Marin, shows. If a cow steps on your foot it hurts; if a…

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Volunteers Needed

Volunteers are needed for a Grand Forks Airport Disaster Drill that will take place Wednesday, September 21 from 8:00 PM to 11:00 PM. The airport will be looking for 75 volunteers to act as passengers in a simulated aircraft emergency. Volunteers will receive a light dinner and refreshments from the Red Cross along with a…

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DNR holds forum with Kittson County Board, Cabin Assoc.

DNR Commissioner Tom Landwehr flew into the Karlstad Airport on August 30, to hold a forum with the Kittson County Board and members of the Cabin Association. Held at the Lake Bronson State Park Visitor Center, the one-hour meeting covered topics of concern to the county and cabin owners. Landwehr, accompanied by several representatives of…

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