Leader Record

Nicholas "Nic" Arneson
By Karen Edelbach Nicholas "Nic" Arneson says he really appreciates the sense of community he feels working in Clearwater County.  "I like looking over from the courthouse at the kids on the play ground at the school. It reminds me that there are happy kids," says the Assistant County Attorney,...
  SWCD Chester Powell and Briel Prokosch, Program Technicians brought an update to the Board regarding the recent designation that Lake Lomond contains Zebra Mussels, an Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS).  "We will be increasing the inspection hours on the AIS expenses. Options of some form of...
  The Clearbrook City council held its regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, November 12th. Police Chief Dan Gazelka led off the meeting with his report. He shared information on a new vehicle he is looking at purchasing for the department. A 2019 Dodge Ram pickup is available for a cost of $26,432....

Tracy Imle and Lyn Schroeder exchange roles on the board of the Clearwater Christmas Project.  They are holding toys that were donated at the Tuesday Study Club’s Tables for Tots, which was held in October.
The Clearwater Christmas Project (CCP) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization committed to bringing Christmas to those in need in Clearwater County.  The stakeholders are the Clear Waters Life Center of Clearbrook, Good Shepherd Lutheran Church of Clearbrook, and the Tuesday Study Club of Bagley.  ...
Area veterans honored at the Veterans Day program that was held at the Clearbrook-Gonvick School.
Wendell Affield gave the Veteran's Day message at the Clearbrook-Gonvick program. Wendell Affield never knew his father. His childhood was punctuated by a volatile mother and an unpredictable stepfather. At twelve he and his siblings were placed in foster homes, his mother committed to a mental...
  The Clearwater County Board of Commissioners met on October 15, 2019.  First on the agenda was the approval of the contract between Clearwater County and the Minnesota Teamsters Public and Law Enforcement Employee's Union Local 320, which is effective Jan. 1, 2019 through Dec. 31, 2021. The Board...
Pictured in the photo are (l-r): David Galloway, Bagley Lions Club treasurer and Cole Young, development officer at Sanford Health Foundation.
BEMIDJI, Minn. – Bagley Lions Club recently made a donation to the Sanford Health Foundation of Northern Minnesota in support of its Bagley ambulance services. This kind of support will help our community with the purchase of a new ambulance ensuring our team of medical experts can swiftly reach...
Anna Mae Floura, Felice Dickey, Darlene Schultz and  Michelle Dahlby - these girls were honored for 40 years membership in the Delta Kappa Gamma Organization.
Our Oct. meeting was held at Concordia Language Camp in Salolampi - the Finnish Village! The first order of business was to fill 61 bags of school supplies for the 61 NEW teachers in our chapter schools!! What fun to see all the varied items everyone came up with this year!! At the end of the...
Clearbrook-Gonvick High School October Bear Pride. Left to right: Dawson Quern, Haley McCoy, Jeremy Baanrud, Hayden Engen, Sam Wishard, Anna Seyller-Phillips, Carl Wolden, Jensen Engberg and Amara Churness. Not pictured: Briana Sather
High School  October Bear Pride Students were nominated by school staff for Bear Pride to recognize their accomplishments, acts of kindness, etc. both large and small. Ten nominees were randomly drawn during our assembly. Congratulations! Haley McCoy Nominated by: Mrs. Stewart For: Staying after...
Zebra Mussels.
Contacts: Lori, Chester or Brielle Clearwater Soil & Water Conservation District (218) 694-6845 ext 4 The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has confirmed zebra mussel larvae in a water sample taken from Lomond Lake, which abuts the city of Bagley in Clearwater County. Lomond becomes the...


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