Skjeberg church construction behind, but interior donations are pouring in

Construction on SKJEBERG LUTHERAN CHURCH in Teien Township in Kittson County is going well, but slightly behind schedule. Workers with Presteng Construction, Grafton, have been out in the cold to enclose the building to be able to work on the inside. No definite completion date has been set.                      (Enterprise photo by Anna…

Read More

Moris Webster, 90

Moris Webster, 90, St. Vincent, Minn., passed away at Altru Hospital in Grand Forks on Sunday, Nov. 25, 2018. Moris W. Webster was born April 4, 1928, in Hallock, Minn., to William and Clara Webster. Brother Rodney joined the family in 1931 and sister, Virginia in 1935. The family resided on a farm at St.…

Read More

Dennis Collins, 83

Dennis Irving Collins passed away on Nov. 23, 2018, after suffering complications from a stroke. He was born in St. Paul, Minn., on Dec. 8, 1934. After graduating from Lake Bronson High School in 1953, he served in Korea with the Army from 1954-56. Upon returning to the States, Dennis attended the Minnesota School of…

Read More

Auldon Eugene Johnson, 86

Auldon Eugene Johnson, 86, Oak Park Heights, Minn., passed away peacefully while surrounded by family on Nov. 22, 2018. Auldon was born on May 1, 1932, in Minneapolis, Minn. Auldon was raised on a farm in Hallock, Minn. He graduated from Hallock High School where he participated in football, basketball, track, baseball, choir, and band.…

Read More

Dr. ElRay Fertig, 83

Dr. ElRay Fertig (Ray) died peacefully at the Homestead Care Center on Nov. 16, 2018, in Anoka, Minn., at the age of 83. Ray’s loving spirit lives on in his wife and lifelong partner, VerDell; children, Andrea (Scott) McMillan; Jeffrey (Melissa) Fertig; Matthew (Michele) Fertig; grandchildren Tayler, Lauren and Dante; sister Audrey (Tony) Roettger; sisters-in-law,…

Read More

Annual museum meeting reports successful fundraising for 2018

Cindy Adams, director at the Kittson County History Center/Museum, shares a rendering of what an addition to the museum could look like with Julie Lindegard, Karen Sele and Deb Cederholm during an open house Friday, Nov. 16 to celebrate the museum’s 45th year. (Enterprise Photo by Anna Jauhola) By Anna Jauhola Although the Kittson County…

Read More

Lancaster School Board Proceedings

LANCASTER SCHOOL BOARD PROCEEDINGS The Lancaster School Board met in regular session on Thursday, November 8, 2018, at 7:00 p.m. in the district office.  The following members were present: Diamond, Hanson, Jerome, Nelson and Nordin.  Also present were Supt. Hunstad, Teacher Rep. Krystal Peterson and Mendy Coffield. Chairperson Diamond called the meeting to order and…

Read More

Kathy R. Levenhagen, 61

Kathy R. Levenhagen, 61, of Lancaster, Minn., passed away unexpectedly at her home on Nov. 9, 2018. Kathy was the daughter of the late Alvin and Hazel (Steedley) Anderson. She grew up and attended school in Lancaster and after graduation went on to Northland in Thief River Falls, Minn., for early childhood education. Kathy was…

Read More

Bearcats football team finishes season strong

Trent Peterson had four catches for 142 yards and two touchdowns in the Bearcats Section 8 Championship game. The Bearcats fought hard against Stephen-Argyle Storm but fell short, 20-27, of advancing in the playoffs. (Photo Courtesy of Sheila Billings) Travis Rich, KCC Bearcat Senior, carried the ball 10 times for 46 yards. The Bearcats, who…

Read More