Pictured (L-R): Dave Warford: Katie Schreck, Ashley Thomas, Beauty Room, owner; Andrea Stordahl, Minnesota Rust, owner; T. "Mic" McCrory, Northwest Minnesota Small Business Dev. Ctr; Toby Strom, Mayor of McIntosh; Meghan Palubicki, The Red Poppy, owner; Katherine Howard, Howard Soap Company, owner; Marci Wilson, The Red Poppy; Roxanne Stordahl, Stordahl Counseling, Owner; Katie Roed, Sugar Brook Creative, Owner; and Grant Oppegaard, Northwest Minnesota Foundation.
BEMIDJI, MN - McIntosh is a community of around 600 people located between Bemidji and Crookston on US Highway #2. Many of the residents work outside the community as far away as Thief River Falls, Minnesota. On Friday, December 6th, the Northwest Minnesota Small Business Development Center (SBDC)...
Pictured Sitting: Roz Watnemo, Wes Roland, Susie Roland, Lynette Bakke. Standing: Grace Borud, Sylvia Larson, Jan Olson, Josine Moran, Lorraine Baugh, Marge Trembath, Leon Peterson, Milo Oppegaard, Carol Wold, Mervin Bakke. Standing on stage: Jolene Moran, Norma Quam, Harold Watnemo. Submitted by Roz Watnemo, Promotions Director.
During the August 8, monthly meeting of the Sons of Norway Granlund Lodge, President Wes Roland provided a power-point presentation covering the history of the lodge which began in Gonvick, Minnesota in 1923, with Olav Rendal being the organizer.  There were 33 members at that time.  Wes provided...
Walter and Ellen’s family: Cindy, Dianne, Walter, Ellen, Pam, and Linda -- 1985.
By Darlene Sawyer The family of Walter Dahlberg of Clearbrook has been notified by the Headwaters Farm Bureau Federation and the Minnesota State Fair that their farm has been designated a Century Farm in Clearwater County. What this means is that the farm has been under the ownership of a Dahlberg...
Paisley Straub who has battled heart issues her whole life. A benefit will be held on August 10th to help with expenses for her medical care.
By Rebeka Ware When imagining a typical child, most see a tiny human who runs around with no cares or worries in the world.  This specific little girl acts like an ordinary toddler who loves to play, dance, sing, and laugh.   Looking at this three-year-old girl with amazingly high spirits, a...
Tom Stenzel is the owner and operator of Lost River Detailing located in Gonvick. He opened his business in April of this year.
By Bonnie Kichman Is your vehicle in need of a good cleaning? Snow, salt, and mud all take a toll on our vehicles, both inside and out. Tom Stenzel probably appreciates this more than most of us.  At Lost River Detailing, Tom provides a wide range of cleaning services that will remove the evidence...
Matson Hoie has his calf settled down at the Clearwater County Fair “Pail Calf” competition last year.
 The 113th annual Clearwater County Fair runs July 31 through Aug. 4, and the grandstand entertainment lineup includes: Wednesday: Christian music singer Kent Dudley at 7 p.m. Thursday: Barrel racing, pole bending, and Rhythm and Riding. Rhythm and Riding starts at 7 p.m., with the racing events...
54 people gathered for a photo after the service at Saron Free Lutheran Church’s final service on July 14th. Some were current members, some attended Saron when they were young and some were neighbors of the church who came to share in the memories. A light lunch was served after the service and more memories were shared.
On July 14, 2019 another small country church closed its doors bringing to close 134 years of service that began with the first settlers in the area in 1883. Gathered on this very humid and hot July Sunday, 55+ people attended the last service to be held at Saron in a final goodbye.  Many came...
Christine Johnson, the three-year-old daughter of Tim and Laura Johnson, was recently diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia. The family expects that she will require treatment for the next three to four years. A fundraising benefit to help the family with medical bills is scheduled for Tuesday, July 23 at Magelssen Elementary. A fundraising motorcycle ride is also planned for that same day. Photo submitted.
A benefit fundraiser for Christine Johnson will be held on Tuesday, July 23 from 4:00-9:00 p.m. at Magelssen Elementary School in Fosston. Christine is the three-year-old daughter of Tim and Laura Johnson. She has two older brothers, Carl and Max, an older sister Emily, and a younger brother Andrew...
Ferdinand “Ferdie” Mandt, age 96, of Bird Island died Saturday, June 15, 2019 at Mount Olivet Careview Home in Minneapolis.  Mass of Christian Burial will be Thursday, June 27, 2019 at 11 a.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Bird Island with Rev. George Schmit as celebrant.  Burial is in the...
Congratulations to the first graduating class of McIntosh Senior Living's CNA Training Program. These students were amazing and will do a wonderful job, taking care of people that need them in several communities around Northwest Minnesota. Back row (l-r): Marissa Olson, Cheyenne Bunker, Jasmine Grindeland, Tara Waldal, Rebekah Rose; Front row: Monica Winter, Kristina Egoroff, and Instructor Carissa Affeldt.
McIntosh Senior Living recently opened up a Training Center in downtown McIntosh. Taking over the former Win-E-Mac Dental office on the Main Street in McIntosh. The facility recently held an Open House for the public to check things out. The Center will be a great asset for McIntosh and is run by...


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