Leader Record

Twenty-five years ago in 1990 Brandon Earl was Dr. Randy Beard’s very first patient. August 2015 Brandon, a few years older, was his patient at the clinic again. Assisting Dr. Beard is Brooke (Wraa) Bakke.
Dr. Randy Beard started his practice in Clearbrook in 1990 and has been in operation ever since. That’s almost 25 years! Dr. Beard and his wife Lori have two daughters Katelin and Allison. Katelin now lives in Sioux Falls, SD doing social work and Allison enters high school this fall. He also...
How observant have you been? Yes, there is a new sign on the east and west end of Gonvick to welcome visitors to town. The sign was done by Steve Ballard with funds provided by the Gonvick Diamond Jubilee Committee and the Gonvick Lions Club. It even lights up at night.
The Ramsruds were selected as the 2015 Emerging Leaders for Clearwater County. Brian and Stephanie are shown with their children Lydia and Paul.
Bryan and Stephanie Ramsrud were named as the 2015 Emerging Leaders for Clearwater County. They live nine miles south of Bagley on their farm. In 1985 a small group of individuals in the Red River Valley of Minnesota gathered to discuss ways in which they might empower people in the region to move...
Sam Lavin last Saturday night at the opening game for the Clearbrook-Gonvick Bears. Lavin plays as a Quarter Back and Running Back. Last year he led the team in rushing (958 yards) and passing (45-of-86, 597 yards). Saturday night he had a quarterback keeper and went in for the touchdown. Looking for someone to block is Nathaneal Dahl 42.
Saturday Night was a wonderful night for a football game. The Clearbrook-Gonvick Bears faced off with Norman County West which made for a very exciting game. The crowd huddled close to watch the boys play their first game of the season. The game started out strong with the Bears leading in the...
  Lilianne Haugse was the Queen of constructed clothing grades 6th-8th our runner up for the category was Tessa Tramm.
The 4-H Style Review was held on August 5th at the stage in the pines. There was a crowd of parents and grandparents who waited patiently to see their children and grandchildren strut their stuff. The 4-H Style Review is usually dominated by the girls but this year the review had two boys Obidia...
Gary Robbins is leaving Gully Tri Coop Association after 23 years and  moving on with wife Kristi to Maine, to be near his family. They will be missed by many!
    After 23 years in Gonvick, Gary Robbins and wife Kristi will be leaving the area to help care for and be near his family in West Paris, Maine. They will be living in the home where he grew up with his parents and sisters. Gary met Kristi Rude, daughter of Norman and Rosie Rude, when he was...
Dave Gedde, right, is retiring this year after 18 years of working at the Northern State Bank in Gonvick. He is leaving his position to Kris Munter, left, of Fosston who is very excited to start and expand the business.
The end of August Kris Munter will take over the official duties from Dave Gedde at the Northern State Bank in Gonvick. Dave has been the Executive Vice President at the bank since August of 1997. Dave lives in Gonvick with his wife Ramona and has two adult children Sarah and Michael. Dave served...
Enbridge representative Travis Vettleson presents check to Judy Engebretson and Linda Holm.
The depot committee in Clearbrook received a check for $1,500 from Travis Vettleson. The check will be to pay for renovations and upkeep of the depot museum in Clearbrook. Judy Engebretson and Linda Holm accepted the check. Donating the check was Enbridge Pipelines (North Dakota) L.L.C. which is...
Roof off the storage unit across from the school in Clearbrook.
What started out as a wind from the south, turned to a wind from the west and then from the north on Wednesday, August 12. Then it hit with great force. Most streets and yards were full of branches and leaves. Several trees were down in Clearbrook, Gonvick and Pine Lake area. Fields of soy beans...


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P.O. Box 159
239 2nd Ave
Gonvick, MN 56644
Telephone: (218) 487-5225

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