Area Breaking News

Meet new Veterans Service Officer Wayne Jacobson

Wayne Jacobson, new veterans service officer for Kittson County is pictured in his Karlstad home with wife, Corienne. Corienne is well-known in the area as a pianist for church functions.      (Enterprise Photo by Linda Andersen) By Linda Andersen      “I felt I could help the veterans of Kittson County,” said new Kittson County Veterans Service Officer,…

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A visit to Story Hour

Pastor Marge Landwehr, pastor at the First Presbyterian Church, Hallock, volunteers to read at the Hallock Public Library Story Hour. She loves getting to know the kids and has been volunteering for about two years.                     (Enterprise Photo by Linda Andersen) By Linda Andersen       A visit to a Tuesday morning story hour at the Hallock Public…

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Kittson County residents offer input on Farm Bill

A Farm Bill Meeting was held June 11 in Hallock with (l-r) Carson Ouellette, LeRoy Stump and Paul Sunde represented Senator Tina Smith.    (Enterprise Photo by Linda Andersen) By Linda Andersen      “The farm bill touches every aspect of life in Minnesota … I need your help to build a farm bill that makes sense for…

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Baryth Halvorson to retire June 29

By Linda Andersen      “What I really like is meeting new people and getting to know a little about them … The people in Kittson County have all been so very nice,” responded the pleasant UPS delivery driver, Baryth Halvorson, when asked what she’s most enjoyed about her job.      She’s had an advantage over a few…

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Scot Olson: Focusing on the Safety of Kittson County

Scot Olson is the new Emergency Services Manager for Kittson County. Olson replaces Barb O’Hara who recently retired. (Enterprise Photo by Linda Andersen) ­­­­­By Linda Andersen      “The whole focus is the safety of our community and county,” said Scot Olson, new emergency management officer and environmental services director for Kittson County.      He said his new…

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Veteran Tom Hughes honored on Memorial Day May 28

  (Left) Tom Hughes (center) was honored at Memorial Day services in Hallock, Minn., May 29. Hughes received a decorative box that held the medals he received while serving during World War II. Presenting Hughes the medals were (left) soon to be retired, Kittson County Veterans Service Officer Robert Cameron and Cameron’s replacement, Wayne Jacobson.   …

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Austin Flowers to become Farm Town Floral

                                                                  Mandi Samuelson will take over the Austin Flower’s business June 4. The store will be closed May 28-June 2 to prepare for the change to Farm Town Floral. (Enterprise Photo by Linda Andersen) By Linda Andersen      “Dawn Austin (Austin Flowers) has established a great business, and with Dawn and…

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Dr. Jana’s Chiropractic & Wellness now in Hallock

                                                                        Dr. Jana’s Chiropractic and Wellness  has opened in Hallock and will offer Massage therapy as well as chiropractic services. Serving Hallock will be (l-r) Lisa Sang, Dr. Jana Riley-Kraulik and Carol Riley.             (Photo submitted) By Linda Andersen      “Chiropractic is one of the most amazing discoveries to help the body heal naturally before depending…

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