Area News

Highway 75 is now open north and south of Halstad

BEMIDJI, Minn. – The Minnesota Department of Transportation has opened Highway 75 north and south of Halstad.  Some highways in northwestern Minnesota still remain closed due to flooding, they include:  Highways that remain closed: Highway 1 between border with North Dakota and CR 17, mile post 3 Business Highway 2 Sorlie Bridge in East Grand…

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Museum confirms addition to be built

      By Anna Jauhola As the Kittson County Historical Museum continues to receive donations of historical artifacts, the current space is becoming limited. “We have no room,” said Cindy Adams, museum director, as she addressed the Kittson County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday, April 2. “We are working on putting an addition onto the museum…

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Nonprofits appreciate generosity during the holidays

At this time of year, many receive and give gifts to one another to share in the holiday cheer. But some readers have asked that we list local nonprofit organizations to which they can donate money as well. There are several from which to choose throughout the county. This list is compiled from the IRS…

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Two River Church gets new roof

THE TWO RIVER CHURCH at the Kittson County History Center/Museum in Lake Bronson has new cedar shingles. Alan Olson Roofing, Baudette, finished placing the shingles on Oct. 30. Cindy Adams, museum curator, said the full project cost was $24,000. The museum raised $8,000 toward the project and covered the rest of the cost with donations…

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Energy assistance funding available

Applications for the 2018 – 2019 Energy Assistance Program are being taken by Northwest Community Action. To apply call Northwest Community Action at 1-800-568-5329 and request an application or visit our website at www.northwestcap.org. Northwest Community Action serves households located in Kittson, Lake of the Woods, East Marshall, and Roseau counties. Home visits available for…

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Special tree gets a new home

The tree memorializing Julie Holmquist, who was killed in 1998, was moved to Centennial Park last week in preparation for American Federal Bank’s expansion project. The tree originally stood on the bank’s north lawn. (Enterprise Photo by A. Jauhola) By Anna Jauhola      A Grand Forks company carefully removed and replanted a pine tree dedicated to…

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Forty years and going strong

                         These members of Artists Unlimited showed their work at the 40th Annual Artists Unlimited Art Show held at the old depot on the Kittson County Museum grounds during BronsonFest. Members include (l-r) Marsha Yates, Loreen Hanson, Judy Szklarski, Margaret Anderson, Ann Novacek, Margaret Ehling, (front) Jan Osborn and Bernie Wilebski.                                           (Enterprise Photo by Linda…

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Simon says “No to voter fraud”

                                                                 Secretary of State Steve Simon (right) came to Hallock as part of his fourth 87-county tour since taking office. Simon met with Kittson County Administrator Eric Christensen to discuss any issues the county has for the upcoming election and voting.                                                                  (Enterprise Photo by Margie Holmgren) By Margie Holmgren      Secretary of State Steve Simon…

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