The riders were lined up and ready to go in front of Vernes Lutheran Church and along County Highway 5 north of McIntosh.
Years ago, Rupert Syverson called his neighbors to go on an ATV trail ride. What started out as a small group of friends taking a short ride around the area has become the community ride it is now. After Rupert passed away, his nephew, Leslie Finseth, continued the tradition and as time passed the...
Car Show winners at the Gonvick Pumpkin Day and Car Show who took home 100 dollars each. The winners are selected by votes from each car show participant. Winners from last weekend were from left to right: Steve Fjerstad, Fosston; Angie and Gary Coan, Bemidji; Rick Myrum, Pengilly; Randy Ridlon, Solway and not pictured, Owen Shegrud, Bagley who had to go to attend a wedding before the awards were announced.
Five car  show winners received $100 each from the Gonvick Diamond Jubilee Committee during Pumpkin Day in Gonvick. No entry fee was required for the 75 cars that were entered in the show. Winners were selected by show participants each getting  five cars to vote for. Winners were Steve Fjerstgad...
Pumpkin weigh off winners at the Gonvick Pumpkin Day activities were from left to right in the front row; Ray and Monique Norman, Anne Bergh, Leo and Jack Nordlund, Bryson Fiedler and the winner a second year in a row Wade Klema. Back row: Frank Bergh, Wayne Bergh and Lori Bahr, Jesse Eck, Blake Prestemon, Tucker Johnson, Bob Edevold, JJ Solberg and Charlie Bergh.
The full day started out with the craft and flea market people coming in to set up their wares. Kandi's Kitchen was open at 6:30 in the morning. Cars started coming into town for registration at 9:00 am. There were 75 cars lined up on Main Street in Gonvick on Saturday, September 25. Clearwater...
For the past 15 years, Lakes Concrete Plus, Inc. has served northern Minnesota with their ready mix, aggregate materials, septic tanks, Amvic and misc. accessories. Like many small businesses, the pandemic hit them hard, but thanks to the Line 3 replacement project, they are seeing a much-needed...
12-year-old McKenna Bjerk of Mahnomen.
For so many of us when the pandemic hit last spring we did not know what to do with ourselves while stuck at home, but that was not a problem for 12-year-old McKenna Bjerk of Mahnomen, MN who used this time last spring to write a book and is now a published author.   McKenna's 187 page chapter book...
Alan Roy believes building up the economy, improving health care, supporting education, and caring for veterans are among the most important issues facing people in our region, and these are the issues he will focus on if he wins the senate seat.
By Bonnie Kirchman “You have a heart for helping people,” Alan Roy was told. And that is why people approached him and encouraged him to run for office in the 2020 election. Roy is seeking election to the Minnesota State Senate Second District seat and is the endorsed DFL candidate. The main reason...
Gretchen Beito of Thief River Falls,with her newly published book, "Furuseth in the 99th Infantry Battalion (SEP)".
Gretchen Urness Beito of Thief River Falls has been involved in many book projects. She recently finished a book with Mildred Furuseth called "Furuseth in the 99th Infantry Battalion (SEP)". The book is about Leonard Furuseth being drafted into the U.S. Army in 1942. The requirement was that the...
Getting ready to load the buses.
The Clearbrook-Gonvick School District Kitchen staff was very busy the last quarter of school while the student were all e-learning through the end of May. Under the direction of Robin Proffit the school Food Service Director and the district support staff they successfully prepared and delivered...
Dennis Erickson has taken over the tables at Lund Church in Gully while carving letters in trim boards for the church entry that say  Lund Church, Est. 1898 to be used as trim in the entry of the church where he has been painting.
by Cindy Kolling After the Minnesota Governor’s declaration of a Peacetime State of Emergency and a call to avoid group gatherings because of coronavirus concerns, followed by an official Stay at Home order; the Gully-Trail Lutheran Parish congregations followed with the decisions of other area...
Create It! Mosaic Art Class.
-Submitted The story of how Clear Waters Life Center (CWLC) became the subject of an episode of Common Ground began just a little over two years ago.  The topic in our Executive Team meeting that day was how to market CWLC.  It wasn’t unusual to hear from someone who shopped at Shop-at-the-Top or...


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