Leader Record

  DNR personnel Gary Heoft, the DNR Manager, and Rita Albrecht, Regional Director, NW Region, were on the agenda to complete their request for County support to purchase the Bert's Cabins property. Clearwater County Board of Commissioners met on August 14, 2018.  “We are excited for the owners to...
 Lewis Family of Shevlin, was the 2018 Beltrami County Farm Family. Presenting the award was Richard Anderson to Cindy and Tim Lewis. - Submitted photo by Eleanor Hall
The Lewis Family Farm started when Roger Lewis purchased 40 acres at the age of 14. In 1958, Roger bought a neighboring farm. This is where Roger and his wife, Mary, raised chickens, pigs, sheep, and dairy cows. In 1990, Tim (Roger’s son) took over the dairy operation along with his wife Cindy and...
Carl Dugstad is the new principal at the Clearbrook-Gonvick School.
Carl Dugstad is settling in as the new principal at the Clearbrook-Gonvick School. He is excited for this year to begin. It is his 12th year in education. The previous principal Jeff Burgess had most of the things ready for the next school year. The master plan for the students schedule is done so...
Members of the Clearbrook Deport restoration committee worked hard to get the facility ready for the picnic that was held.  Jill S. William-Flateland was the special speaker for the day. She is the author of three books about the Soo Line. She lived with her family  in the depot in Clearbrook when...
Representatives from the five organizations that  recently completed a two year intensive training program called Vital Non-profits.
18 Five area organizations recently completed a two year intensive training program called Vital Nonprofits. The mission of Vital Nonprofits is to invest and build the long term sustainability of the region’s nonprofit organizations through targeted and intensive training, assessment, technical...
The 4-H Fashion Revue was part of the Clearwater County Fair. Champions in Grades 9 and up were Tessa Tramm with the Constructed Clothing, the long dress and MacKenzie Dahl in the short outfit with the Purchased Clothing class. Helpers for the evening were Hayden Hood on the left and Micah Tramm on the right.
Another successful year at the Clearwater County Fair.
Northwest Minnesota District DNR Manager Gary Heoft and resort owners Pat and Dave Evenwoll, seek County Board approval to purchase Bert’s Cabins resort as part of Itasca State Park. “There are  12 cabins which would remain available in the park,” the Manager pointed out. From left to right: Bert’s Cabins resort owners Dave and Pat Evenwoll, DNR associate Cheryl Kelley-Dobie and DNR NW District Manager Gary Heoft.
  The Clearwater County Board of Commissioners met on July 31, 2018, first hearing from Gary Heoft, the DNR Manager for the Northwest corner of the State for the past 38 years.  “One region included in the district is Itasca State Park. We have a potential opportunity for the purchase of Bert's...
James “Jim” Cairns and  Crystal Schmitz were honored at the Clearwater County Fair last Saturday morning. They were named the County Outstanding Citizens this year. Standing are the Committee Co-chairpersons Dee Strandlien and Al Paulson.
Two people were honored at the Clearwater County Fair last Saturday morning. These two names will be entered into the State Outstanding Senior Citizen award competition. They will be recognized for their service at the award ceremony at the State Fairgrounds on Senior Day August 21, 2018.  The two...
Last years Open Class Flowers with Sue Sandland and Peggy Arlaud at the Clearwater County Fair.
On August 1st through the 5th, Clearwater County will be putting on their 112th Annual Fair in Bagley, MN. There is free gate entry and lots of fun and food to be shared with friends and family.  Starting on Wednesday, August 1, there will be an Armband Night where you can buy an armband for $20.00...
Down it goes... The Bagley Mercantile and Dave’s Stereo Shop went down  after over 120 years of serving customers in the area.
Bagley Mercantile, Hardware Hank has been a business in Bagley since 1908.  It was one of the first businesses in Bagley when it was built by Ole Lee in 1898. Bagley Mercantile has been in the Lee family for 3 generations and is now under new ownership as Dave Lee has decided to retire.  Recently...


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