Badger, MN

Middle River Legacy Center Meeting Scheduled for Wednesday

A public hearing focusing on the future of the Middle River Legacy Center is scheduled for Wednesday night. Organizers say the purpose of the meeting is to gain input from city taxpayers and area residents on the goal of keeping the doors open to the Legacy Center. There will be a presentation on projects and events that have contributed to the building so far, as well as the current financial burdens. The City Council is looking for feedback with constructive ideas on how they should proceed with the decision making process on the Center’s future.
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Vern Lysford

Vern Lysford, 61, of Oslo, MN, passed away on Friday morning, June 24, 2022, after a 10-year battle with metastatic Melanoma that he faced with grace, dignity, and his UNIQUE sense of humor. Vernon M. Lysford was born on September 29, 1960 in Karlstad, MN, the third of five children...
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Brittany Kay Rasmussen – Obit

Brittany Kay Rasmussen, 27, of Grafton, ND, formerly of Thief River Falls, MN, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, June 20, 2022 in Thief River Falls. Private Funeral Services will be held at 5:00 PM on Tuesday, June 28, 2022 at Johnson Funeral Service in Thief River Falls, MN, with Father Rick Lambert presiding. Private burial will follow at Riverside Cemetery in Middle River, MN.

Gary Anderson, 76

Gary Anderson, 76, of Halma, Minn., passed away on June 18, 2022, at Kittson Memorial Healthcare Center in Hallock, Minn. GaryLee Kenneth Anderson was born Jan. 4, 1946, the son of Ernest and Nora (Elerickson) Anderson. Gary grew up in Halma and attended school there. He worked at the Larry Bogestad Farm for many years and for the past 29 years Gary worked for Davidson Construction. He retired in Halma and enjoyed classic cars and the outdoors.

Nuisance-Bear Complaints, and Abandoned Baby Fawns Reported by TRF Conservation Officer

Conservation Officer Jeremy Woinarowicz, of Thief River Falls last week responded to two nuisance-bear complaints, and took calls on allegedly abandoned baby fawns. Woinarowicz reports enforcement action was taken for ATV registration, watercraft registration, and bilge plug violations. Meanwhile, Conservation Officer Demosthenes Regas, of Blackduck South spent time handling assorted...