Leader Record

Friday, March 30 is the day that Brad Eck will be honored on his retirement from the First State Bank in Clearbrook.
Friday, March 30 is the day that Brad Eck will be joining his wife Bonnie in retirement. The Clearbrook Community Center (old school) will be the place where the retirement celebration will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. There will be a ceremony to honor Brad for his duties at the First State Bank in...
Julie Johnson, March Teacher feature for Clearbrook-Gonvick with her Kindergarten class.
"Play is often talked about as if it were a relief from serious learning. But for children, play is serious learning. Play is really the work of childhood." ~ Fred Rogers   Julie Johnson is in her tenth year of teaching at Clearbrook-Gonvick.  She was born and raised in Fosston, MN. Julie is the...
Clearbrook Elevator Association Directors and management from left to right: Greg Erickson, Manager Leslie Westrum, Dave Engebretson, new board member Richard Kroening, Scott Fawver and Mark Strandberg.
The Clearbrook Elevator Association annual meeting was held in the banquet room at the Clearbrook Community Center. Patrons were treated to a noon lunch with the meeting starting at 1:00 p.m.  President Scott Fawver opened the meeting and called for old business and there was none to discuss. Les...
February Elementary Students of the Month. Pictured in Front Left to Right:  Tesa Vettleson, Grace Gunning, Savanah Kumpula. Pictured in Back Left to Right: Kylee Paulson, Peyton Berg,  Iciss Schoenborn. Not Pictured: Abby Hutchinson
February Elementary  Students of the Month “Think left and think right and think low and think high.  Oh, the things you can think up if only you try!” ~Dr. Seuss   Name: Grace Gunning, Kindergarten Parents: Mark and Amanda Gunning Sibling: Faith Gunning    Comments: Grace always comes to school...
 Former First Ladies for Clearwater  are shown in the front row:  Marilyn Stinar, Alice Gunderson, Donna Rae Jacobson, (present First Lady) Lois Hoie, Vivian Torkelson, Lillian Sauer. Standing from left to right: Lila Strandlien, Ardis Thompson, Eileen Lien, Linda Kaul, Marilyn Melby, Adeline Beltz, Ardella Lindberg, Dee Strandlien, Crystal Schmitz, Darlene Sawyer, Betty Johnson and Shirley Gunderson.
Donna Rae Jacobson was chosen as the 39th First Lady of Clearwater County at the luncheon at Fire Side in Bagley. Laurel Carlson was the first one in 1977.  Bonnie Kirchman described the First Lady that was sent in by several of her friends and family. They include: she is always putting others...
Tim Stebe, a member of the Gonvick Fire Department frying steaks for the Township officers. The meeting was held in the Gonvick American Legion.
The Gonvick City Council met on Wednesday, March 7 and approved the fire contracts with the townships they serve. The market value for the townships is $160,969,724.00. They include:   Greenwood $5,905,209.00; Hangaard $13,020,900.00; Pine Lake $40,574,340.00; Winsor $26,583,900.00; Johnson $13,980...
  Last summer when Environmental Services Director Dan Hecht pointed out the new mandates coming indicating the County is expected to recycle 35% of our trash in the future, it was time to take this dilemma seriously. A great deal of waste, food, packaging, cans and bottles often end up in the...
Angela Foster
Angela Foster is a poet and memoirist who teaches creative writing at the Loft Literary Center in Minneapolis.  Angela received a Loft Literary Center Excellence in Teaching Award and a writing residency at the Madeline Island School of the Arts in July 2017. The New York Mills Cultural Center...
Clearbrook-Gonvick High School band members who participated in the contest, Front left to right. Back row: Callie Baker, Jennifer Lavin, Jacey Tronnes. Middle row: Amara Churness, Kendehl Ballard, Keisha Jones, Arabella Corey. Front: Morgan Cornell. -Photos submitted
The Clearbrook-Gonvick School had students that participated in the 2018 small ensemble contest which was held this year at Walker high-school on Wednesday, February 28th. Eight band students and eight choir students prepared music to play for one judge at the contest. Groups ranged from a duet to...

February High School Students of the Month . Pictured left to right: Logan Westrum, Makenzie Larson, Jordan Colsen, Bobbie Olson, Kendehl Ballard, Jenna Smith
February High School  Students of the Month “The purpose of learning is growth, and our minds, unlike our bodies, can continue growing as long as we live.” —Mortimer Adler    Name: Kendehl Ballard, Grade 12 Parents:  Elsie and Vell Ballard Siblings:  five sisters, two brothers School Involvement:...


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