Leader Record

Michael O'shaughnessy and Mike Cudmore at the Clearwater County Fair.
It took 51 years for him to meet his son. He never got to see him after he was born and all he knew about him was that he had brown eyes and a heart murmur just like he did. Two high school students with a baby on the way. The mother decided to give it up for adoption. The father did not have any...
Shown are (l-r): David Galloway, Bagley Rotary Club Treasurer, and Cole Young, Development Officer at Sanford Health Foundation.
Bagley Rotary Club recently made a donation to the Sanford Health Foundation of Northern Minnesota in support of its Bagley Ambulance Services. This kind of support will help our community with the purchase of a new ambulance ensuring our team of medical experts can swiftly reach patients across...
Over 200 youth demonstrated teamwork, creativity and innovation at the 4-H Engineering Design Challenge. The energetic buzz of more than 200 youth preparing for show was hard to miss at Minnesota 4-H’s annual Engineering Design Challenge on Aug. 5, 2019. The event welcomed youth from across the...
“Dana Fenske, Marathon Runner has competed in 14 different states including Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas, Texas, Louisiana, Iowa, Wisconsin, Michigan, New Jersey, Rhode Island and Connecticut.
  Although Dana Fenske has been running for less than three years, she has already completed 15 marathons. Dana also has an even bigger goal for herself, as she is working toward running a marathon in each of the 50 states. Dana grew up in Gully and graduated from Clearbrook-Gonvick School. She...
By Karen Edelbach The Clearwater County Board of Commissioners met on August 20, 2019. Environmental Services Director, Dan Hecht brought copies of the Permit Reissuance for the Clearwater County Demolition Debris Land Disposal Facility, which was recently issued by the Minnesota Pollution Control...
  At the regular meeting on August 19th, the Clearbrook-Gonvick school board decided to delay approval of the building contract for the early childhood addition. Following the state review of the project, it was determined that additional requirements for a firewall must be made in order for the...
  A little excitement was in the air prior to the Clearwater County Board of Commissioners meeting on August 13, 2019. The building was evacuated due to a fire drill sounding. As people waited outside of the building by the back door to return, Hutch Hutchens, who is County Safety Coordinator,...
Sherry Hjelle ABE Instructor, Clearbrook-Gonvick, Bagley, & Oklee 218-688-1558 or 218-776-2789  Adult Basic Education (ABE) is available in Clearbrook and Bagley.  Prepare for your GED, Adult Diploma, Driver’s Test, Accuplacer Test, or ServSafe Manager’s Certificate, or just brush up on basic...
  City projects for 2020 were among the topics covered at the August 12th meeting of the Clearbrook City Council. Curt Meyer, civil engineer with WSN, was present and updated the council on several issues. “We’re just about there,” Curt said of the near completion of the water tower project. A walk...
The Thorbeck-Imle family being presented with the Century Farm award at the Clearwater County Fair. The Imle family from left to right: Paul, Kathy, Sarah, Peter and Tracy.
  Three Clearwater County farms were recognized as Century Farms for 2019. One of these, the Thorbeck-Imle Farm, is located to the east of Gonvick. The story of this Century Farm is a classic immigrant tale, similar to many stories of families settling in Clearwater County. An interesting piece of...


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

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