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.
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.
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...
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...
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.
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.
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...
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...
The McIntosh City Council met in regular session on Monday, June 15, 2015 at 5:30 pm at the McIntosh Community Center. The meeting was called to order by Mayor Toby Strom and all members of the Council were present. There was a determination of Quorum, agenda additions were added and minutes were...
Pictured front row: Kylie Brekke, Kendra Thompson, Kylie Stuhaug, and Kail Olson, back row: Sydney Tadman, Mariah McKeever, Tyra Wilson, Savannah Nelson and Coach Shelby Kaster
All three tournaments the team worked hard and represented Win-E-Mac well. In the Bagley tournament the team finished in first place.


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