Leader Record

LeeAnn Vettleson, Human Resources.
gether is progress, and working together is success." – Henry Ford LeeAnn Vettleson is in her fourth year of employment with the Clearbrook-Gonvick school system. She spent the first two years working as an Administrative Assistant/Testing Data person and is now the Human Resources contact. LeeAnn...
Pictured in the photo are (l-r): Seth Tramm, manager Sanford Bagley EMS Operations; Marvin Edevold, Jeanne Edevold Larson, and Rob Belanger, Sanford Bagley director.
BEMIDJI, Minn. – The family of Marvin Edevold recently made a donation to the Sanford Health Foundation of Northern Minnesota in support of the Bagley Ambulance Service.   The Sanford Health Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting the enhancement and expansion of...
Barb Torgerson of Leonard.
Barb Torgerson of Leonard received the Apple Pie Award from Lutheran Social Services (LSS). A real apple pie for her dedicated volunteer services at the Clearbrook-Leonard Senior Center. The program was held at the Bemidji Senior Center on October 6, 2017.
Mrs. Darcy Hegg, the new First Grade teacher at Clearbrook-Gonvick, is related to former owners of the Drive Inn in Clearbrook. Art and Mavis Hegg are her in-laws.
Mrs. Darcy Hegg is the new first grade teacher at Clearbrook-Gonvick elementary. She grew up on a cattle ranch North Dakota and ended up at a school in McIntosh, South Dakota due to the weather. She currently lives in Clearbrook with her husband. She has three sons, six grandchildren, and a dog...
History performer Arn Kind.
This fall, Lake Agassiz Regional Library is bringing a series of authors, musicians and entertainers to libraries across northwest Minnesota, as part of its Arts and Cultural Heritage Series.  Gonvick-area audiences will enjoy watching history come to life with popular living history performer Arn...
October Teacher Feature: 
Pam Bagaason, Sixth Grade Teacher
“So often you find that the students you are trying to inspire are the ones that end up inspiring you.” - Sean Junkins.   Pamela Kaye Bagaason started teaching sixth grade in October of 1996 after Diane Moen took a leave of absence. Pam credits mentors like Sharon Johnson, Sherry Rettmann, and...
Clearbrook-Gonvick candidates for Homecoming King and Queen are shown from left to right: Ty Nelson, Cami Johnson, Hunter Voxland, Madelynne Faldet, Brody Arlaud, Keisha Jones, Brynn Hetland and Ben Solberg.
Clearbrook-Gonvick students celebrated their Homecoming from Monday, September 25 to Friday, September 29. Monday was coronation day at 2:00 pm. Senior candidates included: Ty Nelson, Cami Johnson, Hunter Voxland, Madelynne Faldet, Brody Arlaud, Keisha Jones, Brynn Hetland and Ben Solberg. After...
Pumpkin Day winners in Gonvick were Ole Engebretson, Bob Edevold, Tucker Johnson, Frank and Annie Bergh, Marvin Marty and Al Danielson standing. In the front Matt Wickham, Charlie Bergh, Trever Solberg and Dave Marty.
It was another beautiful day in Gonvick as they held their 24th Annual Pumpkin Day. The largest pumpkin weighing in at 1,101 pounds was disqualified as it had a crack in it. That belonged to JJ Solberg of Gonvick. A sad day for him. Winners were Bob Edevold 1043 pounds, Tucker Johnson 936 pounds,...
The winner was Corey Westrum of Leonard at the Rib contest. The ribs simmered all day and at 1:00 they were tasted and judged. It was part of the second Fall Fest that was held in Clearbrook on Saturday, September 16. Corey is the owner of North Star Pest Control and Town and Country Car Wash in Clearbrook.
Events during the Clearbrook Fall Fest.
The Local 49 Operating Engineers Training & Apprenticeship Center interactive trailer will be in Gonvick for the public to experience the heavy equipment simulators. Children and adults can stop by on Pumpkin Day Saturday, September 30. 
The trailer will be located near the Community Center in downtown Gonvick
Planning has started for the 2017 Pumpkin Day Celebration. Pumpkin Day this year  is on Saturday, September 30th.  Start your day off right with a good breakfast at Kandi’s Kitchen, open from  7:00-2:00 with a cooks choice special.  Enjoy music from the 50’s and 60’s put on by “Sundown” by Wild Wes...


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239 2nd Ave
Gonvick, MN 56644
Telephone: (218) 487-5225

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