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Belly’s provide frozen pizza to Kittson County and beyond

   Belly’s Take-N-Bake Pizza, Thief River Falls, Minn., is owned by Bill Johnson (left) and his sister Kelly Magner (not pictured). Kelly takes care of bookwork and advertising while Bill works at the store. Working with Bill on this occasion is his son, Will. Bill’s other children, Kaleb, and Shamirae, along with other part-time employees…

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Kent Limousin – Continuing Strong to a Third Generation

    Danika Kent (center) is a third generation owner of Kent Limousin. Beside her are her father, Terry Kent and grandfather, Ronald Hanson, who have both been owners of the business and are willing to help out with the cows.      (Photo by Linda Andersen) By Linda Andersen Reprinted with permission from North Country Beef Producer,…

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Reality Show Becomes a Life Changing Experience for Nathan and Tori

                                                                                    Tori Allen and Nathan Younggren discuss their life changing experience on “Allt för Sverige,” a Swedish reality show.              (Photo by Linda Andersen) By Linda Andersen      Getting interviewed for newspaper articles is getting to be old hat for Nathan Younggren and Victoria (Tori) Allen since meeting and falling in love on the…

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Celebrate Hallock 135th reunion dates set – June 14-17, 2018

Make plans to come back to Hallock next summer and help us celebrate 135 years, June 14-17, 2018. No firm event plans have been set yet but there will be a mix of the usual events and some fun, new activities to keep you busy all four days. The reunion committee is looking for interested…

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Prior Electric opens location in Hallock

     Prior Electric recently opened in Hallock, Minn. Amy and Brad Bassingthwaite, Roseau, Minn., are the owners of this appliance sales and repair business and are pictured here with their daughter Emma.                                                                                 (Photo Submitted) By Margie Holmgren What started out as a bookkeeping job has ended up in ownership of not one but two…

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Tom Weleske surprised with WDAY Honor Flight trip by family

    Tom Weleske, Hallock, Minn., gets interviewed by WDAY anchor and producer, Amy Unrau, who also happens to be his granddaughter, while on the WDAY Honor Flight. Unrau and other family members surprised Tom with the trip for his birthday earlier this year. (Photo courtesy of Amy Unrau) By Linda Andersen WDAY anchor and producer…

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Pilot Maurice Sugden receives Wright Brothers Master Pilot Award

    Maurice Sugden, Hallock, Minn., holds the Wright Brothers Master Pilot Award and his certificate for over 50 years of flying accident free given to him Nov. 21. Sugden is standing next to his Piper PA12 Super Cruiser. (Photo courtesy of Megan Sugden Photography) By Margie Holmgren George Maurice Sugden, Hallock, Minn., was honored with…

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Blue Sky Signs: A Hobby that Became a Business

     Mary Olson, Hallock, Minn., showing and selling her work at the annual craft show in Roseau, Minn. this past weekend. Olson has turned her hobby into a business – Blue Sky Signs.                                                  (Enterprise Photo by Linda Andersen) By Linda Andersen “I like to be busy,” says Hallock resident Mary Olson as…

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Russell Lileks: Living Life to the Full

Russell Lileks shows off his bookshelf whichholds his albums that detail the history of Thief River Falls. Note the Kittson County sign in the background! By Linda Andersen “Make yourself at home,” a pleasant, smiling Russell Lileks tells the newspaper interviewer. He is eager to share about his life as we sit down in the…

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