What would happen if the front page of your newspaper contained no news? What would the community do? Would they miss it? What would people in town talk about? How would they react? More than 200 newspapers across the State of Minnesota will publish no news on their front pages during the week of...
Strem Field in Fertile.
Story and photo courtesy  Chris Murphy in the Fargo Forum. Ryan Strem, 38, glowed as another Tuesday night of baseball at Strem Field was approaching. He was up at 4 a.m. to make sure the sprinkler system was keeping the grass in the outfield a perfect green. The corn stalks behind the grass stood...
Sara and Dr. Glenn Madsen in Bomet, Kenya, Africa on a Medical Mission trip. The Madsen’s are former Gonvick residents and on August 17th they will be sharing their African experiences at the Samhold Lutheran Church in Gonvick at 2:30 in the afternoon.
Editor’s Note: Story and photo courtesy of the St. James Plandealer newspaper and Troy Krause.  Had one seen Glenn and Sara Madsen’s bucket list prior to this past March, the words Kenya, or even Africa for that matter, would not have been there. Yet, this past spring the two of them spent a month...
South Knowledge Bowl members at Gully Day include Brian Graftaas, Rob Brekke, Jacob Gunvalson, Milo Johnson and Donna Marshall.
Gully Day this year actually started on Gully Day Eve with a whist tournament in the Gully Hall. Almost fifty people entered the tournament and whether you were a good player or maybe not so good a player, everyone had a great time!  When it was all over the grand champions of Gully were Carole...
Amanda Brustad, local land surveyor  and owner of Brustad Land Surveying, with her truck and equipment in back. She says, “This is how you would see me when I’m out on a surveying job. Did you know there are 5,280 feet in a mile?”
Amanda Brustad is a land surveyor, and finds the rewards of her profession very satisfying.  “I love my job,” Amanda says enthusiasticly. “I get to work outdoors in beautiful weather like this. I enjoy seeing the construction of things being built, and to see the progress.”  “I am the local...
The First Place Award in the Trail Kids Parade on July 4th went to these well dressed cow-kids and their bull.  Luke, Abby and Adam Schroeder (Melander family) entry featured a very creative bull made from a barrel body with a horned bovine skull head, saddled up and mounted in a little red wagon.
Two hundred and forty-one years ago last Tuesday, on July 4th 1776, the United States of America adopted the written “Declaration of Independence”.  The resolution was voted in on July 2 and the congress of the thirteen colonies of this country declared the birth of a new nation, free from British...
The annual Debs 4th of July  Community Parade is set to start at 11:00 AM on Tuesday, July 4, 2017. Everyone is invited to enter your float in the parade. Horses, tractors, wagons, cars, motorcycles, trucks (advertise your business for free), clowns, civic and other clubs, musical acts to the...
Do you love chocolate? Do you truly believe that chocolate makes every day a better day? Does the mere thought of chocolate make you feel warm and fuzzy inside? If you answered YES to any of the above, you may be ready to join the millions of others around the world with a shout out, “I am a...
A total of $11,568 was awarded to various community groups and institutions by Clearwater-Polk Electric’s Operation Roundup. Accepting donations on behalf of their organizations were (from left, front): Keith Bishop, Lake Itasca Region Pioneer Farmers; Kara Bowman and McKinzie Halverson, 16U...
Winners from the Red Lake County Fair Talent Show 2016 were Jaedyn in second place, Autumn in first place for the Teen division and Aurimy in first for the Pre-Teen division.
Red Lake County Fair is coming to Oklee June 23-24-25. This year marks the first time the Red Lake County Fair has offered a Rodeo as part of the events. The two day Rodeo will be a fun and exciting event to go to this year. Advance Tickets will be sold for the Rodeo and Baja Race until the 22th of...


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239 2nd Ave
Gonvick, MN 56644
Telephone: (218) 487-5225

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