Grygla Eagle

Beltrami County Commissioner, Tim Sumner, was in Grygla to present the checks to the various organizations. Above, L-R: Wally Bklum and Jean Foss (Con-Con Fund Board Members), Lynn Anderson (accepting on behalf of the Grygla Fire & Rescue), Tim Sumner, Bob Thompson (accepting on behalf of the Grygla Fire & Rescue and also as a Grygla Centennial Committee member), Ray Benson and Ray Hendrickson (Con-Con Fund Board Members).
Written by Kari Sundberg, Eagle Editor Various organizations around Grygla are benefiting greatly, thanks to Beltrami County Con-Con funds. A total of $94,330 was distributed last week by Tim Sumner, Beltrami County Commissioner, along with local members of the board, Wally Byklum, Jean Foss, Ray...
Then and Now
In the top photo, L-R: Tom Bernstein, Gene Lunsetter, Mike Semanko, Terry Ruud, Randy Larson, Randy McMillin and Mike Sistad.
In the lower picture line-up, L-R: Tom Bernstein, Gene Lunsetter, Dan Schulz, Terry Ruud, Randy Larson and Pat Erickson.
Interview by Kendra Jensen, Eagle Intern Although their glory days happened twenty years before I was a thought, even I had heard the stories of the local legends that are The Back Behind the Barn Boys. They ventured out from our small town area to pursue a dream and helped put little Gatzke,...
15 year old Jordynn Johnsrud, of Goodridge, recently had the opportunity to attend SOCAPA in Los Angeles, California. The School of Creative & Performing Arts Camp was held at Occidental College for a week, where she had to audition for the camp in order to go. “There is a whole bunch of groups...
While checking fencing on his property adjacent to the Sem Wildlife Management Area in Marshall County, a local cattle producer near the Grygla area discovered that vandals had damaged a section of fence he shares with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. The name of the property owner is...
Mavis is pictured with Shelley Mueske, who will now be filling some pretty big shoes at the Skime Store. Photo courtesy of the Roseau Times. June 24, 2017
Just shy of turning 83, Mavis Olson stood behind the counter at the Skime Store out in Skime on Tuesday and was counting down the days. If she stands on her tiptoes, she just might be all of five feet, and all she wants is to walk off the job one final time on June 30 with no fanfare. It’s not...
Blake and Brett Rychlock won first place for their age group at the Back to the 50’s car show in Saint Paul June 24th.
Jerry and Holly Rychlock, of rural Grygla, have been attending the MSRA Back to the 50’s Car Show for over 30 years now. Held June 23-25 on the Minnesota State Fairgrounds in Saint Paul, at least 11,000 cars were shown this year! Driving their ’36 Ford 3-Window Coupe to the show, their son, Jeremy...
Local artist, Betsy Saurdiff is lending her inventive abilities this summer to create gorgeous Centennial mugs we can all cherish for years to come.  As many of you already know, Betsy has been the local art teacher for both Goodridge and Grygla High Schools for many years. She stated that her...
Kendra Jensen and Brooke Limesand with their “city” at the State Capitol.
Recently, local area youth were selected to attend the 71st annual Minnesota Girls and Boys State camp in the Twin Cities area from June 11th through the 17th. Among those chosen from the Goodridge/Grygla area were Brooke Limesand, Alaina Monson, Kendra Jensen, Logan Merrill and Clayton Irlbeck....
David Vraa, Adeline Olson, Galen Quam and Danny Holen are pictured in front of the Reiner Town Hall where a picnic was held last week in honor of the three men, who retired after decades of dedicated service to their township in rural Goodridge.
“I would describe these guys as being proactive instead of reactive over the years,” says Adeline Olson, who has been the Pennington County Assessor for the last 37 years. Reiner Township, in rural Goodridge, held a picnic last week in honor of their longtime board members who have each retired...
Bailey Watne was one of the performers at the Relay for Life event.
Grygla’s Relay for Life team, Chix from the Stix, held an entertainment night at the Veterans Gazebo last Wednesday evening. Despite a couple pauses in the show due to rain, the event was a success. The team served a free-will donation supper with funds going towards the fight against cancer!...


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