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09/26/2017
During the McIntosh City Council meeting on Thursday, September 14th, the Council was presented the option of switching the City's voting process to mail ballots. Michelle Cote, the Polk County Director of Property Records was present at the meeting to explain the process of McIntosh city residents...
June (Berg) Parsley from Milwaukee, WI, Ray Berg from Cudahy, WI, Donavin Berg from Cocoa, FL, Gladys (Berg) Nornes from Cooperstown, ND, and Ruth (Berg) Reichart from Clearbrook, MN.  No longer with us are Myron Berg from Reno, NV, Curtis Berg from McIntosh, MN and Mavis (Berg) Olson from Fosston, MN.
09/19/2017
All because two people fell in love...Family and friends from near and far gathered at the McIntosh Community Center August 26th for the Berg Family Reunion. Pictured here at their home church, Trinity Lutheran Church, north of McIntosh, are five of Carl and Cora Berg's eight children.  
After renovations have been completed in the Ohnstad building, the new offices of Head Start and McIntosh Heritage and Arts Center will occupy the new space. Pictured are members of the Head Start team that will have an office in the building.
09/19/2017
Taking the win by only 2 votes, the new municipal building in McIntosh, formally Variety Village will be offically named the Ohnstad Building. The building is named after Dr. Jens L Ohnstad, a physician in McIntosh from 1903 to 1943. One biographer commented: "Dr. Ohnstad has gained a wide...
09/19/2017
Representative Dan Fabian, R-Roseau, and Senator Mark Johnson, R-East Grand Forks, expressed disappointment in the Dayton administration’s recommendation this week that the Enbridge Line 3 Pipeline should be shut down and not replaced. The aging pipeline was ordered replaced by the federal...
Lindsie Defrang and her infant daughter, Jovie have spent all 7 months of Jovie's life in the hospital.
09/12/2017
Late last December, as Lindsie Defrang, a 2015 Win-E-Mac graduate, prepared for the birth of her baby, she was given some concerning news. Her unborn child had a good chance of needing open heart surgery after delivery. Lindsies’ unborn baby had a condition called AV Canal defect with left...
Ava Frisk (6")
09/06/2017
Though the morning's weather made more than a few question if McIntosh Tractor Day would go as scheduled. The rain stopped and the parade, kiddie pull and tractor pull were a great success. This year 2 members of the Polar Beach Snowmobile Club,  who hosts the Kiddie Pull each year, Josh Bartz and...
09/06/2017
Music, traditional arts and crafts, children’s activities, food and more will all be included in the 2017 East Polk Heritage Day held on September 9 in Fosston. The festivities begin on Saturday morning at 9:00 AM at the Heritage Center Grounds. A full day of activities will feature something for...
08/29/2017
Natalia Dahl, 32, from Winger, mother of six children was diagnosed with Stage 3 Ovarian Cancer in July 2013. She endured a long surgery and 6 rounds of chemo at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN. In October 2014, because of the mutation gene BRCA1 (ovarian and cancer gene), she elected to have double...
Pictured (l-r): Kathleen Johnson, Mike Olson, Llyod Schleicher, Jack Bailey, Everett Myhrum, Tim Anderson " Bunny" Ellen Burslie, Norma Hanson, and Ruth Bartz.
08/29/2017
On August 14th the crew at Poplar Meadows Senior Living headed over to Union Lake, and enjoyed a great pontoon ride and fun with "Bunny". Poplar Meadows Senior Living would like to thank Tim Anderson " Bunny" for allowing us to come out and enjoy the day on the pontoon and at his home. Also we want...
Stephanie, Ava and Addie Frisk were enjoying some fresh sweet corn during the McIntosh Community Club Corn for Kids event last Thursday, when out of nowhere, they were photo-bombed!
08/22/2017
Roholt Park was a busy place last Thursday as many community members came out to enjoy some fresh sweet corn and help support the McIntosh Community Club's kids events that are held throughout the year. 

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