Leader Record

Jan True was the emcee for the Debs annual July 4th parade. Her assistant was Cameron Brandon. There were five people in Debs at 8 o’clock in the morning on July 4 and by 11 the streets had more than 1000 people and by 3 that afternoon they were back to 5. Jan lives in one house and Cameron with her family in the other house.
The volunteer group of area residents is planning the big 40th parade for Debs for next year. The event drew over 1500 to 2000 people this year for the annual event in the tiny town that has only 5 residents. With the dwindling population that may be the last one that will be held and it has been a...
Dani Watne of Gully in the Breakaway roping contest at the Gonvick Lions Rodeo.
Les Torgerson Board of Managers and Myron Jesme, Administrator for Lake Watershed District at the last Clearwater County Commissioners meeting.
The Clearwater County Board of Commissioners received the Red Lake Watershed District Annual Report for 2017 from Les Torgerson and Myron Jesme of the District when they met on July 10, 2018.  A new Board was elected for the RLWD for 2017. The River Watch, Pine Lake, and Four-Legged Lake, and were...
Books about the Train Station in Clearbrook will be on sale at the Annual Community Picnic and Depot Fundraiser.
A former Clearbrook depot resident Jill Flateland will be at the  Annual Community Picnic and Clearbrook Depot Fundraiser on Sunday, July 22.  Flateland will be speaking at 4:00 p.m. and music will be provided by Chris Holm from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. There will be a free will picnic dinner, with a $5....
Shown to the left is Brenin Hill, the temporary OIC, Officer In Charge at the Post Office in Gonvick. She is replacing Jackie Ulrich, to the right, who retired on June 29.
Jackie Ulrich has been the post master in Gonvick since December 2016 and she has decided to retire from it, so she can spend more time with her grandchildren, help her daughter with daycare, see her mother and mother-in-law more, and help her husband farm. Her last was on Friday, June 29 and she...
Clear Waters Life Center in Gonvick had an extra lake with the large amount of water that came down last Friday in the wee hours of the morning.
Early on Friday morning, June 29 a thunderstorm went through the area and caused considerable amount of damage. Power line crews from Clearwater Polk Electric, Wild Rice Electric and Beltrami Electric were working overtime to get power restored to area residents. Most  were back on line except for...
Wayne Olson passing on the responsibilities for the Clearbrook-Gonvick School District to Jeff Burgess.
Jeff Burgess takes over the reins as Superintendent of Clearbrook-Gonvick School July 1 from Wayne Olson. Jeff has been the K-12 principal since the 2014-2015 school year in which Wayne Olson also took over the Superintendent position. He was a  Social Studies and Health teacher in Laporte for five...
2017 rodeo action.
The 28th Annual Gonvick Lions “Rodeo Days” are coming up on July 13 and 14.  On Friday there will be a rodeo at 6:00 p.m. put on by Wojos Rodeo Company. You can buy advanced tickets for one or both nights at Northern Bait & Convenience, Northern State Bank, Kandi’s Kitchen in Gonvick, Y-92 C-...


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

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