Leader Record

The 111th Annual Clearwater County Fair starts this week August 2 to 6. They are continuing the tradition of excellence at the fairgrounds in Bagley. There will be the corn on the cob, turkey legs, elephant ears, cheese curds, meatball bowls and all the other good food at the fair. There is no...
The Greenwood Bridge was built in 1905 and this pictures was taken in the early 1900’s The king post truss is used for simple roof trusses and short-span bridges.
The Lake Itasca Region Pioneer Farmers 42nd annual show has been set for August 18, 19 and 20. It is adjacent to Itasca Park. Use the entry road at the park’s north entrance. Daily events will include: Logging/Lumbering Pageantry; North Itasca Railroad in Operation; Parades - 1 p.m.; Operating...
Jason is running the street sweeper for the City of Clearbrook.
The City of Clearbrook hired a new person to fill the postition left by the retirement of Dan Ulrich.  Jason Bakke  was with the Clearbrook-Gonvick graduating class of 2003.  His parents are David and Renae Bakke of Gonvick.  He is working with Dan Johnson in the maintenance department for the city...
Commissioner Arlen Syverson, Connie Nunemaker from Shevlin, and Librarian Karen Edevold were present at the library planning meeting.
A small group gathered for the Bagley Public Library planning meeting for Lake Agassiz Regional Library (LARL) held on Thursday, July 20.  The community members, including Commissioner Arlen Syverson who serves on the Regional Library Board, came to participate in the sharing of information to help...
The Clearwater County Board of Commissioners met on  July 11, 2017, hearing about the required county Solid Waste Management Plan for MPCA, new hires, fuel costs and more easements being sought by U.S Fish & Wildlife. Environmental Services Director, Dan Hecht brought the Commissioners up to...
Kathy Eck and Avis Sandland.
Monday Savanna and Daniel Rankin brought their 4-H projects they will be showing at the Clearwater County Fair. One was Molly a Springer Spaniel/Chow mix dog. She is 9 years old and very nice and calm around people.  They also brought chickens that are growing up to be  laying hens to visit. They...
Grand Marshal’s for the Gonvick Lions Rodeo Parade were Scott and Marnie Fawver.
Grand Marshal’s for the Gonvick Lions Rodeo Parade were Scott and Marnie Fawver. They are being driven by Larry Sorenson in his 1954 Ford that he restored. Scott and Marnie are active in the community and have a farm north of Gonvick. They supply the sheep that is used each year for the Gonvick...
The Rogaland class and instructor:  Back row, L to R: Christine Tollefson, Becky Colebank, Donn Portz, Melanie Paulson, Pam Larson. From row, L to R: Sandy Sather, Ruth Green, Beth Cue, and local instructor Ardella Lindberg.
Church Basement Rosemalers of Leonard recently received a grant from Region 2 Arts Council to sponsor a rosemaling workshop in Leonard. The workshop was held June 21 through June 23 in the fellowship hall of Our Savior’s Lutheran in Leonard. The instructor was Ruth Green, a Gold Medalist rosemaler...
Clearbrook Depot Restoration Committee and hosts for the fundraiser: Front row (from left): Laura Lindgren, Judi Engebretson, Rachel Berger, Bev Berger and Christine Berger. Back row (from left): Sharon Lembke, Laura Bagaason, Betty and Duane Johnson, Linda Holm.
When the old Soo Line train depot in Clearbrook was threatened to be torn down, several residents of the town decided to take action to save it.   The Soo Line freight train and the passenger train were discontinued in the 1960's. Its rail line was discontinued after nearly 60 years of service to...
Mutton Busting is part of the events that is held during the Gonvick Rodeo. Scott Fawver, owner of the sheep, brings them for the event and helps out for the crowds delight.
It is that time again for the Gonvick Lions Rodeo. There will be a full nine event rodeo on Friday, July 14 and Saturday, July 15. They will both be held at 6:00 p.m. The full nine event rodeo will feature Wojo’s Rodeo company. The Lions will be having a parade on Saturday with registration from 12...


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Gonvick, MN 56644
Telephone: (218) 487-5225

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