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Minnesota Governor's opener coming to McGregor in 2016

Ukura's Big Dollar wins Super "Bowl"

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Seeking help with the future of cemetery

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TZD announces "It can Wait" campaign

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Memorial Day observations in our area
Voyageur Press.•May 19, 2015
 

There will again be a number of Memorial Day celebrations in and around the Voyageur Press circulation area. From McGregor to Cromwell and Floodwood to Meadowlands and Cotton—local VFW posts will honor those who died in active military service. Memorial Day is officially observed on the last Monday in May which is the 25th.

McGregor VFW Larson-Deneen Post 2747 and Dale Wayrynen Amercian Legion Post 23 and Auxiliaries will host a program at 10:00 a.m. at the McGregor High School Auditorium. The event will feature guest speaker Marshall Harris, music by the McGregor High School Band and McGregor Community Choir and a cemetery service at 11:15 a.m. at Union Woodland Cemetery.

Floodwood VFW Korhonen-Hokkanen Post 8299 and American Legion Auxiliary 502 will host several services beginning in Wright at 8:00 a.m. and ending at Van Buren Cemetary at 12:00 (noon). Lunch will be served at the Event Center in Floodwood ...

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Acceptance speech: Lisa Kruse graciously accepted the challenge of hosting the 2016 Minnesota Governor’s Fishing Opener at Fortune Bay Resort Casino on Saturday, May 9.
Recent Features

Ukura's Big Dollar wins Super "Bowl"

Promposals

Seeking help with the future of cemetery

Wood fired

Options to deal with predatory wolves limited

TZD announces "It can Wait" campaign

What happen to Librarians?

A barrel of fun to honor Florian Chmielewski

A renewed trust in animal health and nutrition

Father/Daughter ball held in Floodwood

Minnesota Governor’s opener coming to McGregor in 2016
Voyageur Press.•May 12, 2015
 

LAKE VERMILLION, Minn. —It was announced at the conclusion of this year’s Minnesota Governor’s Fishing Opener held at Fortune Bay Resort Casino on Lake Vermillion near Tower, Minnesota that the next opener will be on Big Sandy Lake near McGregor. The McGregor Area, with Big Sandy Lodge serving as headquarters, will host the event to be held May 12-14, 2016. This will be the first time in the history of the Governor’s Fishing Opener that the event will be held here.

Explore Minnesota, the state’s tourism promotion office, organizes this event each year in coordination with a host community. “The McGregor and Big Sandy Lake area is a premier Minnesota travel destination,” said John Edman, director of Explore Minnesota. “The Minnesota Governor’s Fishing Opener will help even more travelers discover the natural beauty and charm of this northern Minnesota community.”

The McGregor area, which includes Big Sandy Lake, Lake Minnewawa and a number of smaller lakes, prides itself on “celebrating small town pride with big town heart.” The area is known for its natural attractions and outdoor recreation opportunities, including Savanna Portage State Park, Rice Lake National Wildlife Refuge, Army Corps ...

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McGregor City Champions: Ukura's Big Dollar
Recent Features

Promposals

Seeking help with the future of cemetery

Wood fired

Options to deal with predatory wolves limited

TZD announces "It can Wait" campaign

What happen to Librarians?

A barrel of fun to honor Florian Chmielewski

A renewed trust in animal health and nutrition

Father/Daughter ball held in Floodwood

Regional recovery

Ukura’s Big Dollar wins Super “Bowl”
Voyageur Press.•May 5, 2015
 

McGREGOR, Minn. — The bowling season at McGregor Lanes is officially over. The 7th annual McGregor City Bowling Championships or Super “Bowl” was held on Wednesday, April 29 featuring the top teams from Monday night (Ukura’s Big Dollar), Wednesday night (Mark’s Bar) and Thursday night (Morris-Morris).

Ukura’s Big Dollar team members Bruce Blomberg, Tony Carr, Hope Sorensen, Zerek Marsyla and Christi Williams set the tone for the evening capturing 8-of-9 points in the first match versus Mark’s Bar and never looked back. They would secure a total of 22 points. Mark’s Bar came away with 15 points and a second place finish, while Morris-Morris placed third with 13 points.

Lead off and captain of Ukura’s Big Dollar, Bruce Blomberg had a terrific evening winning his matches over Bruce Miller (228-217) and Terry Hensel (198-172). After an open frame late in the contest with Terry, Bruce felt a little pressure toward the end of the game. “If I don’t win this, I will never hear the end of it,” said Bruce, who ...

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