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...
Former first ladies and the 2020 First Lady at the recent event. Front row (L to R: Crystal Schmitz, Betty Johnson, Ardis Thompson, 2020 First Lady Marilyn Ames, Donna Rae Jacobson, Eilene Lien Back row (L to R) Adeline Beltz, Elaine Johnson, Ardella Lindberg, Lila Strandlien, Darlene Sawyer, Linda Kaul and Marilyn Melby.
The 2020 Clearwater County First Lady event went on as scheduled on Saturday, March 14. The Keynote Speaker Dr. Faith Hensrud was not able to attend. Her duties of being president of Bemidji State University and Northwest Technical College with the COVID-19 pandemic forced her to cancel.  Those in...
Left to right: Vicki Moes makes scarves, headbands and hats; Char Dickerson specializes in military hats; Donna Olson creates scarves and hats; and Ruth Reichert makes scarves and head bands.
By Karen Edelbach "This looks like something that's right up your alley," yarn group coordinator, Char Dickerson told Pamela French when an article in a crocheting magazine about Operation Gratitude caught her attention this winter. It explained that Operation Gratitude provides hand made items...
Mary Schow, Personal Banker at American Federal Bank in Fosston, will be honored at a retirement open house on February 27th.
Join us at a "Retirement Open House" as we recognize American Federal Personal Banker Mary Schow. Customers and the public are invited to the Open House set for 10 am – 3 pm on Thursday, February 27, at the Fosston Sales Office of American Federal Bank.  Cake and refreshments will be served. Schow...
Darol and Marilyn Melby spend much of their time since retirement volunteering in the Bagley and area communities, which earned them the title of 'Outstanding Senior Volunteers' for Clearwater County in 2016.
By Karen Edelbach "Volunteering has always been a team effort for us," say Darol and Marilyn Melby, both in their early 80s, especially since their retirement.  "Since retirement we do almost everything together, and, we're both Norwegian!" they chime. They've run a sheep ranch, a cattle ranch,...
Snow and wind did not stop a big crowd from coming out to watch the 2020 Greater Midwest Livestock Auctioneer Championship held at the Bagley Livestock Exchange, Inc. on Saturday, January 18th. -Photos by Richards
By Bonnie Kirchman “Lots of good quality cattle here today,” auctioneer Zach Ballard told the crowd at the Bagley Livestock Exchange on Saturday, January 18th. He added, “Won’t find ‘em any better.”  Ballard, of Mitchell, South Dakota was not only working to sell cattle at the exchange. He was also...
The big winners at the Gerald Dyrdahl Memorial Pine Lake 200 last weekend all were riding Arctic Cats. Shown left to right: Wes Selby from Colorado in 3rd place, $3,380; Chad Lien, from Thief River Falls winner of the $10,000 and Zach Herfindahl from Wisconsin in 2nd place, $5,570.
Two days of racing over The USXC racing series kicked off it's season of bumper to bumper racing action at the iconic Gerald Dyrdahl Pine Lake 200. A large crowd attended the races last weekend.  Races were held on Saturday and Sunday, December 14 and 15. Racing started at 9:00 am each day. The...


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