Captain Oscar T. Hanson with the cap that was worn by two airmen.
The “50 mission cap” which belonged to Captain Oscar T. Hanson, is still in existence. Its cloth cover faded and worn, the eagle emblem slightly tarnished with age. A relic of years ago, of training flights over the warm skies of Texas, and deadly bomber missions over Europe. It is from another...
Monica Olson, owner of the Great Northern Bar & Grill, pictured along with her mother Trudi and three year old niece Izzi. Moni has kept the restaurant open for 30 years as of this November. “Whatever God puts on my plate, He knows I can handle.”
Monica Olson, known as Moni, has owned and operated the Great Northern Bar and Grill just south of Bagley since opening in 1987. That will be 30 years in November of 2017.  “I’ve been called ‘Moni’ since I can remember. I was born in January of 1958,” Moni says.  Not only Moni, but the Great...
Pictured from left: Tim Weippert - Thrifty White Pharmacy Operations, Evan Fonder, Scott Rewerts - Director Affiliated Pharmacy Program, Ruth Fonder.
On Thursday & Friday, Oc-tober 5th & 6th, 2017, Evan & Ruth Fonder of Nord’s Pharma-cy & Gifts attended the Annual Conference for Thrifty White Pharmacy, with which they are affiliated. At the evening banquet, they were presented with 2017’s Quest for Excel-lence Award. The Quest...
Car Show winners left to right: Neil Bursheim McIntosh; David Hagen St. Hilaire; Larry Anderson, Gully; Arden Niemi, Felton; Jerry Lowe Jr., Grand Forks and Mary St. George from Bagley.
The lucky winners of the Gonvick Pumpkin Day Car Show were announced on Saturday, September 30. Each car show participant received a  ballot to vote for the top five cars of their choice. The ballots were tabulated and the top five vote getters received $100 each. Money for the event was sponsored...
Captain Geoff Moore base Commander at Whidbey Island, presenting Commander Steven Richards his official release from his duties as Executive Officer at Whidbey Island, Washington and his 25 years of services in the Navy.
The Navy Retirement Ceremony is a long-standing tradition meant to celebrate the conclusion of a successful military career, to bid farewell to a shipmate as he departs from active service to rejoin the civilian community. Steven M. Richards joined that group in June of this year with a ceremony...
Congressman Collin Peterson attended Jacob Gunvalson’s graduation party from high school in 2010.  He is the U.S. Representative for Minnesota’s 7th congressional district and he will be testifying before the FDA on behalf of Jacob in Washington on September 28.
Gonvick residents Cheri and John Gunvalson and their son Jacob will travel to Washington, D.C. to attend a Federal Drug Administration, FDA public forum on September 28th that will help decide if a treatment their son is on will be approved in the U.S. Their son was diagnosed with Duchenne muscular...
Ground breaking at Digi-Key in Thief River Falls from left: Rep. Deb Keil, Rep. Dan Fabian, Sen. Mark Johnson, Digi-Key Vice Chairman Mark Larson, Rep. Colin Peterson, Gov. Mark Dayton, Digi-Key President Dave Doherty, Thief River Falls Mayor Brian Holmer, DEED Commissioner Shawntera Hardy, Pennington County Commissioner Cody Hempel, DEED Deputy Commissioner Kevin McKinnon, Digi-Key Vice President Rick Trontvet.
ST. PAUL – Governor Mark Dayton and Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) Commissioner Shawntera Hardy today joined leaders from Digi-Key, a global electronic component distributor in Thief River Falls, to break ground on the company’s new $200 million expansion project. “I am...
Delvin with his mother LaVonne “Mickey” Schmunk and wife Miki. Their plans are to stay in the Washington, DC area after his retirement.
RED LAKE - At a ceremony held at the Red Lake Nation College on Saturday, August 19, 2017, Red Lake Band member Major Delvin L. Schmunk, retired from the United States Air Force after serving 20 years. Schmunk is the son of LaVonne “Mickey” Schmunk. He is a 1988 graduate of Gonvick-Trail High...
#UMDProud | August 23, 2017 | Cheryl Reitan Kelsey's morning commute takes her about an hour. She leaves her rented room in a Japanese family home and travels to the U.S. Consulate General, Osaka-Kobe. On the way to work, she stands in the train car, crushed against the window surrounded by...
Office of the Governor 130 State Capitol St. Paul MN 55155  Enbridge Line 3  Replacement Project PUC Docket Numbers CN-14-916 and PPL-15-137 Dear Governor Dayton and Commissioner Rothman, The proposed Line 3 Replacement Project (L3R) is a vital energy infrastructure project for Minnesota and the...


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