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Brothers Lowell and Don Ostenson set out to preserve the history of their family by taking part in moving the home of their Great Uncle Olaf and Aunt Marina Stardig from the original homestead claim in Knute Township to the Heritage Grounds in Fosston last Thursday morning.
08/07/2018
This week a historic building was moved from Knute Township south of McIntosh to the East Polk County Heritage Grounds, located on the north side of Highway 2 on the east end of Fosston. The building was a log cabin home built by Olaf Stardig, a resident of the McIntosh community for over half a...
Lorraine and Rodney Rhen are the 2018 Button Honorees for the Lake Itasca Region Pioneer Farmers show that will be held August 17, 18 and 19th. The show is located adjacent to Itasca State Park at the north entrance.
08/07/2018
It is that time again for the Lake Itasca Region Pioneer Farmers show. Events are going on each day of the show. There  is a parade starting at 1:00 pm all three days. Daily events also include Log Handling/Loading, Lumber Sawing/Planning, Threshing and Grain Handling, Shingle & Lath Making,...
Monroe Crossing will be performing Friday, September 7, 7:00 PM, Clear Waters Life Center, 226 Elm St. in Gonvick.
08/07/2018
Coast to coast, Monroe Crossing is one of the best known names in bluegrass music, and they are coming to Gonvick, September 7.  The group has made more than 1500 concert appearances throughout the United States, Canada and Europe. According to fiddler and lead singer Lisa Fuglie, the secret to the...
This picture was sent by Olav Berg Lyngmo from Norway. From Left to Right some of the McLean sisters from Grgyla and their husbands: Joy Austin, Dee Wells, Glenn Sundberg, Bette Sundberg, Danny Bragg and Sandra Bragg.
07/31/2018
In January of 2013 I received an email at Richards Publishing  Company in Gonvick from  Rev. Olav Berg Lyngmo in Norway. He was looking for relatives of Pete Levang who had immigrated to the United States in 1899 and settled in Grygla. We put an article with three pictures in the paper from him....
“Off The Tracks Grooming and More” had an Open House on Friday, July 13 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m in their new location in Gonvick. Shown are owner Lexie Lofgren and her full-time grooming assistant/right-hand woman Amanda Hoffman with their dogs.  Photo by Michelle Sundquist
07/24/2018
By Michelle Sundquist “Off The Tracks Grooming and More” had their Open House on Friday, July 13 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m in a new location. There you could meet Lexie and Amanda to learn more about them and the business. Lexie Lofgren is the owner and operator of the recently opened “Off The...
Jill S. Williams Flateland, author of Chugs & Hugs.
07/17/2018
Jill Williams Flateland, author of Chugs & Hugs, will be speaking at the Clearbrook Depot on Sunday July 22. Her father Lyle Williams was the agent for both the Oklee and Clearbrook Depots.  Jill S. Williams Flateland, author of Chugs & Hugs: Growing Up In A Train Station Volumes 1, 2,...
The 28th Annual Gonvick Lions Rodeo was held on Friday and Saturday, July 13 and 14. Before the rodeo began the riders, flag bearers and audience took a moment for prayer and the National Anthem.
07/17/2018
On Friday and Saturday, July 13 and 14, the Gonvick Lions held its 28th annual rodeo put on by Wojo's Rodeo. The weather was warm, but made for a successful two day event. On Saturday afternoon a crowd of people lined the streets to watch the Gonvick Lions parade. Thanks to all who participated in...
Line 3 supporters in green and white wait for Wednesday’s PUC proceedings to start.
07/03/2018
Enbridge’s Line 3 replacement project required both a Certificate of Need and a Route Permit from the Public Utilities Commission, PUC. Thursday, June 28 the five member PUC approved both for the Calgary, Canada based company. Most of the first two days were  focused on the need for the replacement...
Johnson Township town board gathered together to honor two former members.  Members in the back row from left to right: Lloyd Sweno, Stanley Solheim, Harold Sweno, John Erlandson, Thomas Erlandson and former board member Nancy Lee from 1978 to 2000. Seated were the honored members Glenn Bergerson and Robert Erlandson.
06/26/2018
The Johnson Township Board met at Pioneer Memorial Care Center at Erskine on June 10, 2018 to present plaques to Robert Erlandson and Glenn Bergerson for their years of serving as Board Members for Johnson Township. Robert Erlandson served as treasurer from 1979-2016 and Glenn Bergerson served as...
Karen Bratvold showing her winning pose at the Gain Fitness in Clearbrook.
06/19/2018
Karen Bratvold, the fitness trainer at Gain Fitness located in the Clear Waters Life Center in Clearbrook made a big name for herself. She won the women’s physique body building title at Minnesota State Champion NPC Body Builder contest. She won both divisions and overall women’s category at the...

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