McIntosh Times

July 2020: The same day that the United States reports 3 million COVID-19 infections, the nation begins its withdrawal from WHO, citing its response to the global pandemic. The next several years could bear witness to thousands of additional deaths from cancer that could have been prevented through...
January 2020: Mary Goodwin receives Julebukking guests on December 27th when some McIntosh residents got together to carry on the Scandinavian tradition throughout town.
January: The month started off the unique year of 2020 with the announcement of a mysterious Coronavirus-related pneumonia in Wuhan, China  early in the month, by the end of January the World Health Organization declared a public health emergency for only the sixth time in history. In our...
Seasonal candles are hand poured and available at Howard Soap Company in McIntosh,
The importance of shopping locally has been emphasized with increasing urgency in recent years. Events like Small Business Saturday and Plaid Friday have brought some much-needed attention to the importance of shopping local, which is even more crucial now as so many small businesses try to survive...
Bill Malwitz
 The East Polk County Quilts of Valor group recently presented quilts to the following Veterans: Rodney Emerson, Bill Malwitz, Bruce McWillimam, and Walter Pederson. Because of the pandemic the group had to present them privately instead of at the Veteran's Day program as is usually done The month...
Jim Paulson from Trail was the recipient of a beautiful, handmade quilt, which was made by the East Polk County Quilts of Valor volunteers.
Since there will not be a Veterans Day program this year, the Quilts of Valor group for East Polk County has decided to award quilts to individuals privately. Each individual who is honored with a Quilt of Valor will be featured in the McIntosh Times. Here, Jim Paulson from Trail was the recipient...
President Donald Trump visits Bemidji, Minnesota.
Last Friday, September 18th, President Donald J. Trump visited Bemidji, MN held in support of his re-election campaign the “Great American Comeback” event. President Trump is the first sitting President to visit Bemdji. The outdoor rally took place at Bemidji Aviation Services as a general...
McIntosh will hold its annual Tractor Day on Saturday, August 29th. The day will begin with the Antique Tractor Parade down Main Street starting at 11:00 am. Tractor line-up begins at 9:00 am at Erickson Park on the east side of McIntosh. After the parade there will be the Kiddie Tractor Pull in...
Father John with Bishop Hoepnner from Crookston with the newly dedicated statue of Mary at St. Mary's Church in Fosston.
St. Mary’s parish of Fosston chose Sat., August 15, to dedicate the new hand-carved marble statue of Blessed Mother Mary that was set into place in front of St. Mary’s Church because on August 15 the Catholic Church throughout the world celebrates the Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed...
There was great music in McIntosh as Little Bobby's Bar & Grill welcomed Johnny Rawls and his band last Friday night. Pictured (l-r): Johnny Rowls, Allen Kirk, John McGhee, Greg Allen and Bobby Houle (Little Bobby).
Friday night the soulful blues came to McIntosh as Johnny Rawls, a blues legend played with his band at Little Bobby's Bar and Grill in McIntosh.  Johnny was born in Mississippi and said that music became a part of his life at a very early age because music was everywhere around him.  Influenced by...
Kay  and Tim Rolf (pictured right) along with their children (l-r) Brittney, Ashley and Derik were named Polk County Farm Family of the Year by the University of Minnesota. The family farms north of McIntosh.
The Tim and Kay Rolf family of McIntosh has been named Polk County’s “2020 Farm Family of the Year” by the University of Minnesota. Tim’s parents, Truman and Agnes, took over the dairy farm from Truman’s parents in 1950. The couple grew the dairy to 65 cows.  Tim and his brother, Dave, purchased...


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