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Flooding, dam improvements cause issues at spillway

Hallock City Council disappointed by the damage By Anna Jauhola Flooding caused considerable damage at Hallock’s spillway this spring, due to the changes at the dam. The Hallock City Council discussed the issue during its Monday, June 6 meeting. In recent weeks, the city had Weleske Improvements put in place a clay and earthen levee…

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Inflation major culprit in deficit spending at KC District

By Anna Jauhola Kittson Central’s proposed 2022-23 budget will operate in the red. Superintendent Bob Jaszczak presented the preliminary figures at the regular board meeting on Wednesday, June 15. “The preliminary budget always ends up looking kind of poor,” he said. “Our budget last year was about $450,000 in the red when we budgeted. We’re…

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Arden Neal Gustafson, 86

Arden Neal Gustafson of Hallock, Minn., passed away peacefully at St. Paul Regions Hospital on Jan. 19, 2022, at 86 years of age with his sister, Jewell and nephew, Troy at his side. He was born in Hallock to Ruby (Rosberg) and Oscar Gustafson on Aug. 12, 1935. He attended North Red River Country School,…

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Gary Anderson, 76

Gary Anderson, 76, of Halma, Minn., passed away on June 18, 2022, at Kittson Memorial Healthcare Center in Hallock, Minn. GaryLee Kenneth Anderson was born Jan. 4, 1946, the son of Ernest and Nora (Elerickson) Anderson. Gary grew up in Halma and attended school there. He worked at the Larry Bogestad Farm for many years…

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Classifieds June 22

Seeking an Educator/ Consultant; The Minnesota Historic Northwest Education Partnership is seeking an individual for a 9-month partnership project. This Project is funded through a legacy grant. The consultant will identify Academic Standards that can be met using historic buildings. Historic buildings include cabins, historic houses, depots and one-room schools. Applicants should be a qualified…

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May Day meatball meal raises $11K for Ukraine relief

By Cindy Stewart Special to the Enterprise It takes a village. And sometimes that “village” is many miles and oceans away. A few weeks ago, at Grace Lutheran Church in Hallock, the phrase “it takes a village” equated to raising $11,000 for Ukraine refugees. On Sunday, May 1, the Cornerstone Food Pantry, with help from…

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Kittson County Board of Commissioners May 17, 2022

The Kittson County Board of Commissioners met, pursuant to adjournment on May 17, 2022 at 9:05 a.m. Commissioner Johnson absent from the meeting. The meeting was called to order by Chairman Younggren. The pledge to the flag was given. A motion was made by Commissioner Gillie, seconded by Commissioner Olson and unanimously carried to approve…

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