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A copy of The McIntosh Times from August 16, 1945, declaring “Peace!”, as Japan surrendered.
08/11/2015
From the McIntosh Times, August 16, 1945 Japan Surrenders! Gen. MacArthur Named Commander At 6:01 pm Tuesday evening the news that “the War is over” was flashed to a waiting world that had been looking forward to this moment since December 7, 1941. Previous to this announcement Pres. Truman had...
08/04/2015
This Saturday, August 8th, the beauty of summer’s bounty can be viewed during the first annual Heritage Garden Tour.  The McIntosh Heritage and Arts Center and the East Polk Heritage Center are collaborating to give folks the opportunity to admire the efforts of several home gardener’s who have...
The old McIntosh School now boasts a new sign stating that is is the “Future home of McIntosh Heritage and Arts Center” along with a beautiful flower garden to rest in. MHAC continues to raise funds for the renovation of the school. The yard has been a focus this summer with new art, tree trimming and flower gardens.
07/28/2015
As McIntosh Heritage and Arts Center moves toward raising the funds to reroof the old McIntosh School the question sometimes arises “Why don’t they just tear it down?” The comment is often made as though this is the only practical solution and it seems to be assumed that this would be a zero cost...
Pictured (along with “Team Alayna” t-shirts) are: Breanna Carroll, Jessica Kasprzak, Alaina Juve, Alayna Espeseth and Olivia Simonson. If you were unable to make the benefit, but would like to make a donation, please drop donations at Ultima Bank.
07/21/2015
In recent months the world has changed for Win-E-Mac student Alayna Espeseth. She was diagnosed with thyroid cancer. An active young lady, her teammates, classmates and community have rallied together to support her with her battle.  Recently there was a benefit pancake breakfast for her and her...
07/21/2015
The McIntosh City Council met in regular session on Thursday, July 9, 2015 at 5:30 pm at the McIntosh Community Center. The quorum was met and the meeting proceeded. There were no public concerns, so the council moved on to old business and with nothing to report or update, they quickly moved into...
07/14/2015
How does one go on after the loss of a child?  When you are a single mother of four you really have no choice.  Lori Lucken’s son Nash was born April 5, 2012.  Soon after his birth, and some very scary times, it was determined that Nash was born with a very rare blood disorder.  So rare that is...
Tim “Bunny” Anderson and Cam Thompson enjoyed all the activites during Winger Appreciation Day on Saturday, June 27th. From the Car Show to the Fireman’s Ball in the evening.
07/07/2015
The Winger Fire Department had its birth in May of 1915 when the Citizens Club elected a committee to ascertain what could be done toward providing the town with fire protection.  The first appointed Fire Chief was P.E. Krogstad. In September of that year, two chemical engines were purchased from...
Neil and Carol Bursheim attended the East Polk Relay for Life on Friday, June 26th in Fosston where Neil was the Survivor Speaker for the event.
07/07/2015
8 years ago… “In fact last month it was 8 years ago”, that Neil thought wouldn’t see his daughter again as she suffered a long, but successful battle with cancer. When he left her home in Waldorf, Maryland. Carol, his wife, stayed to help take care of her and the granddaughters.  Neil came back to...
07/07/2015
The Polk County Fair has been providing family fun for 115 years and this weekend should be no exception.  Fair gates open on Wednesday, July 8th with the Midway opening at 5:00 pm.  Come and see the Rodeo on Wednesday night of the fair starting at 7:00 pm in front of the grandstands.  If the Rodeo...

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