Marwood Hunstad, 79

Marwood “Woody” Laurence Hunstad died peacefully at home in rural Pillager, Minn., on Monday, Jan. 20, 2020. Woody was born Aug. 11, 1940, in Thief River Falls, Minn., to Jens and Agnes (Stanghelle) Hunstad. He graduated from Agricultural College in Crookston, Minn., and spent a year at the University of Minnesota. He married his wife,…

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Eleanor Lang, 89

Eleanore Grace (Locken) Lang, Spokane, Wash.,  passed peacefully on Jan. 13, 2020. She was preceded in death by her parents, Selmer and Selma Locken; husband, Clarence Forrest (Red) Lang; two brothers, Kenneth and Russell; two sisters, Doris Sele and Marilyn Aubertin. She is survived by a sister,  Sandy Martin, and several nephews and nieces,  great-nephews…

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Lancaster knocks down debt on community center

By Anna Jauhola After a profitable year at the municipal liquor store, the Lancaster City Council approved another $10,000 payment toward the debt service on the city’s community center. In its regular meeting on Wednesday, Jan. 8, the council approved transferring $10,000 from the Lancaster Municipal Liquor Store’s checking account to the city’s Community Center…

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DNR permitting delays Hallock Dam project

By Anna Jauhola Bidding on the new Hallock Dam structure and project will not happen likely until this summer. After the overly wet fall, plus flooding, much of the project to replace the Hallock Dam was put on hold. Engineer Jeff Langan, of Houston Engineering in Thief River Falls, visited with the city council at…

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Commission approves sheriff’s office to apply for USDA loan

By Anna Jauhola The Kittson County Sheriff’s Office will be researching the possibility of applying for a low-interest loan for future remodeling of the jail area. Sheriff Mark Wilwant and Deputy Terry Bayne visited with the county commissioners during their first regular meeting of 2020 on Tuesday, Jan. 7 at the courthouse in Hallock. Wilwant…

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‘There’s always common ground between us’

Minn. Millennial Farmer main speaker at Crop Improvement Day By Anna Jauhola Finding common ground can be a challenge, but it’s always there, even between farmers and non-farmers. Zach Johnson, better known as the Minnesota Millennial Farmer, was the main speaker at Kittson County’s Crop Improvement Day in Lancaster on Thursday, Jan. 9. His YouTube…

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Classifieds January 22, 2020

Cook/Cashier Position with flexible hours. Johnson Oil C-Store offers competitive wages, good working conditions. Receive on the job training in the retail and foodservice industry. If interested, please pick up an application at Johnson Oil.      (51tf) HALLOCK HOMES INC. is looking for a responsible person to shovel sidewalks and snowblowing. Snow-blower supplied. Please contact Mike…

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Estate of Ronald G. Cox

Probate No. 34-2020-PR-0002 IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF PEMBINA COUNTY, STATE OF NORTH DAKOTA In the Matter of the Estate of Ronald G. Cox, a/k/a Ronald Cox, Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned have been appointed Personal Representative of the above estate.  All persons having claims against the said deceased…

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Notice to Contractors – Equipment Rental

NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS EQUIPMENT RENTAL Bids Close February 19, 2020 Hallock, MN 56728 Sealed bids will be received until 1:00 P.M. on Wednesday, February 19, 2020 at the Office of the County Administrator of Kittson County, Hallock, Minnesota on behalf of the County Commissioners of Kittson County for the following: County Project No. 35-20-200 Equipment…

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