Leader Record

Robin Proffit’s summer turns into craft time.
  The coronavirus pandemic changed Robin Proffit’s summer plans. The job she loves, providing meals for the kids at Clearbrook-Gonvick School, was on hold. She also planned to spend at least part of her summer managing Kloster Park, Clearbrook’s location for summer recreation programs for kids. But...
  The Clearwater County Board of Commissioners met on August 18, 2020 for the Unorganized 143-36 Township Board Meeting, and the regular meeting of the Board.  Unorganized 143-36 Township Board Meeting was called to order by Chairperson Dean Newland. All commissioners were present. The last meeting...
  Clearbrook-Gonvick School staff continue to plan and prepare for the return of students to their regular classes for the start of the school year. Superintendent Jeff Burgess provided updates to the school board members at the regular meeting held on Monday, August 17th. “The safety team met...
  The Clearbrook City Council met on Monday, August 10th. This regular monthly meeting was held in the Community Room to allow for social distancing. Among other business, the council approved several building permits and were updated on upcoming construction projects. Jason and Kristen Lieving...
  The Clearwater County Board of Commissioners met on August 11, 2020 to hear reports from the engineer, Cares funding, sheriff''s department, and auditor-treasurer.   Dan Sauvé, County Engineer, discussed the upcoming City of Clearbrook streets, water, and sewer project. "This is a more than $7...
The Forward Foundation gave $2,000 to FHL (left to right): Hailey Rhen, Invest Forward employee and Forward Foundation volunteer, FHL Academy representatives Vanessa Jodock, Shannon Johnson and Tim Ho
Bagley, MN – The Forward Foundation is pleased to announce a donation of $2,000 was recently presented to the FHL Academy (Faith•Hope•Love). The donation will help the organization expand the sports curriculum offered to students. Located in Bagley, MN, FHL Academy is an interdenominational...
At a special meeting on August 3rd, the Clearbrook-Gonvick School Board voted to open school in the fall with students attending in-person Monday through Friday. This decision for “Plan A” was based on state guidelines and the recommendations of the school’s safety committee. County health staff...
Travis, Tracy, Alex and Logan Carlson on their Century Farm.
Salve (Fosslid) Karlsson's journey from Norway into the United States started in June 1892, when they entered at the Port of Entry at Niche, ND and finally came up the Red River to Fishers’ Landing near Fisher, MN. When the Johnson Township, Polk County area was opened for Homesteading in 1896,...
  The Clearwater County Board of Commissioners met on July 21, 2020.  Funding for Local Governments: Mary Thompson, Operations Director from the Headwaters Regional Development Commission (HRDC) in Bemidji, explained the funding available for local governments to create a program, identify...
  The July meeting of the Clearbrook-Gonvick School Board took place on Monday, July 20th. The Zoom platform was used to enable social distancing. Planning for the upcoming school year was a major topic of discussion at the meeting. Superintendent Jeff Burgess described the planning process the...


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