The Commencement Ceremony for the Badger High School graduating seniors was much different this year due to the Covid 19 pandemic, but the excitement and comradery was displayed by these classmates as they look forward to a positive future. S
Diane Wappula rang the Middle River bell on Thursday, May 14th, to commemorate making her 1,000th mask- a victory indeed!!! Diane has been sewing masks as part of the Northwest Minnesota Mask Task Force. The members of the task force have been making and donating masks within our communities and all over Northwest Minnesota. She would like to thank everyone who has donated fabric and other supplies to make this possible for our community!
The public was invited to pick up a lunch to go at the Middle River Legacy Center put on by the Flying V Cancer Fighters. The to-go meal of brats, baked potato, beans, coleslaw. and bars were packaged and delivered to vehicles following the social distancing guidelines.
H & H Coating of Devils Lake began working on the Middle River Water Tower last week. A lot of equipment was moved in to work on this project and this looks like a normal, peaceful shot of the tower waiting for work to begin but........ ....take a closer look. There are already two workers at the base of the tower in hoist buckets!
Savvy Obsessed Sisters, Heidi Garry and Heather Armstrong were officially welcomed as a new business to Middle River by the Middle River Community Club. Tom Super, membership chair, presented them with a framed merchant buck and a Middle River History Book. The sisters have opened a unique gift shop in the original creamery building along Highway 32 and have enjoyed a lively business this spring even with the social distancing. They are presently doing live videos and curbside pickup as well as delivery until the lockdown is over. “Then our doors will be wide open!” said Heidi. Stop by and check out all the updates and improvements being made to the beautiful old Middle River Creamery!