Front from left: Crissy Otting, Katie Becker 4-H Program Coordinator, Kyra Jogenson. Back from left: Colton Jorgenson, Katrina Evenwoll, Kirah Otting, Kaleb Tronnes, Brooke Haman, Briann Tronnes, and Sarah Reichert.
Crissy Otting of Bagley has received the 2018 Minnesota 4-H Salute to Excellence Volunteer of the Year Award. The award is given to an individual who has volunteered for 4-H less than 10 years and selected from nominees across the state. She was presented with the award at the annual Clearwater...
The cabin, on a lake in Erskine, Minn., started as an area for outdoor cooking.
By Linda Peterson Driving on our half-mile cow trail of a driveway, we started developing our land as a gathering place on a lake in Erskine, Minnesota. Our first building was called Kamp Kitchen. It started as a outdoor screen area to cook and to keep the bugs off. It came together little by...
At the Honeyberry Farm in Bagley, Carla Weideman learned how to use a juicer/steamer to extract elderberry juice. Adding some cinnamon and cloves to the process produces a delicious, healthy drink which can be served hot or cold.
By Carla Weideman With visions of elderberries dancing in my head, I packed up my car with all my necessities and a good pair of hiking shoes and drove four plus hours northwest from Minneapolis 'til I reached a little gravel driveway leading to The Honeyberry Farm. I was off on a great farming...
As an incentive for the students raising money for the Clearwater Christmas Project, Bagley High School Principal David Gooch allowed the winning classroom to shave his head during the December 21 assembly.  Mrs. O’Beirne’s eighth grade class earned the honor and gathered around to watch their classmate Kyle Baumann trim the first locks of hair from their principal.
Bagley High School held an assembly on Thursday, December 21 to celebrate the success of BHS Student Council community service project - collecting toys and raising money for the Clearwater Christmas Project!   A check for $1536.65 was presented along with 17 toys that were collected.  The...
“Hallelujah Song Christmas” with unique music on glasses filled with various amounts of water was played by the FHL Academy. Included in the musical group were Elizabeth Becket, Rosie Cassibo, Carter Knutson, Dwayne Knutson,  Elisabeth Paavola, Iris Paavola and JoyPaavola.
Friday, December 1 kicked off the Christmas season in Gonvick. Clear Waters Life Center renewed the annual Holiday Showcase that had been held in the Gonvick School gym in the 90’s. It featured dinner and local talent and that is what happened on December 1.  They had an assortment of traditional...
Senator Rod Skoe.
Senator Rod Skoe was awarded the Distinguished Service to Agriculture Award at the Minnesota Farm Bureau Federation’s (MFBF) 99th Annual Meeting. Recognition was given during the Friday night awards banquet on November 17 at the DoubleTree Hotel in Bloomington. This is the most prestigious award...
December 1 is just around the corner and kick-off to the Christmas season, at least at Clear Waters Life Center. December’s Friday Night Out combines the new with the old. In the 90’s an annual event in the Gonvick School gym was the Holiday Showcase – dinner and local talent. The last year and a...
The original Malvig camp tent was replaced in the 1950s with a 16-by-16 Korean War surplus tent, shown above and it is still in use.
Story courtesy of Dennis Anderson from the Minneapolis StarTribune on Friday, October 27, 2017. Tradition often dictates a deer camp’s cadence and rhythms, and the Malvig camp in northwest Minnesota is no different. A week remains before the 2017 firearms deer season opener, and already its members...
Our serving crew – Eileen Lien, Sue Gunvalson, Terri Godtland.
Clear Waters Life Center-Gonvick hosted an Italian Friday Night Out, Nov. 3. Even though the food may have looked a little different to Scandinavian eyes, the variety of flavors was appealing to our guests’ taste-buds.  The Chicken Saltimbocca was seasoned chicken breasts topped with prosciutto,...
FOSSTON, Minn. (Oct. 30, 2017) — U-Haul Company of Minnesota is pleased to announce that LePier Oil Co. has signed on as a U-Haul® neighborhood dealer to serve the Fosston community. LePier Oil Co. at 320 E. 1st St. will offer U-Haul trucks, towing equipment, moving supplies, boxes and in-store...


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