Nick Wilson is Elected President of the Association of Big Ten Students

The Summer Summit of the Association of Big Ten Students, Nick Wilson, a Junior at the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities and alumnus of Greenbush-Middle River High School, was elected the President of the Association of Big Ten Students--the national student government of the Big Ten. He took office on the floor of the Maryland House of Delegates as the first Minnesotan and youngest person to hold the national presidency. As the chief executive and spokesman of the Big Ten student government, Nick is the voice of over a half million students nationwide while representing over 70,000 Minnesota undergraduates.

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Middle River -- One of the Best 12 Towns in MN to Visit or Live In

The Website “ONLY IN YOUR STATE” ( has researched small towns across America and come up with some suggestions on possible “Ideal Locations” to relocate. Middle River can be proud that they are on this list! Each listing has a photo of the specific area.

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26 Days till Goose Fest!

According to organizers Ali & Jud McDougal: MIDDLE RIVER TOILET RACING: Join the “Movement”! Welcome to one of the two most exciting things you’ll ever see involving an outdoor toilet. Contestants will form teams of two and will race against another team, bracket style, in heats leading up to a, umm...”Blowout” final race. Teams are encouraged to wear plumber-themed costumes and a prize will be awarded for best costume.

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Rep. Fabian Receives Public Service Award from MMUA

On August 18, State Rep. Dan Fabian (R-Roseau) was presented with the Public Service Award from Minnesota Municipal Utilities Association(MMUA). This annual award recognizes federal, state, or local government officials who have demonstrated a commitment to the values and principles supported by MMUA and its member utilities. During the 2015 Legislative Session, Rep. Fabian served as chief House author of several priority bills for MMUA, including net metering reform and requiring a cost-analysis for proposed water quality standards. Fabian serves on both the Job Growth and Energy Affordability Committee and Environment and Natural Resources Committee, where most discussions surrounding utility regulation occur.

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Gators Drop Home Opener

The 2015 season started with a bang, from Mother Nature that is, as the game on Saturday night was postponed due to lightning and was played this past Monday night. The Bagley Flyers came to town for the season opener. The Gators started strong and after a 3 and out by Bagley the boys were in business. They marched the ball down inside the 10 yard line and the wheels fell off the offense. A 15 yard penalty followed by a delay of game and a blocked punt put the Flyers on the attack. Before the Gators knew what hit them they were down by 30 points with the Flyer no huddle offense shining into halftime.

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