Classifieds Aug 14, 2019

The Kittson County Administrator will be accepting applications for a permanent PART-TIME JANITOR until August 30, 2019. This position will involve basic janitorial work around the courthouse and will consist of 1-2 hours of work per day, Monday through Friday. Applications are available at the Kittson County Administrator’s Office or the application can be downloaded…

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Blood drive scheduled for Aug. 20 in Hallock

Kittson Healthcare Auxilliary is hosting a blood drive with Vitalant on Tuesday, Aug. 20 from 1 to 5 p.m. at Grace Lutheran Church to help ensure a safe blood supply in our community. Donors can make a convenient appointment to give blood by calling Linda Boychuk at 218-843-2811, by visiting www. bloodhero.com or by calling…

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Hallock City Council July 1, 2019 meeting

Hallock City Council Monday, July 1, 2019 CALL TO ORDER: Mayor Dave Treumer called the Regular Meeting of the Hallock City Council to order at 5:32 p.m. on July 1, 2019. Those Present: Mayor Dave Treumer, Naomi Larson, Jennifer Peterson, Kevin Waller and Mike Totleben. Also, Present: City Administrator Angela Grafstrom, Fire Chief Kevin Klein,…

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Neil Johnson, 86

Neil William (Billy) Johnson, 86, of St. Paul, Minn., formerly of Boston, Mass., and Hallock, Minn., passed away at his home on Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2019. He was a graduate of Hallock High School and Concordia College in Moorhead, Minn., and received a master’s degree from the University of Nebraska. He worked as a computer…

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Nancy Christman, 87

Nancy Smith Christman, 87 of Park Rapids, Minn., died Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2019 at Crystal Brook Senior Living Center in Park Rapids. Nancy was born Sept. 20, 1931 in Franklin, In., the daughter of Ezra and Grace (Deer) Smith.  She grew up in Indiana, graduating from Franklin High School in 1949.  Nancy lived in Kansas…

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Sara Ann Twamley, 41

Sara Ann Twamley, 41, of Moorhead, Minn., formerly of Kennedy, Minn., died Friday, Aug. 9, 2019 at her home in Moorhead. Sara was born Feb. 21, 1978 at Kittson Memorial in Hallock, Minn., to Tom and Barb (Bauer) Twamley. Early on, Miss Sara loved to make people laugh and found enjoyment in everything she did.…

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Blown water filter closes Hallock pool early for the season

By Anna Jauhola A loud bang startled campers in Gilbert Olson Park Thursday evening in Hallock, prompting a call to the authorities. “Some Canadian campers had called the sheriff’s department about a quarter after 10 and said they heard a loud bang and saw water spraying out of an open area, a vent, at the…

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Bakken requests city to fund street

By Anna Jauhola A local contractor looking to develop the former Hallock Elementary School lot is asking the city to finance and construct a new public road, including utilities. This road will be at the expense of the taxpayers, should the city council approve it, but over time as lots or homes are sold the…

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Gail Larson, 68

Gail Larson, 68, of Kennedy, Minn., passed away at her home on Monday, July 29, 2019. Gail Esther Larson was born Feb. 1, 1951, in Hallock, Minn., to Ronald and Erlyce (Lindberg) Larson. She grew up on the family farm near Kennedy and attended school there graduating in 1969. Gail went on to get her…

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Lucille Knutson, 89

Lucille Knutson, 89, of Lancaster, Minn., passed away at Altru Hospital in Grand Forks on Sunday, July 28, 2019. Annie Lucille Knutson was born Oct. 13, 1929, at Kennedy, Minn., to Carl and Millie (Mundle) Knutson. The family moved from the Kennedy area to Orleans, Minn., when Lucille was 10 years old. She attended the…

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