Leader Record

Lila Strandlien and Don Trefz chosen as Out Standing Senior Citizens for Clearwater County. Dee Strandlien and Al Paulson, organizers for the event. This was the 40th  year that it has been done at the county fair. Elsie Teigland, Opal Dahl and Loulla Rydeen were the three ladies selected and  they did not get a man until 1978 when August Marsh was named for the county.  Door prizes were given by Karen Lenius and they went to Perry Loiland, Tim Shelquist, Grace Borud and Ruth LaFontaine.
Lila Strandlien and Donald Trefz were named at the 2015 Outstanding Senior Citizens for Clearwater County. They will represent the county at the Minnesota State Fair this year. Outstanding seniors will be recognized for their service at the award ceremony at the State Fairgrounds on Senior Day...
Paige Prestemon has made many changes to the building that once housed a beauty shop, Wild Rice Growers and a second hand shop. She is in the area where she can do the preparation for the meals for the children in her day care.
There is a new Daycare in town. Happy Feet Daycare in Gonvick opened earlier this year in May and has been in operation ever since. The Owner of Happy Feet is Paige "Hamnes" Prestemon she loves working with kids and says, "I just love their personalities they’re so funny." Paige is married to Blake...

The donation of $500 from Modern Woodmen to the Bagley Sr. Center drew quite a crowd of witnesses. On hand to enjoy the moment were (from left, front): Modern Woodmen Activities Coordinator John Hellquist, Bagley Sr. Citizens Treasurer Gladys Luecken, Dorothy Bellefy, Lois Chesley, Ann Person, Margie and LeRoy Larson; (back) John Anderson, Sr. Citizens President Sharon Braaten, Loren Chesley, Cheryl Grover, Shirley Shereck.
A donation of $500 was made recently by the local Modern Woodmen to the Bagley Sr. Citizen Center for the purpose of replacing old wooden cabinets with stainless steel cabinets. The donation is part of the Modern Woodmen’s Good Neighbors Program, a nationwide program that gives Modern Woodmen...
Several meetings have been set up for Enbridge to answer questions concerning the Certificate of Need and a Pipeline Routing permit for the Line 3 Pipeline Replacement Project. The line will run from the North Dakota border to the Wisconsin border. It will replace 282 miles of its existing 34-inch...
  August 21st to the 23rd will be the 40th Annual Lake Itasca Region Pioneer Farmers show. The entrance to the grounds is on the north entrance of Itasca Park. Some daily events will include Parades every day at 1 p.m., Logging/lumbering Pageantry, Blacksmithing, Broom/Birdhouse/Sign Making, and...
Arly Eck is the newest addition to the Gonvick City Crew.
  Arly Eck is the newest addition to the Gonvick City Crew! Arly is a native Gonvick resident. He will be taking over the vacancy left by Norman Rude, who has retired from the position. Some of his duties include cleaning the Community Center, cutting grass, and assisting City Maintenance employee...
Three judges were used for the Knowledge Bowl competition that was held during Gully Day. Questions were compiled by Doug Robbins and Cindy Kolling which included world, national, state and about Gully. Judges from left to right were Gary Evje, Karen Weber and Dwight Husby.
The Clearbrook-Gonvick School board met in regular session on Monday, July 20. Superintendent Wayne Olson informed the board about the new levy legislation that had been passed during the 2015 Legislature Session. In order to receive the funding that will cover facility maintenance, health and...


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

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