McIntosh Times

In 1952, Rosetta Thompson's health began to fail and her son, Harald, a student at Concordia College in Moorhead, returned home to help manage the business. He became acquainted with Adella Sylvester, a teacher of third grade in the McIntosh School, who was boarding at the house of Clara Vaatveit....
The McIntosh Country Store moved to the hardware store location, and re-branded as Hardware Hank in the summer of 2015. Friday, August 4th was a difficult day in the town as store patrons and community members watched the doors close on the hardware store.
Last Friday, August 4, 2017 marked the end of an era in McIntosh. Saturday morning as the city went about its business, there was no longer a hardware store business in town. After combining the McIntosh Country Store with the McIntosh Hardware Store in 2015, Lee and DeeDee Narum had a difficult...
Lloyd Schleicher and Clifford Bartz each celebrated birthdays on July 15th at the McIntosh Heritage and Arts Center Heritage Homestead event at the Curt Bartz farm where there was a hearty breakfast served to all, and birthday cake too!
There were 95 and 97 reasons to celebrate at the McIntosh Heritage Homestead brunch last Saturday, July 15th. The brunch was held at the farmstead of Curt and Judy Bartz where, along with a hearty breakfast, there was birthday cake to celebrate the birthdays of Clifford Bartz, who turned 95 years...
Ellen Burslie with her birthday cake honoring her 89th year.
They came from as far away as Korea and Dubai to celebrate the 4th of July weekend and the 89th birthday of Ellen Burslie in McIntosh.  Dan and Mary Schow hosted the long weekend at their beautiful lake home; the farmstead of Joe & Edella Hedman. Chris Burslie and his new bride, Cherry (Chase...
Pictured are members of the Highway 2 Cruisers Club that came out to help with the construction of the playground at Win-E-Mac School.
 There were many volunteers that came to help with the new playground at Win-E-Mac school and each and every one made a difference. Thank you to the following businesses who allowed their employees to help construct the new playground equipment at Win-E-Mac School: American State Bank of Erskine,...
The sun shone brightly, the sky a warm clear blue, the birds chirped a cheerful summer song and a new “Welcome” banner greeted the faithful with the warmth of a rising sun. Friends and family, young and old, current and former members, those that flew in from afar as well as those who biked from...
The McIntosh "Green Dump" is clearly marked with signage stating that the area is used for yard waste only.
Someone from a neighboring town was recently caught on camera, dumping illegal household garbage and furniture at the City of McIntosh's green dump on the south side of the City.  The person who was caught on camera received a $300 fine and had to remove the garbage and dispose of it in a proper...
Recently, many shocked parents in the Win-E-Mac School district received a letter, just after the end of the school year. The letter was from Polk County Public Health and stated: “Dear Parents: Cases of mumps have been confirmed in students at Win-E-Mac School. The cases were identified at the end...
McIntosh VFW Post 6891 and the Win-E-Mac Marching Band during the parade on Memorial Day, Monday, May 29, 2017.
The Winger and McIntosh Communities gathered on Monday, May 29, 2017 to honor those who served our Country and have passed on.  The morning started in Winger with a Program presented by the Fengestad Solie American Legion Post 200. There was a Posting of Colors, National Anthem, and an Invocation...
23 Win-E-Mac Senior's graduated last Saturday, May 27th.
The Win-E-Mac Class of 2017 celebrated with family and friends on Saturday, May 27, 2017 at Win-E-Mac School as the 23 Seniors received their diplomas and started the next chapter in their lives. The Commemcement Exerciese began with traditional graduation music and the National Anthem performed by...


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

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