Leader Record

Daniel Rankin and Dex
Clearwater County had three 4-Hers and their dogs represent us at the Minnesota 4-H State Dog Show September 21st and 22nd at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds.  4-Hers begin working with their dogs for the year in April and continue throughout the summer and fall to prepare for the dog show.  It...
Clearwater County  youth at the NE Livestock Show; Front Row: Bryce Haugen; 2nd Row: Peyton Berg, Brett Berg, Matthew Rankin; Back Row: Caleb Petterson, Garrett Riewer, Jackson Kaiser, Charlie Kaiser, Kennedy Riewer, Nataly Stout, Nora Stout, Rose Java, Kayla Johnshoy, Hannah Johnshoy, Aubrey Riewer, Kayla Nyegaard
The 85th Northeast 4-H Livestock Show was held in Brainerd, September 14-15.  The Northeast 4-H Livestock show plays host to the cream of the crop livestock in the Northeast region.  This year 292 youth participated from 18 counties.  To participate in the show 4-H’ers must have received a blue...
Front Row: Becca Dahl, Ellyse Berg, Bella Dahl; 2nd Row: Treyton Broden, Bryce Haugen, Micah Tramm; 3rd Row: Matthew Rankin, Brett Berg; 4th Row: Beau Berg, Peyton Berg; Back Row: Savanna Rankin, Daniel Rankin, Hannah Johnshoy, Cameron Broden, Kayla Johnshoy, Isaiah Tramm, Not Pictured: Isabella Warmbold  Coaches (Not Pictured) Lynn Anderson, Amy Berg, Amy Rankin, Mindy Broden, Craig Dahl, Laura Dahl, Tara Haugen, Daniel Johnshoy, Shelley Johnshoy.
The Minnesota 4-H State Shooting Sports & Wildlife Invitational was held in Alexandria September 6-8, 2019. Clearwater County had 14 youth and 9 coaches attend. 711 youth from 53 counties participated at the event.  Youth had the opportunity to showcase the skills they have learned throughout...
Playing Farkle at the Senior Connection in Gonvick. Far-left is Donna Carlson, in the circle are Bonnie Swanberg, Charlotte Coyle, Tony Schmitz, Julie Nelson, Sharon Austin, Connie Aubuchon and Marilyn Shamp.  Photo by Carol Reed.
Youth Connection at Clear Waters Life Center-Clearbrook kicked off a new year, September 9.  The kids were very excited to be back, so getting them to stand for a picture by the “new” van wasn’t easy.  We are thankful for our “new” used 15-passenger van which makes it possible to transport more...
Liz Lynch, Director of LARL says of the Gonvick LINK site, "This is about 'quality of life'. I would hate to see the Gonvick LINK site services cut."
  During the Clearwater County Board of Commissioners meeting on September10, 2019 the subject of the Library Funding for the County was on the agenda, which includes the Bagley Branch and the Gonvick LINK site of Lake Agassiz Regional Library. Liz Lynch of Lake Agassiz Regional Library (LARL) came...
Clearwater County General Encampment members at the Minnesota State Fair.: Back Row: Obadiah Hammer Jaquincy Hammer Treyton Broden; Front Row: Daniel Rankin, Savanna Rankin, Kayla Johnshoy, Elinor Davies
St. Paul, MN– Minnesota 4-H’ers from 87 counties brought over 2,300 exhibits, delivered about 175 public presentations and participated in dozens of group learning experiences and performances at the 2018 Minnesota State Fair. Throughout the year, 4-H youth select project areas that reflect...
Clearbrook-Gonvick Homecoming candidates from left to right: Savanna Rankin, Chase Voxland, Danaé Stenzel, Sam Johnson, Jenna Smith, Jonah Faldet, Allison Lewis and Ben Engebretson. - Homecoming photos by Alissa Preuss.
Homecoming week at Clearbrook-Gonvick was held last week. Chase  Voxland and Danaé Stenzel were selected to rule over the festivities during the week. Parents of the two are Barry and Jo Voxland and Tom and Cheryl Stenzel. Pep Fest for volleyball was Thursday the 12th. Volleyball games at 5:00 with...
Clearbrook and surrounding communities fight summer donation drop by hosting blood drive with Vitalant, formerly known as United Blood Services The American Legion Auxiliary of Clearbrook is hosting a blood drive with Vitalant on Monday, September 16th at the Wes Westrum Gym to help ensure a safe...
A fishing trip Alvina went on to Bemidji around 1975. Her philosophy of life is to be yourself, believe in God, and do what your heart tells you to do.
  "I just loved being on the farm, and I loved to work," says Alvina Norley who grew up south of Bagley where she and her siblings, 11 in all, worked hard and did everything they could  on the farm to help their parents, Ole and Marie Anderson. "My dad cleared 125 acres with a bow saw and an ax. We...
Hannah Gunvalson Marsh.
  Hannah Marsh will be one of the new faces on the staff at Clearbrook-Gonvick School when classes start on September 3rd. Hannah has accepted a position as a 6th grade teacher for the district. This opportunity became available when Pam Bagasson moved from 6th grade to the newly created K-3 math...


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Gonvick, MN 56644
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