Articles from the August 30, 2018 edition

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  • Celebration across the newspaper industry

    Aug 30, 2018

    The day August 29, 2018 brought terrific news for the U.S. newspaper industry. The full effect of the news won't be known for a couple more months, but what we do know is something to be truly grateful for. A paper tariff added in January to Canadian paper used for news print will completely go away in the coming weeks. The tariff was pushed on behalf of a Wall Street hedge fund that owns North Pacific Paper Company (NORPAC) in Washington State. The result was a 40-plus percent increase in the...

  • A landmark is taken down

    Aug 30, 2018

    A landmark in downtown Brooten is no more. By the middle of last week, the walls were opened up and the demolition was well underway for the Nelson Hardware store property in downtown Brooten. The building's demolition was handled by Opatz Excavating of Holdingford. Prior to opening up the building, many weeks' worth of cleaning and clearing took place of the interior, which was full of mold from a rotted roof that fell into disrepair in recent years. Additional information and photos were...

  • Mar-Haven Greens' Folds of Honor golf tournament is Sept. 15

    Aug 30, 2018

    Mar-Haven Greens golf course in Colfax Township invites the public to participate in the upcoming, third annual Folds of Honor golf tournament on Saturday, Sept. 15 at 1 p.m. Mar-Haven Greens, located at 623 Colfax Road N.W., Belgrade, was founded in 2006 and is dedicated to provide recreational golf and activities to all military members, whether they are veterans or active military members as well as their loved ones. Its mission is to "admire and respect our military soldiers and veterans...