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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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‘I’m really thankful’

Perez relates experience navigating Harvard By Anna Jauhola When Dani Perez made her final decision to attend Harvard University and navigated through her first year, she realized she wasn’t prepared for the nuances of elite campus life. The 2017 Kittson Central graduate discovered Harvard’s First-Year Retreat and Experience program, or FYRE, last spring. Thinking of…

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A heart to serve others

Turnwall family continues Christmas dinner tradition By Anna Jauhola KARLSTAD – Carolyn and Hollis Turnwall are dedicated to serving others. It has been the foundation of their business, Karlstad Korner, and the reason they have served a Christmas Day dinner for the last 18 years, free of charge. “It always makes my heart happy to…

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Reading Challenge success!

By Anna Jauhola All 50 of Kittson Central’s fourth, fifth and sixth graders finished the annual Reading Challenge this fall. Their reward for completing the challenge was a visit to Northern Air Family Fun Center in Grand Forks. The group hopped on two buses the morning of Thursday, Dec. 19. They had full access for…

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First winter storm drops 2 inches of snow, unwanted precip

By Anna Jauhola After the first winter storm of the season rolled through the area, Kittson County is left with extra moisture it didn’t need and with nowhere for it to go. According to the National Weather Service in Grand Forks, the storm dropped 2 inches of snow in the Hallock area. However, that snow…

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