Green Advance in Section 8AA volleyball playoffs

The East Grand Forks Green Wave volleyball team advanced in Section 8AA playoffs with a 25-14, 25-23, 32-30 win over Crookston Thursday night at Senior High.

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“Today is a gift and that’s why they call it the present”

It began last year during the summer when Badger resident, Larry Rislov, noticed he was beginning to lose strength in his left arm. “A couple of years prior I had rotator cuff surgery on my right shoulder,” Rislov said.  “This did feel a little different, but we were thinking it was probably the rotator cuff…

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Karlstad EDA votes to keep property

The Karlstad Economic Development Authority held a public hearing on Wednesday, October 19, in order to hear public comment and discuss the possible sale of land. The land is comprised of four acres just north of Moose Park and bordered by Highway 59, commonly referred to as the old Black Bear Grill property. Ultimately, the…

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Spooky Baudette Depot ready for trick-or-treaters

The Historic Baudette Depot is all spooked out and ready for Halloween visitors. Doors will open at 5:00 p.m. Halloween night and will remain open until 8:00. Trick-or-treaters are welcome and will receive candy and tattoos. There will be cider and coffee served for the adults.

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LaValla sentenced to probation and time served in GoFundMe case

On Wednesday, October 19, in Lake of the Woods County Court, Retina Rayellen LaValla, 29, of Williams, was sentenced by Judge Donna Dixon to five years supervised probation as well as 90 days in jail on two charges of felony theft related to a GoFundMe account she started last fall.  With credit for 60 days…

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Lake of the Woods MN Fishing Report

Excellent fall fishing continues!  Walleye in 15-25 feet of water with a jig and a minnow all along south shore, Pine Island, Long Point, Zippel Bay and up north near Garden, Knight Bridges Islands and NW Point. Both gaps, Morris Point and Lighthouse producing walleyes.  Bright colors or gold tipped with a frozen or live…

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Greenbush Halloween party set for Sunday, October 30

This year’s forty-fourth Halloween Party is set to take place Sunday, October 30, 2016, at the Greenbush Public School gym.  Children of all ages are invited to come and enjoy a family friendly, fun atmosphere in a safe environment.    The party will be from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m.  Costume judging begins at 3:15 p.m.…

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November is peak month for deer-vehicle crashes

Motorists should watch for deer in November, which is the peak time for deer-vehicle crashes in the state, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation. The main reason for the increase in vehicle crashes is that the deer mating season occurs in November. Increased deer movement coupled with a reduction in daylight hours increase drivers’…

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GMR School Board Meeting: No guarantees with levy

During a listening session at the October 17 Greenbush-Middle River school board meeting, district resident and parent Mary Stauffenecker asked the board if the operating levy on this year’s November 8 ballot passes, could it guarantee that both buildings would remain open.  The operating levy she’s referring to would provide the district, if approved, with…

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GMR students take part in “See You at the Pole” event

On Wednesday morning, September 28, 2016, 17 GMR students and six adults gathered around the flagpole on GMR High school campus in conjunction with the See You at the Pole event. They prayed for fellow students, teachers and administration, families, communities, and our nation. Sharla Kilen commented, “The students were appreciative of (Greenbush-Middle River) Principal…

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