Area Breaking News

Blown water filter closes Hallock pool early for the season

By Anna Jauhola A loud bang startled campers in Gilbert Olson Park Thursday evening in Hallock, prompting a call to the authorities. “Some Canadian campers had called the sheriff’s department about a quarter after 10 and said they heard a loud bang and saw water spraying out of an open area, a vent, at the…

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Bakken requests city to fund street

By Anna Jauhola A local contractor looking to develop the former Hallock Elementary School lot is asking the city to finance and construct a new public road, including utilities. This road will be at the expense of the taxpayers, should the city council approve it, but over time as lots or homes are sold the…

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Long-time pharmacist retires after 60-year career in the valley

Harold Anderson discusses changes, hopes for community By Anna Jauhola Harold Anderson’s signature sense of humor has been a trademark customers have come to rely on when visiting Anderson Pharmacy and Country Collectibles in Hallock. As of late June, Anderson announced his retirement as a pharmacist after serving Hallock and surrounding communities for 54 years.…

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Sand from railroad used in research project on Hampden Township road

INGEMAN TRUCKING, OF KENNEDY, was contracted by the county highway department to load and haul sand to the road site in Hampden Township, northeast of Northcote. Here, Ingeman Trucking loads sand from the piles in Humboldt.                     (Photo submitted) By Anna Jauhola The Kittson County Highway Department is working on a…

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