Cindy and Dudley Wishard were named the 2022 Clearwater County Emerging Leaders at the fair last weekend. They are shown with two of their children August and Ellie.
Dudley and Cindy Wishard of Clearbrook are the new Clearwater County Emerging Leaders. They were named at a special meeting at the Peterson Pavilion at the Clearwater County Fair on Friday, August 8.
Fifty years of working with wild rice and potatoes from left to right: Paul Imle, John Gunvalson, Jim Gunvalson and Ken Gunvalson. They are in front of one of the newest machines that they have on the farm.
Two young men met in Grand Rapids. John Gunvalson, a University of MN Crookston student and Paul Imle, a graduate of the University of MN, Twin Cities in plant pathology.
It is that time again for the Gonvick Lions Rodeo. It has been 32 years of rodeo fun in Gonvick on the grounds just off of Highway 92.
July 7th-10th a Traveling Vietnam Veterans Wall will be set up in Gonvick and will be hosted at the Fire Hall, on the north side of town. There is no admission fee to visit. 
Photo courtesy of Logan LeClair, Veterans Service Officer for Clearwater County
The Traveling Vietnam Veterans Wall will be in Gonvick July 7th – 10th to honor our local Vietnam Veterans.
 Cindy and Dudley Wishard were named the 2022 Clearwater County Emerging Leaders at the fair last weekend. They are shown with two of their children August and Ellie.
Fifty years of working with wild rice and potatoes from left to right: Paul Imle, John Gunvalson, Jim Gunvalson and Ken Gunvalson. They are in front of one of the newest machines that they have on the farm.
“Kindem Kiddos”  day care in Gonvick with Alison Kindem. Back row (l to r) Hendrick, Wren, Allison with Nolyn, Julie. Front row ( l to r) Colt, Vivian, Ryder, Vaida
July 7th-10th a Traveling Vietnam Veterans Wall will be set up in Gonvick and will be hosted at the Fire Hall, on the north side of town. There is no admission fee to visit. 
Photo courtesy of Logan LeClair, Veterans Service Officer for Clearwater County
The riders were lined up and ready to go in front of Vernes Lutheran Church and along County Highway 5 north of McIntosh.
Years ago, Rupert Syverson called his neighbors to go on an ATV trail ride. What started out as a small group of friends taking a short ride around the area has become the community ride it is now. After Rupert passed away, his nephew, Leslie Finseth, continued the tradition and as time passed the...
Car Show winners at the Gonvick Pumpkin Day and Car Show who took home 100 dollars each. The winners are selected by votes from each car show participant. Winners from last weekend were from left to right: Steve Fjerstad, Fosston; Angie and Gary Coan, Bemidji; Rick Myrum, Pengilly; Randy Ridlon, Solway and not pictured, Owen Shegrud, Bagley who had to go to attend a wedding before the awards were announced.
Five car  show winners received $100 each from the Gonvick Diamond Jubilee Committee during Pumpkin Day in Gonvick. No entry fee was required for the 75 cars that were entered in the show. Winners were selected by show participants each getting  five cars to vote for. Winners were Steve Fjerstgad...
Pumpkin weigh off winners at the Gonvick Pumpkin Day activities were from left to right in the front row; Ray and Monique Norman, Anne Bergh, Leo and Jack Nordlund, Bryson Fiedler and the winner a second year in a row Wade Klema. Back row: Frank Bergh, Wayne Bergh and Lori Bahr, Jesse Eck, Blake Prestemon, Tucker Johnson, Bob Edevold, JJ Solberg and Charlie Bergh.
The full day started out with the craft and flea market people coming in to set up their wares. Kandi's Kitchen was open at 6:30 in the morning. Cars started coming into town for registration at 9:00 am. There were 75 cars lined up on Main Street in Gonvick on Saturday, September 25. Clearwater...

Obituaries

On Tuesday, July 26, 2022, Bryan Jacobson, loving son, husband, father and devoted friend, passed away at the age of 49 in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area. Bryan was born on January 15, 1973, in...
Harris Bartz, age 73, formerly of McIntosh, MN, passed away on Sunday, July 24th, at the VA Medical Center in Buffalo, NY after a brief illness. A memorial graveside service will be held at 11:00 a.m...
Ronald Nyland, age 87, of rural Gully, MN, passed away on Wednesday, December 1st, 2021. A gathering of family and friends will be at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, August 20th, at the Ronald Nyland Farm,...

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