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Hallock Mainstreet Committee holds branding meeting

  By Margie Holmgren      Hallock Mainstreet Committee gathered interested citizens at the Bean and Brush Thursday, April 12 to discuss branding. When you hear branding you may think of the branding of cows which identified the animals to their owners and to other owners.      According to Wikipedia, a brand is a name, term, design, symbol, or…

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Two new employees at Kittson County Highway Department

Lynette Steyn (left) and Michelle Reese are Kittson County Highway Department engineering technicians. They replaced Dan Hoglin and Dennis Anderson last spring and discuss their work on the highway department. (Enterprise Photo by Margie Holmgren) By Linda Andersen      Two new faces appeared at the Kittson County Highway Department (and at sites of road construction and…

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Lohstreter leaving a position he loves

Dr. Thomas Lohstreter will officially be leaving Kittson Memorial Healthcare Center, Hallock, Minn., May 1, 2018. Lohstreter has been with the local facility since By Linda Andersen      “I’ve been blessed with a job that I really love,” says Kittson County’s only full-time physician, Dr. Thomas Lohstreter, who has resigned from his position at Kittson Memorial…

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Barbara O’Hara to retire after thirty-nine years

      Barb O’Hara, Kittson County Emergency Management Director, points to a map which details disasters in Minnesota. She reports that Kittson County had 35 disasters between 1965 and 2013, with the majority of them involving flooding along the Red River.                                        (Enterprise Photo by Linda Andersen) By Linda Andersen…

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Going Home: Catholic pilgrimage is a life changing experience

Kittson County residents were part of a group from the Catholic Diocese of Crookston who made a pilgrimage to Israel for a life-changing experience. Making the trip were (back l-r)  Hugh Hunt, Keith Urbaniak, Dylan Kent, Mike Wavra, Cindy Wavra, Father Vasek, VeAnn Green, Mary Dziengel, Chuck Dziengel, Steve Paveck, Linda Paveck, Ron Vasek, Bruce…

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Introducing Kate Johnson and Bean & Brush

Kate Johnson, owner of Bean and Brush, a creative coffee shop recently opened in the old “Gillie Jewelry Store” building. Johnson provides delicious coffee along with baked goods and a single lunch special. (Enterprise Photo) By Linda Andersen      “Surreal, exciting, scary,” are words Kate Johnson used to describe her feelings on Tuesday, Feb. 20, just…

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Meet Lancaster’s newest teachers

                                                                           Mallory Bernstrom                              Becky Johnson By Linda Andersen      Two teachers have joined the faculty of the Lancaster Public School during the 2017–2018 school year. Mallory Bernstrom started teaching kindergarten on Nov. 10th. Becky Johnson began conducting 7th-12th grade math classes on Feb. 12th. Read on to learn a bit about more about…

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Moore picture makes national calendar

                       (Left) THE 2018 THRIVENT FINANCIAL calendar features this photo for February by local resident Kelsey Moore. The caption reads “… hugging and kissing the frosted glass.” “My daughter quickly learned frozen windows could ease her teething pains. She spent most of her visit at my sisters house hugging and kissing…

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Making Old Things New Again

                                                      John, Laura and Ginger LeDoux, Lancaster, Minn., along with a couple of their pets, sit on an 1880’s German couch, which John and Ginger have reupholstered.   (Enterprise Photo by Linda Andersen) By Linda Andersen      Do you know who is responsible for the attractive booths and other upholstery at the Caribou Grill in Hallock,…

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