Leader Record

December High School Students of the Month Pictured in Back: Kari Shamp, Riley Tharaldson, Danaé Stenzel Pictured in Front: Amara Churness, Alex Churness, John DeVries.
December High School  Students of the Month “A dream doesn't become reality through magic; it takes sweat, determination and hard work.” ~ Colin Powell Name: Kari Shamp, Grade 12, Parents: Tim & Marilyn Shamp, Siblings: Emily, Abbey, Molly, & Naomi School Involvement:  Volleyball, Band, FFA...
January…Exchange student, Geon-hui Kim’s story is featured while staying with Pastor Kris Snyder’s family in Gonvick…Honey Berry Farms in Bagley hosted Carla Weideman & shares her volunteer experience…Sanford volunteers knit 2,000 hats for newborns…Winners in Gerald Dyrdahl Memorial race were...
Jill Evje as Lynne Wynn and Elijah & Katherine McQuown as Daniel & Sarah Wynn.
Clear Waters Life Center – Gonvick hosted its second annual Holiday Showcase on a beautiful winter evening, Friday, December 21, featuring “Home for the Holidays”.  Nearly 200 guests were served a three-course sit-down dinner of green salad and French bread, prime rib, rice-vegetable medley with...
Checks totaling $6,050 were awarded to local area organizations by Clearwater-Polk Electric Co-op’s Operation Round Up. Fourteen checks ranging from $200 to $500 were handed out. This latest round of donations brings the total contributed via Operation Round Up to $397,569 since its inception in...
Commissioners Stenseng and Syverson admire the beautiful cake Emily McDougall  arranged for them.
  The Clearwater County Board of Commissioners met on December 18, 2018 to address the Aerial Imagery update, proposed amendments to Rules Governing Environmental review, and other departmental issues.  After the Board meeting, congratulations were offered to Dan Stenseng and Arlen Syverson who are...
The 4-H Leader’s Council Annual meeting was held December 9, 2018. During this meeting we elected the new 2018-2019 Leader’s Council officers. Your 2018-2019 Clearwater County Leader’s council officer team includes: Pictured L-R: 4-H Program Coordinator – Katie Becker, President – Katrina Evenwoll, Vice President – Savanna Rankin, Secretary – Kara Maruska, Treasurer – Hannah Johnshoy, Reporter – Megen Maruska
  On Sunday, December 9, 2018 Clearwater County 4-H held its annual recognition event at the American Legion in Bagley. This event was hosted by the Clearwater County 4-H Ambassadors. A big Thank You to everyone that came and supported the Clearwater County 4-Hers and volunteers as we recognized...
The Clearbrook-Gonvick team took third place in Landscape at the Crookston Show. It was part of the Agriculture and Natural Resources Day that was held on  December 7.
CROOKSTON, Minn. – Students interested in agriculture and natural resources from high schools, chapters and clubs across the region and state were on the University of Minnesota Crookston (UMN Crookston) campus on Friday, December 7, 2018, to compete in agriculture and natural resources related...
The out going and in coming mayors for the City of Gonvick were treated to a cake at the monthly meeting. From left to right: Devin Aakre, Ken Thomas, Lila Coulter, Stacy Halvorson, Sue Sims, Candace Coulter, Lauris Krogstad, Jason Bakke, Corrine Richards and Eileen Lien.
Lauris Krogstad and Candace Coulter were honored at the last Gonvick City Council meeting. It was the last meeting for Lauris as Mayor as he is retiring and the first for newly elected Candace who will take over in January. Cake and coffee were served before the meeting began. Lauris has been on...
Arlen Syverson is looking forward to retirement from his term as a Clearwater County Commissioner. “Everyone should serve in this position (as Commissioner) at least once,” he says.
  “I've been around the courthouse a long time,” Arlen Syverson says, as he finishes his term as a County Commissioner at the end of the year. “I retired before in 2008 from custodian and maintenance for the courthouse and jail, for a total of 23 years working for the County. But after a while I...
Dan Stenseng will be retiring from 43 years of service to the County at the end of this year.  “He did a good job and is very dedicated to the County,” fellow Commissioner Neal Illies said.
  After 43 years working at various positions in Clearwater County, Dan Stenseng will be retiring from his current position on the Board of Commissioners at the end of 2018. He has served in that capacity for the past six years, being elected in November of 2010. He was Board Chairman during the...


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