Area News

Skjeberg church construction behind, but interior donations are pouring in

Construction on SKJEBERG LUTHERAN CHURCH in Teien Township in Kittson County is going well, but slightly behind schedule. Workers with Presteng Construction, Grafton, have been out in the cold to enclose the building to be able to work on the inside. No definite completion date has been set.                      (Enterprise photo by Anna…

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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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Board discusses, tables decision on giving to Bemidji veterans home project

By Anna Jauhola Kittson County Commissioners discussed, but took no action on, contributing money toward a new state veterans home in Bemidji during their regular meeting Monday, Nov. 5. In October, Scotty Allison, veteran services officer in Beltrami County, presented an update on the impending veterans home to be built in Bemidji, which would serve…

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KC Museum to celebrate 45th anniversary

The Kittson County Historical Center/Museum will celebrate its 45th anniversary this week with open house hours from 1 to 4 p.m. on Nov. 14, 15 and 16. Kittson County has always had a rich history and early businessmen recognized the need for a historical society. According to the history book “Lake Bronson: The First Hundred…

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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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Tip leads to more searching for Becky Jo Look

Volunteers slowly made their way through a clearing in dense woodland Saturday searching  for clues in the Becky Jo Look case.        (Enterprise Photo by Anna Jauhola) By Anna Jauhola Volunteers gathered at a rural Halma property Saturday to search a wooded area after the Kittson County Sheriff’s Department received a tip last week regarding the…

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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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