McIntosh Times

The descendents of Olof Enerson and their family members who attended the reunion held on August 3rd at the family farm north of McIntosh.
Last Saturday, August 3rd, the Enerson‘s had a family reunion on the farm that Olof Enerson homesteaded in 1883. Olof had 12 children, his youngest son Einar hosted the first reunion in the summer of 1980 at the homesteaded farm and over 100 people attended. The family farm north of McIntosh, is...
Recent renovations to downtown McIntosh as 4 buildings on the west side of the street receive updates and make space for some new business. Stordahl Construction is doing the renovating.
There has been lots of activity in downtown McIntosh as there has been the creating of 4  newly renovated buildings for new businesses on Main Street. Recently the former B-B Cafe has been updated into 3 seperate structures to make room for The Beauty Room hair salon, a small food establishment,...
East Polk Heritage Center in Fosston.
When the East Polk Heritage Center (EPHC) was organized in 1986, founders envisioned a museum that would serve the communities and townships of East Polk County. From Gully to Fertile, Lengby to Mentor and all that lies between, the rich history of this area has been captured through the buildings...
Olof Enerson
The Enerson farm, north of McIntosh, this year has been recognized by the Minnesota State Fair and Minnesota Farm Bureau as a Century Farm, a farm that has stayed in the same family for more than 100 years.  In 1882 Olof Enerson, at the age of 32, sailed from Sweden to America. He made the six week...
The monument which stands at Asphult Cemetery depicting the church, which also used to stand on the same hill.
The Asphult Cemetery Association will hold a 130 year Celebration with a service on the cemetery grounds on Sunday, July 28, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. Pastor Gordon Syverson will officiate with music by Philip Lee. A lawn chair or blanket is suggested to sit on during the service and celebration. Donations...
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...


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