Area Breaking News

Gullander’s Hardware to celebrate 125 years

By Anna Jauhola For the last 125 years, Gullander’s Hardware has been a standard fixture in Hallock. Owner Tim Gustafson hopes it continues to be a family-owned business for many years to come. Tim is the fourth generation to own Gullander’s Hardware. His son, Guy, is now the fifth generation to work in the business.…

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Holms discover canoe bound for Hudson Bay

WHILE PICKING UP FLOOD DEBRIS ALONG THE RED RIVER, Andrew Holm and Dawn Holm (pictured at right) found a tiny canoe with a message laquered inside. It reads, “Congratulations! You discovered a canoe launched by the 4th grade students from Fisher, MN with a dream to reach Hudson Bay via the Red River and its…

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‘We’re stuck to Hallock’

Expansion opens new markets for Revelation Ale Works By Anna Jauhola Through the last year, Hallock’s own microbrewery has been growing way faster than its owners ever imagined. When supply simply couldn’t keep up with demand, brothers Josh and Ryan Evenson, along with their wives, made the decision to expand Revelation Ale Works’ brewery sooner…

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Kittson County graduates pursing dreams through college, workforce

        Keaton Hultgren                                   Alayna Peterson                            Travis Rich By Anna Jauhola As senior students at Kittson County schools prepare for graduation, and with college tuition continually on the rise, each one has very different plans. Some will attend four-year colleges, others will attend two-year tech or trade schools, while still others will…

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Students make syrup as a springtime diversion

By Anna Jauhola Shiny tin buckets adorn the neighborhood north of Kittson Central School in Hallock. They almost blend into the surroundings if you’re not looking for them. But these buckets have been hanging from spouts on maple trees since mid-March. Through the industrial technology class at Kittson Central, students tapped trees again this year…

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