Leader Record

Kaylin Erickson of Clearbrook watching as her pumpkin was weighed. She had the record for the day and for the past 25 years. Her pumpkin weighed in at 1,348 pounds. She is the one with sun glasses in the middle.
The annual  Gonvick Pumpkin Day was held last weekend. Although the weather was rather chilly it did not hamper the enthusiasm of the people attending. Several events were planned for the 25th annual day. Kandi’s Kitchen, Samhold Sunday School, Gonvick Fire Department and B-loved Brew from Grace...
Cornerstone Residence of  Bagley had several visiting for the Family Day Picnic on Friday, September 14.  In the front  Paula and Brad Boomgaarden visited with Clarice Boomgaarden. 
Also shown are Beulah, Corrine and Dick Richards, Randy, Norma and Sue Sims, Gene Harwood.
Cornerstone Residence of Bagley celebrated National Assisted Living Week from September 9 to 15. “Capture the Moment” was the theme. They started out on Sunday, September 9th with Happy Grandparents Day. They had special music by Sallie Tronnes and Family. Monday, September 11 was the photography...
Stacey Klinkhammer
One of the newest teachers at the Clearbrook Gonvick School is Stacey Klinkhammer. She is teaching math for students in 8th and 10th grade and Algebra II to 10th graders. She was given a Teacher Questionnaire and she sent this in for readers in the Leader-Record area to get to know her. •Education...
Chevelle SS from last year’s show.
The date is here for the pumpkin day in Gonvick. Saturday, September 29 there will be several things going on.  It will be the 25th year that they have held the event. Stop by NB&C to do pumpkin bowling until Friday. The winner will be announced before the pumpkin weigh-off. Kandi’s Kitchen...
The Clearbrook-Gonvick School  Lunch program staff has been working with Ter-Lee Gardens from Bagley to bring locally grown produce to the students at Clearbrook-Gonvick. Recently, Mrs. Anderson's Exploring Agriculture class came down and worked on prepping some of the fresh vegetables for the...
Scott Simkins is the new officer in Charge (OIC) at the Gonvick Post Office.
Scott Simkins is the new officer in Charge (OIC) at the Gonvick Post Office. He replaces Brenien Hill as the OIC. She was supposed to be there until a new postmaster was named when Jackie Ulrich retired. That person decided to transfer to the Duluth office so the position was opened up again and...
New leadership at the Clearwater County Food Shelf is Julie Sten and Margaret Rush.
As of September 1st, the Clearwater County Food Shelf has new leadership.  Site Managers Julie Sten and Margaret Rush are the new face of the CCFS.  Margaret was the assistant Site Manager and Julie was a steady volunteer at the food shelf.  These ladies are happy to have the opportunity to serve...
Lee Peterson, Vice President of the Clearwater Trail Blazers Snowmobile Club shows the meeting room of the new building for the club in Leonard.
  The semi annual Hard Times Bash event took place in Leonard with many activities going on with food, kid games, bikes to give away, volleyball and bean bag tournaments at the Side Track Tap Bar & Grill with a band that evening with Bad Campers and a parade. There was also an open house on the...
Senior connection meetings are held in the Clear Waters Life Center in Gonvick.
Wednesday, Sept. 19, 10:00 AM, join us at Clear Waters Life Center – Gonvick, 226 Elm St. when guest speaker, Judy Weiss of Land of the Dancing Sky Area Agency on Aging, will be speaking on dementia.  Learn what dementia is, what it is like to live with the disease, and tips for communicating with...
Paul Ruckreigle with the inside frame of the airplane that belongs to Bruce Emmel.
Powder coating is done in Gonvick at Clearwater Coating. Paul and Robin Ruckreigle bought the old NAPA building in Gonvick. In 2016 they added another oven to take care of the larger powder coating needs. Recently they have been doing the frame of the aircraft that is owned by Bruce Emmel of...


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Gonvick, MN 56644
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