McIntosh Times

This week is the start of the 119th Annual Polk County Fair held in Fertile. The fair will run from Wednesday, July 10th to Sunday, July 14th. Wednesday starts off with open class and FFA entries due from 11:00 am to 7:00 pm. The midway opens at 5:00 pm and there will be Open Class judging of...
 Pictured with his truck are his wife, Sarah, his son, Tal, daughter, Liberty, and granddaughter, Ivy. Missing from the picture is daughter, Shelly.
Winger Day was held last Saturday, June 29th. There was a special tribute to Lynn Lucken at the start of the parade, with Lynn's tow truck, his racing truck and his fellow racers.
Pictured: Darrel Olson (left) presenting Dale Balstad (right) the Melvin Jones Award.
Congratulations to Dale Balstad of the Winger Lions. He was presented the Melvin Jones Award at the local Winger Lions.  The Melvin Jones Award is one of the most prestigious awards within the Lions Club International.  The Melvin Jones Fellowship (MJF) is the backbone of the foundation. Presented...
Saturday, June 29th will be Winger Day which is a great day to come out and enjoy a fun event. The day will start at 9:00 am with a Car and Tractor Show, Farmers Market, Flea Market and more which will run until 4:00 pm. The Calvary Lutheran Church will have a fundraiser auction starting at 11:00...
Rev. Theo Scheytt speaking at the McIntosh Memorial Day program in 2018.
This story started for most of us when last year at our McIntosh Memorial Day program, a  German man named Theo Scheytt spoke to the crowd gathered at the Community Center about another man, Herbert Wayne Harms.  The story came to us in McIntosh because a community member, Darlene Dierkes hosted...
The Winger American Legion Post 200 recently placed this new monument for Nels T. Wold at his grave site at Elim cemetery 1/2 mile south east of Winger. The Post plans on doing some work on his grave site and hopefully will have a dedication ceremony this fall once everything is done. The stone work and engraving for the new monument was done by Stennes Granite from East Grand Forks. The stone is Mesabi Granite from Minnesota.
Seven Servicemen from the area gave their lives in World War 1. One of the greatest American Heroes of that was Nels T. Wold, a son of Mr. and Mrs. Tideman Wold, who were among the earliest settlers in the Winger community. The American Legion Post in Crookston was named the Nels T. Wold post in...
The Win-E-Mac High School 2019 Commencement Exercises took place on Saturday, May 25th at the school. This year's graduating class was 25 students.
McIntosh Memorial  Day Program & Parade  The annual Memorial Day program will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, May 27, 2019 at the McIntosh Community Center. The Parade will begin at 10:20 a.m. leading with a Color Guard, Veterans,  The Win-E-Mac Band directed by Amanda Schultz, students who...
Win-E-Mac Seniors receiving scholarship awards during the AAA banquet held recently were: Mason Spry, Kylie Brekke, Brekken Lindberg, Aries Qualey, Emma Mills, Lily Breckel, Savannah Stennes, Clarissa Neste, Tapanga Bratager, Hannah Smeby and Madyson Plante.
The Win-E-Mac Academic, Athletic and Fine Arts Banquet and Awards Program was held on Wednesday, May 8th in the Arts & Event Center. The Student Council President Madyson Plante opened the awards program for the evening. Principal, Kevin McKeever recognized this year’s honor roll students, then...


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